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Is this the most pirated short film in the world?

Could award-winning Australian-Greek director Kosta Nikas’ narrative short UTOPIA be the most pirated short film in the world? There was a mad rush of netizens to translate and subtitle it into their own language; a phenomenon generally observed for feature films, not for short films! Filmed in 2016 and released …

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‘Semkhor’ Voted ‘Best Indian Cinema’ at Bengaluru International Film Festival » News Live TV » Assam

Guwahati: Yet another feather in the cap of acclaimed Assamese filmmaker Aimee Baruah, his Dimasa language feature film “Semkhor” was awarded the “Best Indian Cinema” award at the prestigious Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFes). Baruah received the award from Governor Thawar Chand Gehlot. The film festival is organized by Karnataka …

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A treat for arthouse cinema lovers, IFF Febiofest Bratislava starts on March 16

The International Film Festival Febiofest Bratislava returns after two years, its program full of ambitious and experimental works. Designed as a platform for promoting auteur cinema, Febiofest Bratislava presents current trends in independent cinema with a particular focus on productions from Slovakia and neighboring countries. Aiming to attract viewers of …

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My big break was a movie about my dad. Then he died

This first-person chronicle is written by filmmaker Ian Bawa. For more information on CBC’s First Person Stories, please see frequently asked questions. When I was a child, my father sometimes bullied me. He would be my mother’s “bad cop” who played the role of “good cop”. When I was 20, …

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Halfway to the 37th Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The 37th Santa Barbara International Film Festival (SBIFF) came to town on Wednesday, March 2. It continues until Saturday, March 12. So far, the general response has been a mix of reunion bliss and mild culture shock. The annual event, a highlight of Santa Barbara’s cultural calendar for decades, last …

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5 Film Festivals Take Over the Movie Screen in Denver and Boulder

The big screen is coming to Denver this weekend with offerings for everyone at five top film festivals. 📽 The 18th edition The Boulder International Film Festival opens this weekend at the Boulder Theatre. Watch “The Duke” with actress Helen Mirren or “The Rust” by Alec Baldwin. Baldwin will also …

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Hong Kong Industry Director Jacob Wong Explains How to Take Films From ‘Cradle to Maturity’ | Characteristics

It has been six months since the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS) brought together all of its industry initiatives under one roof, appointing Jacob Wong as Director of HKIFF Industry. The film festival programming and project market veteran previously served as the director of the Hong Kong-Asia Film …

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How to watch movies online in Les Biffes?

For the first time, the Bengaluru International Film Festival (Biffes) will screen films online. In a bid to meet the challenges of the pandemic, organizers are expected to host the festival in a hybrid model from March 3-10. So how does this system work? Online movie screening is a new …

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PH cinema’s global victories will be honored at the FDCP’s cinema ambassadors evening

John Arcilla will lead the winners of the 6th Film Ambassadors Night of the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) to be held on February 27 at the newly renovated Metropolitan Theater (MET). John won the Volpi Cup at the 78th Venice International Film Festival for his fine performance …

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Chrissie Chau’s lead actress in Macao film Madalena nominated for Best Actress at Hong Kong Film Awards

MACAO, February 23 – The list of nominees of the “40and Hong Kong Film Awards’ came out recently. Actress Chrissie Chau was nominated for Best Actress as she was the lead actress in the Macau film Madalena, one of the projects selected under the “Feature Film Production Support Program” of …

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mahishasur marddini: Mahishasur Marddini competing with international films at the Bengaluru Film Festival | Bengali Cinema News

Mahishasur Marddini (Eng: A Night to Remember) by Ranjan Ghosh will compete with 13 other films from Iran, Israel, Japan, China, Philippines, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Afghanistan and Bangladesh in the Asian Cinema Competition section of the 13th Bengaluru International Film Festival. The festival will start on March 3 and run until …

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Melbourne International Film Festival Presents $140,000 Best Picture Award

