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The FIRST International Film Festival line-up unveiled for 2022

Xining, a socio-cultural peripheral city in northwest China, is the place to catch the latest Chinese independent films. After all, this is the site of FIRST International Film Festival, the largest independent film festival in the country. This year’s edition will last for one week, from July 27 to August …

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10 books to dig into this summer

Victoria Spratt is a fierce journalist, activist and housing rights activist. From his days to the deceased Debriefingwhere she led a massively successful campaign to ban letting agent fees, to her job today as I popr Housing Correspondent, documenting the schisms in tenants’ lives made deeper by conservative Britain, there …

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Swann’s book and autograph sale hits history

New York auction NEW YORK CITY — Bidders’ curiosity was piqued by a book and autograph sale at the Swann Auction Galleries on June 16 that revealed a mother lode of historic gems. Important documents from world leaders, including a selection of more than 40 US presidential autographs from a …

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From Poirot to poppers! Jarman Prize Shortlist Celebrates Filmmakers Who Take Risks | video art

From Agatha Christie novels to gay porn montages, the source material for the Film London Jarman Award 2022 nominees list is as varied as the work itself. This year’s contenders for the £10,000 prize include British-Kenyan filmmaker Grace Ndiritu, whose 2021 film Black Beauty features an advertisement for a factor …

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Frank Moorhouse, Australian author and essayist, dies aged 83 | Australian books

Frank Moorhouse, the acclaimed Australian author and essayist best known for the Edith trilogy, has died aged 83. His publisher, Penguin Random House, confirmed on Sunday that he died that morning in a hospital in Sydney. The author of 18 books, in addition to screenplays and essays, Moorhouse has explored …

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Film Adhesives Market To 2029 Global Industry Analysis By Major Key Companies

The adhesive film market is expected to experience market growth over the forecast period of 2022 to 2029. Data Bridge Market Research analyzes the market to grow at a 7.9% CAGR in the above forecast period. Adhesive films are basically the tapes, films and sheets coated with adhesives. They are …

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Rising Growth of Mobile App Designers – Designer Women

The Mobile Application Developer 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 Mobile app designers Market is segmented by region into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, …

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Global Commercial Inkjet Papers Market 2022 Research Report Analysis – Nippon Paper, APP, OJI, Nine Dragons Paper, Fujifilm – Instant Interview

One of MarketandResearch.biz recent studies, named Global commercial inkjet paper market from 2022 to 2028 provides a comprehensive industry overview, including product descriptions, market segmentation based on a variety of characteristics, and the current vendor landscape. It provides quantitative market research using data from annual reports, product literature, industry announcements, …

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Africa Film Festival gives cosmopolitan Trinidad and Tobago a chance to reshape its own worldview Global Voices Français

A youth panel in session at the 2022 Africa Film Trinidad and Tobago (AFTT), held in Port of Spain from May 24-28. Photo courtesy of AFTT, used with permission. The 2022 edition of Africa Film Trinidad and Tobago (AFTT), which took place in Port of Spain from May 24-28, presented …

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Op-Ed: Republicans Ban Books About Historical Truths Their Own Leaders Have Apologized For

On a recent outing, my wife and I attended a Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit called “Righting a Wrong”. In the modest confines of a single room at the Minnesota History Center in St. Paul, the exhibit chronicled an epic tragedy: the incarceration of 120,000 Japanese Americans and Japanese immigrants as …

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My Life in Books: Bernie McGill

Bernie McGill is a novelist and short story writer from Co Derry. Her book The Watch House was nominated for the Ireland/European Union Literature Prize in 2019. Her new collection of short stories, This Train is For, has just been published by No Alibis Press. We are not in the …

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Humanities Montana is accepting grant applications from civic and cultural organizations, as well as film and media projects |

Humanities Montana, the statewide nonprofit affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is now accepting applications for Regular Grants and Film + Video Grants. Organizations featuring festivals, podcasts, radio shows, talks, talks, and other ideas are eligible to apply for regular grants. Film + Video Grants funds multi-year media …

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Tasveer South Asian Film Festival 2022 – film entries now open

