few words that the actress Lupita Nyong’ o pronounced when receiving the 2014
Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress, the press has mostly remembered the
final passage: "This statue means that no matter where you come from, your
dreams can still be realized". Yet the initial words of the thirty-one
Kenyan actress awarded for her role as the slave Patsey in the film of Steve
McQueen 12Years a Slave, were far
more interesting. Taken from the autobiography (1853) by Solomon Northup, the
film tells the story of a coloured violinist, a free man in the State of
St. Peter’s Square
Aug. 21, 2019
Growing up too quickly
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"The power of women" in Rome
The Konrad Adenauer Foundation (on the occasion of the annual meeting with the arts and ...