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Movie newbie impressions of DOK Leipzig films

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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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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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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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Amanda Palmer’s deep ode to womanhood in Leipzig

in Music/Philosophies/Reviews/Stage

“Amanda Palmer’s Leipzig performance felt as if she was talking with you… as a close friend [not] just about her life, but women’s lives in general, channeled into the context of the highly charged and confusing sociopolitical climate we live in today.”

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Carolas Garten: magnifying the wonders of nature

in Community/My Leipzig/Reviews/What's on
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    Carolas Garten photo by Bianca Peacock
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    Carolas Garten photo by Bianca Peacock

“The perspective is literally that of a bee, perched on the piston of a flower, overlooking all the busy details of the ever-moving world within the garden.” @Panometer

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Parasite: South Korea’s first Palme winner hits Leipzig

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Parasite Cast
By Kinocine PARKJEAHWAN4wiki - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

Parasite by Bong Joon-Ho will open this year’s Filmkunstmesse and its first Kinotage Leipzig. Find out if the film holds up to the hype and what we think of this year’s family class struggle Palme d’Or winner in the official Leipzig Glocal review.

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