Move over to Cannes and co: With the announcement that MIFF will now offer one of the world’s richest cash prizes for a feature film, Melbourne is clamoring for a place at the high table at film festivals around the world. “We want Melbourne to be seen and talked about …

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EFM’s Themba Bhebhe explains why structural change is needed in the film industry | News

The theme of diversity and inclusion is at the heart of this year’s European Film Market Online Industry Sessions, taking place under the banner ‘Shaping Change’. Themba Bhebhe, who leads diversity and inclusion for the EFM, has put together a series of in-depth discussions, podcasts and special initiatives tackling issues …

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Germany goes wild for French films at the Berlinale

Every year in February, the German capital hosts one of the biggest international film festivals, the Berlinale. The festival turns since 1951, the dawn of the Cold War, as a “showcase of the free world” and its evolution through Berlin’s divided history made it a uniquely qualified platform for uncovering …

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Festivals are a space for new voices and political debate, Rotterdam panel finds | News

IDFA Artistic Director Orwa Nyrabia spoke virtually with three filmmakers at the International Film Festival Rotterdam (IFFR) to highlight the growing importance of festivals as spaces for political debate. Nyrabia was joined by US-based artist, programmer and researcher Abby Sun, and Indian filmmakers Pooja Shetty and Neil Pagedar. They urged …

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Staff Pick: Cauleen Smith – Announcements

Staff Pick: Cauleen SmithNow streamingFebruary 1 to 28, 2022 e-flux Video & Film is delighted to present Cauleen Smith Three songs about liberation like the February 2022 edition of our monthly Staff Picks series. Cauleen Smith’s interdisciplinary work, according to the artist herself, is a meditation on “the everyday possibilities …

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12 Filipino movies to watch in 2022

The columnist (center) with Jun Robles Lana (right) — director of ‘Amoral’ and ‘About Us But Not About Us’ — and director Percy Intalan. Filipino cinema is alive and well – take a look at some of the films slated for release this year. Despite being in the midst of …

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Asian Film Festivals in 2022 – The Reel Bits

The past two years have made us think about what the future of film festivals could be. After all, global festivals have evolved so much over the past few years that they might need to take a Dramamine for motion sickness. Yet cinema always finds a way. As we look …

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Past laurels – The island

By Punya Heendeniya The time was in the mid-sixties. The period of transition from ocean travel to air travel. No cell phones and the kids read storybooks and play board games with the adults and sit down to dinner together. No phone lines to rural areas. The electricity has just …

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Leon Dai-Starring “Tomorrow is Long” is filming in Taiwan

Production is underway in Taiwan for the multinational arthouse film “Tomorrow is long” whose stars are acclaimed Leon Dai. The confinement and claustrophobia of city life have long been recurring themes in Asian cinema, from Wong Kar-wai and Fruit Chan in Hong Kong to Ho Wi Ding in Taiwan. Another …

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Adobe: Keep it real with the filmmaker, educator and co-founder of the Don Mua festival

Stay real with filmmaker, educator and co-founder of the Don Muña festival Where I’m from: Don Muña Natural splendor is part of the daily life of Guam-based filmmaker and educator Don Muña, who co-founded the Guam International Film Festival (GIFF) 10 years ago with his brother Kel. Here, tropical breezes …

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“Three Minutes: A Stretch” examines Jewish life before the Nazi invasion

AMSTERDAM – Glenn kurtz found the film reel in the corner of her parents’ closet in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida in 2009. It was in a dented aluminum box. The Florida heat and humidity had almost solidified the celluloid into a mass “like a hockey puck,” Kurtz said. But someone …

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The 13th edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival will be held in February 2022

The 13th edition of the Bengaluru International Film Festival (BIFFES) is scheduled to be held in February 2022. The announcement was made by the festival’s organizer, Karnataka Chalanachitra Academy. The event was scheduled to take place in April 2021 but has been postponed due to the pandemic. A statement on …

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Bill to grant incentives to winning artists tabled

