Category Archives: Cultural Politics

Loneliness of the Long Distance Propagandist

A remarkable discussion has taken place on Meccsa, an academic mailing list for media, communications and cultural studies, sparked off by my previous blog, Behind the News from Gaza. With more than 150 messages in three days, very little of … Continue reading

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Latin America in Tübingen

In the world of film studies, Germany is a country not much associated with the investigation of Latin American cinema, but here we were, gathering in the small university town of Tübingen for a Spanish-speaking symposium on ‘Encuadrando La Dictadura … Continue reading

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New? Latin American? Cinema?

The proper title of Havana’s annual film festival, founded in 1979, is the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema – Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano.  The words mark the Festival’s identification with a movement that was born in the 1960s, in … Continue reading

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Havana premiere for ‘Interrupted Memory’

Very pleased to share the news that my new film, ‘Interrupted Memory / Memoria interrumpida’, will receive its world premiere at the Havana International Film Festival, 5-15 December 2013, where I will also be participating in a panel discussion on … Continue reading

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Musical and Other Cultural Responses to Political Violence in Latin America

Musical and Other Cultural Responses to Political Violence in Latin America A really interesting one-day conference in Manchester on 6 December – and not just because I’ll be screening an extract from ‘Interrupted Memory‘. Recommend on Facebook Tweet about it … Continue reading

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Coming soon: ‘Interrupted Memory’ / ‘Memoria interrumpida’

Interrupted Memory is the title of the film I’ve been shooting over the last three months in Argentina and Chile, a documentary about memory and politics which follows the course of people in the act of remembering in front of the … Continue reading

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