Museums struggle to embrace diversity in new documentary
30 May 2023 | 8:33 am
As Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum attempts to diversify away from a white male-dominated modern art world, the film “White Balls on Walls” documents its successes and failures.
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A documentary film about Julian Assange, is premiering at the Berlin Human Rights Festival. The film follows Julian Assange's father's quest to free his son and challenge the authorities for keeping him in prison.
25 Oct 2022
Modi Wiczyk, Asif Satchu and Scott Tenley, executives at MRC Entertainment announced in a memo that they won't release their completed documentary about the rapper following his series of offensive comments about Jewish people.
5 Nov 2022
Two Belgian activists who threw soup on 'Girl With a Pearl Earring' have been given short jail terms by a Dutch court. This was the third such incident involving famous European artworks in recent weeks.
11 Nov 2022
The world's top museums have taken a public stance against the trend of targeting artworks to protest fossil fuels.
26 Nov 2022
Many football fans have already been denied entry to Qatari football stadiums for showing their support for the LGBTQ+ community. However, contrary to viral claims, this was not the case for the German football team. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
2 Dec 2022
Camilla Becket's "The Seeds of Vandana Shiva" tells the story of the Indian eco-activist and her international crusade for more sustainable agriculture.
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The British papers are discussing the upcoming documentary by the Duke and Duchess of Sussex. We also find out what the French papers think of this Tuesday's debate at the National Assembly on immigration. The US papers are diving into the racist origins of Georgia's Senate run-off election.
FRANCE 24 and the InfoMigrants website bring you an exclusive animated documentary on the story of Muhamad and Amina, two migrants who met while being detained in a secret prison in Libya. The couple survived their ordeal, fell in love and later managed to escape to Europe.
Indian officials accused the BBC of spreading "hateful propaganda" with the new documentary on Narendra Modi's government and its stance on India's Muslims.
New Delhi has banned sharing links and clips to a BBC film about Prime Minister Modi. Now universities are cracking down on students trying to screen it.
While women's cricket continues to grow into a viable career option in England, the national team's progress towards becoming an ethnically diverse side is slow. But there are signs things are changing.
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