Modern Times Review #102
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DocPoint brings special screening to infamous Helsinki music club
Beirut: Eye of the Storm
Director: Mai Masri
Four progressive women document the 2019 Beirut uprisings, until Covid-19 hits.
Our Memory Belongs to Us
Director: Rami Farah
How does one survive in times of war? By forgetting, or by remembering...?
Director: Nicolas Videla
Intertwined with days of protests, the final days of Chile's radical Cabaret Travesía Travesti show how important it is that the trans community stands up to tell its own stories.
From NY Tid
Palestine, Portugal, pluralism
Norway's Foreign Minister Anniken Huitfeldt on working to ensure that Palestine gets its own state.
The military-industrial complex
From someone who should know the intricacies of foreign policy and geopolitics: Thorbjørn Jagland on military rearmament and enemy images – when it comes to the USA, Russia, China, Turkey, and Libya.