Documentaries, discussions bring to life recent history for Czech students
An unusual history project is running in Czech schools throughout November, organised by the NGO People in Need. For the next few weeks, around 700 secondary schools across the country will be showing documentary films about the nation’s communist past, as well as inviting former political prisoners to come and talk to children about their experiences of being persecuted by the state.
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The extraordinary goings-on in a town called Marwencol
Mark Hogancamp, who lost much of his memory in an attack, creates photographs of life in a fictional, Nazi-oppressed town. A documentary captures the work that remakes his life. There is something familiar and eerie, realistic and fantastical in the photography of Mark Hogancamp. Small, 1/6-scale models set in the elaborate fictional WWII-era Belgian town of Marwencol are posed and depicted as …
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CHELSEA: Library to present World War II documentary screening
The Chelsea District Library will premiere their latest documentary: “The Chelsea Community History Project: WWII Veterans” at 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Chelsea Retirement Community. Registration is not required.
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The North Platte Telegraph Cory Mracek, from Hay Springs, re-enlisted in the U.S. Army days after terrorists attacked America on Sept. 11, 2001.
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