E. Nina Rothe

Cultural Activist

http://www.ENinaRothe.com
I am a blogger and journalist who was born in Florence, Italy and grew up in NYC. Writing for me is a form of cultural activism, a way to connect with others and learn about new worlds. My loves are cinema with a conscience and easy to wear fashions because they possess the ability to change the world. You vote with your wallet after all...
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Filmmaker Yonfan talks freedom, Chop Suey and his award-winning ‘No. 7 Cherry Lane’ in Venice

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A still from 'Woman' by Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Anastasia Mikova
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Watch ‘Woman’ by any means necessary: A talk with Yann Arthus-Bertrand and Anastasia Mikova in Venice

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Luca Marinelli in Venice, photo courtesy of La Biennale di Venezia
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Luca Marinelli, Coppa Volpi winner for Best Actor in Venice, answers three questions

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Baseema Hajjar in a still from Shahad Ameen's 'Scales'
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“It’s a universal story”: Shahad Ameen on her film ‘Scales’ in Venice

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A still from Amjad Abu Alala's 'You Will Die at Twenty' which screened in the Giornate degli autori in Venice
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“I think cinema is experience”: Amjad Abu Alala’s ‘You Will Die at Twenty’ in Venice

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Ram Dass in a still from the upcoming documentary 'Becoming Nobody' by Jamie Catto
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Focusing on ‘Becoming Nobody’: Why Jamie Catto’s documentary on Ram Dass is a must-watch!

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Sami Bouajila and Najla Ben Abdallah in a still from 'A Son'
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“Cinema is a vehicle for emotions”: An interview with Mehdi M. Barsaoui, Sami Bouajila and Najla Ben Abdallah about ‘A Son’ in Venice

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Mila Alzharani in Haifaa al-Mansour's 'The Perfect Candidate' -- photo courtesy of Razor Film, Al-Mansour's Establishment
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‘The Perfect Candidate’: Five lessons I learned from Haifaa al-Mansour in Venice

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Gitanjali Rao’s ‘Bombay Rose’ tackles India’s big issues while wrapping them in a stunning package to delight its audience

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A still from Roberto Minervini's 'What You Gonna Do When the World's On Fire?'
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Roberto Minervini asks ‘What You Gonna Do When the World’s On Fire?’

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A still from 'Isadora's Children' by Damien Manivel
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Dancing through life’s pain with grace: Damien Manivel’s ‘Isadora’s Children’ at Locarno

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Tenzin Dolker in 'The  Sweet Requiem' directed by Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam of White Crane Films, photo by Pablo Bartholomew
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“To see with compassion”: Filmmakers Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam talk about their stunning latest ‘The Sweet Requiem’

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“To have this fantastic product that’s sustainable for eons to come”: Creative Director Sebastian Dollinger talks Eton’s mission

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Elia Suleiman and Gael García Bernal in a still from Suleiman's 'It Must Be Heaven'
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“Putting the spotlight on Arab cinema more than ever”: DFI in the time of an embargo

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A still from 'Heroes Don't Die' featuring  Adèle Haenel and Jonathan Couzinié
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Aude Léa Rapin on her film ‘Heroes Don’t Die’: “To live better, people need to believe in something”

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Breaking Through the Lens: Women filmmakers smashing the glass ceiling in Cannes

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The poster for the rerelease of Greta Schiller's 'Before Stonewall'
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What I learned from Greta Schiller’s beautiful film ‘Before Stonewall’

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The specially built cinema inside Guy's Hospital in London
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Cinema which does good, for the good of mankind: MediCinema in Cannes

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Photo © Sonia Seff, courtesy of Incognita Films
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Womanhood by excellence: ‘Oh Les Filles’ by François Armanet in Cannes

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A still from Werner Herzog's 'Family Romance Llc'
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In ‘Family Romance Llc’ Werner Herzog tackles our collective and “monumental amount of existential solitude”

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Actress Lyna Khoudri in a still from 'Papicha' by Mounia Meddour
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“Redefine what a heroine is”: Algerian filmmaker Mounia Meddour on her ‘Papicha’ in Cannes

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Pamela Mendoza in a still from Melina León's 'Cancion sin nombre'
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“To know in first person what it feels like to be oppressed”: ‘Canción sin nombre’ by Melina León in Cannes

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'The Unknown Saint' by Alaa Eddine Aljem premiered in the Critics' Week at the Cannes Film Festival
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Simply wonderful! In ‘The Unknown Saint’ Alaa Eddine Aljem tackles faith and money with humor

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A still from Franco Lolli's 'Litigante' playing in the Critics' Week in Cannes
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In ‘Litigante’ filmmaker Franco Lolli deals with his mommy issues, beautifully

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