Best Horror Movie Performances by Military Veterans

Actors in a horror movie can usually go one of two ways, serious and believable or camp-made. These actors and military veterans played the roles with seriousness, method and professionalism, which makes them memorable. More so, many actors and veterans had lived through serious life experiences, sometimes in times of …

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Battle of the Banned Books: The author of a book on the “to destroy” list visits Rapid City

RAPID CITY, SD — Earlier this month, five books were placed on Rapid City-area schools’ list of surplus property to be destroyed. In a statement, the district said it was because the books contained “explicit and inappropriate sexual content.” Those who oppose it say it is a group of people …

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BeReal is the latest Gen Z social app obsessed with authenticity

BeReal, as the name of the app suggests, wants me to post my truth. Once a day randomly, I’m asked to “be real”, to capture my unfiltered life synchronously through my phone’s selfie and rear camera. There is, according to BeReal, a distinctly authentic self behind the smoke and mirrors …

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Local literary arts festival for young writers emerging from the scene

Come as you are to the inaugural Kuala Lumpur Youth Literary Arts Festival (KLYLAF) from June 24-26, with participation from a handful of Klang Valley arts venues. Yes, they really mean it: the festival’s theme is ‘No Invitation Necessary’, an apt representation of its spirit of openness, diversity, inclusivity and …

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Green leaves Meanjin | Books+Publishing

May 17, 2022 @booksandpublishing Meanjin editor Jonathan Green has announced that the December 2022 edition of the literary journal will be his last. Green, who has held the position since 2015, is the 11th editor in the magazine’s 81-year history. “It has been a great privilege to edit a publication …

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The Harry Potter book with the worst film adaptation according to fans

In a “Harry Potter” Reddit thread, u/BoneyRL ranked “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” as the worst film adaptation, citing its “disappointing” storytelling. Other users concurred with this assessment, condemning the film for its truncated narrative. Like u/Genealogy-1 wrote: “I agree, the best are the ones where they really stick …

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Victorian England between science and faith. From May 13 on the app

Carrie Mathison. This is the name of the famous character played by American actress Claire Dance in the series “Home”, an innovative and far-sighted story by Showtime that aired from 2011 to 2020. It is already difficult to get rid of such a multifaceted film and complex. character of CIA …

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Adults are revisiting these favorite childhood books – PR News Blog

By Aleksandra Vayntraub // SWNSNEWS COPY WITH VIDEO + INFOGRAPHICSMore than half (54%) of Americans say they return to their childhood by reading the books they loved as children, including 62% of people over 77.A new survey asked 2,000 American adults about their favorite childhood picture books and found Stan …

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‘Taangh/Longing’, ‘Shoebox’ wins top prizes at New York Indian Film Fest | Entertainment News

New York: A documentary about hockey Olympian Grahnandan Singh, a film that explores a young woman’s complex relationship with her father, and a documentary about young girls who stand up against child marriage and learn football have won top honors at this year’s New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF) which …

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State government to reprint Savarkar’s books: CM | Goa News

Panaji: Most of our country’s history is Western propaganda forced upon us. Veer Savarkar is an unsung hero of Indian freedom struggle but part of the population has only been spreading lies, lies and hatred against him. The Goa government will reprint Savarkar’s books and distribute them to libraries in …

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Peter Greenaway reflects on his career while finishing a new movie

Right off the bat, Peter Greenaway wants to make it clear that he never really took himself seriously as a filmmaker – although, like so many of the paradoxes that make up Greenaway’s identity, it’s unwise to take such a assertion too seriously. “It’s a terrible confession to talk to …

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Fun Home, Maus, and the Legacy of Indecent Comics

Recently, there has been a surge in failed and successful attempts to ban certain graphic novels from schools and libraries across the United States. In late March, a Tennessee school board’s decision to ban Art Spigeleman’s Maus as its “inappropriate” depictions of nudity and violence sent shockwaves through the literary …

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’60s Abortion Drama Rings True to the Current Tune

This review of “Happening” was first published on May 5 ahead of the film’s opening in New York and Los Angeles. Rarely has there been a narrative film that feels more current than ‘Happening’, a French drama about the trials of a young woman attempting an abortion – in 1963. …

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Publication on Iran-Japan film relations presented at Tehran Intl. Book Fair

