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“OMAR” : A Film by Hany Abu-Assad

28 November 2014
“Omar” is a thriller and a romance with unabashedly melodramatic elements all of which
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“12”: A film by Nikita Mikahalkov

30 October 2014
“12” is crime film by Russian director and actor Nikita Mikhalkov. Mikhalkov was awarded the Special Lion at the 64th Venice International Film Festival for ...

Murder in the Cathedral: The Conspiracy to Assassinate Kirti Sri Rajasinha by Monks and Aristocrats in 1760 CE

29 October 2014
In this case study I re-examine the failed attempt to kill King Kīrti Śri Rājasinha by a section of the Kandyan aristocracy and monkhood in a most gruesome manner in the very premises of the Malvatta monastery ...

Honk: A film by Arnaud Gaillard and Florent Vassault

10 October 2014
At nightfall, on the outskirts of Salt Lake City, surrounded by his family, a grandmother attends the execution of her husband's murderer. In Oklahoma, a former death row inmate ...

The past: a Film by Asghar Farhadi

1 October 2014
Writer-director Asghar Farhadi’s follow-up to the Oscar-Winning “A Separation” is an intensely gripping emotional drama with a superb script and ...

The Hunt (Denmark) : a Film by Thomas Vinterberg

29 September 2014
Mads Mikkelsen won the Best Actor Award at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival for his
penetrating portrayal of Lucas, a highly regarded ...

Blue is the Warmest Color: a Film by Abdellatif Kechiche

29 August 2014
The colorful, electrifying romance that took the Cannes Film Festival by storm courageously dives into ...

The past: a Film by Asghar Farhadi

31 July 2014
Writer-director Asghar Farhadi’s follow-up to the Oscar-Winning “A Separation” is an intensely gripping emotional drama with a superb script and ...

Sri Lankans of African Descent: Heritage, Identity and Connectivity

10 July 2014
Dr Shihan de Silva Jayasuriya is a Senior Fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies (University of London), a past member of the UNESCO International Scientific Committee (Paris) and an elected Fellow of the Royal Asiatic Society ...

Film: “12 Years a Slave” by Steve McQueen

27 June 2014
12 Years a Slave is a 2013 British-American historical drama film and an adaptation of the 1853 slave narrative memoir ...
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