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Worldview film contributor Milos Stehlik gives us picks from the Chicago International Film Festival and Weekend Passport previews iBAM! 2012, a celebration of Irish culture, with a live reading from Ulysses.
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The Chicago International Film Festival runs through October 25th. Worldview film contributorMilos Stehlik gives us picks.
Plus, we’ll talk with Amr Waked, producer and star of the Egyptian film “Winter of Discontent.”
Egypt’s Winter of Discontent at Venice Film FestivalIt is a film title to sum up events in Egypt, ‘Winter of Discontent’. As director Ibrahim el-Batout stood among the crowds in Cairo’s Tah…
In our global artsand culture segment Nari Safavi will preview iBAM 2012, a celebration of Irishbooks, arts and music which make Ireland a cultural heavyweight on the worldstage.
iBAM committee memberSeamus Coyle highlights the city of Derry’s historic peace process and legacyof music and poetry- a central theme of this year’s festival.
Veteran actor Stephen Rea and iBAM’s JosephineCraven, give us a taste of this weekend’s festivities with a live performance from James Joyce’s Ulysses. Rea played Leopold Bloom in a 2003 adaptation from the book.