Six Pillars Broadcast: London Palestine Film Festival
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Six Pillars Broadcast: London Palestine Film Festival

The London Palestine Film Festival (LPFF) returns after a two year haitus, with diverse, rare and popular shorts, features and documentaries, working to connect audiences with international filmmakers focusing on Palestine-related issues. Joining the likes of Bella Freud and Eyal Weizman for the festival are this week’s Six Pillars’ guests (bios below): Mai Masri with … Continue reading

Today’s Show – Humans on Film
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Today’s Show – Humans on Film

For today’s Six Pillars to Persia, we focus on three films from London’s Human Rights Watch Film Festival: Camera/Woman, Morocco, Rafea: Solar Mamma, Jordan and My Afghanistan, Life in the Forbidden Zone. From solar panels to features compiled of mobile phone footage the films cover a wide range of topics and film formats, see the synopsis … Continue reading

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2013 Tehran Film Festival on ‘women’s roles in family economy’

The Parvin E’tesami Festival, Tehran February 19-22nd, 2013 focuses on ‘women’s role in family economy’. The 7th national (but only 3rd international) E’tesami festival, named as it is after a famous female poet from the first half of the 20th century, will be promoting women in the film industry.  According to organizers, the annual event … Continue reading