Microphone gives voice to underground
Director Ahmad Abdalla focues on the DIY ethic of the underground arts scene in Alexandria, Egypt in his new film Microphone. The work screened last week at the Vancouver International Film Festival.
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Robert Redford honored in France
PARIS, Oct. 14 (UPI) — Hollywood actor and filmmaker Robert Redford received the Legion d’Honneur, one of France’s highest recognitions, Thursday in Paris, Sundance Channel said.
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Andrea Dunbar: A genius from the slums
They’ll forget all about us by tomorrow,” predicted the British playwright Andrea Dunbar when she enjoyed a precocious burst of success in the 1980s. She was nearly right: certainly, her fame subsided after her death at the age of 29, only 10 years after the Royal Court’s production of her first play, The Arbor, written in her mid-teens. Nevertheless, Dunbar’s reputation endures: partly because …
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