Iranian film screening at NU-Q
A critically acclaimed film, which explores the complex social and religious forces shaping the identity of Muslim women, will be screened exclusively at Northwestern University in Qatar today.
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Still in its infancy, this year’s 5th Rome International Film Festival looks set to be the most ambitious and diverse yet. With 146 carefully selected films, the emphasis is very much on independent and multi-cultural cinema.
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Hong Kong kicks off film fest with China focus
HONG KONG, Oct 23 – Hong Kong’s independent film festival kicked off yesterday with a line-up that reflects the ever-changing landscape of China’s booming cinema industry, on track to become the world’s second biggest box-office earner in five years. The seventh annual Hong Kong Asian Film Festival features more than 60 independently-made films …
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