Paolo Romero – The Filipino Star December 27, 2021 | 00h00 MANILA, Philippines – A bill to provide incentives to award-winning filmmakers, writers, artists and performers at international film festivals and other prestigious competitions has been introduced in the Senate. Senator Sonny Angara introduced Senate Bill 2467 or the “Artist …

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Kazakh film “Poet” enters the program of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival

NUR-SULTAN – “Akyn” (“Poet”) a movie directed by Kazakh director Darezhan Omirbayev is among the top ten titles at Forum 2022 – a prestigious program of the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival, better known as Berlinale, one of the largest annual film festivals in the world, Kazakhfilm press service reports. …

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Double Dose of Flee and Billie Eilish – The Hollywood Reporter

On Tuesday, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announces the finalists of 15 finalists in 10 Oscar categories: feature documentary, short documentary, international feature film, makeup / hairstyle, original music, original song, short film by animation, live-action short, sound and visual effects – gives us some clues as …

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Moonwhite Films International Film Fest – MWFIFF 2021 expands with “Money Heist” series

The 4th Moonwhite Films International Film Fest – MWFIFF 2021 presented by SBI in association with Anup Jalota was held LIVE ONLINE this year. MWFIFF, Devashish Sargam (Raj) the Founder and Director, along with his jury Anup Jalota, Jaspinder Narula, Gufi Paintal, Pt. Suvashit Raj, Yogesh Lakhani, added another new …

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iview: Favorites of the AFTRS Festival | TV tonight

AFTRS Festival Favorites, a new award-winning short film program by students of the Australian Film Television and Radio School, will launch today on ABC iview. Each of the eight shorts has been screened at film festivals around the world – from the Wairoa Māori Film Festival in New Zealand to …

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Farooki attends “No land’s man” screening at Cairo International Film Festival

Mostofa Sarwar Farooki attended the screening of “No Land’s Man” at the Cairo International Film Festival with AR Rahman, Megan Mitchel TBS Report November 29, 2021, 2:50 PM Last modification: November 29, 2021, 3:59 PM Farooki attended the screening of “No Land’s Man” at the Cairo International Film Festival with …

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The film festival can be a platform to celebrate cinematic diversity

It is a space to celebrate criticism, festival, competition and idea. Jakarta (ANTARA) – The film festival could become a platform to celebrate diversity in the world of cinema, an official from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Research and Technology said on Saturday at the ‘an online press conference. In …

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Entertainment News (11/26/21) – BusinessWorld Online

iQiyi and ABS-CBN seal the partnership twitter.com/dreamscapeph GLOBAL streaming service iQiyi, a pan-Asian content provider beloved around the world, enters into a multi-title content deal with ABS-CBN to produce four original Philippine romantic series for its international subscribers worldwide. The partnership reinforces the two companies’ commitments to bring high-quality, relevant …

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Singapore Media Festival opens local content to global possibilities

Even through tumultuous times marked by interrupted filming schedules and travel restrictions, the tenacity and drive to create authentic stories continues to propel Asian media far beyond all barriers. Now, after not meeting in person for a year – in some cases two years – press conferences and festivals are …

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Film explores the experience of Chinese immigrants

Film explores the experience of Chinese immigrants published: Nov 24, 2021 at 4:00 AM A scene from the meditation park. photo courtesy of Colin Bentley The RCB Film Club is screening Meditation Park, a heartwarming film from Canada, at the RCB Forum, 2nd Floor of River City Bangkok, Charoen Krung …

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“American” dreams come true: UF professor launches film about American Muslims

Iman Zawahry For filmmaker Iman Zawahry, cinema is about creating nuanced narratives that more faithfully reflect real life than the stereotypes perpetuated by mass media. In short, his art is about pure storytelling, and Zawahry recently showcased his approach with his latest film, “Americanish,” which screened at the Fort Lauderdale …

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Why Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese Urgently Seeks Development Funding For “The Teeth Chattering” | Characteristics