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF) is the largest South Asian film festival in the United States, located in beautiful Seattle, Pacific Northwest, Washington. It is produced by the powerful non-profit arts organization, Tasveer, which serves as a platform for all things film, literature and art, as part of the …

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List of Best Biblioracle Books of 2022 (So Far)

Somehow, we’re halfway through 2022, which has resulted in a series of lists of the best books of 2022 so far, including from Barnes & Noble and Esquire. Far be it from me to let anyone else have a head start on what books we should be talking about at …

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Rebeca Huntt on her documentary self-portrait, the hypnotic film Beba

Baby is a fascinating new film, a less traditionally explanatory documentary than one more in line with Chris Marker’s philosophical video-essays or incredibly personal self-portraits Tarnation Where little white lie. Rebecca Huntthe filmmaker behind the project, turns the camera on herself and her family in a moving exploration so raw …

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Time to embrace vibrant, youthful literary talents, says Malaysian poet

When she was growing up and devouring books, spoken word artist and poet Sheena Baharudin wished there had been such an event as the Kuala Lumpur Youth Literary Arts Festival (KLYLAF), which opens today today. The inaugural festival, which takes place at Petaling Jaya Performing Arts Center (PJPAC), KuAsh Theater …

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Efforts to ban ‘Lady of Heaven’ movie from UK cinemas have roots in Iranian regime: report

A campaign against a film which has seen some members of the Muslim community protest at cinemas across the UK, originated in Iran eighteen months ago, according to research by a Conservative think tank. A new research note by Dr Paul Stott from the Security and Extremism team at the …

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The Neuchâtel Fantastic Film Festival blurs the boundaries

After two years of hybrid and online-only editions, Neuchâtel Intl. The Fantastic Film Festival will celebrate its 21st year with a return to an all-on-site event, hosting four world premieres and more than twice as many international premieres. From July 1 to 9, the Swiss event will world premiere the …

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Ankush Tiwari publishes his second book of poetry and unveils its launch on Koo App

Books and all forms of literature provide people with much-needed calm in this chaotic world. Writers are a boon to our society, guiding people through life and sharing their deepest concerns, all in a nutshell. One such renowned entrepreneur and acclaimed artist, Ankush Tiwari, the founder of Global Savian Consulting …

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Making History: Six Books That Embrace the 1970s ‹ Literary Hub

It’s almost shocking to believe that what was once electric literature of the 1970s has now become historical fiction. Fifty years in the past, it’s no longer what we thought was cutting edge, though it was the era of women’s rights, gay rights, Watergate, the Vietnam War, and funds of …

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6 plays that deserve a film adaptation as soon as possible

Many famous films have been derived from or adapted from Broadway and Off-Broadway plays, which tend to be overshadowed by the big-budget musicals Broadway is best known for. Anyway, movies like FencesA24 Humans, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, A tram called Désir, and both the Netflix 2020 version and the …

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There is no good books app

This is a column of appreciation for all efforts undertaken in the world on behalf of books and literature that are not related to the creation of another doomed books app. Okay, that’s not correct. It really is a column of exasperation, occasioned by my bewilderment at the rather splashy …

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Gorham educators defend controversial posters, books dealing with sexuality

Some Gorham educators are defending posters on gender identity and a coming-of-age memoir recently challenged by parents, saying the material prepares students for a complex world. District community members, including at least two parents, argue that some of the books in the high school library are not age-appropriate for some …

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Kids English Learning Apps Market to See Massive Growth by 2031 – Designer Women

The Children’s English learning apps 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 English learning app for kids Market is segmented by region into North America, …

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Karnataka Arebhashe Samskruthi and Sahitya Academy Complete Digitization of 84 Books | Mangaluru News

Mangaluru: In an attempt to popularize, protect and preserve the language, as well as to obtain ISO language code, the Karnataka Arebhashe Samskruthi and Sahitya Academy finished on digitization of 84 lbs. Bharathesha Alasandemajalu, a member of the Academy, said that books published from 1968 to the most recent, including …

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Lost Illusions | Movie Threat

