New Internationalist

Film

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Our Seeds: Seeds Blong Yumi

This is a rallying cry that shows the way in which people in many parts of the world are resisting seed privatization through actions big and small.

Ahlaam (Dreams)

This is the first Iraqi film about the American-led invasion. Written and directed by Mohamed Al-Daradji.

Tony Manero

The late 1970s. A kitsch television show is looking for a Tony Manero impersonator. Tony who? Horribly, wonderfully real, and incredibly repulsive.

Modern Life

Respectful, real and engrossing: Modern Life in rural France.

The Visitor

An unshowy, very human story, of a man who makes unexpected connections and rediscovers his own life

Wonderful Town

Written and directed by Aditya Assarat

Age of Stupid

A groundbreaking new film about climate change starring Pete Postlethwaite.

Che - Part 1, Che - Part 2

We get to see a lot of Che’s iconic look in over four hours of film, but sadly, though long on detail, it’s short on insight.

The Baader Meinhof Complex

A stirring film, from the first graphic action scenes, showing police attacking demonstrators, and it never flags, never seems staged.

The Silence of Lorna

Lorna, an Albanian working in a Belgian laundry, needs money to open a snack bar. The first step is citizenship, so she marries a very sick heroin addict who no-one expects to live very long.

Waltz With Bashir

Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman’s latest is an animated docudrama in which the director and his friends play key roles deciphering a dream that is connected to Israel’s war with Lebanon.

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