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  • 'Russian Ark' Showing at Trinity College

    'Russian Ark' Showing at Trinity College
    There are few films in which time barrels forward as relentlessly as in Aleksandr Sokurov's Russian Ark, and yet there are also few where it swirls so mysteriously. The forward motion comes from Sokurov's famous record-breaking filming method — given the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg to film in for one day, Sokurov devised a single, continuous 96-minute shot in which we follow an unseen narrator (voiced by Sokurov) and the French Marquis de Custine (Sergey Dreiden) as they weave their way through the museum's majestic halls and the choreographed movements of 2,000 extras and three orchestras.
  • Versace kicks off Paris couture week in style

    Actress Michelle Rodriguez and model Naomi Campbell joined celebrity attendees Sunday at the start of Paris' fall-winter 2015-16 haute couture week — that headlined with Versace. Here are the highlights, including Adeline Andre and Ulyana Sergeenko:...

    Draft accords of sanctions relief at Iran nuke talks in hand

    World powers and Iran have drawn up a draft document on the pace and timing of sanctions relief for the Islamic republic in exchange for curbs on Iran's nuclear program, advancing on one of the most contentious issues at their negotiations, diplomats told...

    Land mine blast in east Ukraine kills 5 soldiers, wounds 3

    Ukraine says five of its soldiers were killed and three wounded when a land mine exploded in the east of the country, where government troops are fighting Russia-backed separatists. The presidential administration spokesman for the military operation,...

    Blatter: French, German presidents tried influence WCup vote

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter said in a Sunday newspaper interview that French and German presidents applied political pressure before the 2018 and 2022 World Cups were awarded to Russia and Qatar, respectively. Blatter told Welt am Sonntag that "there...