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News Photography in India

October 2005 -

World Press Photo celebrates its 50th anniversary. Jury member Swapan Parekh on the impact that World Press Photo has had in India.

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More reading: literary links

December 2008 -

"Internet has triggered a revolution in Arabic literature," said the Algerian poet Lamis Saidi during Winternachten 2008. The Internet has made it possible for writers to reach a global public without a publisher as intermediary.

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Gaston Kaboré on African film

September 2005 -

Gaston Kaboré is a celebrated film maker from Burkino Fasso and founder of the film training institution Imagine in Ouagadougou. He enthusiastically explains how film can increase awareness.

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The struggle for independent media in Iraq

September 2005 -

The Iraq newspaper Al-Sabah Al-Jadeed (The New Morning) recently celebrated its first birthday. Journalist Anneke van Ammelrooy reports from Iraq on the struggle for independent journalism.

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Film helps Cambodians to deal with the past

August 2005 -

'Buddhism teaches that he will be punished after his death anyway,' says Chheang Sopheng, who has just seen the documentary Deacon of Death by Jan van den Berg and Willem van de Put, which had its Cambodian premiere in Phnom Penh on 19 July 2005.

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O.K. Videofestival Jakarta: subversion and piracy

August 2005 -

The O.K. Videofestival is a biennial event that was first staged in 2003. It is organised by ruangrupa, an artistic collective from Jakarta.

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july 2007 -

Screenshots... by Jeff Ooi from Malaysia has been selected by internet users as the best Asian web log.

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Hubert Bals Fund supports 46 film projects

June 2005 -

The Hubert Bals fund of the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) will contribute a total of € 630,000 to 46 film projects and initiatives in non-Western countries.

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Virtual Hilltribe Museum

june 2005 -

New technology for the conservation of the traditional culture of the mountain peoples in Thailand.

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Brazilian melodrama raises issues that are ‘social minefields’

January 2005 -

The Brazilian television series Senhora do Destino (‘Woman of Destiny’) does not shy away from controversial issues. For months now, Brazil’s newest soap has kept millions of Brazilians enthralled.

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