The new intellectual
Everywhere you look, there is the abyss. Intractable economic crises and deeply felt social and environmental problems grip the planet, which is itself in danger of climate catastrophes. Liberalism shudders before these problems, having surrendered to ...
Dashra, the first Tunisian horror movie: popular beliefs in Hollywood style
- Abdslem Herchi عبد السلام هرشي
As I write this, the film Dashra is still on screen in a large number of cinemas in the Republic, still enjoying very good audience figures and generating very respectable revenues. It also arouses the interest of many artists in Tunisia and is subject ...
Child sex dolls and robots: exploring the legal challenges
- Bela Bonita Chatterjee
Sex robots appear to be the next big thing for the adult entertainment industry. Unroboticised sex dolls are not new – but combined with state-of-the-art fabrication techniques, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and programming applications, such ...
Welcome to Cinemattack.info, a new website for a people’s film culture!
We created this website to:
1-Accompany the adventure of the Tunisian Film Library.
2-Make Tunisian cinema known outside the country's borders.
3-Make the world cinema known to Tunisians.
4--Contribute to the development of popular, borderless ...
A yellow poem from France
Poets don't make revolutions,
but revolution sometimes makes the poet.
While the good people, crushed by effort,
sleeps the sleep of the righteous (or rather of the brute)
here is another people - and funny bodies -
bustling in ...
War of the Pigs and tribal politics
- Jorge Majfud
To distract attention from the global assault by 0.1 percent of the world's population, we have a growing War of the Pig (Diary of the War of the Pig, novel by Bioy Casares, 1969, engL 1972) but extended to the most diverse extremes the Argentine novelist ...
Noam Chomsky turns 90: How a U.S. anarchist has more than survived
- Bruce E. Levine
“The person who claims the legitimacy of the authority always bears the burden of justifying it. And if they can’t justify it, it’s illegitimate and should be dismantled. To tell you the truth, I don’t really understand anarchism ...
Philip Roth interviews Primo Levi
- Marco Belpoliti
We would like to remember Philip Roth (1933-2018) —in addition to his extraordinary literary production— for his pivotal role in introducing Primo Levi to the English-speaking world. In this essay, Marco Belpoliti examines the encounters ...
Costas Lapavitsas: "Socialism starts at home"
- Michael Calderbank
Michael Calderbank speaks to Marxist economist Costas Lapavitsas ahead of the publication of his provocative new book The Left Case Against the EU
Calderbank: Your last book is entitled "The Left case against the European ...
Who invented hummus?
- Diana Spechler
At Akramawi, a 65-year-old hummus joint by Damascus Gate in Jerusalem, a cook named Nader Tarawe was showing me how to prepare hummus. The recipe for hummus b’tahini (as the dish is named; ‘hummus’ simply means ‘chickpeas’ ...