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City Mouse, Country Mouse

George Heymont | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
George Heymont

Two documentaries screened during the 2013 CAAMFest did a surprisingly thorough job of showing how, despite its rapid urbanization, China is filled with people whose challenges are embodied by the age-old tale of The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse.

"We've All Been Brainwashed": China's Dissident Bloggers Speak Out in High Tech, Low Life

Govindini Murty | Posted 08.08.2012 | Entertainment
Govindini Murty

Even as Chinese dissidents like Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo and artist Ai Weiwei suffer physical imprisonment, hundreds of millions of their fellow Chinese citizens are suffering a form of mental imprisonment thanks to their nation's system of internet censorship.

Five Films To Support On Kickstarter

Farihah Zaman | Posted 06.04.2012 | Entertainment
Farihah Zaman

Now that Kickstarter has become a permanent fixture of the independent film community, it can be difficult to sift through all of the projects on offer. To help you narrow it down, here are my picks for five films worth donating to this month.