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Screening: Velvet Revolution at Cinema Politica Concordia

Screening: Velvet Revolution at Cinema Politica Concordia

By | December 1, 2017 at 3:23 pm

Six women directors follow female journalists who courageously and tirelessly work in their field despite a myriad of threats and challenges.

Posted in: Events

Iran: Kurdish filmmaker Summoned to Serve Sentence

Iran: Kurdish filmmaker Summoned to Serve Sentence

By | November 21, 2016 at 10:06 am

PEN International has learned that prominent filmmaker Keywan Karimi has received a summons to begin serving his sentence on 23 November 2016.

Posted in: Campaigns

Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Prominent Kurdish Filmmaker Keywan Karimi

Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Prominent Kurdish Filmmaker Keywan Karimi

By | December 22, 2015 at 11:41 am

Prominent filmmaker Keywan Karimi’s appeal against his sentence of six years’ imprisonment and 223 lashes will be heard on 23 December 2015.

Posted in: Campaigns

PEN Canada and Hot Docs Present New Series: PEN Picks

PEN Canada and Hot Docs Present New Series: PEN Picks

By | January 15, 2014 at 11:00 am

PEN Canada and Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival are pleased to announce that Vincent Lam, Camilla Gibb, Miriam Toews, and Linwood Barclay will headline the PEN Picks series.

Posted in: Events

A Portrait of the Artist as a Migrant: A Q & A with Mania Akbari

A Portrait of the Artist as a Migrant: A Q & A with Mania Akbari

By | August 8, 2013 at 2:30 pm

Mania Akbari chats with PEN Canada about her life as an artist in exile and how it has affected her works.

Posted in: Blog

Hot Docs 2013: Censorship and Dissent

Hot Docs 2013: Censorship and Dissent

By | May 9, 2013 at 11:14 am

PEN Canada explores a series of films dealing with censorship and dissent at the 2013 Hot Docs festival.

Posted in: Blog

Censoring the Body

Censoring the Body

By | May 7, 2013 at 2:38 pm

As we near the end of the 2013 Hot Docs Festival in Toronto, Vanessa Robinson considers the theme of art and censorship in two of this year’s films.

Posted in: Blog

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