• The Night Watchman brings Pulitzer to Louise Erdrich

      The Night Watchman brings Pulitzer to Louise Erdrich

      The Native American writer Louise Erdrich has won the Pulitzer Prize for The Night Watchman, a powerful novel inspired by the life of her maternal grandfather, whose reservation community was threatened in the 1950s by a new “emancipation” bill on its way to the floor of the United States Congress.

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    • Figure 1.A. - the art of science

      Figure 1.A. - the art of science

      Figure 1.A. is a non-governmental organisation based in Switzerland - a team of scientists and artists who have been organising exhibitions for five years, revealing the aesthetic appeal of science and scientific exploration. Behind the initiative lies a concrete mission - creating conditions for light and open-minded communication between the public and the sciences, which overcomes the distance caused by the specific processes and knowledge that accompany each scientific field.

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    • Europe laughs at itself in Plovdiv

      Europe laughs at itself in Plovdiv

      From 4 to 11 July, Plovdiv will host a comedy festival which has no analogue in the European film calendar. In the first edition of the Comedy Europe Film Festival, CEFF - Plovdiv 2021, the audience will be able to see the highest achievements from the last year in the most viewed European movie genre.

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    • Journey to oneself

      Journey to oneself

      The upcoming 13th edition of Masters of Photography will showcase Elina Kechicheva. The first Bulgarian photographer to become part of the platform, Kechicheva had her big break in the fashion industry shooting the latest campaign of the French fashion house Dior, the organisers say.

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    • Munich springs back to life with July filmfest

      Munich springs back to life with July filmfest

      The motto: "Citywide Live." The event: 38th Munich Film Festival. The vibes: A city waking up from the seemingly endless pandemic night to celebrate films, actors, directors and other celebrities and enjoy the events - perhaps a bit more subdued than usual - that make up the fun of an international filmfest.

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    • Berlinale starts with audiences outdoors

      Berlinale starts with audiences outdoors

      After months of uncertainty whether Berlinale Film Festival could take place during the coronavirus pandemic, it finally opened to the public, dpa reported. Last night the two directors of the festival - Executive Director Mariette Rissenbeek and Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian - officially opened the 71st edition with an open-air event at the Museumsinsel (Museum Island) outdoor cinema in Berlin, Germany.

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    • Bára Prášilová's surreal women

      Bára Prášilová's surreal women

      Bára Prášilová is an extremely precise artist. She devotes much of her time and energy to preparing for her photographs. She often makes the props and costumes herself, as this is the only way to materialise her ideas. The worst thing that can happen to her is to be confronted with the limits of reality and then she is ready to walk through walls. Her artworks are well known around the world due to her perseverance and accuracy.

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