Commentary on the case of censored film Despertar, a documentary about the cultural apartheid against Rastafarian rapper Raudel Collazo. His song “Decadencia” is a generational howl against the institutionalized intolerance of the Cuba.
Poet, translator and political commentator Ko Ko Thett reviews the documentary film They Call It Myanmar, which he describes as “sobering even for a Burmese” for its graphic portrayal of destitution in Burma.
Des pieds, mon pied (Some feet, My foot), Kanor’s short, experimental documentary is framed around her quest for a home, for integration—or as a psychologist in the film states, the quest to “lay down…the heavy bags” she is carrying.
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