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Archive for the ‘FILM’ Category

Interview with Actor Tim Abell

By Russell W. Dickson Like most I grew up fascinated by the Cinema. My love of Hollywood started at a young age when my mother would drop me off at the local movie theater with a crisp 5 dollar bill in my pocket. I can still smell the popcorn and feel the excitement as the […]

A Brief History of African-American Theater

By Gulcin Newby Kennett Contrary to popular belief, despite its recognition in the early 1960s, African-American theater did not begin then, but centuries before.

Israel’s Oscar swag bag: Give to Palestinian refugees say film and music stars

  Artists for Palestine UK (APUK) on Wednesday called on actors and directors on this year’s Oscars shortlist to: ‘Give your Israeli swag bag to a Palestinian refugee!’  

Zimbabwean lands role in 2Pac biopic

By Mathew Masinge US based Zimbabwean actress Danai Gurira has landed yet another big role as 2Pac’s mother in the rap star’s upcoming biopic dubbed ‘All Eyez On Me’.

International acclaim for Serbian drama ‘Next to Me’

By Marcus Agar When a Serbian film makes waves beyond the domestic market, critics and audiences sit up and pay attention.

Organ harvesting film from first-time director Branko Tomovic

By Marcus Agar Organ harvesting in the criminal underground is the gruesome subject of the directorial debut of London-based Serb actor Branko Tomovic. The star of 24: Live Another Day, The Bourne Ultimatum and Brad Pitt’s WWII tank story Fury, co-wrote the dark thriller with young writer Paul D. Clancy.

A journey through the film ‘Targeting Journalism’

  By Mohammed Al-beshtawi The story of a documentary begins with the idea, “lying on the side of the road,” he said with wide eyes, but the treatment and corners of communion, the detailed later study and research, development of the main axes and framing of the message, right down to the various stages of […]

MARCH 7 QUESTIONS INTERVIEW: FILM DIRECTOR MARCUS MARKOU

        This month’s interview is with independent film maker Marcus Markou, fresh from completing his debut feature‘Papadopoulos and Sons’, to be seen later this year.

Audio Interview with Ibrahim Ceesay

By Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache interviews Gambian film director Ibrahim Ceesay.

The Greatest Beats Of Your Heart: Ghiya Rushidat

New, Old, Undiscovered or World Renowned; The Five Records You Can Always Turn To Continuing the series of music articles in which individuals select five records particularly special to them, we today feature film composer and pianist Ghiya Rushidat‘s own selections and present the latest instalment of Tuck Magazine’s ‘The Greatest Beats of Your Heart’.