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Invincible (2001 drama film)

Invincible is a 2001 drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog. The film stars Tim Roth, Jouko Ahola, Anna Gourari, Max Raabe; the film tells the story of a Jewish strongman in Germany. While basing his story on the real-life figure Zishe Breitbart, Herzog uses the bare facts of Breitbart's life to weave fact and fiction to create an allegory of human strength, knowing oneself with honesty and pride in one's heritage; the film features original score composed by German film composer Hans Zimmer, co-written with fellow composer Klaus Badelt. Along with films like The Pledge this marks one of the first projects of Badelt into the feature film industry, one of several collaborations with Herzog as well. Zishe Breitbart is the son of an Orthodox Jewish blacksmith in rural Poland, he is fantastically strong from working at hard labour all day. A talent agent sees how strong Breitbart is in his Jewish shtetl home and convinces him to move to Berlin, where he can find work as a strongman. Hanussen, an epic con-man and supposed mystic, runs a cabaret variety show.

Hanussen gives Breitbart a blonde wig and a Nordic helmet and calls him "Siegfried" so as to identify him with the Aryan notion of physical superiority. This appeals to the Nazi clientele, he is a big hit; this is a dark comedy but is as much so a dramatic story, involving the secular Jews of Berlin. Included is interaction between Breitbart, an attractive stage musician Marta, their boss Hanussen, who abuses her, some top level Nazis. Breitbart becomes disgusted and dismayed. A visit from Breitbart's young brother, convinces Breitbart to be proud of his Jewish heritage, so, without warning, he takes off the blonde wig in the middle of his act to announce that he is not an "Aryan", calls himself a new Jewish Samson; this has the effect of making him a hero to the local Jews, who flock to the cabaret to see their new Samson. The Nazis aren't as pleased, Hanussen tries to discredit Breitbart, he tries to make it seem that it was his mystic powers that were the true strength behind the strongman, makes it look as though his frail female pianist Marta can break chains and lift weights if under his power.

Hanussen knows the Nazis dabble in the occult and hopes to become a part of Hitler's future government. He therefore hobnobs with the likes of Goebbels. In the end, however, he is exposed as a Czech Jewish con artist named Herschel Steinschneider; as a result, Hanussen is murdered by the Brownshirts. Breitbart foresees what will be known as the Holocaust and returns to Poland to warn the Jewish people of its coming. No one believes him and he accidentally dies from an infected wound, according to the final titles, two days before Hitler takes power in 1933. In the final scene he is in a delirium as a result of the infection. In a dreamscape surrounded by Christmas Island red crabs, he has a vision of his younger brother Benjamin flying safely away from the looming Holocaust. Jouko Ahola – Zishe Breitbart. A Jewish strongman who works in a Berlin occult cabaret; the character is based loosely on Zishe Breitbart. Tim Roth – Hanussen; the owner and star attraction of the cabaret. He is based on Erik Jan Hanussen.

Anna Gourari – Marta Farra. A pianist and Hanussen's mistress. Silvia Vas – Mrs. Holle Udo Kier – Count Helldorf Invincible received mixed reviews during its North American theatrical run. On one end of the spectrum, Roger Ebert said it was one of the best movies of the year: Watching Invincible was a singular experience for me, because it reminded me of the fundamental power that the cinema had for us when we were children; the film exercises the power. Herzog has gotten outside the constraints and conventions of ordinary narrative, addresses us where our credulity keeps its secrets. On the syndicated television show Ebert & Roeper, Ebert's co-host Richard Roeper was enthusiastic, calling the film, "A tremendous piece of work."David Stratton described it as an uninteresting and overly-long take on a fascinating period of 20th century history. However he did appreciate the production values, which were'solid', the film had a'predictably rich' music soundtrack; as of 24 August 2010, the film has a score of 53% on Rotten Tomatoes.

Invincible opened in North America on 20 September 2002 on 4 theatres, grossing US$14,293 in its opening weekend, ranking 85th for the weekend. At its widest point, it played at only 9 theatres, its total gross is US$81,954, it was only in theatrical release for 35 days. Invincible on IMDb Letter to N. Y. Times regarding the facts of Breitbart's final confrontation with Hanussen

Calle Ocho Festival

The Calle Ocho Music Festival is a one-day fiesta that culminates Carnaval Miami. It takes place in March in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida between SW 8th Street and 27th Avenue; the festival is one of the largest in the world, over one million visitors attend the Calle Ocho event. It is a free street festival. Many independent acts have been welcomed to perform throughout various stages spanning the festival. Among those artists, Miami born singer/ songwriter/ producer JPOPD1 on the louderside stage presented by Vanessa Spatz or masterkey entertainment and Sony global. Calle Ocho started in 1978 as a way for Cuban immigrants to express themselves and educate South Floridians about their culture in their community; the festival's focus grew to include participation from all Latin American countries. In 1996, the festival was cancelled due to the shooting down of four Cuban exile aviators by Cuban warplanes on February 24, 1996; the aviators were part of the Brothers to the Rescue organization.

