November 27, 2021
  • November 27, 2021

Oliver Hirschbiegel’s “The Painter” sets the stage for Van Gogh’s film

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German director Oliver Hirschbiegel, whose Oscar-nominated film “Downfall” shot his latest film “The Painter” in just four days. The docu-fiction, which premieres Saturday at IDFA, is a collaboration with German artist Albert Oehlen, who is played by Teutonic comedian Ben Becker (“Comedian Harmonists). Hirschbiegel and Oehlen are now working together on a film on...

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Facts About Writer James Baldwin | Mental Floss

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James Baldwin, born in Harlem, New York, on August 2, 1924, was one of the greatest writers of the twentieth century. Baldwin worked in a variety of mediums; he was a novelist as well as an essayist and playwright whose work largely focused on issues of race, class, and sexuality in the mid-1900s. In...

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