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Entries by Karin Badt from 04/2011

David Lynch and Transcendental Meditation: David Wants to Fly

| Posted 04.06.2011 | Entertainment

The delight of this documentary lies in its lightness, however it is too cynically lightweight about the benefits of meditation, as well as about the integrity of David Lynch's vision.

Director Claude Lanzmann Speaks About the Making of Shoah

| Posted 04.12.2011 | Arts

"No one survives an extermination camp. These two are miracles. They are ghosts. Notice that they never speak in terms of 'I' but in terms of 'we'. They are spokespeople for the dead. They are martyrs, heroes, saints."

Cannes Film Festival: Official Selection Announced

| Posted 04.14.2011 | Entertainment

Over 1,700 films were viewed by the selection committee this year, out of which 49 were selected for the festival, representing more than 30 countries around the world.

The Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival: From Soviet Cannibals to Jarmusch's Cleveland

| Posted 04.15.2011 | Entertainment

The most compelling films at the Thessaloniki festival this year all featured compelling individuals, from Pat Tillman (and family) to Tom Ze.

The 30th Istanbul Film Festival: Egyptian Film Wins the Golden Tulip Award

| Posted 04.18.2011 | Entertainment

Two of the most delightful films I saw at the Istanbul Film Festival this past week took place in Rio. One, a documentary called Wasteland by British ...

Surf and Yoga: A New Way to Experience Morocco

| Posted 04.29.2011 | Travel