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October 2019

Movie newbie impressions of DOK Leipzig films

in Film festival/Movies/Reviews
Movie newbie perspective, Honeyland
"Honeyland" at DOK Leipzig. Film still © Tamara Kotevska

“I spent two days at DOK Leipzig 2019 watching as many movies as I could, and recommend that you do the same if you have the time.”

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Tables for 2: iconic DJs spin together at Leipzig party

in DJ/Music/What's on
Tables for Two
Photo courtesy of Jägermeister

Jägermeister and CLUB L1 Leipzig bring over the highly versatile PSAIKO.DINO (DJ for famous rapper CRO) and internationally renowned beats and remix maestro Frizzo, whose collaborations range from legends like Shaggy and Dizzee Rascal to current greats like Calvin Harris.

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Teaching ancient Greek to a 4-year-old

in Literature/Reviews
Ancient Greek vase
Image by coursousa, Pixabay

Looking for a unique gift to give a smart and curious little one you happen to know?

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3 highlights not to be missed at DOK Leipzig 2019

in Film festival/Leipzig/Movies
DOK Leipzig highlights
Scores of people crowded into Hbf Osthalle on 29 Oct 2019 to watch "Meeting Gorbachev," including the director Werner Herzog himself. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

Trouble choosing from the huge cinematic menu at DOK Leipzig, our city’s international documentary and animation film fest kicking off on Monday for the whole week? Our film writer gives you a tasty, bite-sized starter selection.

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The Leipzig Affair: a book and a feeling

in Literature/My Leipzig/Philosophies/Reviews
Leipzig in 1985
By Bundesarchiv, Bild 183-1985-0319-023 / CC-BY-SA 3.0, CC BY-SA 3.0 de, Link

“I moved through Leipzig as if nothing bad could ever happen there, even knowing that was impossible. And yet, the Leipzig the character of Magda lived in scared me to my core.”

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Innenwelten: die Malerei der Ellen Steger

in Arts/Philosophies

Part 8 of our German series by Nils Müller on local artists: “Sie zeigt uns dieses Volk bei seiner Freilassung. Das Volk, das es besser haben wollte und das es leid war, nur das Innere eines Käfigs ablaufen zu können und immer nur das gleiche zu fressen.”

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