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NETPAC’s Global Celebration of International Women’s Day

System Administrator Thursday March 19, 2020

From London to Kazakhstan, India, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Australia and Hawaii, and a few other stops inbetween, NETPAC marked International Women’s Day with a screening of the Iranian debut feature Orange Days by Arash Lahooti.

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The film stars Hadieh Tehrani as a farm contractor competing against unfair odds with male competitors to lead her crew of female workers to harvest northern Iran's largest orange orchard. Ali Mosaffa plays her husband. An empowering story of self-sacrifice, it was a very appropriate choice, made possible by board member Mohammad Atebbai.

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Congratulations Bong Joon Ho

Congratulations to Bong Joon-ho TXmvGYanrJgMzRNgaSEK The victory of Parasite by Bong Joon-ho, at the 92nd Academy Awards (aka the Oscars), is a clear sign of global change. The history of cinema is being written on our eyes! For the first time, the most prestigious cinema awards were given to one film - the Palme d'Or at the 2019 Cannes Film festival, the Best Asian film at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards and the Oscars. For the first time, we see such unanimous acclaim of one film. Read More...