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Botswana: founded on interracial love

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"The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world," Tanzania's Julius Nyerere has been quoted as saying. Watch their tale unfold on screen, and how it relates to Botswana's statehood, Monday at Regina Palast. Original photo of the couple used in the movie "A United Kingdom" and related publicity.

“The romance of Seretse and Ruth was one of the great love stories of the world,” Julius Nyerere reportedly said. Watch their tale unfold – and how it relates to Botswana’s statehood – in “A United Kingdom,” playing at Leipzig cinemas.

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“Moonlight” a delicate, complex canvas

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Moonlight / ocean. Public domain photo.

It had been a while since I’d looked at a movie truly as a work of art – I did so with Moonlight.

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Is “Hidden Figures” too rosy a picture?

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Hidden Figures could have used a bit more gray besides its nearly rosy portrayal of brilliant black women's lives amid the Civil Rights Movement and a male-dominated field. Photo: public domain

As characters in this acclaimed movie, the white people are mostly background, who barely react in the midst of the revolution these women bring into their segregated bubble.

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La La Land: sugar, cheese and lemons

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La La Land movie poster. Source: https://buzzhub.wordpress.com/

The movie brought me back physical sensations from those random and rare perfect moments (usually in spring or summer).

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Love is a many splendored thing

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Who needs a date on Valentine’s Day, anyway? Curl up with a movie classic you can find in here…

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China Film Festival: a look behind the veil

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Film still from "River," to be featured in the China Film Festival in Leipzig. Photo courtesy Confucius Institute.

If you can’t go to China, China comes to Leipzig. @ die naTo, 9 thru 11 Feb.

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