TEHRAN — A book illustrating cinematic ties between Iran and Japan was showcased at a special meeting at the 33rd Tehran International Book Fair (TIBF) on Thursday. Published by the Alhoda International Cultural, Artistic and Editorial Institute in Tehran, the book “Iran-Japan Cinema” was written by Qodratollah Zakeri, an Iranian …

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Phoenix Music offers sober gigs on new app in Denver

Nearly 108,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2021, according to the Centers for Disease Control reported this weekbreaking previous records and highlighting a public health crisis spurred to new levels by the COVID pandemic. But while there’s been no shortage of grim milestones lately, Denver nonprofit The Phoenix sees …

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Luana Bisesti • Director, Trento Film Festival

05/13/2022 – Interview with the director of the oldest international film festival dedicated to mountains, adventure and exploration, which has just completed its 70th edition (©Luca Matassoni) Celebrating 70 yearsand edition with a multitude of events and screenings, the Trento Film Festivalthe oldest international film festival dedicated to mountains, adventure …

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How Books and Literature Can Support the Rehabilitation of Indian Prisoners

We have a task for all of you. In late October, the first year of the pandemic, activist Devangana Kalita wrote outside. “Please ask women’s organizations and feminist publishers to donate literature, books and pamphlets to Tihar Prison No. 6 so that we can enrich and diversify the library. By …

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In a new film, Nicolas Cage faces a new enemy: himself – News

‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’ is now playing in cinemas across the UAE By AP Published: Thu 12 May 2022, 10:42 Metropolis. Bruce Lee. Woody Woodpecker. A pet cobra. All of these things have been inspirations behind Nicolas Cage’s performances — sometimes private homages that the actor has used …

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Best reference books and apps of 2022 May

This list is for the best reference books and apps. We’ll do our best to make sure you understand this Best Reference Books and Apps list. I hope you like this list Best reference books and apps. So let’s start: Table of Contents: Best Reference Books and Apps The quote …

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Books as “surplus goods”: a new angle for censorship

Novelist Dave Eggers Calls Rapid City Book Destruction ‘Unacceptable Horror’ Arguments over censorship have become all too common at school board meetings. In South Dakota, the Rapid City School District tried to avoid this public debate with a new tactic: listing targeted books at the end of a list of …

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Brighton Festival: a strong global program of books and debates

Michael Rosen The Brighton Festival continues its reputation as a leading platform to engage in lively discussion and debate with 35 books and debate events for all ages from 7-29 May. Spokesperson Claire Andrews said: “Highlights include one of this year’s Festival co-directors, Syrian architect and author Marwa Al-Sabouni, examining …

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Von Loves Her Modernist: Film Reveals Adelaide’s Vibrant Cultural Underbelly of the 1940s

“I think it’s one of Adelaide’s great stories,” filmmaker and writer Rob George says of the story that inspired his documentary. Von loves his modernist. “But we have the problem in Adelaide that we’re a small town and the story tends to be told about the big cities.” Max Harris …

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Improve glycemic control with Diabetes app features

A review of data presented at ATTD 2022 dissects which features of smartphone apps created to improve diabetes management actually contribute to improved glycemic control. The rapid integration of continuous glucose monitoring technologies has spawned a wave of innovation within these technologies. Among the most recent additions to the equation …

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Polk Schools will discuss the future of 16 books pulled from libraries

LAKELAND, Fla. — The future of 16 books pulled from the shelves of Polk County Public Schools school libraries could be decided by school board members in two Tuesday meetings. In a business session at 3:30 p.m., Superintendent Frederick Heid is expected to share his recommendation with the board to …

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Augmented reality app lets users witness the abduction of Japanese Americans during World War II

Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, delivered on weekdays. June Aochi Berk remembers her habit of snuggling her mother as a child, and the special softness of a black coat with a fur collar. Berk sought that solace as a 9-year-old forced from Los Angeles …

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The Power of Image: How Early French Humanists Harnessed Imagery in Books

LAWRENCE – Fits around 15 artworkandilluminated manuscripts of the last century, Anne Hedeman includes 183 color illustrations in her new book. The stunning art serves to exemplify the author’s groundbreaking scholarship, which details the power these images once had in proposing a humanistic worldview – as opposed to strictly religious …

