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China demands film be dropped from Melbourne Film Festival

The Cultural Attache at China's Consulate in Melbourne has demanded that a documentary about Rebiya Kadeer, a Chinese Uighur Muslim activist, be withdrawn from the Melbourne Film Festival. Kadeer is also scheduled to attend the festival and speak about the film, 10 Conditions of Love.
July 15, 2009

The Cultural Attache at China’s Consulate in Melbourne has demanded that a documentary about Rebiya Kadeer, a Chinese Uighur Muslim activist, be withdrawn from the Melbourne Film Festival. Kadeer is also scheduled to attend the festival and speak about the film, 10 Conditions of Love.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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