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Culture Special
Development in culture

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Novel

The fate of a girl from Zimbabwe

The author and activist Tsitsi Dangarembga writes about a young woman’s fight for the right to female self-determination in Zimbabwe

HBO miniseries

“Chernobyl”: The cost of lies

The miniseries “Chernobyl” revolves around the worst nuclear accident in the world

Novel

A father-son relationship in crisis

Nassir Djafari’s debut novel illuminates a father-son relationship

Migration

Adapting to fast-changing German society in the 1960s

Nassir Djafari’s novel “Mahtab” tells the story of a migrant woman from Iran who makes Frankfurt her home town

Novel

Experiencing feminism in Uganda

In “The First Woman”, Ugandan author Jennifer Makumbi portrays the many facets of feminism in Uganda

Film

“The Woman King”: Emancipation and bloodshed

In this entertaining action drama, African women warriors fight for self-determination. The film is not necessarily historically accurate, but inspiring nonetheless

Gender justice

Eight decades of gender relations in South India

Krupa Ge’s debut novel “What we know about her” explores women’s fates in Tamil Nadu from the 1940s to late 2019

Intercultural music

Music of the Nile

The multinational music collective “The Nile Project” sang in many styles and languages about life along the Nile

Culture Special

A man flees

Based on the true story of an Afghan man, an animated documentary film depicts the lifelong impact of flight

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