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Tuesday 4 February 2014

film review: 12 years a slave

Giuliana Cincotta
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Brutish and unafraid to be bold, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave is a harrowing test of one’s limits. The adaptation (based on the nineteenth century memoir of the same name) follows the tremendous struggle of talented violinist and carpenter Soloman Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) in 1840s New York. Soloman is kidnapped and sold into the slave…
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Monday 29 July 2013
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forced child marriages: yemeni girl speaks out via youtube

Broede Carmody

Last week the world was shocked after a video of a young Yemeni girl made the rounds on the internet. In the clip, 11-year-old Nada Al-Ahdals tells of how she ran away from her family in order to escape a forced marriage. ‘What have the children done wrong?’ she asks, her dark brown eyes pleading…
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