Crisis in Ukraine: American crisis communication, a double-edged sword

Crisis in Ukraine American crisis communication a double edged sword

Airmen and civilians from the 436th Aerial Port Squadron organize ammunition, weapons and other equipment bound for Ukraine during a military overseas mission at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Jan. 21 2022. Photo courtesy of the US Air Force. HANDOUT / AFP US citizens residing or traveling in Ukraine received a message from the White … Read more

Do not spread through the mall! Claims American researchers

Do not spread through the mall Claims American researchers

Highlights Corona is mainly spread through droplets. Coronavirus can also be spread through feces, according to a study. Corona-infected people also have the virus. This time living desk: It has been known for a long time that corona is mainly spread through droplets. This means that the virus is present in the fluid droplets coming … Read more

Bhutan’s Oscar Entry ‘Lunana: A Yak in The Classroom’ Finds North American Home With Samuel Goldwyn Films (EXCLUSIVE)

Bhutans Oscar Entry ‘Lunana A Yak in The Classroom Finds

Samuel Goldwyn Films has acquired North American rights to Pawo Choyning Dorji’s lushly lensed Bhutanese drama “Lunana: A Yak in The Classroom,” one of the 15 films shortlisted for the Oscar’s international feature film race. Represented by Berlin-based Films Boutique, “Lunana: A Yak in The Classroom” premiered at the BFI London Film Festival in 2019 … Read more

Saban Films Picks Up North American Rights to Hostile Territory

Saban Films is planning a nationwide theatrical release for the action-western drama Hostile Territory later this year. The Saban Capital Group subsidiary has had a pretty busy slate since its inception in 2014, releasing several notable movies, including Tom Hanks comedy-drama A Hologram for the King and 2017’s Power Rangers. Both those films were joint … Read more

Nits on ancient mummies shed light on South American ancestry

Journal Reference: Mikkel W Pedersen, Catia Antunes, Binia De Cahsan, J Víctor Moreno-Mayar, Martin Sikora, Lasse Vinner, Darren Mann, Pavel B Klimov, Stuart Black, Catalina Teresa Michieli, Henk R Braig, M Alejandra Perotti. Ancient human genomes and environmental DNA from the cement attaching 2,000 year-old head lice nits. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 2021; DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msab351 … Read more

Thornbyrd’s ‘Healed’ Gets Cast & ReFrame Stamp; Acquisitions By Freestyle, Uncork’d, Samuel Goldwyn Films; Universal Pictures’ ‘Dawn Raid’ Set For North American Release – Film Briefs

Thornbyrds ‘Healed Gets Cast ReFrame Stamp Acquisitions By Freestyle

EXCLUSIVE: Indie production company Thornbyrd Films has launched production on Healed, a psychological thriller starring Guinevere Turner (American Psycho), Shantell Yasmine Abeydeera (The Influencer), Emily Goss (Snapshots), Benjamin Barrett (The Politician) and Todd Lowe (True Blood), which has been awarded the coveted ReFrame Stamp from the Sundance Institute and Women in Film for gender-balanced hiring. … Read more

A year after the assault on Capitol Hill, back to the day when American democracy faltered

A year after the assault on Capitol Hill back to

Supporters of Donald Trump demonstrate outside Capitol Hill in Washington on January 6, 2021. ALEX EDELMAN / AFP Donald Trump’s children are not known for their crises of conscience. However, on January 6, 2021, they are terrified. As are dozens of elected Republicans. Or the biggest stars of the conservative Fox News channel. Their partisan … Read more

Death of American researcher Edward Osborne Wilson, father of sociobiology and defender of biodiversity

Death of American researcher Edward Osborne Wilson father of sociobiology

American researcher Edward Osborne Wilson, March 1, 2000. JOHN FOLEY / OPALE His work is so vast that some have believed to see in him a “New Darwin”, when others nicknamed him more affectionately « Ant Man », the ant man. American biologist Edward Osborne Wilson died on December 26, 2021 in Burlington, Massachusetts, at … Read more

XYZ Films Takes North American Sales Rights to Travis Taute’s Fantasia Premiere ‘Indemnity’ (EXCLUSIVE)

XYZ Films Takes North American Sales Rights to Travis Tautes

XYZ Films has acquired North American sales rights to “Indemnity,” an action thriller from South African director Travis Taute that’s set to world premiere at Montreal’s Fantasia Film Festival. Written and directed by Taute, “Indemnity” tells the story of an ex-firefighter in Cape Town who’s forced to fight for his life after being accused of … Read more

The European and American response to China’s “new silk roads”

The European and American response to Chinas new silk roads

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and US Ambassador to Senegal Tulinabo Mushingi in Dakar on November 20, 2021. ANDREW HARNIK / AFP To contain Chinese expansion, the United States and the European Union (EU) are launching alternatives to the “new silk roads”. Called “Global Gateway”, the European program, unveiled on 1is December, will mobilize … Read more