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TROUBADOURS ON SCREEN

TROUBADOURS ON SCREEN YESTERDAY If Jack can do this at all, it is because he has memorized something others have forgotten, or cannot remember. If asked “what is the movie about?” , what would you say? The Beatles? Love? Oblivion? Nostalgia? Family and belonging? Truth?... A nice balance of humor and earnestness: Imagining a present where Coca Cola and Harry Potter have been erased… ...

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TWO TRIBUTES TO CINEMA: JIM JARMUSCH AND PEDRO ALMODOVAR

TWO TRIBUTES TO CINEMA: JIM JARMUSCH AND PEDRO ALMODOVAR "The Dead Don’t Die" and "Pain and Glory": Strange bedfellows at first, Odd partners. Yet, on looking closer: A common tribute to the power of cinema. The ability of moving images and filmic narratives to conjure up alternative worlds and bespeak human creativity. To rework “realistic” material—an individual sense of loss or a collective fear—into an ...

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Earth Day 2019 - Frontières

C’est à la limite où disparaissent les arbres. Quand on s’est suffisamment élevé sur les sentiers rocailleux, sous le soleil, à l’ombre des sapins, chênes, aulnes ou autre espèce, selon le lieu, selon le climat. Un peu de vent qui agite les cimes au-dessus du regard, et après un certain temps, au détour d’un virage, derrière une roche, soudain, comme ...

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EARTH DAY 2019

EARTH DAY 2019 Of SHAPES, DESIGNS AND (OTHER) JIGSAW PUZZLES The cascade above the gorges. You approach the fence. You have not been there in years. Suddenly the memory emerges, takes shape, tunes in. You are jolted into a poetry of mental designs. You can match today’s vista and vision with another equally pleasing image. Like a jigsaw puzzle, the pattern falls ...

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VICE

VICE “Fair is foul and foul is fair” it is again. Shakespeare’s tragic figures Hovering over our historical moment: Their temptations, evil deeds, and destructive legacies. Couples bound in power and ambition On different stages: If the world is a stage, the stage is a world Too. And the actors keep strutting about, Uttering their well-known tale Full of sound and fury. But this time, it signifies ...

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Earth Day 2019 – Frontières THE SHORT STORY: A DOUBLE BILL/REGARDS CROISÉS SUR LA NOUVELLE EARTH DAY 2018 7: WATER LANDSCAPE [...]

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Etre Humain Star Wars, le Mythe et la taille de l’Univers Deus Ex Machina [...]

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Bruno Latour et les racines de Macbeth Gilgamesh, la lecture comme voyage Ce qui disparaît avec les abeilles [...]

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EARTH DAY 2019 GUEST CONTRIBUTION: REVISITING EDGAR ALLAN POE… Moisson d’été [...]

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