Permanent State of War: A Short History of North Korean Cinema

By Johannes Schönherr. Like the leading article in the Party paper, the cinema should have mass appeal and should keep ahead of new developments, thus playing a mobilizing role in each stage of the revolutionary struggle. – Kim Il Sung I. 7th Pyongyang Film Festival of Non-Aligned and Other Developing […]

The Way of a Gaucho: The Career of Hugo Fregonese

By Santiago & Andrés Rubín de Celis. Very little has been written by critics and film reviewers in the English language about the films of the Argentinean director Hugo Fregonese. His Hollywood years, from 1950 to 1956, including a whole of eleven films, were only a short period within his […]