Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Green Wave

A deeply disturbing and courageous journey into the underbelly of Iran’s bloody dictatorship.  In the wake of Persepolis and Waltz with Bashir, animation is here used to convey true stories of struggle, hope and terror. Advertisements

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The price of sex

Imagine making a documentary where no one wants to talk to you and certainly no one wants to share their shameful experiences.  Neither the vicims nor the perpetrators. Director Mimi Chakarova is not one to flea from a courageous mission, … Continue reading

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Documentaries to watch this weekend at VIFF

This is a film about a country that no longer exists: Yugoslavia.  Cinema Komunisto is a fascinating journey into cinéma’s powers in shaping an ideological firmhold and a national identity through archives and movers and shakers of the nation’s film … Continue reading

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