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7 Films to watch on World Press Freedom Day

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The amount of media outlets that are willing to report news on corruption with the largest establishments is few and far between. It is not easy for journalists to report the truth. In honor of World Press Freedom Day, I have taken the liberty to make a list of films that tell the story of […]

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Underdogs Unite – Leicester City’s 7 Lessons for Filmmakers

Leicester City's Lessons For filmmakers

Underdogs unite! What an unusual combination between filmmakers and Leicster City football team. A year ago they were dead last. The team of cast-offs and bargain basement players was threatened with relegation. At the time of writing (Monday 2 May) they could win it all big time if Chelsea beat their closest rivals Tottenham. Breaking […]

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Interview with filmmaker and activist Iara Lee

Iara Lee

After emails back-and-forth for a couple of weeks, we finally manage to catch some time with activist and acclaimed documentary filmmaker Iara Lee in New York following a packed-out screening of her two latest documentaries, as she prepares to head out to Brazil, followed by India and East Timor on the rest of the films’ […]

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What Filmmakers Can Learn From The Theatre

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We all need stories. Film is an extraordinarily powerful medium to tell stories -if not the most powerful one, with its blend of visuals, cuts, music and the input of everyone from the writer to the audience member. It is, however, fairly recent and is probably going to develop into an even more powerful storytelling […]

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