The Local View ? Neighbourhood Cinemas and Alternative Film Projects

Many small neighbourhood cinemas invested in the future. The digital options for showing films are opening up new vistas for alternative projects. Not all of them are legal.... more more

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Magazine Roundup

Tuesday 21 December, 2010

The Chronicle claims that when Wagner deployed melodic combinations he was actually summoning up sexual positions. Polityka wonders how to get the Polish film industry back on its feet. Segregation existed before multiculturalism, Nepszabadsag reminds us. The New Republic explains why French is new Ancient Greek. Wikileaks is dictatorial, declares La regle du jeu. The book is becoming a community in time for Christmas, according to the Guardian. And Science Fiction is still alive, Salon says, as yesterday's tomorrow rolls to a close.
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Magazine Roundup

Tuesday 14 December, 2010

The Nation reminds us that whistleblowers are hated when they are right. El Espectador favourably compares gringo diplomats with Alvaro Uribe. Salon.com reviews a history of information industries. In the LRB, John Lancaster tells the newspapers what and whom we want to read online. Europe is going mestizo announces French philosopher Sami Nair in Lettre. In OpenDemocracy the writer Uladzimier Arlou outlines Belarussian fears. In Salon.eu.sk, Andrey Dynko prepares for Lukashenko 4.0.
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Magazine Roundup

Tuesday 7 December, 2010

TeaserPicIn Eurozine, Tomas Kavaliauskas and Ivaylo Ditchev search for the Lithuanian and Bulgarian identities. The Economist observes the universe going round in circles in the mind of Roger Penrose. Elet es Irodalom explains why its front page was blank last week. OpenDemocracy explains how personality rights are being used in Russia to stop historians doing their job.
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Me and my Kindle

Monday 6 December, 2010

TeaserPic Ebooks are becoming a serious alternative to their papery predecessors. Does this mean we are on the verge of a fundamental shift in the medium of the book and its contents? Author, retired German Literature professor and enthusiastic ebook convert Ruth Klüger leads the way into the almost weightless future of reading.
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Elitist revolutionary strutting

Friday 3 December, 2010

"The Coming Insurrection", an anti-globalization manifesto published anonymously in France and now translated into German has been greeted by two of the Federal Republic's "quality newspapers" with revolutionary zeal. In their hunger to be hip they are blind to the right-wing, anti-modern, inflammatory nature of the pamphlet which is inspired by Heidegger and Carl Schmitt. By Johannes Thumfart
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