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Filmmaker Nagraj Manjule talks about his film Jhund with Amitabh Bachchan

Nagraj Manjule Starring Amitabh Bachchan jhund finally saw the OTT light this Friday, and filmmaker Nagraj Manjule is beaming with joy over its digital release. Based on the life of football manager Vijay Barse, the film features Bachchan as a person named Vijay Borade who works for the upliftment of …

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Cannes Critics’ Week Film ‘The Woodcutter Story’ Debuts Trailer, Totem Films Handles Sales (EXCLUSIVE)

The Cannes Critics’ Week film “The Lumberjack’s Story” has launched its trailer. It is the first feature film by a director of Mikko Myllylahti, the writer of the Cannes Un Certain Regard winner “The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Makki”. The film is sold by a French sales …

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“The Unwritten Books”: Best of National Poetry Month

As National Poetry Month draws to a close, here are some of the Artsweek staff’s favorite poems! Audrey Kenyon/Daily Nexus “Looks Like a Boy” by Jamaal May Why do guns look so phallic and why are almost all mass shooters male? Jamaal May’s poem ‘Looks Like a Boy’ reveals guns …

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These films explain why 2005 was a great year for cinema

It seems like every year the film industry finds a way to outdo itself, whether it’s due to advances in technology, increased budgets, or the quality of storytelling. One year that particularly stands out among the rest is 2005. Some of the most complex and emotional films of the 2000s …

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Navy’s top admiral quietly removes ‘woke’ books from NOC’s reading list

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Admiral Mike Gilday, Chief of Naval Operations for the United States (CNO), has released an update to the CNO’s Professional Reading Program. Gone from the list are the socially progressive books that inflamed the ire of conservatives last year. Books like Ibram X. Kendi bestseller How …

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Battle of a Queen in Movies – The New Indian Express

Express press service MANGALURU: In India’s protracted battle for freedom against the British Raj, history is full of fearless characters whose contributions have been hailed, but India, throughout its beleaguered past, had also fallen between the hands of evil rulers like the Portuguese. Here, the story was unfair and captured …

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Best-selling books of the week ending May 1 | Books

Here are Publishers Weekly’s best-selling books for the week ending April 30. 1. “Dream City” • David Baldacci 2. “Run, Rose, Run” • Parton/Patterson 3. “The City on Fire” • Don Winslow 4. “Magnificent” • Danielle Steel 5. “The Good Left Unfinished” • Adriana Trigiani 6. “The Investigator” • John …

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10 Best Book-Movie Adaptations, According To IMDb

2022 is a big year for book-to-screen adaptations, starring Delia Owen Where the Crawdads sing get the big screen treatment and the announcement of a hunger games prequel based on Suzanne Collins’ The Ballad of Songbirds and Serpents. Literature is undoubtedly one of the best ways to deliver a descriptive …

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The Namibian filmmaker adapts the story of Obinna Udenwe to the cinema

Award-winning Nigerian writer, Obinna Udenwe’s short fiction ‘It Has to Do With Emilia’, published in 2017 in AFRADA magazine, has been adapted into a short trailer by award-winning Namibian filmmaker, Bridget Pickering. “It Has to Do With Emilia” tells the story of an unusual love affair between a troubled young …

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Haryana board changes Grades 6-10 history books to be more India focused

The Haryana School Education Board (BSEH) has practically released new history books for grades 6 to 10. The state board has made major changes to the history books curriculum starting from this new academic session. The old history e-books have been removed from the council website and the link of …

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RSU 40 critics defied the books again – Knox County VillageSoup

UNION – Community and council members raised concerns about two books from the Medomak Valley High School library at the Regional School Unit 40 board meeting on Thursday, May 5 . Superintendent Steve Nolan said the books had already been reviewed in accordance with district policy and were still part …

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Film by Swiss anarchist watchmakers wins best film award at Jeonju Film Festival

Swiss director Cyril Schäublin speaks to SWI swissinfo.ch while walking by the Jeonjuchun River: “There are no actors in the film. They are all friends or real watchmakers. Christopher Small by Cyril Schäublin Disorders collects its second international award months before its theatrical release, scheduled for October. During a talk …

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Eggers offers replacements for South Dakota’s banned books