The annual festival shuts down 28 blocks of SW 8th Street in order to host dancing, drinks and 30 stages of live entertainment. The stages are located throughout Little Havana, host a variety of Latin music genres from Latin America and the Caribbean, from merengue to top 40 pop music. Carnaval Miami is sponsored by the Kiwanis Club service organization of Little Havana. In 1988, the festival set the Guinness World Record with 119,986 people in the world's longest conga line. In 1990, a world-record-breaking 10,000-pound piñata was featured. In 2000, the Guinness World Record was set for the world's longest cigar. In 2008, Calle Ocho broke the record for the most domino players at the event. In 2010, the Florida legislature identified the Calle Ocho-Open House 8 festival as the official state festival. In 2012, the festival broke the world record for the largest flag image created; the flag measured 250 feet long and 36 feet wide, was marched down the street by over 100 volunteers

MBC Standard FM

MBC Standard FM is a Full Service radio station of the Munhwa Broadcasting Corporation. August 25, 1961 - MBC AM Started Broadcasting 1966 - MBC 900AM boosted power December 15, 1987 - HLKV-SFM 95.9 MHz started broadcasting as a FM relay of MBC 900AM. 1988 - MBC 900AM Started South Korea's first 24 hours radio broadcast. 2000 - Renamed as MBC 900AM. 2002 - Digital tapeless system conversion completed. Chuncheon MBC - AM 774kHz, FM 92.3, 88.9 MHz Wonju MBC - AM 1242kHz, FM 92.7, 102.5 MHz MBC Gangwon Yeongdong Gangneung - AM 1287, FM 96.3, 100.7, 99.7 MHz MBC Gangwon Yeongdong Samcheok - AM 1350kHz, FM 93.1, 101.5 MHz Daejeon MBC - AM 765kHz, FM 92.5, 91.3, 92.5 MHz MBC Chungbuk Cheongju - AM 1287kHz FM 107.1, 96.3 MHz MBC Chungbuk Chungju AM 1332kHz, FM 96.1, 94.7, 94.1 MHz Jeonju MBC - AM 855kHz, FM 101.7, 94.3 MHz Gwangju MBC - AM 819kHz, FM 93.9, 101.9 MHz Mokpo MBC - AM 1386kHz, FM 89.1 MHz Yeosu MBC - AM 1080kHz, FM 100.3, 107.1, 101.3 MHz Daegu MBC - AM 810kHz, FM 96.5, 98.7, 100.3 MHz Busan MBC - AM 1161kHz, FM 95.9, 106.5 MHz Ulsan MBC - AM 846kHz, FM 97.5 MHz MBC KyeongNam Changwon - AM 990kHz, FM 98.9, 96.7 MHz MBC KyeongNam JinJu - AM 1215kHz, FM 91.1, 93.5 MHz Jeju MBC - AM 774kHz, FM 97.9, 97.1, 106.5 MHz MBC~ MBC~ in G major - Hwoarang, Kazuya Mishima and Julia Chang MBC~ MBC~ in G major -Yoshimitsu & Tekken Raven M~BC in C major - Jin Kazama & Christie Monteiro M~BC in C major - Heihachi Mishima & Tekken Kuma MBC~ Radio in F major - Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Lei Wulong, Marshall Law, Forest Law, Craig Marduk, Anna Williams and TVXQMBC Radio in D-flat major MBC~ Radio in F major - Joseph Haydn, Paul Phoenix, Steve Fox and The Grace → MBC Radio in A-flat major MBC Radio in D-flat major - Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Lei Wulong, Marshall Law, Forest Law, Craig Marduk, Anna Williams, Chun-Li, Street Fighter Ibuki and Younha MBC Radio in A-flat major - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Tekken King, Ling Xiaoyu, Alisa Bosconovitch, Eddy Gordo, Street Fighter Guile, Final Fight Poison and John Park MBC TV SBS TV Channel A

Manual communication

Manual communication systems use articulation of the hands to mediate a message between persons. Being expressed manually, they are received visually, sometimes tactually. Manual communication, when it is a primary form of communication, may be enhanced by body language and facial expressions and other forms of communication. Manual communication is employed in systems that are codes for oral languages. Other, simpler forms of manual communication have been developed, they are neither natural languages nor a code that can render one. They communicate with a limited set of signals about an smaller set of topics and have been developed for situations where speech is not practical or permitted, or secrecy is desired; some cloistered religious communities While scuba diving In television recording studios In loud environments When signalling across distance to a crane driver, ship or plane. While hunting In the game Charades In Rueda de Casino Military hand and arm signals are used in combat where stealth or noise makes other forms of communication impractical or undesirable.

Between lifeguards On roads, between vehicle drivers, by other road users such as bicycle and horse riders to signals stops and turns, by pedestrians to flag a passing taxi or bus Gangsters in the Americas use gang signals to signify their allegiance to gangs, local gang branches. In sports fandom, many universities use hand symbols to show communicative support. Chinese number gestures are a method of using one hand to signify the natural numbers one through ten. Nonverbal communication Sign language ASL Resource Site Free online lessons, ASL dictionary, resources for teachers and parents

Gordon Barton

Gordon Page Barton was an Australian businessman and political activist. He was born in Surabaya, Dutch East Indies of a Dutch mother and Australian father, he showed his intelligence and originality early, at the University of Sydney, where he found by careful study of the handbook of course requirements he could select a particular group of subjects that would qualify him for three degrees in the time taken for one. The university awarded him the degrees but changed the rules so that it couldn't happen again. While still at university Barton started Interstate Parcel Express Company, the core of his business. In 1966, he used some of his wealth to form the Liberal Reform Group, a splinter group of members of the Liberal Party of Australia disenchanted with their party's support for the Vietnam War. In 1967, he formed the company Tjuringa Securities, the pioneer Australian corporate raider. Tjuringa took over Federal Hotels and the Angus and Robertson bookshops and publishing business which were asset stripped.

He set up two newspapers, the Sunday Observer and the Sunday Review. The second was merged with the purchased "Nation" publication to form the Nation Review. Gordon Barton was married to Yvonne Hand, who died in 1970, they had two children and Geoffrey. Barton lived in a de facto relationship with Mary Ellen Ayrton from 1977; until their separation and estrangement, their blended family included Barton's two children and Ayrton's daughter Kate. He died in Spain in 2005, aged 75. SEE ALSO: Everingham, Sam. "Gordon Barton: Australia's Maverick Entrepreneur", 2009, Allen & Unwin, 456 Pages, English