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Personal Shopper: more than a fluff party

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Out on DVD, blu-ray and digital, Personal Shopper will have you wondering what is making those noises you didn’t hear before watching it.

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Legends of the fall: DOK festival turns 60

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Cover shot - Entrance of the festival cinema Capitol in 1974. Photo: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-H1116-0002-001 / Friedrich Gahlbeck.

Unannounced screenings after midnight? Films smuggled over the border in a suitcase? Hotel rooms bugged by the Stasi? Legends about the Leipzig film festival abound.

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Highlights for Filmkunstmesse 2017

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“…knife-edge, broody and darkly sexy all at once.”

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Deep emotions with (dubbed) “Dunkirk”

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Soldiers from the British Expeditionary Force fire at low flying German aircraft during the Dunkirk evacuation. (Photo: public domain)

“I’m a Brit, so watching the movie in Leipzig was a disturbing experience.”

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German film classics: online treasure trove

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Many a classic German film available online to stream for free, in the public domain.

A starter selection of German film gems in the public domain to watch online.

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Mastering grief in “Manchester by the Sea”

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Luckily for viewers, Manchester by the Sea - via the mastery of its writer/director - does not throw these tragedies in their faces all at once; it's a gradual process of discovery. Review at http://leipglo.com

The film’s Oscar-winning protagonist manages to convey the overwhelming weight of grief in his silence and body language, without an ounce of overacting.

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