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Black Lives Matter boosts sales on books about racism

Works by Djamila Ribeiro, Carolina Maria de Jesus and Ana Maria Gonçalves jumped in June Sales of some books that guide racism in Brazil increased sharply, driven by the global mobilization of Black Lives Matter, according to research by Nielsen. In the first week of…
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Disney postpones 'Mulan' launch again because of the pandemic

Disney decided to postpone the release of “Mulan” again, this time until mid-August, due to the persistence of the new coronavirus pandemic, which continues to threaten the productions Hollywood hoped to fill the cinemas after months of…
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Lucky Luke struggles against racial segregation in new comics

The next comic book starring the lonely cowboy Lucky Luke will address the problem of racial segregation. Titled “Un cowboy dans le coton”, the new story will come out on October 23 The next comic book album featuring lonely cowboy Lucky Luke, to be released in…
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Black artists ask Hollywood to prove that 'Black Lives Matter'

Idris Elba, Queen Latifah and Billy Porter are some actors on the listMore than 300 black actors and filmmakers, including Idris Elba, Queen Latifah and Billy Porter, called on Tuesday (23) that Hollywood stop investing resources in the United States police and invest in…
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China-Macau ‘Mollywood’ film project base launched

A China-Macau ‘Mollywood’ film project has been launched at the Xianghe Guohua Film and Television Base in China with the goal of becoming a film, music, fashion production and communication hub to rival with Hollywood and Bollywood, Business Wire reported. Based in…
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Traditional operas on song on new stages

Mao Shanyu, director of the Shanghai Huju Opera Troupe and one of the most famous Huju Opera artists, has opened her first Douyin account to promote the city’s regional opera which dates back to the late Qing Dynasty (1644-1911). “I’ve never been Internet savvy…
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Actor Ian Holm, the Bilbo of 'Lord of the Rings', dies

At 88, a British artist fell victim to complications from Parkinson’s disease British actor Ian Holm, known for playing Bilbo in “The Lord of the Rings” and Ash in “Alien, The Eighth Passenger”, died at the age of 88 on Friday (19). The…