From my last post you will notice it has been raining a lot! I can’t complain Paris is beautiful in the rain and I am lucky to be here. Today while walking through place des vosges the sun popped out to reveal a beautiful double rainbow! I was lucky to join La Cuisine Paris for a cooking class today too but that will have to save for another post. xo
If this relentless, frigid winter has you cooped up all Bergmanian — contemplating your sanity, the meaning of life — why not venture out this weekend to find solace (or at least some fun) in a celebration of modern Scandinavian cinema?
The Nordic Lights Film Festival, which is going on from Friday to next Thursday over at St. Anthony Main, has more than a dozen films from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden to take your mind off this winter’s miserable chill. While they’re not all 2014 fresh, the movies are a sample of the admirable, unique work coming out of northern Europe in the last few years.
Almost stereotypically, many of the films in this year’s line-up are serious, brooding, even taciturn; but that doesn’t mean there aren’t gems among them, like Denmark’s The Hunt, which is nominated for a Best Foreign Film Oscar. (If I didn’t love
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Nascido em 1939 em Sófia, na Bulgária, e naturalizado francês, o filósofo e linguista Tzvetan Todorov é um dos mais importantes pensadores do século 20. Traduzida para mais de 25 idiomas, sua obra inspira críticos literários, historiadores e estudiosos do fenômeno cultural do mundo todo. Em seu mais recente livro publicado no Brasil, A Literatura em Perigo, Todorov faz um mea culpa raro entre intelectuais. Ele diz que estudos literários como os seus, cheios de “ismos”, afastaram os jovens da leitura de obras originais – dando lugar ao culto estéril da teoria. De Paris, ele falou a BRAVO! por telefone:
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Our 3 new lion cubs were out today along with all 3 adult lions. The kids were driving Zawadi crazy, crawling all over him and biting his tail. He suddenly let out a mighty roar that stopped the cubs in their tracks. Enough already!