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October 2017 - page 4

Legends of the fall: DOK festival turns 60

in History/Movies
Cover shot - Entrance of the festival cinema Capitol in 1974. Photo: Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-H1116-0002-001 / Friedrich Gahlbeck.
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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Catalonia and Spain: it’s complicated

in Opinion/Politics
Will the Catalonian coat of arms remain part of the Spanish one after Sunday's referendum?

When asked why they want independence, many Catalans say they have their own language and culture. Yesterday, Spain disagreed by force.

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