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Ken Loach on 'I, Daniel Blake': what happens when people leave the cinema?

The media present poverty as the fault of the poor, Ken Loach tells Malcolm Lewis in this interview.

Filed in: Class Film

The Lake Retba Murder (Le Meurtre au Lac Rose)

Roberto comes across a body in the lake and feels compelled to investigate – but all his lover Mireille seems to want is sex. Written by Efemia Chela.

Filed in: Fiction


The suicide of a Cuban immigrant to Florida calls up all kinds of phantoms for Anna, herself a migrant from the Czech Republic. By Ana Menéndez.

Filed in: Fiction


A young South Korean‘s attempts to avoid conscription by becoming obese cause uproar in his family. Written by Krys Lee.

Filed in: Fiction Korea, South

In The Garden

A eunuch scribe at the ancient Egyptian court in Alexandria witnesses a pivotal moment in the life of his young princess, Cleopatra. Written by FT Kola.

Filed in: Fiction

What exactly is ‘world fiction’?

Chris Brazier interviews Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English at Oxford University.

Filed in: Fiction

Windows on the world

New Internationalist’s world fiction titles.

Filed in: Fiction

When Two Worlds Collide – people vs corporate greed

Vanessa Baird reviews a gripping new documentary from Peru which has global implications.

Filed in: Film Indigenous Peoples Peru

The Zapatista's CompArte art festival in images

Over a thousand artists gathered in Chiapas, Mexico for an art festival for humanity. Ryan Mallett-Outtrim reports, in this photo essay.

Filed in: Art Mexico

Culture of the heart: from China to the West

A great-grandfather’s autobiographical account reveals a window into the past and present, writes Peter Kenworthy.

Filed in: China Culture

Inflight from home: migration, ethics and aerialists

Leo Kay explores the intersection between art and the migrant crisis for an upcoming performance.

Filed in: Art Migration

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