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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  May 21, 2019 11:45pm-12:01am CEST

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parts. and a couple of intrepid graffiti artist painting walls for peace around the world. but we begin with a new initiative from our lifestyle and culture magazine euro max gold planet in this city is incredibly culturally diverse that's why i like it and it's full of people like me from all over the world so glad it is a tourist guide with a difference it features people from around the globe who've made this town their home and their personal recommendations for places to go in the german capital. has long been the capital of cool. a magnet for creation from around the world. is a multimedia project the tells the story of those who came to the german capital to do their thing the stories of entrepreneurship and courage those featured also gave
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their own insider tips for the city's best restaurants clubs and galleries many of them were at the project's release party like. i came for israel to germany and i make or germans like to. press. the israelis started selling the german favorites on the streets nobody is was able to build up his own business. i love berlin berlin has a place in my heart with special about berlin is the opportunities it gives me to really spread my wings. each story in the plan of them in a company has its own q.r. code scanned the code with your phone to view a 360 degree video of the location. the celebration was also. the time for people
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to literally get a taste of what planet has to offer like the work of jennifer melinda schmidt the kenyan born swiss woman is an actress comedian and restaurant. the restaurant is called spot so heidi which literally translates to black heidi boasts the best swiss fare has to offer but i wanted to bring a piece of switzerland to berlin that bell you know you're in here feels like you're in a swiss ski cabin and that's really nice the soon. those who love the more tactile the series also features the work of the kashmir sisters for the past 2 years sorry vonnie has been selling clothing made of specially sourced pure mongolian kashmir. this is a very stylish cool city it's so colorful a multicultural it has everything and that's why i also want to be here. planted in
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a story of diversity to international entrepreneurs and the insider tips the very best the city has to offer. this planet berlin book is in english and german search a great way to learn some german but also be reports on euro max every week of course it's on facebook at v.w. culture a very personal take on berlin by people from 50 different cultures now leading up to the european union elections this coming weekend we've been visiting e.u. countries and finding out from people involved in the arts what they think about the political and social situation in their country at the moment today we meet the italian writer francesco milan and way in rome italy of course has been at the front line of europe's migration crisis and melandri is very critical of the current italian government's. policies. room is called be eternal city
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there for a good reason buildings that date back to the roman empire are a stone's throw from the vatican and other architectural masterpieces. rome is also a place where refugees and other migrants have gathered hoping for a better life in europe although they're not always welcomed by the local population. italy's far right interior minister mateo so they may has gone so far as threatening to punish groups that rescue refugees from the mediterranean and bring them to italy but it's not. going to. sit with your neck that's against the constitution even if he says it's possible it's legally impossible but once again he's managed to ensure the topic hits the headlines this is the strategy to occupy all the space in the media and the country's cognitive space even more and we caught up with her for the men there
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last but you couldn't leave off the by izzy francesca miller and the reason of or some way to stow or write blood looks at the causes of racism and it links today's migration crisis to the darkest chapters of italy's history not have evil been missed so for a long time i didn't realize how much italy's present or how much more europe's present is intertwined with the colonial past and on having all my didn't understand how incredibly to read the links worth between what we are experiencing here in europe and i say that very deliberately and colonialism. at that it puts it. at the be at the door to bail us out of. the writer spent 10 years researching a novel she was the subject of a documentary that accompanied her to ethiopia where she explored italy's colonial history and what was then known as abyssinia. fascist
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dictator benito mussolini invaded abba siniora in 1935 with dreams of creating a new roman empire. hundreds of thousands died as a result of italian imperialism. fascist italy developed a race theories to justify its atrocities. but after the 2nd world war italy repressed its memory of the period. none of it for. the failure to face the possum and that this racism which is part of italy's history sank like a sub to raney and river. and since democracy's antibodies are no longer effective guard and what was once impossible to say is no longer a political to boot it's now suddenly acceptable to say terrible things in public beach so racism has returned and is dominating public discourse. the legacy of italy's colonial era remains in her novel francesco melandri and diets italy's
