Film Review

"Tahrir, Liberation Square"

Exactly a year after the beginning of the uprising in Egypt (25/1/12), the film Tahrir, Liberation Square, by the Italian documentary maker, Stefano Savona, came out in a number of cinemas in France. Unfortunately the film revels in the nationalist and democratic illusions of those present and offers no wider perspective.

Film Review:Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Cave of Forgotten Dreams by the celebrated film director Werner Herzog has just been released in the UK. Hertzog was given access to what, up to now, alongside Lascaux possibly, has been the most dramatic discovery of Upper Palaeolithic cave (parietal) art: the Chauvet Cave in the Ardeche region of southern France.

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