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Laura Martin

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A Brazilian girl that used to live in China, who is now studying American Studies in Leipzig and interning for LeipGlo. Has an interest in everything and anything, especially unconventional life stories. Here she will share her view of the world, encounters, and opinions

Arid Zone: A chat with filmmaker Fernanda Pessoa

in Culture / Entertainment/Movies/Reviews
Fernanda Pessoa, Arid Zone
"Arid Zone" promotional shot © Fernanda Pessoa / DOK Leipzig 2019

“The most conservative city in the US?” Filmmaker Fernanda Pessoa talks about how her recent documentary, “Arid Zone,” brought her back to a formative place in her youth. #DOKLeipzig

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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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Lichtfest 2019 and the Peaceful Revolution

in Culture / Entertainment/History/Society
Lichtfest 2019, Augustusplatz
Lichtfest 2019 (Photo: George O'Connor)

Couldn’t make it to Lichtfest 2019? Visit some sites in the city center that celebrate and remember the Peaceful Revolution.

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5 common mistakes on Instagram 

in Business/Society
Instagram workshop
Francis Müller and Edwin Schmierer at Instagram workshop. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

As LeipGlo spruces up its own Instagram account, here are some helpful tips for how to gain more followers and increase your engagement on the platform, if you’re trying to channel it into growing your own business.

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Life back then: Former GDR residents tell their story

in History/Leipzig/Philosophies
Former GDR residents Michael and Anne Dietrich
Photo courtesy of Michael and Anne Dietrich

Michael and Anne Dietrich are father and daughter, both born during the GDR. On this German Unity Day, they share their story and view of the Peaceful Revolution with The Leipzig Glocal.

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The Peaceful Revolution through a politician’s eyes

in History/Leipzig/Politics
Petra Köpping
Petra Köpping (Photo from Wikipedia, CC-BY-SA 3.0)

Petra Köpping, Minister of State for Equality and Integration of Saxony, shares her experience as a young politician in the GDR during the Peaceful Revolution.

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