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africa policies of the last 85 years and those who are turning the migration crisis into political capital. in between even those out in the it's used as a scapegoat to avoid talking about the real social problems in italy. there. is a massive economic crisis give us the high unemployment the terrible prospects for young people we need. the european economic community was created in rome in 1957 this was the 1st step toward the european union a founding member italy is now one of europe's problems with its populist parties now campaigning against the e.u. they said they're not the government has poisoned the discourse in social interaction. but italy also has
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strong antibodies. the battle isn't over yet and now but no one can predict what the outcome. german artist. studied communication design in new york but he found his best way of communication was actually vibraphone. bt over the past 20 years he has developed his own distinctive style and also a global concept with graffiti in 2008 he created his 1st world peace will on the walls of a palace in northern iraq helped by local artists that more recently he's been traveling in africa with colleagues seen again creating
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a vast piece wools again with local offices so the results become a mixture of european and african styles. here in pretoria south africa a german street art duo is way up in the air. and seen a cow to aren't afraid of heights getting heavy machinery involved in their art. the middle east of the me just go down a little here. on the facade of a former orphanage their latest mural is taking shape and bringing bright new colors to a city the artists barely even know it is that our idea is to travel to different countries and to try and figure out in a pretty short time what's going on here. this mural is their take on pretoria and it takes about a week to complete 30 degrees celsius in the shade and it's a lot hotter here than what the pair are used to in germany to keep going only
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taking a break when it starts to rain. another stop on their 3 month africa tour the kenyan capital nairobi here they meet the artist and get him while to whose work will provide motifs and stories for their next meal. european or african these artists are happy to take inspiration from each other. is not the it's not the exact culture that my grandparents and my parents left me i pick and choose what's good in different cultures so for me if something coming from europe is great because up is going to become a cult if something coming from my land is great i'll pick it up if it's negative i'll take it out the go down arts center in nairobi is the location for their next
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mural the kind of spray paint the artists used back in europe is hard to come by here so they use paint out of the bucket. stuff that he. actually the biggest challenge is always finding the right wall i don't do illegal graffiti anymore not that it would be so easy to do something this big illegally anyway but what that means is that you always need to get some kind of permission kind in nairobi for instance you can't paint any living public figure . unless the person is a living athlete or a sports legend. union street art is visible around the globe from kurdistan to the suburbs of paris to nairobi. don't know how long their art will stay up and that's not the point street art isn't made to be permanent but using the photos they take union and xenon paste their murals
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together digitally creating one long mural they call it the infinite peace with. that soul for this edition and check out planet lent on our web site at d.w. dot com slash planets but in wildwood or on facebook at v.w. culture there's also more about cultural events around the world that thanks for watching and join us again at same font tomorrow i. mean.
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there are 3 women of sudan. banging against the correct any and standing up to freedom democracy and women's rights. to find on the frontline. to be achieved so from. a drink down the gender stereotypes. treated as a. good woman. oh . how to cover more than just one reality. where i come from we have a transatlantic way of looking at things that's because my father is from germany
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and my mother is from the united states of america and so i realized fairly early that it makes sense to explain different realities. and now here at the heart of the european union in brussels we have 28 different realities and so i think people are really looking for any journalist they can trust for them to make sense of this . side and is not often i work at the double. shifting powers the old order is history the world is religion izing itself and the media's role is keep the topic in focus of the global media forum 29 change today one out of 2 people is online who are we following whom do we trust to beijing and shape the future at the touchability global media forum 2019. the
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final bird flu tourist guide for german spring travel i love berlin. 15 issues 50 stories and 15 very personal tips on berlin's very best features. book no planet or live our girl max series starts may 25th on d. w. . illiam. across the united states a bore. rights activists are protesting against laws that they say infringe on women's rights last week the southern state of alabama an act in the country's strictest abortion law making terminations of pregnancy illegal in nearly all cases including rape and incest. british prime minister treason may has
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opened the door to a 2nd referendum on bragg's it's in london she.

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