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War drives thousands of Afghan refugees from Ukraine

Three weeks ago Haseeb Noori became a refugee – for the second time. The 45-year-old Afghan lawyer was living with his wife and five children in a makeshift refugee camp near the Ukraine-Slovakia border when Russian bombs started falling. “My kids freaked out and we decided to leave and head …

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Poodles are growing in popularity, but Labs remain the #1 dog breed in the United States

FILE – A Norwegian Lundehund, a relatively rare breed in the United States, competes in the non-sporting group at the 142nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in New York, February 12, 2018. The American Kennel Club’s annual popularity ranking will be released on Tuesday, March 15, …

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Inventing Anna: Major update after real life Anna Delvey was reportedly deported to Germany

March 15, 2022 – 22:40 GMT Emmy Griffiths An ICE spokesperson released a statement after it was reported that Anna Delvey had been deported to Germany Invent Anna is the show everyone’s talking about on Netflix – and has left us all googling where Anna Delvey’s real life …

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Why some women travel to South Korea to find boyfriends

All my life I have obsessively watched South Korean TV series, or K-dramas. The term refers to the disparate genres of television dramas produced in South Korea, including mystery, crime, and romantic comedy. Regardless of genre, most K-dramas seek to elicit a visceral reaction from viewers – laughter, tears, anger, …

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The Seattle Asian American Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary

by Amanda Ong This year, the Seattle Asian American Film Festival (SAAFF) celebrates its 10th anniversary with virtual features as well as in-person screenings at the Stonehouse Café and the Northwest Film Forum. For its second year online, SAAFF will offer more than 100 short and feature films, documentaries, animated …

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Movie studios are abandoning Russia, far from the way they handled Nazi Germany

Entertainment giant Disney has announced that due to the “tragic humanitarian crisis” in Ukraine, it will “suspend” its planned Russian release of the upcoming Pixar animated feature “Turning Red”. Hours after Disney’s announcement, Warner Bros. said he was “suspending” his Russian premiere of “The Batman” in response to “the humanitarian …

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Shonda Rhime Is an Expert in Blockbuster Productions: Creator of ‘Grey’s Anatomy’, ‘Bridgerton’, ‘Inventing Anna’ and More | Entertainment Cinema and Series

james 39 minutes ago Entertainment 56 Views Shonda Rhimes is a television producer, screenwriter and author, best known for being the creator of the ABC medical drama, “Grey’s Anatomy” (2005), for which she won the …

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Last war in Ukraine: Kiev orders curfew to counter Russian “saboteurs”

The United States has joined the EU and the United Kingdom in freezing the assets of Russian President Vladimir Putin and his foreign minister, as part of a new sanctions package intended to strengthen the response of the West to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine. President Joe Biden announced the sanctions …

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Five takeaways from the Berlinale on the future of scripted drama

Det Største (The Change) The Berlinale wrapped up its 72nd edition this weekend, the first physical iteration of the German festival since 2019. Nick Edwards lays out his top five takeaways from the event for TBI – and it’s clear a lot has changed over the years that followed. Since …

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Canadian Christine de Bruin finishes fifth in bobsleigh, Germany wins gold again

Canada’s Christine De Bruin and Kristen Bujnowski start the Women’s Bobsleigh Heat 3 at the 2022 Winter Olympics on February 19, 2022.Dmitry Lovetsky/Associated Press Laura Nolte and Mariama Jamanka added to Germany’s Olympic medal record. Elana Meyers Taylor also extended her medal record. Germany’s slippery dominance of the Beijing Games …

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Olympics Live: Feuz on course for men’s downhill gold

Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States looks down after swerving off course in the first round of the women’s giant slalom at the 2022 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 7, 2022, in Beijing’s Yanqing District. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) Robert F. Bukaty PA BEIJING The latest news on the Beijing Winter …

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‘I never want to see a phone again’: Alice Seabright on her visceral social media drama | Television

OWhen Alice Seabright first watched her new BBC One drama Chloe, she had a “vulnerability hangover”. It’s, explains the filmmaker, the feeling you get when you’ve said too much on a drunken night out. “The next day, you say to yourself: why did I tell them all these things about …

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The film festival broadens its horizons with European cinema

