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22 November 2013
Cuba's 3D cinemas, run by the private sector, have been banned.
12 October 2013
Libido is a short documentary discussing sexuality in Egypt. Following the internet sensation, Global Voices Online's Ahmed Awadalla probes further and talks to the filmmaker Youssef Alimam.
4 October 2013
Organizers invite both new and experienced producers from around the world to make a production based on screenplays written and distributed under a Creative Commons license.
1 October 2013
Pedro Rocha of media collective Coletivo Nigéria tells about the experience producing the documentary "Vandalism" about Brazil's Vinegar Revolt protests earlier this year.
27 September 2013
Indian documentary films are heightening awareness about child abuse. By talking to children, responsible adults and even abusers, these films are helping open up an erstwhile shuttered space.
24 September 2013
Global Voices spoke to Pablo Navarrete, who is making a documentary with his father about the Chilean students who are trying to do away with vestiges of the Pinochet dictatorship.
11 September 2013
A major cinema chain pulled a documentary film challenging the government's explanation of the Cheonan warship incident. Their move appears to have backfired.
2 September 2013
Many Italians are already criticising RAI 1's humanitarian aid reality TV show in development, several months before it is scheduled to air.
19 August 2013
Elysium, a movie set in the year 2155 starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, attempts to offer an insight into the U.S. immigration system if comprehensive reform takes place
16 August 2013
The Peruvian horror movie 'Cementerio General' has garnered more than half a million viewers in local theaters, despite unfavorable reviews from critics. Juan Arellano highlights some of these reviews.