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I Am Because We Are

I Am Because We Are
  • 2008
  • US
  • 80 min
  • 12
  • Directed by: Nathan Rissman
  • Written by: Madonna

Malawi-set documentary considering the meaning of power and dignity in a culture torn apart by poverty and HIV. This screening will be followed by audience discussion 'Malawi, Madonna and you: whose film is it anyway?', led by VSO policy makers, local volunteers and leading media figures.

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Take One Action! Film Festival

15 Sep 2009

Anybody who has a poster of Theo Angelopolous’s The Weeping Meadow up on his wall is unlikely to ignore the aesthetics of film. But Take One Action organiser Simon Bateson also wants “to get bums off seats as well”. He wants the viewer watching various…

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