The film adaptation of Honoré de Balzac by Xavier Giannoli lost illusions, lost illusions, happens to be the first to adorn silver screens. The three-part novel has only been adapted three times before: a made-for-TV movie, a play, and a ballet. It is not easy to condense such gargantuan literature …

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Anti-Reflective Films Market Size, Share and Post Covid 19 Impact Analysis – Celicious, 3M, Lexerd, ClearCal – Designer Women

Detailed Overview of Anti-Reflective Film Market Outlook 2022 This section discusses various aspects of the Anti-Glare Film industry, including its size, trends, revenue forecast, and its latest update: It caused several changes, this report also covers the impact of the current situation of the COVID-19. Request sample now The Anti-Glare …

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App Maker software market – growing demand from industry professionals – Designer Women

The Application Building 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 App creation software Market is segmented by region into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle …

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How to watch Apple TV Plus 2022 [Apple TV App & Signup Guide]

Navigating the world of streaming devices and streaming services can be tricky. Similar names for different products and services certainly don’t make it any easier. In this article, we’ll tell you how to watch Apple TV Plus and how it works. Key points to remember: Apple TV and Apple TV …

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George Orwell: biography, life, books, death and 1984

George Orwell: a brief biography When was he born? Eric Arthur Blair was born in Motihari, in the northeast of India, on June 25, 1903, and grew up in England. Education After graduating from Eton College, he spent five years in the Imperial Police in Burma (now Myanmar), which left …

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Everything you need to know about the mYoga app

INTERNATIONAL YOGA DAY 2022: In a bid to spread yoga across the world and the mantra “Yoga se sahyog tak”, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the mYoga app last year on June 21. International Yoga Day 2022 marks the first anniversary of the mYoga app going live. The app is …

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7 exciting books by black authors you need to read now

From the moment authors of African descent put history to paper, they were expected to write with a single goal in mind – the battle for freedom. Former slaves used the feather to represent the terror of the Middle Passage and the cruelty of the sociopathic master. They recounted harrowing …

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OKC’s Lyric Theater Stages Musical ‘Matilda’ Ahead of Netflix Movie

One of the most beloved heroines of 20th century children’s literature, Matilda Wormwood is known for her bookish genius, wild imagination and telekinetic abilities. Matilda uses the power of her quick wit to tip over a glass of water without touching it and pretend to be a ghost by making …

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Banning books won’t censor thoughts and ideas

“How wonderful that no one has to wait a single moment before they start making the world a better place.” These are the uplifting words of a young Jewish teenager, Anne Frank, who you might remember from school if you were lucky enough to be in a school district that …

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‘Lapvona’ by Ottessa Moshfegh, Riley Sager, Ed Yong among 5 new books

Looking for something good to read? USA TODAY Barbara VanDenburgh scour the shelves for this week’s hottest new book releases. All books go on sale Tuesday. ‘Lappish’ By Ottessa Moshfegh (Penguin Press, fiction) What is it about : Little Marek, an abused shepherd and motherless in a disaster-ridden village, is …

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Joseph Kosinski’s Dystopian Sci-Fi Film Raises Various Thematic Questions About Humanity

by Joseph Kosinsky spider head was released on Netflix on June 17, 2022. The quirky, cyberpunk film stars Chris Hemsworth as an evil genius and Miles Teller as Jeff, the subject of his unethical drug experimentation. The screenplay was adapted from a 2010 New Yorker article by George Saunders titled …

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Fortune favors Lady Nikuko | Movie Threat

Distributor GKIDS has established itself as the leader in sophisticated, independent, international (mainly Japanese) animation that doesn’t appeal to children. At Ayumu Watanabe’s Fortune favors Lady Nikuko is a valuable addition to the company’s catalog. Beneath a few anime staples — goofy visual puns, over-the-top mannerisms, and exaggerated facial features …

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UVA acquires valuable collection of rare Chinese books

Barbara Heritage, Associate Director and Curator of Rare Book School’s Collections, said: “The Guanhailou Collection offers a broad yet deep look at China’s book culture – not only its technical innovations, which were numerous, but also how the culture of writing, printing, and book-making developed widely in China and then …

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Cinema and national development: an assessment

