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Nairobi: Lesbian 'Rafiki' film shows to cheering crowd after ban lifted

(Reuters) – Rafiki, the acclaimed film portraying a lesbian romance that was until Friday banned in Kenya where it was made, showed on Sunday to a cheering, sold-out audience in Nairobi. 399 more words


Dublin Theatre Festival - Ruth Negga in Hamlet at Gate Theatre - 27 Sept-13 Oct

‘The time is out of joint. O cursèd spite,
That ever I was born to set it right!’

A murdered King. A remarried Queen. A state on the precipice. 270 more words

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Kenya: Ban lifted on lesbian film, now eligible for Oscars

(Reuters) – A Kenyan judge temporarily lifted a ban on an acclaimed film portraying a lesbian relationship on Friday, making it eligible to be entered for a Foreign Language Oscar, delighting the filmmakers but angering the censor. 344 more words


MANIAC with Gabriel Byrne, Jonah Hill, Emma Stone, and Justin Theroux now on Netflix

‘In the New York of MANIAC, Dox Shops offer customers access to others’ personal information for a price; Poop Bots, clunky little robots, clean up after city dogs so their owners don’t have to; and with Friend Proxy, it’s possible to hire someone to pretend to be your friend, offering all the benefits of friendship without the effort’. 469 more words

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Film Review: The Little Stranger

Frances Winston reviews this latest offering from director, Lenny Abrahamson, The Little Stranger

Directed by: Lenny Abrahamson – Starring: Domhnall Gleeson, Ruth Wilson, Will Poulter, Charlotte Rampling… 556 more words

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Video: Gavin James - Glow (Official Video)

With Over Two Million Singles Sold, 800 Million Streams, and a Platinum-Selling Debut Album, Irish singer-songwriter, Gavin James is back with Only Ticket Home – due for release Friday October 26th! 324 more words

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Listen: Oriel Poole - Foothills

On Friday’s EILE music slot, we feature UK-born, US-based Indie/Pop, Electro/Soul artist, Oriel Poole, and her ethereal single, Foothills. Oriel says the track is a story of personal transformation and self-discovery. 103 more words

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