This section of culture360.org features articles and interviews around the 3 topics of cultural policy dialogue, cultural heritage management and good practices as well as festivals in Asia and Europe.
Culture and Economics: a counterintuitive pairing? culture360.org contributor Deepak Srinivasan, explores how culture has become more important than ever in addressing questions of sustainability and crises of the social and economic. Read More
In the part II of the “perceiving cultural rights” series, culture36.org contributor, Deepak Srinivasan investigates cultural rights in relation to the politics of development and food production, with 2 case studies from Greece and Belgium. Read More
The Cultural Rights discourse is a new and emerging one, intrinsically tied to processes of the political. culture36.org contributor, Deepak Srinivasan looks into some of the interventions from Europe that redefine urban and rural divides. Read More
Held for the first time in Asia, the Atelier for Young Festival Managers brought 34 young professionals to Singapore from 14 to 21 May. They reflected on topics related to running an arts festival, debating with each other and renowned experts from all over the world. During the week-long programme, they wrestled with the challenges of putting together a festival in today’s world. Read More
Heritage dominated the agenda of the Fourth ASEM Culture Ministers’ Meeting in Poland in 2010 and will continue to shape the deliberations of the next Ministerial meeting, scheduled to be held in Indonesia in 2012. Read More
culture360.org contributor Deepak Srinivasan reports on the Asian perspectives and European experiences from the Ready to Change? Conference held in Ljubljana, December 2010, with 2 video interviews and his his personal analysis on the role of culture in society. Read More
The last decade witnessed an impressive proliferation of human rights film festivals all over the world. The formula of such a festival appeared attractive, both to the audiences and to prospective festival organizers. Most of those festivals cooperate and they form a world-wide movement. Here, in brief is a presentation of this interesting and growing phenomenon. Read More
Since 2007, when webdocumentary started to be recognized as a format on its own, it has been often associated to a new form of journalism. As a matter of fact, the first webdocumentary projects have been conceived for the online press.
For François Longérinas, the director of the EMI Information and Media school, “Tomorrow Journalism will be the result of the collaboration between amateurs with good practice, and professionals who conceive, and produce the subjects in the form of enquiries and reportage”. Read More
What is the Cannes Film Festival anyway?
What should I do if I want to attend the Cannes Film Festival?
Here you will find essential informations about what is known to be the biggest film festival in the world. Read More
The Asia-Europe Foundation met up with one of its alumni, Singapore-based film maker Tania Sng, to learn about her latest projects and what her plans are for the future. Read More
It would not be too much of an exaggeration to say that Chavdar ‘Chavo’ Tolomanov, a character in the novel, play and film Mission London, is representative for Bulgarian… Read More
There are lots of reasons for writing on Jogjakarta and its film culture: in Indonesian cinema history, Jogjakarta was listed as the second set-locations after Jakarta. Read More
Last year, mainstream producers in the Philippines made only 28 films. Not only does this indicate a steep decline in the film output of mainstream cinema, this also gives a sharp contrast to the more than 100 independently produced films in the Philippines last year. Read More
This is an interview with aclaimed Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul. He directed Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives, which won the Palme d’or at Cannes, Europe’s top film award. Read More
The connection between films and arts form an important cultural link that is often interchangeable and essential to the growth of the arts scene, yet this connection is constantly… Read More
The independent documentaries began to exhibit in China around year 2000. From the beginning it was revealed as an interesting media capable to bring to the Chinese audience both domestic and foreign information. Read More
Even though Hungarian cinema in general is not quite thriving nowadays, over the past decade each year one or more exceptional feature films were made by the young generation… Read More
In the last few years Romanian cinema has produced a few films that gained public attention and recognition in international film festivals for newly established directors. The road to… Read More
In May 2010 Apichatpong Weerasethakul won the Palme d’or at Cannes for his feature Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall Past Lives, and thus became the first Thai director to… Read More
At the Café 9 on Zamzama Boulevard, a couple sits across from each other while the server flips TV stations to find something appropriate for the setting. As he… Read More
Is it the end of a decade or the beginning of one we asked in 2010? For many industries, the year end calls for a review of who’s done what and who’s gone where. Read More
An interview with Rodica Buzoianu, the coordinator of One Minute of adolescence, the film workshops with children Read More
Mongolia is not a country known for its cinema. Vast landscapes, subzero temperatures and a nomadic lifestyle have long been its calling cards, and more recently, the words copper… Read More
Film on stage was a project initiated by Odeon Theatre in Bucharest and coordinated by theatre director and playwright, Andreea Valean. It aimed to promote a dialogue between theatre… Read More
The Romanian National Theatre Festival (RNTF) started in 1990, in Bucharest, just after the fall of the communist regime. The festival was at first a gathering of Romanian productions from all over the country – an annual theatre party of sorts. Read More
The Graey Festival, staged in Singapore in November at the Substation, had its 3rd edition this year in 2010. The festival originally began as a study of Indian contemporary dance presented to new audiences in Singapore. Read More
Thermostat is a series of joint exhibitions and events presented by 24 French art centers and German Kunstvereine from now until April 2011. Read More
There are not many places in the world where you can be looked up at for being Romanian, but one of them is the prestigious wonderland of Cannes. Read More
Remote villages in the state of Maharashtra, in western India, remain one of the last stops of travelling cinemas in the world. Read More
Bharti Lalwani has interviewed Lucien De Guise, Senior Curator at Islamic Arts Museum Malaysia (IAMM) Read More
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