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Living with a murderer
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Living with a murderer

Brian and Leslie Jenkins lived a normal life in Chatham, Ontario, with their 18 and 20-year-old children Jennifer and Mason. On the 6th January 1998 the lives of every member of this family were irreversibly disrupted when Jennifer was murdered in her own home by a series of rifle shots. […]

Bringing stories to life
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Bringing stories to life

While reading the stories of battered women can be emotional enough, these same stories will no doubt become more powerful when the voices of the women come alive on stage. “Hurried Steps”, written by renowned Italian playwright, poet and novelist Dacia Mariani, takes the stories of real women, supported by […]

“A man came and took her”
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“A man came and took her”

Ola is an eight-year old girl whose disappearance has disrupted the apparent tranquillity of a small, rural village in Poland, where, added to the drama, creeping doubts begin to settle into the minds of the townspeople. Directed by Polish film makers Jedrzej Niestroj and Przybyl Rafal, “A Man Came and […]

Fidelio Ponce: ethics, passion and creation
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Fidelio Ponce: ethics, passion and creation

He was unprecedented in Cuban painting. His greatest challenge was painting in his own way, with the courage of his convictions. Mabel Guerra García Camagüey, Cuba – Despite commencing his studies at the San Alejandro Academy of Fine Arts, Havana in 1916, he later abandoned them in order to create […]

The secrets of space
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The secrets of space

The Intelligence Squared forum has organised a debate during the Outer Space Festival that will include personalities from world of science, it will take place at the Royal Geographical Society of London on 26th March. What do we know about outer space?  Is our universe just one of an infinite […]