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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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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A still from 'Hook Up 2.0' by Dana Nachman
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Hook Up 2.0 and That Which Does Not Kill: Two films navigating sex in the age of #MeToo

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Agnès Varda photographed by Julia Fabry, courtesy of the Doha Film Institute
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Life Hacks: Valuable lessons I learned from master filmmakers at Qumra

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Filmmaker Rithy Panh in Qatar, photo courtesy of the Doha Film Institute
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“Cinema has a responsibility”: Rithy Panh on history repeating and the power of remembrance

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Photo courtesy of the International Film Festival Rotterdam
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Wisdom from the Maestro: Guillermo Arriaga talks life, love and risk in Rotterdam

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Kim Snauwaert in a still from 'The Best of Dorien B.' by Anke Blondé
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Watch It! Lessons I learned from phenomenal women in cinema at this year’s IFFR

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Fifty Shades of Grief: Mourning a friend at midlife

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“Cinema with a Conscience”: Five Movies that Changed My Life

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“Cinema with a Conscience”: Could a Festival Help Solve the Middle East Crisis?

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