This edition of World Stories opens in South Africa where an abused mother tells her story. In Iceland, specialists from the world are learning how to use geothermal energy, Mongolians are reviving the traditional sport of anklebone shooting, a Guatemalan park director enlists squatters to help him bring save the rain forest, and farms in New Zealand are breeding deer for hunting and deer velvet.
Everyone expects Dieter Kosslick, as director of the Berlin International Film Festival, the Berlinale, to get stars on the red carpet. At the same time, as head curator, he’s expected to make sure the choice of films has enough depth.
The Cannes Film Festival kicks off with a new adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby", and Arts.21 is there. We also meet the remarkable performers of the play "Disabled Theater", take a look at the work of multi-talented designer Henry van de Velde and check out an opera production that has caused outrage.
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