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Harrison Clock 1727

The Clock That Changed the World

Of international scientific importance, the Harrison Clock is only one of only three precision pendulum clocks made by John Harrison and instrumental in solving the Longitude problem. The clock was made in 1727 with an amazing fully working wooden mechanism. Plans are in place to display it as part of an interpretive display at Leeds…
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Stan Laurel laughing

Stan Laurel infectious laughing!

This clip is from a comedy short called “Blotto” (1930) starring Stan Laurel and Oliver Hardy and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. The film survives only in a censored 1937 re-release print which has had Pre-Code sequences removed (about one reel of material was cut) and a new music track added. Although the original 1930 version is…
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Jules and Jim François Truffaut

Jules and Jim: A Cultural Masterpiece

About Who We Are  Our Identity Anton Foek Amsterdam, January 28th 2022—While there’s no denying the love and affection that permeates throughout Jules and Jim, as Lily Collins’s eponymous character recently discovered during the second season of Netflix series Emily in Paris, it’s just as tragic as it is romantic. In the fourth episode of…
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Mongolian Horsemen Fiddle

Soul of the Mongolian Horseman

In the steppes of Mongolia, a horse-breeding family is hosting four city children for several months. They have come to learn Morin Khuur, an ancestral violin, and the wild nature of the plains are the source of inspiration. Omba, an elderly and intelligent musician, teaches them this magical instrument, which is said to have healing…
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Two Strangers Meet 5 times

Two Strangers Who Meet Five Times

Award winning Short Film by Marcus Marcou wo Strangers Who Meet Five Times screened at the following festivals throughout 2017 and 2018 – winning the following awards. IMDB info here: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7524428/… Los Angeles Film Awards Paris Play Film Festival – WINNER BEST SHORT LA Shorts Awards Mindfield Film Festival, Albuquerque – WINNER BEST SHORT San…
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Becoming a man in Siberia, Edik I SLICE I

Full documentary In Siberia, Edik lives among the Nenetses, a nomad clan in the north of Siberia. He’s still a child but he now has like every Nenetse before him to face wolves on his own to protect the 4 000 reindeers of his clan. This is the difficult passage he has to overcome to…
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Sailing Survival

This Man Survived Over 2 Months Lost At Sea

76 Days Adrift | He Shouldn’t Be Alive When a ferocious storm leaves a man adrift in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean he quickly realises help isn’t coming any time soon. For 76 days he must adapt to his new surroundings in the deep blue to fight off an endless bombardment of life-threatening blows.…
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Design Week Paris

Hotel La Louisiane

Design Week in Paris Part II Jacinthe Gigou As in ” The Shining” Amsterdam, Sept 30 2021–The contemporary art gallery owner Olivier Robert created the Bienvenue Art fair in 2018, the first edition of which took place at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. The third edition, which was scheduled for 2020 having been…
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Hotel La Lousiane Paris

Eternal Centre of the World

Paris: Hotel La Louisiane Part I By Jacinthe Gigou Amsterdam, 30 September 2021 — The list of famous and perhaps not so famous moviestars, theatre personalities, national and international artists, painters, writers and the like, who have spent the nights there, is almost endlessly long.  But next week, beginning October 2021, the Hotel La Louisiane, in Saint-Germain-des-Prés, will…
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Le Chemin du Bonheur Foto Brachet

Le Chemin du Bonheur

A feature film of Nicolas Steil 14ème ÉDITION FESTIVAL DUFILM FRANCOPHONE D’ANGOULÊMESÉLECTION EN COMPÉTITION OFFICIELLE Le Chemin du Bonheur, the feature film by Nicolas Steil, was presented for the first time in the presence of the film’s crew this Friday, August 27, 2021 as part of its selection in official competition at the Angoulême Francophone…
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