Sociologist Helena Flam ponders possible intepretations or reasons for the appointment of a former refugee from Minsk, married to his same-sex partner, as the new US Consul to Leipzig.
I have known her well, as long as I’ve been conscious of my own existence.
Love is often not entirely explainable and may seem quite random, and therein lies its power… to somehow stall the machine, though never quite break it.
“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.
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.
They need to let it all out somewhere, and they do it sitting in an “oven” naked and vulnerable with other dudes.