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Losing a life witness

DEATH: Can one grieve over a person who turned 97 years old? Grief can be deeply selfish and liberating collective. But grief can also create communities in the love of the deceased.

She "hears them" with her eyes

POEM: Nobel Prize winner Louise Glück's poems are surreal, where the imagination can prevail. Beneath the surface – like a frozen lake – is a world of disappointment, sadness, but not resignation.

Elektra – the child who would be cleansed of pain

ESSAY: Sophocles' Elektra asks the question: what happens to a human being who fails to formulate for himself who her revenge is directed at and why? Is it the need for revenge that drives us, the urge to punish someone who has ruined for us? And what about young, religious terrorists today who, out of love for the "ruler," perform cruel rituals and rites?

Where there is love, there is life

Jolanta Dylewska, Andrzej Wajda: And There Was Love in the Ghetto

HOLOCAUST: The film is neither a historical account nor a teaching of facts, but a beautiful, cheerful and painful collection of memories from a man who lived during the Holocaust.

Slive kick about power play in intimate relationships

Johanna Pyykkö: The Manila Lover

: WORLD PREMIERE: For the first time in 16 years, a Norwegian short film has been selected for the critics' week in Cannes.

The sweet side of life

Staffan Julen: LYUBOV – Love in Russian

: Lyubov – Love in Russian is a lyrical journey into the Russian soul.

Defense for the enigmatic love 

Byung Chul-Han: Agony of Eros

: We should maintain contact with what we do not understand, Byung Chul-Han believes. 

Escape and love

Mohsin Hamid: Exit West

: «Location, location, location, say realtors. Geography is destiny, historians answer. " From Exit West