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What can Mad Max tell us about water scarcity?

Beulah Devaney finds an unexpected message in the Hollywood blockbuster. 

Filed in: Film United States Water

‘We might not achieve a victory, but we at least can tell a story’

Lydia James talks to film director Leila Sansour about Open Bethlehem and being back in Palestine.

Filed in: Film Israel Palestine

Who would ask for a bride’s immigration documents?

A group of filmmakers came up with a clever way to help smuggle five refugees to safety. Co-director Gabriele del Grande explains how On the Bride’s Side came to be.

Filed in: Film Italy Migration Refugees Sweden

Help us get The Spirit Level film to the finish line

Mixed media can help change attitudes in an increasingly unequal world, says Katharine Round.

Filed in: Equality Film

Xiaolu: 'If you can't sell in China you are nothing'

The award-winning novelist and film director tells Graeme Green about growing up in rural China, freedom, censorship and loneliness.

Filed in: China Film

Popcorn in the sands of the Sahara

Dominik Sipinski reports on the annual film festival held in a refugee camp in the desert.

Filed in: Film Refugees Western Sahara

Confronting the seven myths of Israel’s history

Israeli filmmaker Lia Tarachansky tells Frank Barat about the challenges and rewards of making On The Side of the Road.

Filed in: Film Israel Palestine

Ken Loach: why I support a cultural boycott of Israel

The acclaimed film director talks to Frank Barat about Palestine, politics, and why he wants to keep causing trouble.

Filed in: Activism Culture Film Israel Palestine

John Pilger: Australia's silent apartheid

The investigative journalist and filmmaker tells Hazel Healy about his new film, and explains why Australia is still on an international ‘shame list’.

Filed in: Australia Film Indigenous Peoples

Living on One – the reality of a dollar-a-day existence

Struggling to understand the meaning of poverty, four students took on a challenge, with unforeseen consequences, writes Anna Bevan.

Filed in: Film Guatemala Poverty

‘The East’ – less exposé than exploitation

Josie Demuth is unimpressed at Fox cashing in on a ‘fictional’ scandal that echoes the Mark Kennedy case.

Filed in: Film

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