A film festival this week gives Pittsburghers a taste of cinema across the pond, bringing a selection of European films to the Harris Theater. The Downtown Theater hosts EU Film Festival from January 28 to February 3. In-person screenings are available for $11 per ticket, with discounts available for students …

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Waiting for Putin: Russia’s Fake War Unfolds Like Surreal Theater | Simon Tisdall

OWaiting for Russia to invade Ukraine is like Waiting for Godot. In this bold reworking of Samuel Beckett’s masterpiece, Russian leader Vladimir Putin is aptly cast as restless Vladimir while US President Joe Biden is dozing bowler-hatted Estragon. frequently. The central conceit of the play is that the mysterious Godot, …

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Survey: Some 1,500 statues and streets pay tribute to Nazis around the world, including in Germany and the United States

This story was originally published on January 27 by The Front. Register here to get the latest stories from the front delivered to you every morning. Germany, long seen as an international model for acknowledging its Holocaust history, nevertheless currently has at least 162 streets and schools named after Nazis …

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Interview: Darbuka Siva on first love, the power of cinema and Gautam Menon

Tamil director Darbuka Siva, whose film ‘Mudhal Nee Mudhavam Nee’ started airing on Zee5 this weekend, in freewheeling conversation with The Federal A scene from the Tamil movie ‘Mudhal Nee Mudivum Nee’, a refreshing take on first love landed on Zee5 this weekend We all have our stories about school, …

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FilmRise Obtains FAST Rights to Canadian Series “Kim’s Convenience”

“Kim’s Convenience” Stephanie Prange January 21, 2022 FilmRise, the New York-based film and television studio and streaming network, has acquired the ad-supported digital multi-territory linear rights (FAST) to the critically acclaimed Canadian comedy series “Kim’s Convenience” from the company. Canadian company Thunderbird Entertainment. The deal gives FilmRise exclusive FAST (free …

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When is Inventing Anna coming out on Netflix?

January 17, 2022, 6:58 PM | Updated: January 17, 2022, 7:06 PM The upcoming series – starring Julia Garner – will tell the story of real-life con artist Anna Delvey, who has reinvented herself as an heiress. Invent Anna is Netflix’s next series that’s got everyone talking. fans of ozark …

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Stephen Marche’s Next Civil War; How Civil Wars Begin by Barbara F Walter – review | Political books

ZMotivated by patriotic zeal, Americans believe that their country is an exception to all historical rules. The Land of the Free, however, is currently hurtling towards a predetermined, seemingly inevitable crack-up. Its governmental institutions are crippled and a constitution designed for an agrarian society in the 18th century stands in …

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US Intelligence Mistakes Helped Build Myth of Nazi Alpine Redoubt, Historian Says | World War II

An American spy master inadvertently helped the Nazis develop one of the most effective disinformation campaigns of WWII by spreading rumors about Hitler’s plans for a Where Eagles Dare-style alpine redoubt, discovered a historian with access to classified American military archives. The myth that the Nazis were amassing arms and …

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Western forces use opinion coercion to divide world over Beijing Olympics

Politicizing the Olympic Games Illustration: Liu Rui / GT Is Germany boycotting the Beijing Olympic Winter Games? Some Western forces hope so.German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock said on Wednesday that she would not attend the Beijing Olympics. “I am a huge sports fan, but I will not be attending the …

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Consolidation of entertainment a trend to continue in 2022 – The Hollywood Reporter

The global consolidation of independent production companies, which accelerated in 2021, is expected to continue through 2022 as the global streaming boom increases both demand and budgets for films and TV series. Beyond the planned multi-billion dollar entertainment mega-merger of Discovery and AT & T’s WarnerMedia, among the biggest content-centric …

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The book, film and art that made headlines in China in 2021

FFrom “Western aesthetics” to “revisionist stories”, Chinese politics and society in 2021 – just like in recent years – were opposed to certain ideas and representations. There is always another book on a “sensitive” subject like the Alliance of Eight Nations or a film featuring the United States that will …

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In the 2021 films, “Spider-Man” triumphs over Will Smith, “West Side Story”

LOS ANGELES — top stars. Enthusiastic reviews. Distribution strategies that rely solely on the big screen. Even the biggest prints failed to draw audiences away from home and to the theaters for many films in 2021. Will Smith’s “King Richard”, Steven Spielberg’s “West Side Story” and more than a dozen …

