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April 18, 2021

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30 Million Americans Identify as “Irish Descent” – Happy St. Patrick’s Day

by Niall McCarthy, Mar 17, 2021 For the second year running, Ireland is experiencing a highly abnormal Saint Patrick’s Day with shuttered pubs and deserted streets replacing the marching bands, bagpipers and revelers. Usually,¬†13 million pints of Guinness are consumed¬†across the world in honor of Ireland’s national day (enough to fill two and a half Olympic swimming

The 71st Berlin International Film Festival begins March 1st, 2021

Berlinale Publishes 2021 Stats

(Special to the USTimes, by the Berlin Film Festival Office, 2021-03-12) “The Berlinale Celebrates a Successful First Stage, Looks Forward to the Summer Special With Berlin Audiences, and Sets the Date for the 2022 Festival“ Happy winners, good sales at the film market, interesting panel discussions and ample film coverage by the press – the Industry

2021 Stimulus Package Breakdown

(2021-03-12, by Nial McCarthy, Statista) President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus package cleared its final hurdle in Congress on Wednesday despite no Republicans voting in favor of it. The plan contains a range of measures such as a further direct round of payments to most Americans, amounting to more than $400 billion. Checks of $1,400 will

Katia Pascariu stars in Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

Berlinale 2021 Review: “Bad Luck Banging, Loony Porn”

(Review from the Berlinale 2021, 2021-03-03, by Cirina Catania, Sr. Editor) With respect to the insightful and important curation of the Berlinale’s Competition Films, I watched this one from start to finish. Here’s my review: My parents taught me that, “If you don’t have something nice to say, don’t say anything at all.” ###

Berlinale Review: “Memory Box,” Brilliant Story-Telling

(Berlin, Germany, 2021-02-28, film review by Cirina Catania, Sr. Editor, US Times.) If the film, “Memory Box,” is any indication of what is to become available for viewing during the 71st Berlin International Film Festival, it will be a banner year. Unexpected, insightful, tough, triste, joyful and full of love, this film is a must-see.

The 71st Berlin International Film Festival begins March 1st, 2021

Berlinale 2021 – All New Format, Just as Exciting

(Berlin, Germany, February 15, 2021) Mariette Rissenbeek, Executive Director of the Berlin International Film Festival, and Artistic Director, Carlo Chatrian, welcome us to another year at the Berlinale (the 71st), explain the new virtual format for the Fest and present the films that have been selected for this year’s Competition and Berlinale Special sections. The

Berlinale Forum 2021: “First 54 Years” by Avi Mograbi

(Berlin, Germany, February 15, 2021, by Cirina Catania) Drawing on his knowledge of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza strip, Mograbi has created a documentary feature offering what he calls, a “Manual for Military Occupation.” The film will have its world premiere in the Forum Section at the

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