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Mozambique war-time Western wins at Tunisia film festival

The story of an epic train journey across war-torn Mozambique by a Brazilian director has been awarded the top prize at Tunisia’s Carthage Film Festival. “The Train of Salt and Sugar” by Licinio Azevedo, a Brazilian who lives in the African country, received the Tanit d’Or as the festival wrapped ...

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EU ‘SouthMed WiA’ audiovisual project launched in Tunis

A project titled “SouthMed WiA”, co-financed by the European Union and aimed at promoting the image of women in audiovisual products in Southern Mediterranean countries, was launched in Tunis as part of the 28th edition of the Carthage Film Festival. The project was coordinated by Spanish NGO Interarts and will ...

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Poetry reciting at centre of cultural event in Saudi embassy

A cultural poetic evening will be held tomorrow November 8  at the Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Tunisia, under the chairmanship of his excellency  Ambassador Mohammed Bin  Mahmoud Al-Ali, where prominent Saudi poet Abdallah Bin Hamad Assikhan as well as  Tunisian poet Moncef Mezguini will recite some ...

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28th Carthage Film Festival kicks off in Tunisia

The 28th Carthage Film Festival (JCC) kicked off in Tunis on Saturday. Some 180 films will be screened among different competition categories namely the official competition, the official selection out of competition, and parallel selections. The official competition includes 51 films from 27 countries in addition to 14 feature-length fictions, 15 ...

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Sputnik School of Young Journalists Enrolls Students From 23 Countries

Over 100 young journalists have participated in this unprecedented international media exchange project since 2015. Sputnik news agency and radio is opening another session of its School of Young Journalists at its Moscow headquarters. The session running through November 4 will have the largest intake since the project launch. This time, young journalists from 23 countries ...

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Book Review: Arab National Media and Political Change: Recording the Transition by Fatima El-Issawi

In Arab National Media and Political Change: Recording the Transition, Fatima El-Issawiexamines the role of traditional media, including television, radio and print, in the wake of political transitions in Egypt, Libya and Tunisia. In contributing to understandings of the complex relations between journalistic practice and politics, the book deserves to be read ...

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