Society

‘Festival of the M***’: Germany’s ongoing struggle with endemic racism

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Raja-Leon Hamann explores the racist and colonialist implications of the city festival of Eisenberg, Thuringia being renamed as the M*****fest or Festival of the M***.

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Isolation and division tackled at DOK Leipzig 2020

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Leipzig Glocal founder Ana has had a sneak peek at some of this year's DOK Leipzig documentary short film selection. Find out what she thought about these picks that will start screening next week across Leipzi venues and online.

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True Crime Series: Golden State Killer sentenced

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Paul Haynes, writer and researcher for the seminal true crime book I'll Be Gone In The Dark and the documentary of the same name takes a closer look at the Golden State Killer's recent sentencing hearing and his apology statement.

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Living through a distant war – an expat’s account of the Armenian-Azeri conflict

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LeipGlo contributor and Armenian expat Gabriel Armas-Cardona shares his point of view on the on-going, brutal conflict in Nagorno Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan.

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True Crime Series: interview with Paul Haynes of I’ll Be Gone in the Dark

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I'll Be Gone in the Dark's co-executive producer and -star Paul Haynes talks to us about his involvement in both helping finish the bestseller by Michelle McNamara and his contribution to the HBO documentary of the same name. He also goes into his unlikely connection to the Leipzig Glocal.

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Microaggressions and love as a foreigner in Leipzig

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"It was here that I met... some of my dearest friends. (...) At the same time, Leipzig is the first city I've lived where I've come to recognize microaggressions for what they are, as they surface in random, mundane moments of my daily life."

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