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Ruth Beckermann


With populism on the rise and the likes of Donald Trump in power in America and Sebastian Kurz in Austria, we’re in an incredibly dangerous period in world politics. At the same time, knowledge of the horrors of the past which were committed on European soil seems to be fading. Without learning from history we’re …

The relationship between film and literature has always been a rather fraught one. It’s very rare for a film to live up to the book it’s based on, let alone surpass it. Non-fiction probably fares best, but novels often get a rough ride. Adapting the written word to the big screen is a tricky business. …