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Myanmar’s Cinema Centenary and Film Censorship

The 2018 documentary film Child of the Revolution opens with a shot of the rolling green mountains in Myanmar’s eastern Kayin State. A Karen woman begins her story—that of a family torn apart by decades of conflict but committed to

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Montréal, tales of gentrification in a bohemian city (redux)

Montreal, tales of gentrification in a bohemian city. Montréal: histoire de la gentrification d’une ville bohème. This 80 minute documentary examines the rapid push for condo development in Montréal. Residents speak about how this development is having an effect in

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A not too comprehensive documentary film list, compiled by me

Recently, I was asked to make a list of documentary films for the Kilimanjaro Film Institute (KFI) in Tanzania, where I’ll be speaking and teaching workshops to students and staff about the genre I love. Here’s a not too comprehensive

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