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Brazil in Black and White: Filmmaker Notes




Jul 29th, 2007 | Comments

The Sand Castle: Export Dubai

Unlike Abu Dhabi, Dubai boasts no vast oil reserves or territory. The emirate's plans to diversify its economy and fashion itself into a global center for trade and tourism led to an unprecedented construction boom in the area.

Jul 24th, 2007 | Comments

The Sand Castle: The United Arab Emirates Trends

Once a region predominantly inhabited by nomadic Bedouin tribes, the country has become a global hub for trade and tourism.

Jul 24th, 2007 | Comments

The Sand Castle: The United Arab Emirates Profile

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is a loose federation of seven states formed in 1971, following independence from Britain, each with its own ruler. Local Sheikhs retain considerable power over their own regions, including control over oil and gas reserves.

Jul 24th, 2007 | Comments

The Sand Castle: Audio Slideshow

Watch an audio slideshow featuring photographs of the master plan for Ras al-Khaimah's new capital city from the Office for Metropolitan Architecture. The firm won the competition to execute HH Sheikh Saud's dream of a new self-sustaining financial center in the emirate.

Jul 24th, 2007 | Comments

The Sand Castle: Interview with Afshin Molavi

Afshin Molavi, former Dubai-based correspondent for Reuters and fellow at the New America Foundation discusses the United Arab Emirates' global significance with anchor Daljit Dhaliwal.

Jul 24th, 2007 | Comments

Victory Is Your Duty: Olympic Timeline

By positioning tiny Cuba on the map of world sports, not only did Fidel carve an image of greatness for his country, but also one that distinguished Cuba from both its supporters (USSR) and its enemies (USA).

Jul 10th, 2007 | Comments

Victory Is Your Duty: Photo Essay: Cuban Political Posters

This photo essay chronicles some of the most exceptional Cuban revolution posters from the 1960s through the 1980s, showcasing the vivid imagery, graphic wit, and propaganda slogans of the time.

Jul 10th, 2007 | Comments

Victory Is Your Duty: Filmmaker’s Notes

The roots of this film go back two years to 2005 when I attended the EICTV, a film school outside Havana set up by Fidel Castro, Gabriel Garcia Marquez and the Argentine documentary maker Fernando Birri.

Jul 10th, 2007 | Comments

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