After the worldwide success of It’s not a funeral, it’s a resurrection, writer and director Lemohang Jeremiah Mosese plans to return to his native Lesotho to shoot his second feature film, The chattering of teeth end of 2023. Set against the backdrop of Lesotho in 1852, the story follows a …

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Cinedigm acquires North American rights to romantic comedy ‘7 Days’

The film, by the Duplass brothers, debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival earlier this year LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / November 17, 2021 / Cinedigm today announced that the Company has acquired all North American rights to the romantic comedy 7 days, which premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film …

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Cinedigm acquires Rom-Com Exec produced by Duplass Brothers – deadline

EXCLUSIVE: Cinedigm has acquired the North American rights to Roshan Sethi’s first feature film, 7 days, with plans to hit theaters early next year. The executive of the romantic comedy produced by the Duplass brothers centers around Ravi (Karan Soni) and Rita (Geraldine Viswanathan), two Indian-Americans who are settled on …

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What to do this week: November 9

Now that we’ve reset the clocks and plunged back into the nicest time of the year, we’ve got the perfect excuse to officially prioritize friends, family, and fun until the end of 2021. If you will need inspiration to spice up your week, check out all the live performances, online …

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‘Station to Station’ to premiere at Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Festival

David Eggers II in ‘Gare à Gare.’ Photo credit: Bryant Zamberlan Group The Las Vegas International Film and Screenwriting Festival (LVIFSF) has announced the world premiere of ‘Station to Station’ – the highly anticipated psychological drama from writer-director Benjamin Bryant – will take place on the festival’s opening night, Tuesday, …

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The future of the film festival

Besides its obvious effects on health systems, the COVID-19 (2019 coronavirus disease) pandemic has also put many industries in a state of flux and grappling with new realities and new demands, and film festivals. are no exception. At a recent panel discussion, which was part of the recently opened Tokyo …

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Unleash Horror (Pinoy) in the world

FDCP President Liza at the Singapore premiere of ‘Eerie’. Filipino cinema has developed a rich tradition of horror with its long list of masterpieces. Some characters have become fond, albeit frightening, childhood memories. Just ask your Tita for her favorite episode of “Shake, Rattle, and Roll” (SRR). She can tell …

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Camden International Film Festival announces prices, dates for 2022 – Knox County VillageSoup

CAMDEN – The Camden International Film Festival (CIFF) closed its 17th year late last month after a 10-day virtual festival and a four-day in-person festival. This year’s festival was the industry’s largest documentary-focused gathering since the onset of the global pandemic with more than 200 filmmakers, scholars and industry professionals …

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A poetic film about a woman’s journey in life, love and beyond | Bengali movie news

Promita Bhowmik, whose short film “Porichoy” (The Identity) was recently awarded at several prestigious international film festivals, released another interesting poetry film called “Apeksha” (The Waiting). The 8-minute short film is based on a Bengali poem written by the director herself. Speaking about the concept of her poetic film, Promita …

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Taiwanese cinema wins at Busan Film Festival

Despite being plunged into the shadow of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Taiwanese film industry continued to thrive in 2021. This is thanks to precautions taken at the local level, enabling a wide range of new works. to flourish. The industry’s continued productivity is evident in the number of Taiwanese …

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SPOTLIGHT: UNTIL DEATH SHARES US – Journal

Filmmaker Rahul Aijaz. “I don’t want to be branded as a Sindhi-language filmmaker. I want to be known as a filmmaker, who sometimes makes Sindhi films, ”Rahul Aijaz tells me over the phone. At half an hour, it was one of the few short conversations between us. Aijaz – who …

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‘Red Pomegranate’: Busan Review | Comments

Dir / scr: Sharipa Urazbayeva. Kazakhstan. 2021. 113 min. Anar (Ainur Bermukhambetova) accepted without question the decision of her husband Marat to leave the city for a small community in the Kazakh steppes. But life is tough. Anar’s work has dried up since the death of his laptop; she still …