Best-selling author Dave Eggers is giving high school students in South Dakota’s second-largest city free copies of his book ‘The Circle’ and copies of four books by other authors that have been pulled from schools in the district ByThe Associated Press May 5, 2022, 9:09 PM • 3 minute read …

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The collection of revealing essays asks the question: are the arts essential? | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge Alberta Arthurs Photo: Flash Rosenberg Crystal Truscott, Alberta Arthurs and Jeffrey Brown In a test for Are the arts indispensable? (NYU Press) Ford Foundation President Darren Walker writes that the impact of art cannot be quantified because “you cannot measure the impact of empathy …

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Enterprise App Store Software Market to See Huge Growth by 2031 – Queen Anne and Mangolia News

the Enterprise Application Store Software Market accounted for XX million/billion US$ in 2022 and is projected to grow at a CAGR of XX% over the forecast period 2022-2030, to account for XX million/billion US$ in 2030. Global Enterprise app store software Market is segmented by region into North America, Europe, …

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Why I will never watch a Marvel movie

Indeed, the lack of originality is a major concern. Much of the culture seems to be about the hegemony of the few right now – a small number of pop stars dominate the field; we get endless runs of certain TV dramas – but cinema, with the Marvel franchises, seems …

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The Schofield event offers books and a haircut to the student body

May 4 – Haircuts and hundreds of free books were part of the action this week at Schofield Middle School, in a one-of-a-kind event for the entire student body. “Kids…buy books,” said seventh-grader Allen Cummings, an honor student who was selected to help with Tuesday’s event. “Whatever book they want, …

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Acclaimed director Shekhar Kapoor inaugurates national seminar on Indian cinema and soft power

“This is the right time for Asian countries to become the world’s premier culture,” famous director Shekhar Kapoor said at the inauguration of the national seminar titled “Indian Cinema and Soft Power” on May 3, 2022. event was organized by the cultural outfit of India – the Indian Council for …

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Top 10 Wilderness Stories | Books

JWilderness is generally thought of as an environment that opposes human culture – a large geographic ecosystem that has not been significantly modified or influenced by human activity. It is precisely for this reason that humans tend to idealize it from a distance, relishing in a notion of wilderness that …

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The Las Positas College Literary Arts Festival returns this weekend | News

Experience a full day of free writing workshops and panels when the Las Positas College Literary Arts Festival returns this Saturday. The festival, held for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown in in-person gatherings, features internationally acclaimed authors, an Afghan-American memoirist, a US Army veteran poet, and a …

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5 books to offer for Mother’s Day

HOUSTON – One of the best gifts moms can get for Mother’s Day, this is a great book where they can relax and escape the stresses of their daily lives. And with so many options to choose from, book influencer Cindy Burnett, host of the Thoughts from a Page podcast, …

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The A1 Tutor app for all secondary and A-level students

Have you always wanted to prepare for the baccalaureate without going to a physical lesson? Need to keep your wards and kids studying without having to carry physical books? The A1 Tutor app may be available to resolve these issues. Tutor A1 is a learning platform for secondary and A-level …

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Study details Diabetes app features associated with improved glycemic control

The rapid integration of continuous glucose monitoring technologies has spawned a wave of innovation within these technologies. Among the most recent additions to the equation are smartphone apps to optimize the use of CGM technologies in patients with diabetes. As the market for CGM devices becomes increasingly competitive, manufacturers have …

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Navya Nanda and Shweta Bachchan talk about books on Instagram and we took notes

Navya Nanda with her mother Shweta Bachchan. (courtesy: navyananda) Navya Naveli Nanda’s love for reading is evident in her social media posts. And that should come as no surprise given her family’s close association with art and literature. While her great-grandfather Harivansh Rai Bachchan is one of the most prolific …

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Metallised Nylon Films Market Demand, COVID-19 Impact Analysis and Regional Opportunities by 2028 – Queen Anne and Mangolia News

“ Detailed Overview of Metallized Nylon Films Market Outlook 2022 This section discusses various aspects of the Metallized Nylon Film industry including its size, trends, revenue forecast and has made several changes in This report also covers the impact of COVID-19[feminine] in the world market. Request sample now The Metallized …

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Student Spotlight: Eduardo Hernandez ’22 Short Film Inspired by Dartmouth’s Film Community

