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Commonwealth Film & Theatre Festival

NISIMAZINE

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JETTIES Interview by Blanche Berruquaz Ha‫ج‬ar and the An‫ج‬el is a collaboration from Jetties, based on experiential staging of translations of poetry and prose by the Algerian Author Mohammed Dib (1920 - 2003) across languages as well as disciplines.  After participating in a Jetties worshop Blanche Berruquaz and Visual Artist Birthe Jorgensen sat down by a waterfall of the Kelvin River to talk about the Jetties project.

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THE URBAN FARM
 Review by Liam McGarry Nothing. Day after day, nothing. No Job, no girlfriend, no prospects; a drug dealing best friend and a family that won’t get off your back. Karim is a Moroccan immigrant living in Montreal; he spends most of his time hanging around with his best friend J-P, selling pot around their local park and killing time until he has to return to his strict Muslim family. A feature debut by Onur Karaman, the film is a slow-paced and offbeat comedy drama that explores the surrealism, the drama and the futility of Karim’s life in his French Canadian suburb.

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ONUR KARAMAN Interview by Joseph Bibby

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Onur Karaman's film 'The Urban Farm' screened at CFTF two days ago. Joseph Bibby reached the first-time feature film director from Turkish descent in Montreal, Canada over Skype and had a chat about his outstanding debut film, in which he negotiates youth perspective and the hardships of multiethnic origin in modern-day Canada. [READ MORE]

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