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Austrian talent enters festival circuit

October 12, 2014 by  
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With “Angst” Austrian director with international roots, Barbara Salehi enters the festival circuit with a bang. The brave little movie combines autobiographical experiences with the topic of the challenging “Instant 36” festival. We all live with our fears, but where is the line, where our fear overpowers us? How can we conquer our fears? And […]

Austria brings Generation Y to UN stage

September 29, 2014 by  
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(Reuters) – Austria’s youthful foreign minister began his address to the U.N. General Assembly on Saturday by acknowledging his place in the world and offering something rarely seen during the annual meeting of world leaders. “I look a bit younger than most of the other speakers before,” said Sebastian Kurz. “Indeed, I believe I am […]

Special 25th anniversary film screening of Coming Out in West Hollywood on October 1st

September 28, 2014 by  
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On the night of November 9th, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell, opening the border between East and West Germany. As the Wende Museum marks the passage of 25 years since this monumentous event, we’re also highlighting the anniversary of a lesser-known milestone that occurred on the very same night: the debut at East Berlin’s Kino […]

A Music Box Films Release BELOVED SISTERS

September 26, 2014 by  
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Please join us in celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall at the Athenaeum “Damenverein” Room 401 East Michigan Street Indianapolis, IN 46204 Wednesday, October 15, 2014 – 4:00PM This event will include testimonials from residents of the former East Germany. Meet Master Brewer, Tom Schlafly and sample his award winning […]

Germanys UNESCO World Heritage Sites

September 22, 2014 by  
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Time Travel: Click here to discover Germany’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites! UNESCO World Heritage – the greatest legacies of mankind and Mother Nature. Only the most outstanding testimonies to the history of mankind and nature are granted the World Heritage title by UNESCO. And many of them are in Germany. There are 39 official UNESCO […]

Hollywood music charms Vienna

September 22, 2014 by  
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Three time Acadamy Award Winner Max Steiner is known for his iconic scores to “Gone with the Wind” and “Casablanca”. It’s only fitting that his hometown Vienna pays homage to this great composer by honoring his legacy with the annual Max Steiner award recognizing excellence in film composing. The recipient of this years award will […]

CA: Second Annual Silent Salon at Villa Aurora, July 12

July 1, 2014 by  
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The popular summer program SILENT SALON is back! Once again, Villa Aurora opens its gardens for patrons to come early and picnic, watch the sunset and then settle into the salon for a program of comedies by Hollywood’s leading comedians. Saturday, July 12, 2014 @ 8:30 p.m. Dean Mora on Organ Program: (curated by Suzanne […]

Amadeus Awards for new Austrian Music

May 7, 2014 by  
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Listen to the Amadeus Award Winners like Anna F. and Christina Stürmer: Christina Stürmer: She won an ECHO, the German music award earlier this year: Anna F. Maybe a future winner, the Tyrolean Soe Tolloy:

Billy Wilder Speaks Documentary

April 2, 2014 by  
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In 1988, Oscar-winning German filmmaker Volker Schlondorff (“The Tin Drum”) sat down with legendary director Billy Wilder at his office in Beverly Hills, California and turned on his camera for a series of filmed interviews. Here, Billy Wilder discusses his life and films in interviews filmed over two weeks in 1988. Billy Wilder Speaks (2006) […]

Max Raabe on East Coast Tour

February 27, 2014 by  
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Berlin’s famed crooner Max Raabe and his twelve-piece Palast Orchester will be bringing their collection of meticulously recreated songs from the Weimar era of 1920s Germany as well as the Great American Songbook to six United States cities beginning March 2nd, 2014. The tour will support their February 25th release on Deutsche Grammophon, ‘Golden Age’, […]

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