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June 04, 2015

Glocal spotlight: Gaia Manco, “The Leipziger”

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Interview with Gaia Manco, founder of The Leipziger. https://leipglo.com
Gaia Manco, founder of The Leipziger, in Beijing in 2014. Photo courtesy Gaia Manco.

“I am a Wahlleipzigerin, and I’d like to say I always will be. Leipzig is particularly meaningful to me because moving to Leipzig meant moving in together with my husband Frank. It sounds super traditionalist to say it this way, but my husband and I never really lived together until after we got married. We simply didn’t live in the same country and sometimes not even in the same continent!
We chose Leipzig because it was a city where we, with our poorly paid intellectual professions, could live well. Much better than in England, where I lived at the time!”

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#MoviesOmU: English language and other foreign movies in the original in Leipzig, June 4-10

in Arts/Culture / Entertainment

Here’s our regular listing of movies being shown in English and other original languages (with labels such as OmU, OF and OV) at Leipzig cinemas for the next seven days. Although not dubbed, they often come with German subtitles, so you can still access the movie if you don’t know the original language but know some German.

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