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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  August 8, 2019 1:45am-2:01am CEST

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i do think. the ukrainian conductor. is definitely want to watch in the classical music scene she's receiving accolades from musicians and critics alike and this in a profession that is still predominantly male apart from being in great demand around the world she started a festival in western ukraine this year is opened with a special concert to remember the jewish population who were decimated in the 2nd world war. the cottage symphony by leonard bernstein based on the jewish prayer of mourning. this year the reviews mozart festival opened in the town of brody population $24000.00. staged 200 artists from ukraine and around the globe at the site the town of brody has never before seen and it's difficult thousands are history my. dish.
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conductor acts on a lean if was determined to have the concert here. these are the ruins of brody's great synagogue destroyed in world war 2 for. today the ruins are surrounded by homes. the whole town of brody turned out to listen even to the rehearsals. the sis and father yeah that this is more than a concert. it's more than just music for a listening pleasure or a pleasant way to spend an evening. so it in this is to remind us of who we are where we are. i want this continent to commemorate the many jewish people. he lived
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in the city until no longer here he didn't survive and now anything that doesn't give us. in the late 19th century almost 90 percent of bertie's population was jewish in 1945 after pogroms and the holocaust only $88.00 members of brody's jewish community were maimed today there's little left to testify to what was once a jewish cultural center known as the jerusalem of policial. oksana linnet who conducts concerts around the globe grew up just 2 blocks away from the synagogues ruins for her the concert is also a homecoming this is where her roots are where she comes to rest and recharge but she's also got a mission to put the historical region of goalies now straddling the ukrainian polish border back on the world's cultural map that was one reason she helped found the festival 3 years ago. that specified a one side is the individual festival was started to highlight the historical
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background and cultural connections between crane especially western ukraine and western europe that's the way in and to present these connections on an international stage. all the internet's an eyelid the now so what is in. this year's festival is dedicated to the jewish author joseph forte born in brody 125 years ago and his short life old became one of the greatest german language authors writing about an eastern european jewish culture which no longer exists the nazis burned his books a lot died in exile but. now finally the writer's home town has a monument to his legacy but up in conjunction with the festival the bust was paid for in part by germany and austria. with 200 musicians oksana lin if commemorated accords with a stunning cards. incidentally
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joseph root novel job about jewish life in eastern europe features in our series 100 java must reads and you'll find the more on our website a d w dot com. said to be on in a dietrich favorite book in the meet the germans our intrepid reporter rachel stewart investigates the special traits and foibles of this country is it having sense today she's looking at the relationship germans have with america the culture the language and even the cakes. i am a day. john f. kennedy sometimes accused of having said in this iconic 963 feet in way that. yes in german nina could refer to a person from all this kind of jam filled don't know but many germans are present
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this as a club and invented it's known as a punk which translates confused me to. the american president had been more little and claim to be an american it wouldn't help to much either in germany this trigger retreat is known as an americana or american ok enough of the baked goods today we're taking meet the germans on a transatlantic trip i want to find out just how sweet our german u.s. relations. some negative in for and that is. one of them for. your leadership just for jeff thank you my most or me i'm going to find out of place i had no people was even thing as seems an office was formed. by so. obviously it's because if is in. thanks for trying to feed our numbers had to do this does hollywood for a bit amount of some of us him is jed babbin it does show their feeling of hope alice given that sometimes the article to admit can be on the other end to affect
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girls yet so we will but there's no denying this relationship has had its ups and downs over the past century ok here comes the history populist you think a little more exciting here's a brief history of us german relations told through the medium of. baseball the 1st official baseball game on german ground was played at the bet and in $936.00 no other countries ended up sending a team so the u.s. the u.s. and the u.s. was. the 2nd world war and surprisingly so u.s. german relations hit rock bottom major league baseball players were drafted into the u.s. military and the sport all but disappeared in nazi germany after world war 2 things got a lot better as the u.s. helped to rebuild a modern democratic germany buying americans want to see the germans the american way of life and want to do this was to support. the cold war period so the us and west germany unite against the common enemy of communism to save your union and in the run up to $989.00 the us encouraged the reunification of east and west germany the 80s also saw the establishment of the current form of the baseball in
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germany which is still going strong today. many staples of us culture today have very german roots thing christmas trees number goes and sauerkraut there are also hundreds of annual october fest celebrations in the us from california to alabama and that's no surprise because around one 5th of all americans claim to have german heritage. among the 1st german immigrants to the us was a group of mennonites who claim they arrived in philadelphia in the 1600s fleeing religious persecution they named their new settlement wait for a town. u.s. culture always seems to carry a particular cachet among the younger generations in germany. back in the fifty's and sixty's it was rock n roll music and coca-cola. these days you don't say that but there you. go by the. germans also have a somewhat bizarre interest in native american culture take for example the stories
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in films of the character. unfortunately they haven't quite kept up with the debate surrounding cultural appropriation germans dressing up as native americans the cannibal can come as quite a shock for the thing american there's also been a fair amount of linguistic trading between the 2 nations over the is where would the americans be without. the germans without the top meeting marketing. and jetlag couple from this week me to say you know. the austrian fashion photographer. started her career as a fashion model but after a short time on the catwalk she managed to make the difficult leap to the other side of the camera this was back in the late sixty's and she's still doing spreads the talk fashion magazines to this day but also. photography as well as a current exhibition here. treat
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gazes fashion style dignity. provocative and nonchalant at the same time. portraits are all about and attitude. true. just plain beauty. without a person who interests me doesn't interest me i'm interested in the people i photographed the foot of coffee. if he's emo tons started taking pictures in her early thirty's after working as a model she was tired of posing but her flair for theatrical moments and gestures remains this campaign of hers features hands that bare not just pretty jewelry but the experience of old age her ads and editorials are all about character. this fashion editorial starring german actor udo keir is no different. times
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inspiration for the series came from the french neurologist cose studies of supposedly hysterical women. the more time studied fashion before her swinging sixty's modeling career she married the artist quit caution and became a mother. after his death she married an even more famous artist performer painter and sculptor might seem kippen gaga his death in 1907 after a 2 time widow. was a one time kept taking pictures her gift is stringing her subjects along until she finds just the right moment to. my talk the whole time i talk a lot i want to distract my subjects from themselves from what they look like or what they might look like. sexy or wild debonair or
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casually elegant she makes stars look like stars. made of william the 4 legged well and to follow how he didn't pose at all he just stood there then i came up with some lighting for him that was relatively complicated him and he this is a complete see it is the other stars she says don't need special lighting to be complicated. like ben stiller. found the child that was rough because he was a total control freak and tied up because he does everything so precisely he's not relaxed and old and all this talk. is able tom's portraits of art stars movie stars and models go beyond the basic her strength is in finding substance beneath the shining surfaces of commercial photography her images are impressive for their psychological depth and a vision of beauty that doesn't have to be beautiful. to. name just the fact.
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exhibition is. all about. cultural around the world on our website at. all. so for this edition no thanks for watching for myself and all the crew here. and i.
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am but i say laughing when we should have been think sank into the german culture of looking at the stereotype the question to me is think the future of the country but i doubt i'm the time. needed change to take this drama they are to me it's all that they know by my job to join me from the jet and from the w. post. u.s. president donald trump has been met with protests in el paso texas as he made a controversial visit to the site of last weekend's mass shooting demonstrators accused of resisting tougher gun control measures and inflaming tensions with racially charged rhetoric on a day when that next immunity across the country are afraid that they may be next. day of all they hold the president accountable for that pattern.


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