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Books, New in Ceasefire - Friday, March 27, 2015 0:00 - 1 Comment
While recent years have seen a renewed interest in anarchistic thought and theory, it is refreshing and exciting to see a new volume bringing an explicitly anarchist lens to bear on English literature, argues Tom Malleson in his review of 'Unmaking Merlin: Anarchist Tendencies in English Literature' by Elliot Murphy.
Arts & Culture, New in Ceasefire - Sunday, October 12, 2014 18:58 - 0 Comments
Arts & Culture | Incorrigible Idealist vs. Impenetrable Darkness: The suspect politics of ‘The Honourable Woman’Heralded as a critical and popular success, the BBC TV series 'The Honourable Woman' has been particularly praised for its authentic and sensitive portrayal of the moral complexities of life in the occupied Palestinian territories. However, such recognition is largely misplaced, warns Tony McKenna.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Sunday, September 28, 2014 19:31 - 0 CommentsIn the aftermath of events in Ferguson, Missouri, a newly released edition of a key text of the black liberation canon, 'Assata: An Autobiography', is a necessary reminder of how potently the echoes of the civil rights era remain with us today, argues Terence Elliott-Cooper.
Film & TV, New in Ceasefire - Friday, August 29, 2014 12:32 - 2 Comments
Interview | Film | Annemarie Jacir: “I’m not interested in showing the West that ‘Palestinians are humans, too'”Award-winning Palestinian director Annemarie Jacir talks to Ceasefire's Jumanah Younis about her latest film, the critically acclaimed 'When I Saw You', recently released in the UK.
Film & TV, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, June 19, 2014 12:26 - 0 CommentsIn the Shadow of War is a feature-length documentary exploring the lives of four young people in post-conflict Bosnia Herzegovina. Ceasefire's Usayd Younis caught up with its directors, Georgia and Sophia Scott, to find out why these stories needed to be told.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Thursday, May 29, 2014 18:51 - 1 CommentDespite its heavily eurocentric outlook, Thomas Piketty's much heralded volume of the moment is an epic and groundbreaking study of national inequalities that deserves to be read by everyone, argues Rohail Ahmad.
Books, New in Ceasefire - Friday, May 16, 2014 13:31 - 0 Comments'Until the Rulers Obey', a newly published volume edited by Clifton Ross and Marcy Rein, provides an invaluable panorama of Latin America in movement, and should be required reading for all scholars and activists with an interest in the birth of another world in the region, argues Puneet Dhaliwal.
Arts & Culture, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, April 15, 2014 16:09 - 1 CommentIn February and March 2014, the third edition of Sierra Leone’s key human rights film festival, Opin Yu Yi (‘Open Your Eyes’) took place in Freetown, the country’s capital city. Catriona Towriss reviews.
Arts & Culture, New in Ceasefire - Tuesday, April 1, 2014 15:43 - 0 CommentsIn her debut feature, “j’ai habité l’absence deux fois”, Algerian filmmaker Drifa Mezenner captures in words and images the emotional aftermath of separation and civil war. She talks to Ceasefire's Rachida M Lamri about the absence and emptiness reverberating through the lives of Algerian youth, a story told through her own experience and that of her family.
Arts & Culture, Books, New in Ceasefire - Friday, March 7, 2014 14:47 - 0 CommentsAuthor Kiese Laymon talks to Ceasefire's Hana Riaz and Rukayah Sarumi about his novel 'Long Divison' and using language as a tool of resistance and affirmation.
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