Highlighting some effects of the film industry on national development using different markers, what immediately comes to mind is culture. As they say, “Culture is the way of life” Cinema has played a major role in preserving our culture. Many ideologies and cultural heritages could have been eroded, but thanks …

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Hawthorne NJ student writes four books during COVID pandemic

HAWTHORNE — The pandemic has spawned hardship, misery and suffering, but in the fertile mind of Paul Duerr, it has also produced a Civil War military hero. His name is Brigadier General William Johnson. As the central character in Duerr’s new book, “1864,” the military leader beats the snot out …

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Movie review: Fire Island is a wildly funny comedy that will prove hugely important to queer audiences

Although I’m certainly not suggesting that fire island won’t gain crossover appeal with straight audiences – damn, I even saw this movie with a straight guy – queer audiences are sure to whole-heartedly embrace Joel Kim Boosteris a delightfully funny, sometimes wild comedy, in a way that is utterly personal …

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🌱 DCSS School Bus App + Adoptable Pets + Remote Work Opportunity

Hello, neighbors! It’s me, Sean Peek, your Daily host. Here’s all the local news you need to know right now. First, today’s weather forecast: A heavy storm in the afternoon High: 96 Low: 77. Here are today’s top stories in Douglasville: The Douglas County School System bus stop app is …

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Books and Words for Bloomsday

These suitably dressed ladies enjoy Bloomsday outside Davy Byrne’s Pub in Dublin. RollingNews.ie June 16, 2022 by Irish Echo Staff To mark Bloomsday and the centenary of the publication of James Joyce’s literary masterpiece, “Ulysses”, Irish Consulates in the United States are participating in the Global Joycean Book Giveaway. In …

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A well-marinated and balanced film as its name suggests – neither bland nor overpowering

When was the last time you watched a movie in Marathi that was an immersive experience? The one that soothed your senses and also made you think about yourself and the people around you. While the majority of cinematic releases in recent months have been typical romance flicks or historical …

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Taika Waititi wants to follow new characters in his film “Star Wars”

Taika Waititi has shared new information about his plans for the star wars film he is developing. While Lucasfilm offers non-stop TV shows through Disney Plus, their theatrical slate has been sparse lately. It was initially announced that Thieves Squadron of wonder woman director Patty Jenkins would be next star …

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Independent bookstores like Laura Romani’s Los Amigos Books in Berwyn are growing, diversifying: American Booksellers Association

Laura Romani, a Chicago resident with a background in education and library science, was considering a career change. “I was home a few years ago, reflecting on all the experience I’ve gained and how I wanted to contribute to the Latin American community while allowing myself to be myself and …

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Tom Hiddleston will tell the first Winnie the Pooh story on the Calm sleep app

Tom Hiddleston’s latest role could see fans crumble as he chronicles the adventures of Winnie the Pooh for sleep aid app Calm. Listeners can relax with the Loki actor reciting the latest sleep story from Disney’s Winnie the Pooh app: Tales Of Friendship Treasury. The story is a collection of …

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(BPRW) Fourth Annual Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival Announces First Film Selections and Inaugural Advisory Board | Press Releases

(BPRW) Fourth Annual Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival Announces First Selection Films, Inaugural Advisory Board (Black PR Wire) Morehouse College, the nation’s only college dedicated to the education and development of men of color, announced the expanded dates, first screening films and new advisory board for the fourth annual …

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7 libraries to discover in Dubai

If in doubt, go to the library… It might be the digital age, but there’s nothing quite like snuggling up with a strong coffee and a good book in hand. Feeding our literary addiction by buying new ones all the time can be expensive, but luckily there are several libraries …

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Security Building Window Films Market 2022 Industry Scenario, Strategies, Growth Factors and Forecast to 2028 – Instant Interview

Well under further investigation Global market for security building window films from 2022 to 2028 by MarketsandResearch.biz provides reliable and enumerated survey of business attributes, fragment descriptions, major drivers and restraints, and genuine insight into the future growth of the global market. The report provides information on key drivers, most …

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Books to celebrate Father’s Day

Father’s Day, the perfect day for camping, flying a kite, having a barbecue… or reading a book? This holiday is a great reminder of the importance of strong, positive father figures and male role models. The following books feature fathers (or grandfathers) who bring strength, protection, and love to their …

