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The Bruce Lee Statue That Sought to Unify a Divided City

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The story behind the world's most unlikely Bruce Lee tribute: a statue in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Why “Who Killed Captain Alex?” is the Most Important African Film of the 21st Century

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The Ugandan Action Comedy that became an internet sensation heralds the future of African Cinema

Review: Order Number 27 (North Korea, 1986)

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Despite my intense academic interest in North Korea, I actually haven’t fully dived into the country’s cinema yet. Yes, I’ve seen documentaries filmed in North...