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Traveling to Germany during Covid-19: what you need to know before you go

Editor’s note – Coronavirus cases remain high around the world. Health officials warn that travel increases your chances of contracting and spreading the virus. Staying at home is the best way to contain transmission. Below is information on what to know if you’re still planning to travel, last updated on …

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Rand Paul mocks Democrats for failing to get marijuana bank to Festivus annual list of grievances

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) says it has cracked the code to identify the type of emojis young people use to talk about buying and selling illicit drugs. But in classic ‘how do you do with other kids’ fashion, the federal agency doesn’t seem to have the strongest grasp of …

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13 movies like Scarface that you really need to see

When it comes to epic criminal sagas, The Godfather trilogy is, well, truly the godfather of all of them. While “The Godfather Part III” has its merits, the first two entries in Francis Ford Coppola’s classic film series are its most essential. Based on the bestselling Mario Puzzo novel, the …

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The ghosts of Weimar: Is Weimar Germany a warning from history?

The ghosts of Weimar are back. Awakened by the rise of right-wing populist parties across Europe and beyond, they warn of the danger to democracy. The historical reference point evoked by these warnings is the collapse of the Weimar Republic followed by the Nazi dictatorship. The link between now and …

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#FilmyFriday: Chandralekha: The Twisted Triangle Love Story with Mohanlal | Malayalam Movie News

The excitement of watching a movie with family and friends on a Friday night is indescribable. And revisiting a movie you love from the comfort of your home is a double pleasure. We know that surfing the internet for a movie may take longer than watching a movie, and we’ve …

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Montana Land War Pilot Commemorated in French Film | Montana News

By HEIDI DESCH, Whitefish Pilot WHITE FISH, Mont. (AP) – Air Force pilot Norbert Herriges was on a mission over Pourrières, France on August 12, 1944, when he was shot down by a German fighter pilot. Herriges managed to get out of his Thunderbolt, but his parachute did not open …

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Each main character in Don’t Look Up is ranked from worst to best

Mark Rylance is an interesting addition to the “Don’t Look Up” cast, as he doesn’t have the comedic baggage that a lot of his co-stars do. However, Rylance’s highly unusual performance creates one of the most memorable (and often one of the most disturbing) characters in the film. Rylance’s slow …

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Sundance, Berlin fear Omicron but resist virtual (so far) – The Hollywood Reporter

On December 5, the cast of Netflix Do not seek converged on the Jazz at Lincoln Center stage for the film’s glitzy world premiere. With stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence and Meryl Streep, director Adam McKay recalled the night of March 11, 2020, when everything changed. “We were in Boston …

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10 courtroom dramas that will make you seize

1. Twelve angry men (1957) Classics never get old and this movie is a perfect example. Some law students, lawyers and jury consultants would study it to better understand the psychology of jurors. Among other things, this film is a great cinematic exploration of human psychology. In the story, a …

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From Hollywood to Detroit, pandemic-tired companies cautious about Omicron

Nov. 29 (Reuters) – Companies tired by the pandemic struggled to assess the impact of the new Omicron variant of the coronavirus on Monday, with industries from Hollywood movie studios to airlines and automobiles awaiting more details to help determine how it might affect their operations and profits. The World …

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Broken women, made whole on stage

HAMBURG, Germany – Anyone who has seen the 2020 film “Pieces of a Woman”, on Netflix or on the big screen, won’t soon forget its 22-minute single-take opening scene of a home birth. For those who haven’t seen Kornel Mundruczo’s film yet, I won’t give too much away by saying …

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German student says “hello” to RPC culture

By Maria Flores, November 16, 2021 From the Schwäbisch Gmünd University of Education, a German university of 2,999 students, to Cal Poly Pomona, a public university of 27,915 students, Miriam Herceg, a German international student, expands her comfort level through various encounters cultural. In early fall, Herceg climbed 5,866 miles …

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Pressure Sensitive Films Market Size and Outlook 2028 | Major Companies – Tekscan (US), Fujifilm Corporation (Japan), Sensor Expert (US), Bestech Australia Pty.Ltd (Australia), Surface Armor LLC Visit Website (US), Liberty Industries, Inc . (Germany), Sun Process Converting, Inc (USA), Converters,

