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Documentary: I was a DOK virgin

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DOK Festival Director Pasanen said, “We have no more physical walls in our immediate surroundings, but the idealogical walls of many are increasingly noticeable.”

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TransCentury Update: transcending time and genres

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“For me, music has always been a vehicle for transporting emotions – good or bad, exciting or paralyzing.” Guest writer Lydia interviews Christian “Kirmes” Kühr, organizer of the upcoming TransCentury Update.

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LeipGlo launches bi-monthly podcast

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Here is our first regular podcast program, hosted by our columnists Rachael Clugston (local politics) and Kapuczino (music). Please share with us your feedback on our pilot episode, as well as any ideas for interviewees and topics you may like to hear about in the future.

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Distillery goes silver, but never grey

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A look at Distillery’s humble beginnings and its future with Martin Driemel.

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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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The day Leipzig met the Champions League

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Red Bull Arena. By Philipp - Flickr: Leipzig von oben: Zentralstadion, CC BY 2.0, Wikimedia Commons.

“Champions League games are particularly peaceful affairs, as alcoholic beverages aren’t sold at the stadium. I didn’t tell my dad, and he drank his 0% beer in blissful ignorance.”

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