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Lost in Lebanon (2017)

I was actually in Beirut and Lebanon the week this was released in UK cinemas (well, in one cinema), and I can attest to the fact it’s a very small country — we did some travelling within the country and it only takes a few hours to drive across the width of the country, through the fertile Bekaa Valley towards the Syrian border (there are some very beautiful Roman ruins at Baalbek), and it can’t be that much longer north to south. 323 more words

Film Reviews

Zandari Festa Special: Interview With Ooberfuse

**Editors’ note: This piece was written by Sohn Jeong-Eun, a guest writer we met while in Seoul for Zandari Festa. She’s been kind enough to share her interview with the fabulous Ooberfuse with us. 703 more words

Country: Korea

Generation Revolution (2016)

Seeing this kind of politically-committed documentary — about youthful revolutionary protestors (specifically people of colour in London) fighting against multiple intersections of oppression, whether racist, capitalist, sexist, imperialist — in a plush central London cinema feels strange. 361 more words

Rating: ***½ (3.5)

the cod's scallops

Nestled in one of Nottinghamshire’s posher areas, The Cod’s Scallops is a favourite for all – from international uni students to local retirees living around the area. 277 more words

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The Hard Stop (2015)

At a time when the US-focused Black Lives Matter movement is getting a lot of attention, it’s useful to remember that countries like the UK are no less problematic in the ways the authorities routinely target poorer, generally non-white, citizens. 260 more words

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the childhood of a leader (corbet, 2015)

“…Parfois, on me traitait comme si j’étais un chien, guili-guili sur le ventre et sous leurs doigts, je devenais une poupée, un enfant poupée, un poupon qu’on met tout nu dans la baignoire pour le laver avec les mains de toutes ces dames, de tous ces messieurs, et le mettre au dodo dans un p’tit berceau comme un bébé qui rit quand on le touche…”

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the duke of burgundy (strickland, 2014)

And when I am formulated, sprawling on a pin, When I am pinned and wriggling on the wall, Then how should I begin?

– T.S. Eliot, “The Love Song of J.

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