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Other Writing on film
The hullabaloo over the Town hall is not over. All the lefts and rights alike, are too eager to show their concern over this historic building. Remind the days of just a couple of years back. To a passerby it was just another archaic building built by the colonial rulers, in a decaying...
Quite some miles away from the glitters of the silver screen, where no glycerine-induced cries do incite our tearducts or no silvercoin tingles to lure us to be glued to our seats, comes a small film from a new entrant. Whatever small it is - it’s beautiful, sincere, thought provoking...
In 1983, Marienella Garcia Villas was murdered by the Salvadoran Army members. His crime - he was the President of the Human Rights Commission in El Salvador, investigating the use of chemical weapons and bombing by the state on civilians. He was immortalised by a Dutch filmmaker, Frank Diamond,...
"Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls."