Stories about Film
28 August 2014
From a “Gaza Stripper” in Texas to Chinese Migrants in Egypt, Kim Badawi Photographs Intercultural Encounters
In this interview, photographer Kim Badawi discusses his work on cultural encounters, and on the role of social media when mainstream news fails to report stories that matter to communities.
19 August 2014
“Beat his face and head,” says a voice off-camera. “No,” pleads the boy, a nine-year-old Syrian refugee. The video has sparked intense public debate about discrimination against Syrians in Lebanon.
18 August 2014
The film "Outbreak" about a fictional Ebola-like virus hit theaters nearly 20 years ago. Has Hollywood's perception of Africa evolved since then?
Sabina Šabić, executive producer of Sarajevo War Theater, stirred comments when she appeared with her daughter at the famed Sarajevo Film Festival in gowns made from the Palestinian flag.
16 August 2014
The Sound of Music could become The Sound of Music is Haram, if ever the Islamic State achieves its goal of occupying the Islamic world and beyond.
11 August 2014
Some of Hollywood’s biggest has-beens have been making major headlines in Russia lately, thrilling a nation happy to receive approval from America’s formerly famous entertainers.
8 August 2014
7 August 2014
South Korean subtitlers were sued by Hollywood studios for their translation of popular TV shows. Is there any talking points missing from Western media report?
30 June 2014
The Filipina actress who starred in one of the most memorable Asian films has been nominated for the National Artist title. But the Philippine president rejected the nomination.
25 June 2014
This Film Is About the Remarkable Friendship Between a Buddhist and Muslim in Myanmar. So Why All the Hate?
A human rights festival in Myanmar cancelled a screening of the documentary "The Open Sky" after receiving threats on social media accusing the film of being a Muslim conspiracy.