Seville Festival 2022 | ‘My love affair with marriage’ is perfect proof that independent animation can stand up to Disney or Ghibli without any problem

Animation, considered as a genre, doesn’t make any sense. A medium that can bring things as diverse as ‘Inside out’, ‘Unicorn wars’, ‘Spider-man: a new universe’, ‘flee’, ‘The fireflies’s grave’ or the film that concerns us and we have been able to see in the Seville Festival, cannot be considered a genre under any circumstances. … Read more

Silvio Orlando, nice to win with independent cinema

His moving dedication of the award to his wife Maria Laura Rondanini (“the best person I have ever known”) was one of the most exciting moments on the evening of the David di Donatello: Silvio Orlando who won his third statuette (out of 12 nominations), winning as best actor for Leonardo di Costanzo’s Ariaferma, at … Read more

Recognition of the expertise of independent community organizations: moving from words to action Info Lanaudière

As part of the Quebec election campaign, the Regional Table of Autonomous Community Organizations of Lanaudière (TROCL) held a press conference to demand that political parties commit to finally officially recognizing autonomous community organizations, their expertise and their autonomy. The organizations expect clear commitments from the political parties in this regard. Funding by project weakens … Read more

An independent expert will have to examine the documents seized from Trump, rules a judge

An independent expert will have to be appointed to review the documents seized in early August by the FBI from Donald Trump’s Florida home, a US judge ordered on Monday, offering respite to the former president. Judge Aileen Cannon acceded to the request of the Republican billionaire by this decision which temporarily prohibits federal investigators … Read more

The Independent offers you its weekly selection of books to discover this summer (9)

For this ninth and last delivery of books and comics to devour this summer, you will find, as far as comics are concerned, the amazement of a failed writer who finds himself a superhero overnight, a beautiful love story against a backdrop of puzzles and records, short stories of alien invasions that don’t go as … Read more

Belarus. The parody of the lawsuit against the BelaPAN news agency illustrates the suffocation of the independent media

In response to reports that a court in Belarus began on June 6, 2022 to consider the case against the independent news agency BelaPAN, in which the editor-in-chief Iryna Leushyna, former director Dzmitry Navazhylau, former deputy director Andrey Alyaksandrau – and his partner Iryna Zlobina – are notably charged with creating an “extremist group”, Marie … Read more