Just some stories of the people behind the scenes
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November 2th, 2009, posted by: maartje nevejan
NOVEMBER 2ND, 2004-2009
5 YEARS AGO THEO GOT KILLED IN A HORRIBLE WAY AND WE STARTED OUR FIRST SERIES COUSCOUS AND COLA. THEO AND WE WERE AND STILL ARE ALL PASSIONATE ABOUT HOW TO LIVE IN A MIXED CULTURE. TODAY, ON ALL SOULS DAY, WE REFLECT.........
September 1th, 2009, posted by: Tarik
Stop the presses! There's news to be told, we are going erm...... European!
The Dutch Institute for Image and Sound (aka Nederlands Instituut voor Beeld en Geluid aka NIBG) has launched a project called Video Active. Video Active is an attempt of the NIBG and several other European archives to give people like you and me an idea of what television in Europe looks like on one single website. Yes, on the web!
This web spot contains tv shows from all over Europe plus a whole lot ...
July 18th, 2009, posted by: maartje nevejan
Zanzibar 18 july 2009
Tanzania has more obama than Kenya.....posters, bussesm daladala, tangka....he isall over...
in the paper in Kenya they are upset about the speech he gave about corruption....why doesn't he focus on the good sides?
In Tanzania there is no pain in the papers....
July 1th, 2009, posted by: maartje nevejan
FROM ONE OF OUR DEAR FRIENDS IN IRAN:
( WE WILL NOT GIVE NAMES ANYMORE OUT OF SAFETY)
Adam’s children are the limbs of one body
In their creation they are made of the same essence
If one limb is in pain the whole body will be restless
“ Saadi, Persian poet, 13th century”
Today the limb in pain is Iran .
Iranians have gone through a revolution; ten years imposed war, sanction and oppression. However we endured them all with patience and pride.
All of the crises have made us st...
June 21th, 2009, posted by: maartje nevejan
guardian.co.uk, Friday 19 June 2009
I have been given the responsibility of telling the world what is happening in Iran. The office of Mir Hossein Mousavi, who the Iranian people truly want as their leader, has asked me to do so. They have asked me to tell how Mousavi's headquarters was wrecked by plainclothes police officers. To tell how the commanders of the revolutionary guard ordered him to stay silent. To urge people to take to the streets because Mousavi ...
June 17th, 2009, posted by: maartje nevejan
On June 12, the tenth ever Iranian presidential elections were held in Iran and two days later, the publicized outcome catalyzed an explosive reaction.
Sitting President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, had won the election over his main competitor, Mir-Hossein Mousavi. Several analysts and journalists from the U.S. and U.K. expressed ...
June 17th, 2009, posted by: maartje nevejan
Obama, Siding With the Regime
By Robert Kagan
Wednesday, June 17, 2009
The turmoil in Iran since last week's election has confused the foreign policy debate here in the United States in interesting ways. Supporters of President Obama, who until very recently had railed against the Bush administration's "freedom agenda" and who insisted on a new "realism," have suddenly found themselves rooting for freedom and democrac...
June 15th, 2009, posted by: maartje nevejan
government is now playing a masterpiece mind game, all people here are so confused about what is real and who to trust
about 5 hours ago from web now in the ~Times
June 14th, 2009, posted by: maartje nevejan
ALSO FILMDIRECTOR MOHSEN MAKHMALBAF : GO TO EDITORS BLOG
We are getting lots of emails from our friends in Iran and Iranian peoiple abroad about how difficult the situation is at the moment. here is one:
" Dear Friends,
As you know we had an election on Friday which turned out to be nothing but a great fraud. There are thousands of people on streets demonstrating against this government and regime. You can watch the videos and pictures everywhere on the web. It's a real coup here : The SMS system has been completely cut off since Thu...
June 4th, 2009, posted by: maartje nevejan
We did a Performing Arts Lab in Kent, the UK. Theme was this website and more specifically 2 questions:
Is there such a thing as Global Intimacy, and if there is can I get it on camera?
And since we are launching our application Lypo this week, we had lots of discussions and inquiries about the Opposite: your perfect opponent in life and debate.
LYPO (Love Your Perfect Opposite) has been created because we believe you learn the most about yourself by talking to people who a...