Created for her graduation thesis, the film highlights the beauty of life by exploring unexpected romantic relationships. by Alexandra Surprising | 03/05/22 02:00 Source: Courtesy of Eduardo Hernandez Film major Eduardo Hernandez ’22 started behind the camera in college, making morning announcements and sketching on the lunch menu. He found …

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Books slide down Vernon curling rink for mega sale – Vernon Morning Star

After a two-year wait, the Friends of the Library are thrilled to hold their annual May Book Sale at the Vernon Curling Club from May 5-7. Available books represent all categories in the library, including videos and CDs. “Also, locals have been very generous with book donations when they’ve downsized …

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Film studies students enjoy best internship ever News Keene State College

Students of Professor Jo Dery’s course Film 380: Career Development in Film and Media quickly learn that the path to Hollywood is paved with challenging work, technical expertise, a willingness to hustle and, above all, the ability to collaborate. This spring, ten of his students landed the internship jackpot. “I’ve …

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The Block Museum hosts a screening of films about Chicago

Jonah Elkowitz/The North West Daily Audience members attend a short film at Block by Block: Short Films About Chicago on Friday night. A round table with some filmmakers followed the screening. In her short film “Some Thingz Never Change: Monologues from a Stoop in Bronzeville”, artist Jazmine. look for a …

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A teacher who has written over 100 books

Rakib Ahmad Zia, a political science professor from central Kashmir, is the author of over 100 books covering various topics. A native of Naroo Budgam, he is the author of books related to political science, general knowledge and various contests for students as well as the teaching community. Currently, he …

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Adrian Matejka will be Poetry magazine’s first black editor

Poetry magazine, one of the oldest and most most important literary publications, will have a black editor for the first time. Adrian Matejka, educator, former Indiana State Laureate and award-winning poet, takes office May 16. “I couldn’t be more humbled or excited to be the new editor of Poetry,” Matejka, …

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First Step Swim (2021) Eye for Film Film Review

“Caitlin McMullan’s film is a delight.” Against the deep black blue of the water, dark velvet, the swimsuit elects the torso, the arms. Hands and a head in pale contrast with the dark hair of the sea, the loch at the locks. Birdsong and limitless forest, a film tune. The …

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Hamilton artist Tom Wilson hopes new film will help bring ‘Mohawk culture to light where it belongs’

Hamilton’s enormous impact on the life of artist and musician Tom Wilson has been reflected in everything he has done over the past few decades. beautiful scars, a documentary based on Wilson’s bestselling memoir of the same name, is no different. It is set to have its premiere screening at …

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UCLA Center for Chinese Studies Hosts Series on Taiwanese Cinema and Culture

Countries and artistic mediums are brought into conversation through “Taiwan in Dialogue”. Organized by the UCLA Center for Chinese Studies, the lecture series features dialogues with Taiwanese American directors Arvin Chen and Feng-I Fiona Roan. In his April 14 speech, Chen discussed his film career and the Taiwanese film industry, …

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Star Trek Lists 5 Books Fans Should Read And Would Make A Great Series

WEST HOLLYWOOD, CA – NOVEMBER 20: Actor William Shatner (R) signs copies of his new book ‘Star Trek Academy Collision Course’ for fans at Book Soup on November 20, 2007 in West Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images) This Star Trek Musical Mashup Is Still Iconic After Six Years …

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Impact of the app-based, nurse-led [email protected] supportive care program on the dose intensity of targeted oral therapies in patients with metastatic kidney cancer: a retrospective multicenter observational study

This article was originally published here Cancer Care Support. 2022 April 29. doi: 10.1007/s00520-022-07088-1. Online ahead of print. ABSTRACT BACKGROUND: Tyrosine kinase (TKI) inhibitors remain a cornerstone of metastatic kidney cancer (mRCC). Adverse events (AEs) may lead to dose reduction, and optimal management of AEs is necessary to maintain an …

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UNCW’s Lookout Books Receives Emergency Literary Arts Funding

Friday, April 29, 2022 Lookout Books, the literary book publisher of UNCW’s Department of Creative Writing, is among more than 300 organizations and publishers to receive financial assistance from the Literary Arts Emergency Fund, supported by the Mellon Foundation. “We are thrilled to receive this vital support, which will go …

