Piracy: Doorway to World Cinema?

pirateThere was a story my professor told me, and I don’t know if I’m distorting it here, of the time when Fernando Meirelles, the director of City of God visited the Philippines. My professor brought a DVD copy of a ” City of God” for the director to sign. Upon receiving the DVD, Meirelles couldn’t help express his surprise that the DVD was already available.

The DVD in question was a pirated copy and if you’re wondering if Meirelles signed it… (READ MORE)


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