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Film Review | This is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection

Shot on location in his native Lesotho, Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese’s story of an elderly woman’s pious journey of reclamation in the face of displacement has its sights set on the Oscars. By: Sekese Rasephei Undated: A scene from This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection, a film by Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese that has made history as Lesotho’s first official submission to...

THE ROAD TO KINDNESS: ENCOURAGING GREATER GENEROSITY OF SPIRIT IN AN OVERLY COMPETITIVE WORLD

The habit of comparing ourselves (and being compared) to others is not restricted to the world of music. Starting shortly after birth, our physical attributes, talents, and achievements are constantly compared to those of our peers. The age at which first words are spoken and first steps are taken can be a tremendous source of pride for parents, but often only...

Films and Society

The American film industry is known as Hollywood. Its films, actors, directors are famous all over the world. Hindi films from India are also are appreciated in many countries. Some of its songs for example Aawara Hoon (Being a vagabond) were sung world wide. Copying from the well known American name, the Hindi film industry became known as Bollywood. There are other language films being produced in...

DÉJÀ VU – In tragic vein: Wole Soyinka on Nigeria’s unrest By Wole Soyinka

To the affected governors all over the nation, there is one immediate step to take: demand the withdrawal of those soldiers. Convoke Town Hall meetings as a matter of urgency. 24-hr Curfews are not the solution. Take over the security of your people with whatever resources you can rummage. Substitute community self-policing based on Local Councils, to curb hooligan infiltration...

The love of truth and the truth of love: Bertrand Russell on the two pillars of human flourishing

By Maria Popova In the mid-1950s, as the icy terror of the Cold War was cloaking the embering rubble of two World Wars, the BBC producer and cartoonist Hugh Burnett envisioned an unexampled program to serve both as a cross-cultural bridge and a mirror beaming back to a dimmed and discomposed humanity the noblest and most beautiful ideas of its...

     EUROPEAN ONE-TIME ONLINE SCREENING OF AWARD WINNING AUSTRALIAN PEACE DOCUMENTARY

  EUROPEAN ONE-TIME ONLINE SCREENING OF AWARD WINNING AUSTRALIAN PEACE DOCUMENTARY Monday 21st September 7pm.   If ‘making it’ in New York is the benchmark of success, Australian peace documentary “Can Art Stop a Bullet? William Kelly’s Big Picture” looks destined to ‘make it anywhere.’ This year alone the film has won awards in the New York Festivals and in...

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