New Jersey, United States, – A recent market research report added to the repository of verified market reports is an in-depth analysis of the Pressure Sensitive Films Market. Based on the analysis of the historical growth and current scenario of the Pressure Sensitive Films market, the report intends to offer …

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Offer a tribute to Joe Kapp – Monterey Herald

For 12 years, I have been researching Salinas and its history. Over the decade, I have learned incredible stories from individuals who grew up in Salinas and overcame many obstacles to reach the highest levels of their respected professions. Growing up in East Salinas, I attended El Sausal College, but …

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Hot Properties November 2021 | Projections

Programming profile Hot Properties Playlist for November 2021 03-11-2021 As the nights get longer, C21’s Hot Properties Playlist for November has loads of diverse content for everyone to enjoy this winter. The crime drama juggernaut moves forward with no sign of stopping, though this month’s list has a few variations …

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F1 must make women drivers feel welcome – Patrick

Formula 1 needs to make sure female drivers feel wanted and welcome in the future, according to Danica Patrick. The most successful female driver in American single-seater history, the former IndyCar and NASCAR driver was linked to F1 in the past but never saw any serious opportunities open up. At …

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Colin Powell, soldier, general, statesman

There was a time, in the 1980s, when young officers in the US Army rejoiced when one of their own had hit the jackpot. Colin Powell had been appointed chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the highest rank a soldier in uniform could obtain in the Department of Defense. …

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Today in History – The Durango Herald

Today in history Today is Sunday, October 17, the 290th day of 2021. There are 75 days left in the year. The highlight of today’s history: On October 17, 1777, British forces under General John Burgoyne surrendered to American troops at Saratoga, New York, at a turning point in the …

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VW CEO wants you to consider biking more?

Breadcrumb Links Durability Industry News Entertainment Volkswagen top executive Herbert Diess believes bicycles are essential to urban ‘mobility mix’ Author of the article: Katharina Rosskopf, Bloomberg Release date : October 11, 2021 • 50 minutes ago • 1 minute read • Join the conversation VW CEO Herbert Diess, left, tweeted …

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Oh, the cable TV news drama! | Lyon

It’s just in: Breaking News! If you haven’t noticed, the news industry thrives on melodrama; it is hardly original to note that cable television programming, in particular, operates on the values ​​of showbiz. Two concrete cases: Some on the left have complained of inordinate attention given to the murder of …

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Gay love stories still rare

In 1996, “Fire” by Deepa Mehta stirred a hornet’s nest in India by showing two women, caught in patriarchal circumstances, falling in love and becoming intimate. Many then considered homosexuality a “sin in the sight of God”. Female desire was also a subject little explored by Indian cinema. Some groups …

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TV and Movies Finally Celebrate Older Women

A report of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender and the Media concluded that even now there is a dearth of roles for older actresses, and the roles that do exist portray them as senile, housebound, weak, or struggling. comfortable. In the highest-grossing films from Germany, France, Britain and the …

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How an 11-foot-tall 3D printer helps build community

Square feet Three-dimensional printing can create almost any object. A partnership in Mexico puts this theory to the test, building a village for residents living in poverty. Pedro García Hernández, 48, is a carpenter in Tabasco state in southeastern Mexico, an area of ​​the country surrounded by tropical forests where …

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Politics This Week | The Economist

Sep 25, 2021 Listen to this story Your browser does not support the item . Enjoy more audio and podcasts on ios Where Android. France reacted with fury to American, Australian and British training plans a new defense pact in the Pacific. France was not invited to join. Australia is …

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“I’m Your Man” bet on the release of the platform, a strong word of mouth for the German international. entry to the Oscars; ‘Man In The Field’ Highlights Artist Jim Denevan – Specialty Sneak Peek

Bleecker Street I am your man opens on 12 screens in seven markets, expanding to 15 more next week in a rare platform release that builds strong word of mouth for the well-rated 94% Certified Fresh film which is the entry to the ‘Germany for the International Feature Films Race …

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Has Covid cost Australia its love for freedom?

