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Published: 01 June 2018
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 64–75.
Published: 01 September 2015
...Nick Read; HBO Documentary Films © World Policy Institute 2015 2015 World Policy Institute PORTFOLIO The Bolshoi Theater in Moscow 64 WORLD POLICY JOURNAL BOLSHOI PORTFOLIO Bolshoi Babylon...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 56–69.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jafar Panahi; Jamsheed Akrami I did invite a few festival representatives to my house. Alberto Barbera officially invited the film to the Venice Film Festival after he saw it. But the Ministry Of Culture and Islamic Guidance refused to send a print, claiming the film didn’t have a screening...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 63–69.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Natasha Marie Llorens Copyright © 2018 World Policy Institute 2018 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Algeria is most vivid in the imaginations of many non-Algerians as it was depicted by Gillo Pontecorvo and Yacef Saadi in their now-classic 1966 film, The Battle of Algiers...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (1): 78–85.
Published: 01 March 2013
..., spent weeks in the Kingdom researching, meeting an extraordinary Saudi filmmaker whose first feature, Wadjda , premiered at the Venice Film Festival to considerable acclaim, and two Saudis who inspired key characters. World Policy Journal assembled Haifaa al-Mansour, Saudi Arabia’s first female film...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 93–99.
Published: 01 December 2017
... beauty whose shyness was tempered by a hint of aloofness. She posed for pictures, her face fixed in a slight, effortless smile. Oprah Winfrey once called Genevieve Nnaji “the Julia Roberts of Africa,” but the comparison does not suffice. The Nigerian film industry of Nollywood and the career...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (2): 34–40.
Published: 01 June 2018
...A scene from Utøya – July 22 AGNETE BRUN / PARADOX FILM A scene from Utøya – July 22. / AGNETE BRUN / PARADOX FILM ...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2014
... and film—the most profound and most soaring of feelings. Lately, it has transcended traditional relations between man and woman, allowing transsexuals, lesbians, gays, and bisexuals to openly acknowledge and enjoy its richness and texture. At the same time, there are persistent inequalities of the sexes...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 102–109.
Published: 01 December 2016
... discourse. While Suharto was in power, literature and film reinforced binary notions of good (anti-communist) and evil (communist). In 1968, the government endorsed an official version of the events of 1965, and this became the basis for a 1984 government-sponsored propaganda film, Pengkhianatan G30s/PKI...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 March 2014
...Haifaa Al-Mansour © World Policy Institute 2014 2014 World Policy Institute Haifaa al-Mansour is a Saudi Arabian film director whose first feature-length film, Wadjda, a multiple award-winner released by Sony Pictures Classics, was the first filmed in Saudi Arabia and the first...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 18 (1): 113–115.
Published: 01 March 2001
... sharpshooter. Posters vow the film is “based on a true story.” Yet military historians can find no credible evidence that any such duel took place, or that the German marksman ever reached Stalingrad. We are reminded that Enemy’s director is Jean-Jacques Annaud, whose earlier works in­ clude Seven...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 78–84.
Published: 01 June 2004
..., the and other Hollywood staples, you’ll find Muslim Brotherhood was seeking the imple­ one of last year’s most sought-after items— mentation of Sharia (Islamic) law as the law secretly filmed footage of renowned singer of the land. and belly dancer Dina enjoying intimate After the Muslim Brotherhood...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 91–99.
Published: 01 June 2014
... for gender and sexual minorities, maintaining a large institutional divide between the two. But this divide is arbitrary and fails to reflect the cultural synergy of India’s LGBT communities as demonstrated by Koovagam, local pride marches, LGBT film festivals, and music concerts. In order to respond...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 40–52.
Published: 01 June 2015
... of its release. Discussions about air pollution overwhelm all other news, including the Conference in Beijing. Then the government orders the film removed from all websites. The next day, he gets a short text message from Zhao, “A good job. I really appreciate it.” It’s a gamble, but it might...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 100–108.
Published: 01 December 2011
... this, too!’” Bayram won. She began to get offers for film and theater roles after that. Bayram’s three sisters went on to become attorneys, but she eventually broke off her studies to pursue acting full-time. She now tries to change misconceptions about minorities through art and believes that doing so...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 65–71.
Published: 01 September 2016
... as complementary. Could you talk about the role Hollywood has played in creating the American and global historical memory of the Vietnam War? VTN: I wanted to take Hollywood seriously. I teach a lot of film in my classes. One of the common rejoinders students make is, “These are just stories. We shouldn’t...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Han reported on how the Singaporean government has framed its efforts to supress free speech as a way to create a “business-friendly” environment. Among the most remarkable pieces in this issue is a conversation between the Iranian film scholar Jamsheed Akrami and the renowned filmmaker Jafar...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (2): 91–98.
Published: 01 June 2017
..., Restruct members would arrive at the scene and subject the victim to a prolonged and humiliating ordeal, bordering on torture. The attacks were filmed and uploaded to sites such as YouTube. One episode features Martsinkevich using a stun gun to threaten a naked man seated in a bathtub. His victim is forced...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2014
..., dozens gather around a moonlit cafe as South African freedom fighters sing liberation songs and guzzle whiskey. A couple of twenty-something Egyptian women with shocks of curly hair, anti-authority veterans of Tahrir Square, hold workshops for film school students. Thanks to a newly-launched refugee camp...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 23–29.
Published: 01 March 2016
... in Havana titled “Sara Gómez: Multiple Images: The Cuban Audiovisual from a Gendered Point of View” celebrated Gómez and pushed for the digitalization of her films. The recent availability of her 15 short documentaries has led Afro-Cubans to begin publishing and talking about Gómez’s work as they find ways...
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