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MESOPOTAMIA: The Season of the Great Empires

2020 Arkhaios Film Festival – Virtual Edition Mesopotamia: The season of the Great Empires Alberto Castellani | Italy | 2020 Once upon a time there were two rivers, the Tigris and the Euphrates, which fed and made fertile a land … Continue reading

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CELEBRATE: Where to Invade Next

by Michael Moore a provocative comedy in which he will stop at nothing to figure out how to actually make America great again. Happy Independence Day!

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DOCUMENTARY: The Machine That Made Us

A look at the story of Johann Gutenberg, inventor of the world’s first printing press in the 15th century, and an exploration of how and why the machine was invented. The printing press was the world’s first piece of mass-production … Continue reading

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Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit

Mary Beard’s Ultimate Rome: Empire Without Limit

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MOVIE NIGHT: System Crasher

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BERLIN: The Digital Concert Hall

The Digital Concert Hall now free for everyone The Philharmonie is closed – so we will come to you!

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MOVIE NIGHT: Friends Forever

Blutsbrüder teilen alles Our Big Time Set in the midst of World War 2 and interspersed with beautiful choir music, the horrors of the war unfold when the Germans realized one of the boys in the choir is a Jew … Continue reading

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ANCIENT GREECE: In Search of Troy

BBC: In Search of the Trojan War Back from Ancient Greece, wish we watched this documentary before the trip… Well, better later than never… Here’s to the next trip to Ancient Greece!

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International Movie Night: Emil and the Detectives

Franziska Buch based Emil und die Detektive on the children’s novel of the same name, written in 1928 by Erich Kästner. She produces a wonderful adaptation which sensitively preserves the core of the story – namely a strong sense of … Continue reading

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DOMES AROUND THE WORLD

It all started with a geodome science fair project 🙂 ASM Headquarters and Geodesic Dome, Ohio, USA ASTRODOME, Houston, Texas, USA BIOSPHERE, Montreal, Canada CLIMATRON, St. Louis, Missouri, USA DOME OF THE ROCK, Jerusalem, Israel EDEN PROJECT, Cornwall, UK FLORENCE … Continue reading

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