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The Flight Attendant TV Magazine

During the 60s and 70s, the flight attendant was a fantastic figure for many heterosexual men and an ambitious career choice for many heterosexual women. The sight of a woman in a flight attendant uniform immediately conjures up the dream of a woman who will sleep with you and then …

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Book Censorship News, April 29, 2022

This week, NPR and several other major outlets ran a story about how a Florida man chose to respond to book bans across his state. Chaz Stevens is a middle-aged white activist known for his tongue-in-cheek protests. His latest is to ask Florida schools to remove the Bible from libraries …

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These are books school systems don’t want you to read, and why

What the book is about: This memoir, written in the form of a graphic novel, takes readers on author Maia Kobabe’s journey from adolescence to adulthood, navigating confusing questions about sexuality and gender identity. Ultimately, Kobabe emerges as gender non-binary and asexual, adopting the gender-neutral pronouns e, em, and eir. …

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How to download and install the EMUI 12 Beta app [Live]

Google is rolling out the latest app update for Play Store which comes with version 30.2.19 and weighs around 24.58 megabytes. According to the information, this update brings minor bug fixes which improve the overall performance of the app and provide the best user experience. Google Play Store is the …

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‘From Kennywood to Kensington’: the famous concert pianist writes a whimsical sequel | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge piano girl playbook author Robin Meloy Goldsby Robin Meloy Goldsby has arguably played more gigs than the Rolling Stones and Madonna combined. Its schedule rivals the Grateful Dead at its peak, with around 200 performances a year. And the variety of venues she’s …

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I will make a film in Bengali when I understand the language well: Shoojit Sircar

Critically acclaimed filmmaker Shoojit Sircar has expressed his desire to direct a film in Bengali, but only after mastering the language well. A ‘probashi’ (non-resident) Bengali who grew up in Delhi, Sircar said he was not exposed to an environment where he could learn the nuances of his native …

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Apple removes App Store apps that haven’t been updated in two years

Emma Roth, writing for The Verge: Apple can crack down on apps that no longer receive updates. In email with screenshot sent to affected developers, titled “App Improvement Notice”, Apple warns that it will remove apps from the App Store that have not been “updated for a significant time” and …

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Brookings Registry | Leftovers from 2021 will appear at the 2022 Book Festival

BROOKINGS – ‘The Queen of Beach Readings’ is coming to the South Dakota Party! Popular thriller and romance novelist Mary Kay Andrews will help celebrate 20 years of reading and writing at the 2022 Festival of Books, September 23-25 ​​in Brookings. Andrews was originally scheduled to appear at the 2021 …

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The best new books to read in May

There’s a tendency to sum up entire social media platforms by their most annoying users: tweeters sharing bad takes, Facebookers spreading bad news, YouTubers complaining about YouTube, etc. But every platform has a books section, and so at least some value in my listening. Over the past few decades, I’ve …

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Animated film wins first prize in Film Pitching competition | Culture – Sports

The most talented young filmmakers and members of the jury of the Film Pitching competition during the Film Pitching workshop in Hanoi on April 26 (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNS/VNA) – Truong Hoc Ma Mut (The Mammoth School), an animated film, won first prize in the Film Pitching competition jointly organized …

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Another Appalachia celebrates homosexuality and racial diversity in unexpected places | Literary Arts | Pittsburgh

Click to enlarge For a long time, the voices that have dominated the narratives of what it’s like to live in Appalachia have been conservative and white. While many Appalachian towns in Pennsylvania and West Virginia are not always racially diverse, there are people of color who …

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Oakland Hills students collect children’s books in Mexico

OAKLAND — Three enterprising boys, including one from Piedmont, start a nonprofit foundation that sends books to students in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The Good Books Foundation, founded last June, has so far raised 250 books of books with a goal of 1,000 books by 2024. The boys are in …

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Focus on the Nepalese film industry

In Nepal, there is only a handful of extant literature regarding the arts and specifically cinema. Jiwan Parajuli, who has worked as an arts and entertainment journalist for 14 years, adds one more to the list by publishing his book titled “Close-up”. Prajuli’s “Close-up” gives us an insider’s perspective on …

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8 Perfect Books for First-Time Dog Parents

