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Werner Herzog among DOK Fest highlights

in Leipzig tips/Movies/What's on by
Werner Herzog portrait. © Zhu Jingjing.

We’re about to get starstruck in Leipzig: Legendary German director Werner Herzog will attend this year’s DOK Fest, presenting his documentary “Meeting Gorbachev” and fielding questions from the audience.

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Cocktail Open Mic: I’m only human

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    Peter Seaton-Clark hosting our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Audience members at our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Leipzig Opera's Eliza Rudnicka headlined our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Leipzig Opera's Michael Chu headlined our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Public and performers mingling at Stan's bar at our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)
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    Maximilian Georg playing the sax at our Cocktail Open Mic on 8 June, 2018. (Photo: Justina Smile Photography)

IN ONE WEEK! Let’s raise our glasses to friendship, creativity, inclusion, the “imperfections” we embrace. Maybe sing or recite. As always, hanging out and having a good time is the most important part at our Cocktail Open Mic.

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Zagreb: 12 curious facts we discovered

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Zagreb, Croatia.

What our young, friendly, knowledgeable guide told me and my travel buddy about Zagreb was memorable. The highlights are worth sharing here, mixed in with a bit of what we learned from personal observation.

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Janelas no Purgatório: essay in Portuguese

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Janelas à mudança.

Quem de nós “expatriados” não se lembra do momento que decidiu jogar tudo pro alto e se mandar? Mesmo que tenha demorado um pouco entre a decisão e a ação…

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A gender-aware reading of “Good Manners”

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(Marjorie Estiano) and Clara (Isabél Zuaa) share a moment of tenderness in Good Manners. (Source: www.adorocinema.com)

Shedding the “good manners” expected of them as women in their own milieus, the archetypes of the rich white boss (“patroa”) and poor black maid (“empregada”) bond amid their shared isolation and impulses, while challenging the stereotypes assigned to them. #MovieReview

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Families Belong Together: rally in Leipzig

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A group in Leipzig is protesting the criminalization and separation of migrant families in the US.

“I have called on religious communities throughout Leipzig to show up and participate, on schools and friends and relatives, on students and the international community, and I hope that there will be a gigantic response which shows these kids and their parents that we see them, we care about them, and we are fighting for them,” explains the Leipzig protest organizer.

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