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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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July: COP26 poster campaign | News & Features

An acclaimed black artist harnesses her lifelong passion for art to tackle some of the greatest challenges – and possible solutions – facing humanity and the environment, as the countdown to COP26 continues. In less than four months, more than 190 world leaders will gather in the UK city of …

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Cannes Film Festival 2021: the list of winners

Vincent Lindon, Julia Ducournau and Agathe Rousselle pose with the Palme d’Or for “Titane”. (Photo … [+] credit: Andreas Rentz / Getty Images) Getty Images The 74th Cannes Film Festival wrapped up on the evening of July 17, 2021. Taking place two months later than usual, this year’s film festival …

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Wilder, in his own inimitable words

“Billy Wilder on a mission: Despatches from Weimar Berlin and the interwar period in Vienna” Edited by Noah Isenberg, translated by Shelley Frisch (Princeton University Press, $ 24.95) Over the course of his long life, Billy Wilder won seven Oscars for co-writing, directing and producing a series of clever, cynical, …

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