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Edmonds Arts Festival will feature local authors at the Literary Arts stand

For the first time ever, visitors to the Edmonds Arts Festival from June 17-19 will have the opportunity to chat with local authors at the Literary Arts Stand located in the square above Edmonds Library. A number of authors are members of EPIC Group Writers, which has partnered with Edmonds …

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Nooks for Books: Rare and Relevant Finds for New and Used Book Lovers | The best of Taos

To enter the op. cit. Books at John Dunn Plaza in Taos is like stepping into a respite of literature filled with light, warm hues and maze. (And cookbooks, maps, and calendars, oh my!) With the comfy couch and chairs upstairs for lounging, and the familiar faces of the small …

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5 Best Jhumpa Lahiri Books You Must Read

5 Best Jhumpa Lahiri Books You Must Read June 13, 2022, 12:57 p.m. 2 minute read Jhumpa Lahiri’s works mainly focus on the cultural conflicts faced by immigrants and which she herself has gone through. (Photo credit: Flickr) Jhumpa Lahiri is an Indian-American author known for her short stories, essays, …

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Ministry of Hajj and Umrah launches “Smart Pilgrim” app

MIDAN: More than 200 publishers and other related organizations are taking part in the first Madinah Book Fair, which kicked off at the King Salman bin Abdulaziz Exhibition and Conference Center on Thursday. Speaking at the opening ceremony, Mohammed Hassan Alwan, CEO of the event’s organizer, the Commission for Literature, …

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The Best LGBTQ+ Books of 2022, According to Lambda Literary

The Lambda Literary Foundation has announced the winners of its annual Lambda Literary Awards, also known as the “Lammys”. The 24 winners of the LGBTQ+ award were chosen from 120 finalists in categories including lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender fiction, poetry and non-fiction. Although the event was posted online, acting …

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First transgender publication, film company inaugurated in Madurai – The New Indian Express

By Express press service MADURAI: In a first, a transgender publishing company and a transgender film company were inaugurated on Saturday at E2E2 Road of Narimedu in the district. A modernized transgender library was also opened in the same premises. Priya Babu, a transgender person, said the trans publications and …

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Best-selling books of the week ending June 5 | Books

Here are Publishers Weekly’s best-selling books for the week ending June 4. 1. “Workout Partners” • John Grisham 2. “Meant To Be” • Emily Giffin 3. “Night Work” • Nora Roberts 4. “22 Seconds” • Patterson/Paetro 5. “Run, Rose, Run” • Parton/Patterson 6. “Dream City” • David Baldacci 7. “Clive …

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The Best Movie Franchises Based On Books, According To Ranker

2022 looks set to be another massive year for book-to-screen adaptations, with everything from small properties like Heart stroketo huge like power rings and Dragon House coming this year. Of course, that’s nothing new, as the books have led to everything from one-time box office bombs to massive movie franchises. …

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Donegal film student receives prestigious Fulbright award for studying… – Donegal Daily

A student from Donegal had an amazing opportunity to further her career in the film world. Writer and director Kate Haley was one of 40 Fulbright Prize recipients at Iveagh House in Dublin. The Fulbright Program offers passionate and accomplished students, scholars, artists, teachers, and professionals from all walks of …

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poet Siegfried Sassoon examined in Terence Davies’ new biopic about WWI soldier and poet

The dialogue is crisp and witty, but Sassoon isn’t exactly a bubbly company. In his poetry, he cannot tear himself away from the memories of the war, which many of his companions avoided. There is a brooding and melancholy side to his personality that will lead to a pattern of …

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Harry Potter books have new covers

Pottermore Publishing, the digital publisher of JK Rowling’s Wizarding World franchise, announced this week that the Harry Potter novels have new covers coming to e-books and audiobooks, aiming to update the design of the franchise. . As with digital movies, it’s not uncommon for e-books and the like to change …

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KSA celebrates the digital archiving of over a million films and audio documents

The Saudi Broadcasting Authority announced the preservation of 1.4 million films and radio material. The process had been done manually for decades before the materials were digitally preserved. According to Arab News, his announcement coincided with International Archives Day, celebrated annually on June 9. The SBA is home to 500,000 …