This content contains affiliate links. When you purchase through these links, we may earn an affiliate commission. I am finally a dogmother! After a childhood spent trying to befriend lizards and grasshoppers because I wasn’t allowed to bring home a dog, college days spent chasing errant campuses with packets of …

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JAAGO Partners with Asia Foundation to Promote Let’s Read App

The non-profit organization JAAGO Foundation has partnered with The Asia Foundation to promote the Let’s Read app, a free digital library developed by the latter to make reading fun and easy, in 64 districts of Bangladesh. The JAAGO Foundation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Asia Foundation to …

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Las Positas College is preparing to organize a festival of literary arts | Culture

Las Positas College will host a literary arts festival, “Get Lit,” on Saturday, May 7, with a keynote address by Tamim Ansary, an Afghan American writer of fiction and history. Ansary, which received the Northern California Book Award in 2010 for “Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic …

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🌱 Job Update + Exclusive Film Screening

Happy Tuesday, Bentonville! Let’s start this day. Here’s everything you need to know in Bentonville today. First, today’s weather forecast: A lot of sun. High: 64 Low: 43. Here are the top three stories from today in Bentonville: The Benton County Clerk’s Office stayed open late for voter registration Monday …

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Don Winslow chats with Michael Mann at the Times Festival of Books

After years as one of the nation’s best-selling crime novels, Don Winslow has announced his retirement to write a few days before taking the stage at the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books on Sunday for a conversation with filmmaker Michael Mann. “I love writing,” he said in a statement …

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Obsidian Receives Literary Arts Emergency Fund Award – News

Obsidian: Literature & Arts in the African Diaspora received a Literary Arts Emergency Fund award of $15,000. Obsidian is one of 313 literary arts organizations and publishers across the United States to receive funding for the historically underfunded field of literary arts. The Literary Arts Emergency Fund was initiated and …

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Festival of Books panelists find hope in writing about climate change

Olivia Clare Friedman found her way to writing about climate change while walking past a cemetery. “I had this question: what if the effects of climate change mean that we lose our physical war memorials and what happens to our rituals of mourning and grief?” Friedman’s most recent novel, “Here …

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Goodbye Uncle: Tributes pour in for John Paul from Malayalam cinema artists

John Paul, screenwriter of over 100 Malayalam films, died of an illness on Saturday 23 April. For a man who has always had many stories to tell about his colleagues, John Paul, screenwriter of a hundred Malayalam cinema films, received beautiful and lengthy tributes from his bereaved colleagues, when he …

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Keane on books: Stars set to shine at Dublin International Literature Festival

Well, I love the sound of the new Literary Village which will be located in Merrion Square Park, Dublin next month. The Dublin International Literature Festival, which celebrates a quarter century of stories, makes its appearance in its new home in the beautiful leafy space from 19-29 May. or this …

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Making a film about Tagore was no small feat: Pablo Cesar

In this interview, Pablo César talks about the film’s origins and the extensive research that went into it, directing Victor Banerjee, and the living experience of filming in India, among other things. The Indo-Argentine film “Thinking of Him”, directed by renowned Argentine director Pablo Cesar and co-produced by award-winning Indian …

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Pre-pandemic vibe as thousands turn out for Festival of Books at USC

The nation’s largest literary and cultural festival returned to USC’s University Park campus on Saturday with a fun party for bookworms, authors and just about everyone. The Los Angeles Times Festival of Books opened with a serenade from the USC Trojan Marching Band and words of welcome from the leaders …

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Vernon poets explain why they write in a sold-out film – Vernon Morning Star

A documentary started in 2017 will be screened next week with its first screenings, all of which have already been sold out. The project, produced and directed by Hannah Calder and Curtis Emde, an Okanagan College English professor and self-proclaimed aspiring filmmakers, will have gala screenings coming later this month …

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Genocide survivor “master” filmmaker Saidin Salkic will present his “disarming” film in Los Angeles. The first time his work will be shown in the United States

LOS ANGELES, CA, April 23, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ — Saidin Salkic, also known as Mido, survived the 1995 Srebrenica genocide at the age of 13 and inspired by his experiences, he became the one of the most unique and prolific artists and filmmakers of his generation. “Salkic is one of the …

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‘Greatest Storyteller’ Books Everyone Should Read on World Book Day

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