ROTTERDAM FILM FESTIVAL: This year's film festival unveiled several documentaries and short films, including Above Us Only Sky and Pelourinho: They Don't Really Care About Us, which turned out to be a rough staple of a movie.
The Norwegian Writers Association's Freedom of Expression Award has just been awarded to Aslı Erdogan – who, more than any other author, has become the symbol of the catastrophic development in today's Turkey. She refuses to bow despite persistent harassment, persecution and imprisonment, and still insists that the only solution for lasting peace is through reconciliation.
Full 100-page MODERN TIMES including the appendix Orientering and Modern Times Review comes out quarterly in early March, June, September and December) with international book reviews (non-fiction) and comments / essays. According to the physical newspaper (and PDF), the articles are published regularly online (see the newsletters).