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tv   Arts and Culture  Deutsche Welle  October 4, 2019 7:45pm-8:00pm CEST

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and in between. and how a palestinian family brought october 1st to the west bank and got thousands of people to join the party. but 1st the painting that's making headlines around the world this canvas by the mysterious british artist banksy was expected to sell it for around 2000000 euros instead it sold for more than 11000000 banksy painted the picture of chimpanzees running the british parliament a decade ago what was funny at the time now seems pretty accurate. with britain's parliament in turmoil over the fast approaching brecht that deadline this was the painting fetching millions at some of the bees london auction house on thursday. banks he's taken a debate in the house of commons was originally titled question time when it was painted back in 2009. but the artist has renamed it devolved
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parliament in a damning critique delivered just off to m.p.'s arguments over breakfast it descended into what some saw as dangerous and inflammatory rhetoric. but he's pointing to here is the regression of this the oldest parliamentary democracy in the world into tribalistic animalistic behavior the source that we've seen board cost so much televisions across the world at the last month some weeks. dark times for the british parliament but good times for banks see the 11000000 euro winning bid was a record sale price for by the secretive street artist. it comes exactly a year after shocks the art world with a painting that shredded itself the moment it was sold. with balloon has since been known as the love is in the bin. perhaps they
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say it's the artist's warning to britain's parliament not to go the same way. one reason a lot of people have trouble caring about the global climate crisis is that it often seems abstract but for millions of people around the world who battle floods linked to climate change it's not obstruct at all since 2007 photographer gideon mendel has set to bring their stories and their faces so the rest of us. once the waters have risen giddy and men don't have to work. he takes photos of people affected by floods at a time when the catastrophe is nowhere near over yet for his subjects he gets right into the floodwaters along with the victims of the flooding. on. the 3rd left a photograph from a boat you know because i think if i'm standing in the water i can myself in
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a way where they face photographs and obviously it's a dangerous difficult place to be but i've said this something of. being in the flood zone which i find you want to speak right to be very careful that i level with the people who are up to their necks in flood waters. for the past 12 years the south african born photographer has been traveling to flood zones for his long term project drowning world. he started the project after becoming a father wanting his children to have an idea of the challenges facing the world. those challenges include ensuring access to clean water that's also a concern for these people in brazil who are hoping the floodwaters will soon leave their homes mental felt the usual news coverage of climate change was too impersonal. images of polar bears in place years and distant places and i thought
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there's a strong need for something which was surreal and i wanted to make something which could be very impactful where kind of the victims of climate change could look you directly in the eyes this is florence abraham from nigeria mendel met her at a temporary shelter she took him to see her flooded home he offered her a few dollars says thanks for taking part in his photo project. and tried. give her the money and she said to me no i don't want your money i want you to show the world what's happened to me. gideon mendel has long been motivated by a desire to show the world what's happening he started taking photos in the 1980 s. of the race riots in his home of south africa. after the end of apartheid their mental devoted himself to a new tragedy affecting africa crisis has us that it has changed over the years
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shifting from last year of black and white to color and moving away from the traditional photo repetitious printed in magazines instead he began creating our full composition such as the series floodlight. what i'm doing there is some sort of following the line of water on. the floor is a situation of great chaos and disorder and i find myself compelled to make these very structured very precise images. sometimes quite abstract and. the mental shows his works and galleries outdoor exhibitions he still sees himself as an activist as well as an artist. he made these prints for demonstrations during the un climate conference this year like the climate change protesters says immediate action is needed the apocalypse is now.
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like beyonce is lemonade album but for depressed white people that's what director mike mills apparently feared he might be making when he teamed up with the indie rock band the national on a film for their latest studio album i am easy to find for the critic spared to differ they've called it and throwing melodious mood music the band's currently on a world tour. on their latest release i am easy to find the national have gone in a somewhat more experimental direction. this is. i don't know it's a peaceful record to me you know and it's really feels like it's a optimistic human so the tour enjoy even of the sadness of elation and the temporary loss of a life it's sort of like embrace is all that. part of the experimentation was the band's collaboration with asco winning director mike mills who had expressed interest in making a video for them. are you matt gave
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a folder of all the all of the ideas that we had sort of from different areas that were still in various stages. using a medley of the new songs mills made a 26 minute short film starring swedish actress elisi of a kind it depicts the life of a woman from birth to death. the father dies the son leaves home only the people around the woman grow older. one of the tracks like yours is perhaps one of the saddest and most beautiful songs of this year. so far that we used. to film in the record all became about sort identity and what's it like to be a life in the how temporary is and what that means when you're gone. one of the most distinctive elements of the national sound has always been singer matt
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berninger as baritone voice his lyrics are often surreal journeys through the depths of his own soul. even songs that seem to take a political stance such as fake empire from 2008 do so from a very personal perspective. fascism is on the rise and and i don't need to write a song about it you know everybody knows that and i think writing songs about. empathizing with people with each other whether or not there were the same gender the same color the where they're coming from or what they think about. god. is is important.
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to do proper justice to the content of the film and the songs the latest album features a number of guests singers including galen dorsey who played bass in david bowie's band for more than 20 years so did matt berninger find it hard to share the spotlight. i think there is one text message they sent me a do you think you sing enough on this record and then matt's response was that heard enough myself and like a regular here i'm not going to miss most of. it's the last weekend of munich's october fests and here in germany the huge drunken funk fare divides people into those who love it and those who don't but around the world people have imported the idea of october fest and german style beer and they've made it their own even in places you might not expect like the palestinian
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west bank. this is how a palestinian october fest kicks off orthodox priests and scouts process to mark the festivals beginning almost $10000.00 visitors have come to the village of types from around the world. posting the event is the course family the founders of the tide a brewery considered the oldest microbrewery in the middle east their october fest many would include 10 different. types of beer half of the group specially for the event mideast corey is the brewer her uncle founded the thai brewery together with her found their october fest promotes community as well as beer of course and other local profits. a palestinian take on the german tradition. this one is palestine the herbal all girl it's gone it's all you know time it's gone i feel like it's like walking through the hills to you because you have all
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the smell. the entertainment is also palestinian these dancers are performing the dhaka eleventeen folk tradition the palestinians call their national downs. the idea to have october 1st in thai that came from the breweries co-founder nadeem koori to use father. he learned to brew beer while living in the united states in 1903 he and his brother returned to the west bank hoping that peace was in sight at the age of 9 his daughter maddie's started learning to brew for the region's 1st female brewer october fest is about breaking down barriers. doesn't matter where you're from what language you speak people just come outside enjoy the day it shows a different side of palestine to palestinians and to international people and to israelis as well. there's even nonalcoholic beer for muslims so everyone can join the fun. the. corner and the groups around on the shoulder on border and off
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we're all going to do recall marathon record on the reverend. type that october fest is a taste of normality in the region accustomed to tension and the party goes on late into the night. thanks for watching so you go next time. the fun.
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this is. his return to the streets of hong kong even as the government invokes emergency powers thousands of protesters for face is covered in defiance of a new ban on face masks the governments of the chinese territory has threatened to take a hard line if. also on the program.


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