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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  August 8, 2019 10:45am-11:00am CEST

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the ukrainian conduct. 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 lives mozart festival opened in the town of brody population 24000. staged $200.00 artists from ukraine and around the globe at the site the town of brody has never before seen and it's difficult 1000 year history. that this.
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conductor acts on i mean 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 brodie turned out to listen even to the rehearsals. the sis 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 while it in this is to remind us of who we are where we are. i want this concert to commemorate the many jewish people who lived in the city. until are no longer here he didn't survive and for now at least now
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doesn't get us now i believe. in the late 19th century almost 90 percent of bertie's population was jewish in 1905 after pogroms and the holocaust only $88.00 members of brody's jewish community remained today there's little left to testify to what was once a jewish cultural center known as the jerusalem of police here. 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 the least now straddling the ukrainian polish border back on the world cultural map that was one reason she helped found the festival 3 years ago. that's about a one side is delivered from
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a festival was started to highlight the historical 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. of the internet's an eyelid the now so it is in. this year's festival is dedicated to the jewish author joseph forte born in broady 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 and. 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 $200.00 musicians oksana lin if commemorated aboard with a stunning concert. 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 slash said to have been in a dietrich's favorite book in the meet the germans our intrepid reporter rachel stewart investigates the special traits and 4 goals of this country's inhabitants today she's looking at the relationship germans have with america the culture the language and even the cakes. i am a day that's what this guy john f. kennedy sometimes accused of having said in his iconic 963 feet in which. yes in german i could refer to a person from all this kind of jam filled don't know but many germans refer to this
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as a cut and invalid it's known as a pun cool which translates confused me to. if the american president had been more little and claimed to be an american it wouldn't help him much either in germany this trigger a trait as 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 will. get some negative and for and that is could mean with one misspelling them for. now we have idea but you'll do your leadership. just to stay in command most even going to find out of place to have no peoples even thing is the ins and office was a foreigner who flew by so. obviously it's because if was in. just him to sit thanks for trying to feed about numbers had to do is does hollywood for a bit amount of some of us him is bad it does show their feeling of hopi i was given that sometimes out equal to one it can be on the other end to affect girls
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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 of 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 breaks in $936.00 no other countries ended up sending a team so the u.s. the u.s. and the u.s. would be. 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 still keeping americans want to seek the germans the american way of life and want to do this was through sport. the cold war period the u.s. and west germany unite against the common enemy of communism and to save union and in the run up to the u.s. encourage the reunification of east and west germany the eighty's also saw the
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establishment of the current form of the baseball but as meager in germany which is still going strong today. many staples of u.s. culture today have very german roots thing christmas trees number goes on sauerkraut there are also hundreds of annual table 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 it. us culture always seems to carry a particular cachet among the younger generations in germany. back in the fifty's and sixty's it was broken on music and coca-cola. these days we all say that but there is. still. 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. and fortunately they haven't quite kept up with the debate surrounding cultural appropriation germans dressing up as native americans the cannibal can come with 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 bacon they got. the germans without the top meeting marketing. and jet lag that's all from this week meet the tip of the day 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 to stick sort of photography as well as a current exhibition here. so treat gazes
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fashion style dignity. provocative and nonchalant at the same time. portraits are all about and attitude. true to new just plain beauty. without a person who interests me doesn't interest me i'm interested in the people i photograph the foot of coffee ever. 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 is no different. times inspiration for
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the series came from the french neurologist john koz studies of supposedly hysterical women. it's. a more time studied fashion before her swinging sixty's modeling career she married the artist kasha and became a mother. after his death she married an even more famous artist the performer painter and sculptor of my team kip and bianca his death in 1907 after a 2 time widow and the same time kept taking pictures of her gift is stringing her subjects along until she finds just the right moment to shoot a day off. i took the whole time i took 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 casually elegant she makes stars look like stars.
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he does liam the 4 legged well i'm 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. that's found the chopped that was rough because he was a total control freak and took tied up because he does everything so precisely he's not relaxed and all kinds and all this talk. is the more times 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. paintings or.
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