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Week 52, Mixed Bag 2 : For the final celebration there is another selection from my list of films that has grown over the last 52 weeks: art films, documentaries, short narrations, music videos. It’s also a programme where you have to rely on listening as well as on the impact of the visual images especially if you don’t speak Spanish or Italian.
Week 46, Carnival : Carnival’s origin lies is a Christian festive season before Lent. Traditionally it is celebrated in countries with a large Catholic presence with parades, street parties and sometimes religious services. Masked figures with wondrous costume may people the streets accompanied by live music.
Week 45 : Hip-hop feminism can be seen as part of Black feminism, the fight for social change in a capitalist system that insists on inequalities based on race, class, gender and heteronormativity. It is a ‘theoretical and practical enactment of intersectional, sex positive and inclusive feminist ideas and concepts that draw on critical analysis of gender roles within hip hop culture’. (Reyhan Şahin).