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IDFA: ’Amal’ Director Mohamed Siam on Documenting Disillusioned Arab Youth: ‘They Had to Swallow Their Dreams’

Having just a range of documentary shorts to his credit, Mohamed Siam was more than a little nervous to take the opening-night slot at this year’s IDFA with his feature debut, “Amal”. “It’s surreal,” he says. “I’m a bit nervous, but I hope people like it. They tell me that the cinema has 1,700 seats and it’s sold out, so ...

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Grown-up gap year holiday BOOM as almost half of over-45s fulfil extended travel dreams

Once a celebration of schooling and foray into tertiary studies, the tides of gap year are finally changing.  Many Britons aged over 45 years old are now taking their own ’grown-up gap year’, according to a new study.  The research, revealed by online money transfer company Azimo, found almost half of the age demographic had already done so.   A further ...

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Hotel review Splendid Venice: Four star boutique luxury with a rooftop terrace of DREAMS

Venice can be loud, busy and overwhelming so its important to invest in a hotel that’s calming and tranquil.  Splendid Venice, part of the Starhotels Collezione, is in the very heart of the city a stone’s throw from St. Mark’s Square and Rialto Bridge.  But walking through the front door it’s clear they’ve worked hard to make sure it’s a ...

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