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    Black-and-white ‘Parasite’ a more intimate film: director Bong

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    Watching a black-and-white re-release of his multi-Oscar-winning movie ‘Parasite’ will give viewers a ‘different’ and ‘strange’ experience, director Bong Joon-ho said Wednesday ahead of the...

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    Rocker Neil Young calls Trump ‘a disgrace,’ backs Sanders

    Agence France-Presse . New York | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    Newly minted American citizen Neil Young is using his platform to rail against Donald Trump, calling the US president ‘a disgrace to my country’ while...

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    Breaking news and barriers: South Korea’s first female anchor

    Agence France-Presse . Seoul | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    Under gleamingly bright studio lights, Lee So-jeong reads straight from a teleprompter, rehearsing her lines ahead of the primetime newscast for South Korea’s national public...

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    Violinist plays during brain op as surgeons test her dexterity

    Agence France-Presse. London | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    A violinist helped surgeons avoid damage to her brain during surgery to remove a tumour by playing her instrument, the UK hospital where she underwent...

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    Afghan artist brushes aside disability to open arts centre

    Agence France-Presse. Kabul | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    Unable to use her hands, arms, or legs, Afghan artist Robaba Mohammadi has defied unlikely odds in a country that routinely discriminates against women and...

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    ‘3rd Art Festival 2020, Nilphamari’ begins Feb 26

    United News of Bangladesh . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    The four-day grand event ‘3rd Art Festival 2020, Nilphamari’ will begin on February 26 at Nilsagar in Nilphamari district. The announcement was made at a...

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    Bangladesh Film Fest begins in India today

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    A two-day film festival featuring Bangladeshi films will commence in India today. The event titled ‘Bangladesh Film Festival’ will feature four Bangladeshi films at Nandan...

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    Prangone Mor stages ‘Aurangzeb’

    Cultural Correspondent | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    Theatre troupe Prangone Mor staged its 7th production ‘Aurangzeb’ at National Theatre Hall of Bangladesh Shilpakala Academy on Wednesday. The play was staged as part...

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    ‘Novera lived in peace, she died in peace’

    Nahid Riyasad | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    In an interview with Nahid Riyasad of New Age, Gregoire de Brouhns briefly reminisces life and works of sculptor Novera Ahmed New Age: When did...

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    Torqued tongue: the state of Bangla in the film industry

    Karoby Shihab | Updated at 12:00am on February 21, 2020

    The concern for Bangla goes back to the language movement. Following independence, in the cultural firmament of the 80s, concerns for protecting the purity of...

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