Tag Archives: Diaspora Film Festival

THE DIASPORA FILM FESTIVAL: Forget Baghdad

Sorry, could only find the German trailer for now! As a rule, the treatment of Jews during World War Two is informed by references to the Holocaust in Europe. But there is a lesser known narrative that is tangled up in the net cast by Hitler and his xenophobia that stretches beyond Europe, further east, [...]

FILM FEST FANTASTIC! Toronto’s Independent Film Festivals reviewed

In 2011 I decided to give myself a self-directed course in film studies. It has been my luxury and my escape. Everyone knows about the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) but if Hollywood hipster hype and star gawking is not entirely your thing then you can get your film fix in so many other brilliant [...]

FILM FEST FANTASTIC!

In 2011 I decided to give myself a self-directed course in film studies. It has been my luxury and my escape. Everyone knows about the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) but if Hollywood hipster hype and star gawking is not entirely your thing then you can get your film fix in so many other brilliant [...]

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Diaspora Film Festival starts this week with an interesting selection of films and plenty of FREE screenings and talks. Some of the Themes include: Can Muslims & Jews Ever by Friends (Again)?, Spotlight on Muslim and Arab Women’s stories and Children of Violence. Runs Nov 1 – 6. Screenings at Innis Town Hall and the [...]