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The revolution introduced me to art, and art, in its own turn, brought me to the revolution.

Sergei Eisenstein

The Battle at Lake Changjin: China’s Onscreen Contesting of American Aggression
Tuesday, 26 July 2022 11:56

The Battle at Lake Changjin: China’s Onscreen Contesting of American Aggression

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Dennis Broe reviews The Battle at Lake Changjin, the second highest grossing film of 2021. Image above: Jacky Wu as rough and ready commander of the Revolution’s 7th Company As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi readies an announcement of a state visit to Taiwan that is most likely to stoke calls…
Pacifiction at Cannes 2022: a spotlight on contemporary politics and neo-colonialism in Tahiti
K2_PUBLISHED_ON Friday, 27 May 2022 13:41

Pacifiction at Cannes 2022: a spotlight on contemporary politics and neo-colonialism in Tahiti

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Rita di Santo reviews Pacifiction Spanish director Albert Serra (The death of Louis XIV, Liberté) returns to the Official Competition at the Cannes Film Festival with an exotic trip to Tahiti, an atoll of French Polynesia, for a fantastic, imaginative journey that addresses contemporary politics and neo-colonialism on the island.…
Cannes 2022: R.M.N. by Cristian Mungiu
Tuesday, 24 May 2022 09:01

Cannes 2022: R.M.N. by Cristian Mungiu

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Just over two hours, this absorbing psychological drama brings back the political bite and pulse-racing suspense of Mungiu’s highly acclaimed abortion thriller 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (which won the Palme D’Or in 2007). With undeniable technical skill Mungiu builds a fiercely objective observation of the dynamics of…
Culture for All: Why Film Matters
Thursday, 12 May 2022 11:19

Culture for All: Why Film Matters

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 As part of the Culture for All series, supported by the Communication Workers Union, we're proud to present a short film about why film matters, by Deirdre O'Neill. Why Film Matters by Deirdre O'Neill Action films, horror films, romantic comedies, science fiction, documentaries – film plays a big part of…
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