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Meet the Syrian college student who helped lead the revolution from her laptop in Chicago.

Dede Adhanom's son King holding family photo in a still from "Unified Struggle." (Courtesy of Guerrilla Films)

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Giday “Dede” Adhanom is a mother of three living in Seattle, who has devoted most of her life to activism. She’s worked on issues...

Still from "Purgatorio: A Journey Into the Heart of the Border"

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“Latin America is the region of open veins. Everything from the discovery until our times has always been transmuted into European — or later,...

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Expectations are both high and low for tonight’s release of “Cesar Chavez.” Some are thrilled to see the story finally told on the screen. But others are worried that the film is just the latest example of Hollywood pandering to a fast-growing population of Latino moviegoers.

Still from "Bethlehem" about an Israeli secret service officer and his Palestinian informant, playing at the Seattle Jewish Film Festival.

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One perk of living 2,000 years in the diaspora: great material for an international film festival!

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Want to climb K2? Start in Seattle.

In "Beijing Meets Seattle" Actress Tang Wei plays a materialistic woman who travels to Seattle to give birth to the child of her married Beijing lover.

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Chinese blockbuster "Beijing Meets Seattle" has a young generation in China swooning over our city.

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Join the Seattle Globalist Thursday for a screening of The Square, and Q & A with director Jehane Noujaim. Three years ago, on January 24th 2011,...

A still from The Light in Her Eyes, a film about women practicing conservative Islam, which screens in Tacoma next week. (Courtesy of Sundance Institute)

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Film Forward, a touring program that will show movies from around the world at various venues in Seattle and Tacoma next week, aims to...

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A new film out of Indonesia takes an unflinching look into the dark heart of political violence. When you think of the worst humanitarian disasters...

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More must-see global cinema from week four of the Seattle International Film Festival. The world's largest film festival is in it's final week, but there are...

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More must-see global cinema from week three of the Seattle International Film Festival. If you're like me, you can really only see two or three...

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A new film about Rwanda's burgeoning film industry shows how the collective moviegoing experience has the power to heal the scars of genocide. I love...

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With 447 films from 85 countries, deciding what to see at the Seattle International Film Festival, May 16-June 9, can be daunting.  So let...

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Global health gets a lot of attention in Seattle. But sometimes Hollywood wants a piece of the action too. Film is an emotionally powerful medium....

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“The bibimbap, is that dolsot?” asks documentary filmmaker Eli Kimaro looking up from the menu of Wabi-Sabi in Columbia City. She’s trying to gauge the...

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Couch Fest 2012 is today! It's a festival of short films screened in the houses of total strangers, in cities all around the world, including...

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Run for your life folks, zombies are everywhere. It’s Halloween night, and if you haven’t made your costume yet, take a cue from some chilling...

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Babies accidentally switched at birth. From Mark Twain to the ABC Family Monday night lineup, it's a familiar plot device – and a usually a pretty...

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Newsflash: being a woman is surreal. Last night I was supposed to be at the gym. So I could look slimmer and prettier or something....

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Chinese man builds own prosthetics after fishing accident Sun Jifa is the new face of DIY disability adaptation after making his own prosthetic arms from...