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Premiere of “I, Zarah” on 31 May in Villach

She was an icon, an opportunist and a fellow traveler. Few artists were as ambivalent as the Swedish NS-film actress Zarah Leander. With the play “I, Zarah or the wild flesh of the last diva”, a production of the neuebuehnevillach, the Austrian author Franzobel raises a critical look at her brittle biography and asks
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Carinthian festival calls for tolerance

With a series of high-quality cultural events the “European Tolerance Talks 2017” will be accompanied during Pentecost week. Film and theater performances (30 and 31 May) in Villach, jazz concerts (June 1 and 2), a “Long Night of Freedom” as well as readings and a poetry slam in Fresach deal with this year’s topic –
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“Long Night of Freedom” in Fresach

This year, the participants of the European Tolerance Talks 2017 will experience a true premiere: The “Long Night of Freedom” from June 1st to 2nd, is the is a place where we present a multi-voice message in the form of poems and lyrical prose. Authors from all over the world read from their works –
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Movie Premiere to the start the Tolerance Talks on 30 May

The European Tolerance Festival will be opened on 30th May in Villach with a film documentary about the life of the 26-year-old politician Leyla, who returns to her Kurdish homeland on the Syrian-Turkish border 20 years after her flight to Germany. Leyla becomes the youngest mayor of Turkey, but her past is catching up quickly.
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Opening of the Citizens’ Dialogue

The presentation of the European Tolerance Talks 2017 on 24 January in the mirror room of the Carinthian provincial government in Klagenfurt was the prelude to the new “Citizens’ Dialogue on Freedom and Democracy”. Villach’s mayor and sponsor of the event pointed to the historic importance of his city in the struggle against paternalism and
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Talking about Freedom and Democracy

Does freedom need democracy? And what is freedom worth if decade’s value building and systems collapse. What happens when long-standing traditions are thrown overboard or hard-won human rights are abandoned voluntarily on the Internet? These and other questions were discussed within the program preview of the European Tolerance Talks 2017 on 18 January in Vienna
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Das „Europäische Toleranzzentrum Fresach“ wird im Rahmen des Österreichischen Programms für ländliche Entwicklung – Vorhabensart 19.2.1 gefördert. Der Förderbetrag in Höhe von EUR 192.120 für die Periode 2016-2018 setzt sich aus Mitteln von Bund, Land und der Europäischen Union zusammen.

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