Prehistoric pile dwellings around the Alps is a series of prehistoric pile-dwelling settlements in and around the Alps built from around 5000 to 500 B. C. on the edges of lakes, rivers or wetlands. 111 sites, located in Switzerland, Germany, France and Slovenia, were added to UNESCO World Heritage Site list in 2011. In Slovenia, this was the first listed cultural world heritage site. Excavations, conducted in only some of the sites, have yielded evidence that provides insight into life in prehistoric times during the Neolithic and Bronze Age in Alpine Europe, the way communities interacted with their environment; as the nomination stated, the settlements are a unique group of exceptionally well-preserved and culturally rich archaeological sites which constitute one of the most important sources for the study of early agrarian societies in the region. Contrary to popular belief, the houses were not erected on nearby marshy land, they were set on piles to protect against occasional flooding. Because the lakes have grown in size over time, many of the original piles are now under water, giving modern observers the false impression that they have always been this way.
Hengameh Ghaziani is an Iranian actress of cinema and theater and translator. She had received two Crystal Simorgh from Fajr International Film Festival. Hengameh Ghaziani was born in Mashhad, Iran in 1970, she graduated in BA of Human-Economic Geography from Islamic Azad University in Mashhad and Shahre-Rey branches. She continued her education in Western Philosophy in San Francisco University, she has started her artistic career since 2000 with her first appearance in Twilight directed by Hassan Hedayt. Her first role in theatre was named Like blood for steak, produced by Leev theatre group. For her activities in theatre, she has been candidate for National community for Iranian theatre in 2005 in respect to her role in the notebook written by Jan Clude Career and directed by Katayoun Feiz Marandi. In addition to her artistic activities, she has translated the book of Red Mans Land White Mans Law, written by Wilcomb E. Washburn, a story of the American Indians. In 2015 she established a music band under her name and performed in Vahdat Hall as a singer.
She is one of the few Iranian actresses who received two Crystal Simorgh from Fajr International Film Festival. Hangovering Time Ordakly One Canary One Crow My Brother, Khosro Delbari Rabidity The Other One's Dad Ginkgo: Suspended Narrative Saken Tabaghe Vasat With Others Welcome to TehranThe WedlockAnnunciation to a Third Milennium CitizenI am a MotherMigrenDays of LifeBarf Rooye Shirvani DaghFelicity LandFacing MirrorsBidari-e RoyahaNiloofarAs Simple as ThatRavayat haye na tamamSaye Roshan Hengameh Ghaziani on IMDb "The List". "Hengameh Ghaziani Official Instagram"
Morphine is a 2008 Russian film by Aleksei Balabanov. The film is based on semi-autobiographical short stories by Mikhail Bulgakov; the film takes place in late autumn and early winter of 1917 during the events of October Revolution and the beginning of Russian Civil War. A young Russian doctor called Mikhail Polyakov arrives at a small hospital in a remote village in Yaroslavl Governorate. Having freshly graduated from medical school, with little experience, he is the only doctor in the rural district, he works hard. After an allergic reaction to a diphtheria vaccination, he has his nurse Anna give him morphine to negate the effects, he slips into addiction. Songs performed by Alexander Vertinsky "Tango Magnolia", "Snow Lullaby", "Cocainetka" were used as soundtracks for the film. At the 2009 Russian Guild of Film Critics Awards Aleksei Balabanov received the prize Best Director. A Young Doctor's Notebook, 2012-13 Sky Arts television adaptation of the same Bulgakov stories Official film website Morfiy on IMDb