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Andrew Garfield Eyes Supporting Actor Submission for “Tammy Faye’s Eyes” (EXCLUSIVE)

In order to avoid dividing the votes and allowing for the possibility of securing two acting nominations this year, Searchlight Pictures will campaign Andrew Garfieldthe performance of televangelist Jim Bakker in “Tammy Faye’s eyes”For supporting acting consideration, based on an invitation that was sent to BAFTA voters for an upcoming …

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Honoring the Legacy – RYAN KAWAMOTO

Tell the story of AJA in video Melvin Inamasu and Violet HaradaCourtesy: Japanese Culture Central Hawaii Editor’s Note: This bimonthly series, “Honoring the Legacy,” represents a partnership between the Herald and the Japanese Cultural Center in Hawaii. It celebrates the achievements of men and women who live the values ​​of …

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Eva Lanska’s award-winning film “Little French Fish” premiered on ShortsTV in Europe on Amazon Prime and other platforms on September 19th.

(September 22, 2021, JNS wire) London director Eva Lanska’s award-winning short Small french fish held its European premiere on the major shorts entertainment network ShortsTV on September 19, 2021. The film premiered on ShortsTV in North America on September 9, 2021 on DirecTV, AT&T U-Verse, Google Fiber, Frontier Communications and …

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“Belfast” Wins Audience Award at Toronto Film Festival

Kenneth Branagh’s black-and-white drama “Belfast” won the People’s Choice Award at the 2021 Toronto International Film Festival, TIFF reported on Saturday. The sweet drama, based on Branagh’s childhood in Northern Ireland, wowed Shasha Nakhai and Rich Williamson’s “Scarborough”, a tale of three low-income children who finished second, and Jane Campion’s …

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Film festivals put Arkansas cinema in the spotlight

A growing number of film festivals are attracting the attention of filmmakers in northwest Arkansas and could create more jobs supporting the state’s creative economy, organizers say. “What’s so interesting about cinema is that it’s not just an art, it’s business, it’s economic development, it’s tourism,” said Kathryn Tucker, Director …

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Beyond Prince Caspian: Ben Barnes

In 2008, the world of Narnia added a new character when Prince Caspian stepped on the scene and spotlighted talented newcomer Ben Barnes. Like many viewers, this was my first introduction to Barnes as he portrayed Caspian in the sequel to the hit movie. The Chronicles of Narnia, The Lion, …

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WANJIRU GICHOHI – The African research assistant as a hunter-gatherer: an insider’s perspective

Download PDFPrint the article Fatma Alloo’s activism developed in the decades following Tanzania’s independence in 1961, when she worked as a journalist under Julius Nyerere, or Mwalimu, the first president of Tanzania; co-founded the women’s rights group Tanzania Media Women’s Association (TAMWA) in 1987; and co-founded the vibrant Zanzibar International …

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Cannes pays tribute to Bellocchio – Lifestyle

(ANSA) – ROME, JUL 16 – The Cannes Film Festival pays tribute to committed cult Italian director Marco Bellocchio with a three-day event culminating with the presentation of a Lifetime Achievement Award on Saturday at the outcome of the 74th edition of the emblematic festival. Thursday, Bellocchio, 81, had a …

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When a movie is good, but still wrong

Sometimes having good intentions and eyewitness testimony isn’t enough for a problem-focused newsreel to connect with its intended audience. The film “Dea”, recently edited by Hong Kong sales company Good Move Media, is one example. He is investigating the endangered lives of foreign domestic workers, who number in the hundreds …

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Video & Film e-flux: the staff chooses Anocha Suwichakornpong, Graceland (2006) and Nightfall (2016) – Announcements

Facebook / Instagram / Twitter e-flux Video & Film is very pleased to present this month’s staff selection, with two short films by Anocha Suwichakornpong: Graceland (2006) and Nightfall (2016), streaming from Thursday July 1 to Saturday July 31, 2021. Anocha Suwichakornpong’s moving image works are innovative, stimulating and empowering. …

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