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Bhimtal’s Best Kept Secret – The New Indian Express

Express news service Much like the fictional Von Trap family, the Czech-born Smetacek family, with a brood of six children, create their own music sound in the hills of Uttarakhand where they run a host family called The Retreat. What do Jim Corbett, Indira Gandhi, Shekhar Kapur, Supreme Court lawyers, …

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Udo Kier will break your heart

Pat Pitsenbarger (Udo Kier) is a former barber and current resident of a Sandusky, Ohio nursing home who spends his Social Security checks on illicit cigarettes and his days folding up precisely the towels he steals from the room to eat. It’s a dreary existence, but it’s hers, and when …

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SF Jewish Film Fest returns, just as timely

The 41st San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, which opens this week, looks back to the past to gain a better historical perspective on the present and quite possibly the future. This theme emerges in several of the program’s more than 50 feature films, a list dominated by narrative films inspired …

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