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Film Forum · LOST ILLUSIONS screeningCo-presented by Literary Hub

LOST ILLUSIONS screeningCo-presented by Literary Hub friday june 10 7:10 a.m. show With an introduction by Literary Hub lead writer Olivia Rutigliano Literary Hub is your daily destination for the best of the literary internet. Subscribe to Lit Hub’s What to Watch newsletter, a literary lens on all things film …

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‘Love & Virtue’ wins ABIA Book of the Year 2022

June 10, 2022 @booksandpublishing The winners of the Australian Book Industry Awards (ABIA) 2022 have been announced. Diana Reid’s first novel Love & Virtue won overall ABIA Book of the Year as well as Literary Fiction Book of the Year. Written in 2020 just after Reid graduated from college, the …

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Balzac’s adaptation proves his media satire still stings

There’s a heady smugness in Xavier Giannoli’s new adaptation of Honoré de Balzac’s “Lost Illusions,” as if the filmmaker is eager to put this film in the face of every human being on TV, or on Twitter, or even who has ever critiqued a movie, complained about current affairs, or …

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The Bookseller – News – Harper, Ozeki and Saint among Goldsboro Books Glass Bell Award finalists

Books by Elodie Harper, Ruth Ozeki and Jennifer Saint are among 12 titles selected by Goldboro Books for its 2022 Glass Bell Prize for Contemporary Fiction. Harper made the list with The wolf’s lair (Apollo), while Saint Ariadne (Wildfire) is also up for the award. Ozeki made the list with …

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Federally Endangered Orchid Rediscovered in Vermont Thanks to Cell Phone App

A small whorled pogonia blooms on protected land in the Winooski Valley Park District. Vermont Fish & Wildlife photo courtesy of John Gange Lesser Whorled Pogonia has been widely believed to be extinct in the state for over a century, that is, until a Vermonter stumbled across a mystery plant …

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10 New Adaptations Coming To Movies And TV This Year

Adaptations of novels are all the rage in film and TV right now, with a multi-genre offering of stories coming out this year, from the best literary minds in the business, including John Wyndham, Joe Hill, Delia Owens and Kotaro Isaka. . . The recent success of screen adaptations of …

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REEL DEAL: Board approves economic incentive deal for film production studio

San Marcos will soon see a new film production studio after San Marcos City Council and the Hays County Court of Commissioners both approved incentive agreements with a San Marcos-based studio management company. After careful consideration and discussion, the San Marcos City Council has approved a Chapter 380 Economic Development …

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launches ‘600 Books of Hope’ donation initiative for Uvalde students | News

Read about a student book donation project in Uvalde, TX; an appeal to Congress from the education community; News Literacy Project Educator and Student of the Year; and IMLS research on public libraries during the pandemic in this edition of News Bites. Book donation project for students in Uvalde, Texas …

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This app helps researchers explore ethical dilemmas

Many dilemma game scenarios are based on questions submitted by users.Credit: Mathieu van Kooten/Erasmus University An app that makes solving research integrity dilemmas a game has been downloaded by thousands since its launch in 2020. The project, presented at the Global Research Integrity Conference in Cape Town, in South Africa …

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Intrepid travel book author Dervla Murphy dies at 90

Placeholder while loading article actions Dervla Murphy, an Irish travel writer who got her started prodigious career with an epic 1963 solo bicycle journey across Europe to India and went on to explore vast swathes of the developing world on foot – defying social expectations of women along the way …

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Nampa School Board, Staff and Parents Discuss Way Forward for Disputed Books | Local News

NAMPA — Two people dressed as handmaids from Margaret Atwood’s novel, “The Handmaid’s Tale,” walked into the Nampa School District’s boardroom and took their seats in the front row of the audience. Each held a copy of this book. So began Monday night’s special council business session that included a …

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Morgan Freeman presents the Peabody Award to the documentary film ‘Mr. Soul!’ (Exclusive)

