From the daily archives:

Monday, November 10, 2014

So what exactly does a feminist look like?

November 10, 2014

Perhaps it’s because I’m getting older and grumpier and increasingly cynical – but, I’ve reached a stage where the sight of politicians posturing without any great thought or meaning has become increasingly irritating. The last few weeks have seen the Fawcett Society’s campaign to re-ignite the flames of feminism by getting various politicians to wear […]

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Week 45: Hero – Dissidents of the Former East Germany

November 10, 2014

This week’s Heroes are the dissidents of the former GDR. Last week saw the twenty fifth anniversary of the falling of the Berlin Wall. We have decided to mark that monumental event by awarding our hero of the week award to those who kept the fight for freedom alive in East Germany during the years […]

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Cine-East Film Club Presents #57: 1977, Saturday Night Fever (John Badham)

November 10, 2014

Frank Manero Sr: ‘Four dollars? You know what four dollars buys you today? It don’t even buy you three dollars’ In the last few weeks I’ve seen a couple of films about music and dance sub-cultures.   In the London Film Festival there was Mia Hanson-Love’s Eden (I’m not sure if it has theatrical distribution in […]

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