SYDNEY, Australia – In the war against the Delta variant of the coronavirus, few to no democracies have demanded as much from their people as Australia. Amid the latest lockdowns, Sydney police handed hefty fines to three moms with strollers chatting in a park. Melbourne’s playgrounds were wrapped in police …

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House approves funding for Israel’s Iron Dome

WASHINGTON – The House Thursday by an overwhelming majority approved $ 1 billion in new funding for Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system, after a debate that revealed bitter divisions among Democrats over US policy towards one of its closest allies. The vote was 420: 9 to help Israel replace …

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Constantin Film, RTL in Movie Deal – The Hollywood Reporter

German mini-major Constantin Film has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with commercial television giant RTL Deutschland which covers exclusive free television and streaming rights for all of Constantine’s theatrical productions, in German and English. The deal, unveiled Thursday, applies to all of Constantine’s in-house productions and co-productions that start filming …

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Meet the executive behind Netflix’s global expansion

After Netflix executive Bela Bajaria watched a 2017 documentary titled “A Suitable Girl”, about arranged marriages in India, and spoke with one of its directors, something clicked. Her parents had previously set up dates for Bajaria with potential suitors, and she knew the stakes were much higher than what you …

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Reviews | The NFL bets on bets

Wingo told me, “At the end of the day, after the Supreme Court ruling, the NFL was really good at three things. First, they have a product that you just can’t get enough of. Second, they know how to market it in hell. Third, they know how to make money. …

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Biden to host World Leaders Climate Forum

WASHINGTON – President Biden announced on Friday that the United States and Europe have pledged to work to reduce global methane emissions by a third over the next decade and urged other countries to join their efforts to combat a powerful greenhouse gas that warms the planet. In a virtual …

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Celebrity dialect coach Joan Washington dies at 74

Joan Washington, an acclaimed dialect coach who taught Penélope Cruz to sound Greek, Jessica Chastain to sound Israeli, and a whole bunch of British actors to speak like the Jews of Brooklyn, died on September 2 at her home in Aving. , in England. She was 74 years old. Her …

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USMNT meets Honduras after a week to forget

SAN PEDRO SULA, Honduras – Even for the most assertive players and talented teams, a maiden voyage into the heightened drama of the World Cup qualifying tournament in North and Central America can feel like a splash of water cold in the face. Here, the world rankings tend to lose …

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“Promise Fulfilled” by author Fikre Tolossa, Ph.D., is a script in verse about the life and teachings of Jesus Christ.

MEADVILLE, Pa. (PRWEB) August 27, 2021 “Promise Fulfilled”, an epic rhyming piece dramatizing the life of Jesus Christ with a unique focus on the role of the Ethiopian Empire in biblical history. “Promise Fulfilled” is the creation of published author Fikre Tolossa, Ph.D., an Ethiopian-born poet and playwright currently professor …

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Teresa Siedlecka finds her husband hidden from the Nazis

This story is part of Loved and Lost, a statewide media collaboration that works to celebrate the lives of every New Jersey resident who has died from COVID-19. To learn more and submit a loved one’s name for profiling, visit loveandlostnj.com. Teresa Siedlecka’s singular love story began during WWII when, …

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Theme festival – Telefilms | Projections

Programming profile It’s not just the pandemic that is giving the made-for-television film industry a boost – the growth of streaming, the availability of top talent and changing audience demands are also factors, reports Ruth Lawes. At the 2021 Oscars, it was not a large Hollywood studio that collected the …

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Sai Pallavi returns to his “roots”, shares photos with his grandparents and sister. Sanya Malhotra, Raashii Khanna react

Actress Sai Pallavi, in her latest Instagram post, shared adorable photos with her grandparents on her grandfather’s 85th birthday. She captioned the pictures “roots”. Sharing the photos, she wrote “roots” and Thatha is 85th. The photos show Sai Pallavi leaning on his grandfather’s shoulder and smiling happily. There is also …

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Why Snake Eyes Reviews Are So Mixed

Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins has arrived and is already getting pretty mixed reviews. Here’s why the reviews are ripped on the film. Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins is here, and reviews have been pretty mixed so far, skewing negatively. The film currently holds a 40 percent Tomatometer rating on …

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Toronto unveils its first batch of selections

07/21/2021 – The new titles of Fabrice du Welz, Mélanie Laurent, Bent Hamer and Kenneth Branagh will be previewed in the Gala and Special Presentations sections of TIFF Inexorable by Fabrice du Welz the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) announced the first batch of films from its official selection, which …

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