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Argentina on the Rise: Constanza Novick

A Loco Films world sales pick-up and Disney niche release in its native Argentina, Constanza Novick’s debut feature “El futuro que viene” (The Future Ahead”), which now screens at Ventana Sur, takes a relatively simple but infrequently seen idea – the tale of female friendship down two decades from first love to post-first divorce… Variety

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Heart attack deaths to rise as obesity EPIDEMIC takes hold of UK

Falls in cardiovascular deaths over the past 50 years are threatened as dietary “indiscretions” and physical inactivity drive a rising tide of obesity and diabetes. A new study showed that the UK now has some of the highest levels of obesity in Europe, and this could lead to an increase in deaths from cardiovascular diseases. The researchers said the UK ...

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‘Moana’ Actress to Star in New High School Theater Drama ‘Rise’: Watch the First Trailer!

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Get ready for a new show to sing along to! NBC released the first trailer for its upcoming musical drama, Rise. The new show, which premieres in March, comes from the producer of Broadway’s hit Hamilton as well as the producer of standout NBC dramas Friday Night Lights and Parenthood.  And though it will likely ...

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Prediabetes symptoms: Condition on the rise could lead to DEADLY stroke – do you have it?

Prediabetes – or borderline diabetes – is a condition where blood glucose levels are higher than normal, but they haven’t yet reached a point where they are could be classed as diabetes. According to Diabetes UK, there are an estimated seven million people in the UK who have it. The condition is on the rise, with rates in England alone ...

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UFA: The Fall and Rise of the 100-Year-Old Production Powerhouse

Universum-Film AG is founded in December 1917 during World War I as part of an effort to create greater competition against foreign films and as part of the German Empire’s propaganda machine. Following the war, however, the film company focused on popular genres. During the 1920s, UFA produces silent classics like Fritz Lang’s “Metropolis.” Other major UFA productions in the ...

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Mexico on the Rise – Marcelo Tobar

November 13, 2017 7:26AM PT The director keeps his domestic run of fest hits going with his latest, “Oso Polar” Los Cabos, Mexico — By any measure, one of the year’s most ambitious Mexican films must be “Oso Polar,” the country’s first feature to be shot completely by iPhone. By … Variety

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