By presenting a Peabody award to Mr. Soul!the acclaimed documentary on the 1968-73 television series Soul!actor Morgan FREEMAN addressed why the original series was so groundbreaking. “During its five-year run, it was a celebration of the majesty, confidence and revolutionary strength of black artists and intellectuals, writers and performers,” Freeman …

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Algerian Film Industry Calls for Action Against Abolition of Film Fund | New

Algerian filmmakers have banded together to issue a stark warning about the future of cinema in the country following the cancellation of a national fund. More than 50 directors, producers, actors and screenwriters have signed an open letter to Algerian Minister of Culture Malika Bendouda to “sound the alarm” on …

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Pushkin House 10th Annual Book Award Shortlists Ten Books

Each year, the Pushkin House in London awards a prize to the best non-fiction book about or from the Russian-speaking world published in English. Over the past few years, they’ve vetted the dozens, if not hundreds, of contenders for a short list of six books for their jury to read, …

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‘Har Har Mahadev’ becomes first Marathi film to be released in multiple languages

Director Abhijit Shirish Deshpande’s upcoming Marathi film ‘Har Har Mahadev’ will be based on the life of iconic historical figure Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj. The film will be the first Marathi film to be released in five languages. Backed by Zee Studios, “Har Har Mahadev” will be released in – Marathi, …

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KYD Announces New Australian Fiction Contributors, New Publisher

June 6, 2022 @booksandpublishing Kill your darlings (KYD) announced the contributors to its annual anthology of short stories, New Australian Fiction. New Australian Fiction 2022the fourth anthology in the series, is the first edited by Suzy Garcia, who succeeds the author and KYD editor Rebecca Starford. ‘In 2021, working as …

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Each film directed by the actor

What comes to mind when you hear the name Bobcat Goldthwait? If you said comedian, you are not alone; some might even remember the comedian in memorable parts of Scrooged, Police Academy, and tape heads. Thing is, Goldthwait is also an accomplished film and television director with a long list …

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Here are my 12 books you should read before you leave this world

This week’s ‘defection’ dramas, theatrical comedies from the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission and other tantalizing news are spurring a return to politics despite the declaration of a ‘political fast’. However, we remain determined to survive abstinence. Therefore, this week’s column focuses on a very marginalized habit in Kenya, and I’m …

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Indranil Sarkar’s Docu Film Traces the Rich History of Bengal’s Unity in Diversity | Bengali Cinema News

All Indian literature is one, written in different languages ​​and this can also apply to Indian culture. The regional cultures, represented in different languages ​​and idioms with local characteristics and colors, carry with them the flavor of the Indian soul. India stands for unity in diversity. The Ministry of Minority …

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Maine Voices: Building houses from banned books? A modest proposal…

With limited housing options and high wood costs, how about just using forbidden books? Given the lack of affordable housing and the recent plethora of literature deemed inappropriate for today’s youth, there is one logical solution that I am shocked no one has proposed: the banned books infrastructure. Before throwing …

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Amazon announces cast for highly anticipated LGBTQ+ movie Red, White & Royal Blue

The cast of the upcoming LGBTQ+ movie Red, White & Royal Blue has finally been revealed. If you’re a fan of queer literature, chances are you’ve heard of author Casey McQuiston’s popular novel. The story follows the complicated relationship between Alex Claremont-Diaz, the bisexual son of the President of the …

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8th Saudi Film Festival Celebrates Gulf Filmmakers in Ithra

DHAHRAN — Some of the biggest names in Gulf cinema are heading to the King Abdulaziz Center for World Culture (Ithra) in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, from June 2-9 for the 8th edition of the Saudi Film Festival. This year’s theme, “Poetic Cinema”, pays tribute to Khalil Al-Rawaf, Hollywood’s first Arab …

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Acclaimed film based on Balzac’s novel to open in New York

“It all started with ink, paper and the love of beauty.” lost illusions, Xavier Giannoli’s magnificent adaptation of Honoré de Balzac’s epic story of a poet-printer derailed by ambition, is a must-see for lovers of literary films. The French film (subtitled) is set to be released in New York and …

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Lesson planning app market is booming globally – The Greater Binghamton Business Journal

The Lesson Planning Apps 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 Lesson planning app Market is segmented by region into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, …

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