Articles Archive for November 2008
Translated from Norwegian to English. Click here for the original version.
Film that knew that the financial crisis would come
The last three years, Philippe Diaz worked on the film “The End of Poverty?” He does not think poverty is the problem.
– It is wealth that is the problem, “said Diaz, who operates production…
Nov 23 & 24 – PARIS, FRANCE
The End Of Poverty? (La Fin de la Pauvreté ?) premieres at Festival Internationale du Film d’Environnmente. Followed by a Q&A with economic expert Susan George.
When: Sunday, November 23 at 8:45p – followed by panel with Susan George
Monday, November 24 at 3:30pm
Where: Au cinema La Pagode, 7e Salle 2 (Paris)
Damien Millet – Eric Toussaint
The G20 summit that brought together major industrialized and emergent countries in Washington on 15 November 2008 is a dismal failure. The international financial crisis is deep indeed, stock markets lost close to 40% of their capitalisation in October 2008, financial markets are awaiting decisions by the States in order to develop remedies against a dark future. The international media spotlights were on Washington for this mid-November weekend. And yet…
“Mostra Film Festival: this year was the 32nd International Film Festival here in São Paulo…I have no idea what the critics loved and hated, but since there is such an overwhelming choice of films from all over the world, I more or less chose my films by their time and location, which had a pretty good success rate (apart from those weird, free short films!)
I saw two great documentaries, “The End of Poverty?” and “The Day after Peace”. Both were very moving and about very important issues.…