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Movies: Celebrating courageous oppressed women

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What do Turkish girls forced into marriage, Anne Frank and the “suffragettes” have in common?

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#Movies: Celebrating courageous oppressed women

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What do Turkish girls forced into marriage, Anne Frank and the “suffragettes” have in common?

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Review: “Lamb” and “Deutschland 83”

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These two screen gems are/were a delight to watch, even if one may be a bit more like rough coal to some.

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#MyLeipzig: Visitors’ videos about Leipzig – present and past

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What do other people say out there about our city, and choose to show? Views on – and of – today’s Leipzig and Leipzig in the GDR era.

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Looking behind the tolerance slogan

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Photo: Magdalena Lagaleriade >> http://bit.ly/1oDdK3H

“Refugees are Welcome” used to be a slogan of the Left. Now it is of the Right.

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Seven generations of migration

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“I wanted to understand where I came from and what made me who I am. Actually, I was inspired by Thomas Mellon, a 19th century Irish emigrant to the US who wrote: ‘If you would know yourself, begin with the study of your forefathers.’”

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