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Sisebut

Sisebut was King of the Visigoths and ruler of Hispania and Septimania from 612 until his death. He campaigned against the remains of East Roman power in Spania, strengthened Visigothic control over the Basques and Cantabrians, developed friendly relations with the Lombards of Italy, reinforced the fleet, established by his predecessor Leovigild. Sisebut was known for his devout piety to Chalcedonian Christianity. In 612, upon his ascension to the throne, he forced his Jewish subjects to convert to Christianity. In 616, he ordered, he was associated and amicable with the scholar and encyclopaedist Isidore, bishop of Seville, is regarded as the author of a Latin poem on astronomy, Carmen de Luna or Praefatio de Libro Rotarum, dedicated to a friend, identified with Isidore. He first married an unknown woman, by whom he had a daughter, born c. 590, who married Suintila.

Upernavik Kujalleq

Upernavik Kujalleq Søndre Upernavik, is an island settlement in the Avannaata municipality in northwestern Greenland. Founded in 1855 as a trading station on Qeqertaq Island, the settlement had 204 inhabitants in 2010. Upernavik Kujalleq is the only settlement on Qeqertaq Island, the second largest island of Upernavik Archipelago, a vast archipelago of small islands on the coast of northeastern Baffin Bay, it is located near Qugdlungut, the southernmost point of the island, features a heliport, On weekdays, Air Greenland serves the village as part of government contract, with cargo helicopter flights from Upernavik Kujalleq Heliport to Kangersuatsiaq and Upernavik. The population of Upernavik Kujalleq has remained stable over the last two decades

16th Festival on Wheels

The 16th Festival on Wheels was a film festival held in Ankara, Turkey from December 3 to 9, 2010. A selection of films was screened at Kızılay Büyülü Fener theater and the Goethe Institut in Ankara, the Ahmet Hamdi Tanpınar cultural centre in Artvin with the theme of Coup d’Etat! to commemorate the 30th anniversary year of the 1980 Turkish coup d'état. The Golden Bull awards were handed out for the second year running to the best films of the 16th Festival on Wheels as selected by the festival jury. Golden Bull: Illegal directed by Olivier Masset-Depasse Silver Bull: Chongqing Blues directed by Xiaoshuai Wang Special Mention: Hair directed by Tayfun Pirselimoğlu SİYAD Award: Bibliothèque Pascal directed by Szabolcs Hajdu Nine nominees, including two Turkish features, were selected to compete for the Golden Bull during the Artvin leg of this edition of the festival. Illegal directed by Olivier Masset-Depasse Chongqing Blues directed by Xiaoshuai Wang The Temptation of St. Tony directed by Veiko Õunpuu Pál Adrienn directed by Ágnes Kocsis Bibliothèque Pascal directed by Szabolcs Hajdu October directed by Daniel & Diego Vega Mundane History directed by Anocha Suwichakornpong Majority directed by Seren Yüce Hair directed by Tayfun Pirselimoğlu Two international features were selected to be shown out of competition in special pre-release screenings.

Somewhere directed by Sofia Coppola Socialism directed by Jean-Luc Godard Five Turkish features made in the preceding year were selected to be shown out of competition in the national showcase. Merry-Go-Round directed by İlksen Başarır Toll Booth directed by Tolga Karaçelik Tales From Kars directed by Özcan Alper, Ülkü Oktay, Emre Akay, Ahu Öztürk & Zehra Derya Koç Black and White directed by Ahmet Boyacıoğlu Zephyr directed by Belma Baş Six international films were selected for this special section, timed to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1980 Turkish coup d'état, examining the impact of military coups in Turkey, Chile, Argentina and Greece. 48 directed by Susana de Sousa Dias The Year My Parents Went on Vacation directed by Cao Hamburger Missing directed by Costa Gavras The Judge and the General directed by Elizabeth Farnsworth & Patricio Lanfranco The International directed by Sırrı Süreyya Önder & Muharrem Gülmez September 12 directed by Özlem Sulak Two international documentaries were selected for this special section about the consequences of urban regeneration projects for human lives as much as city plans.

My House Stood in Sulukule directed by Astrid Heubrandtner Paradise Hotel directed by Sophia Tzavella One Turkish film was seşected for this special section which offers a grateful nod to the countryside and is supported by the publication of a collection of essays edited by Tül Akbal and Aslı Güneş under the same title. Vavien directed by Yağmur & Durul Taylan 2010 in film Turkish films of 2010 Official website for the festival