EL MOLINO. UN SIGLO DE HISTORIA, DE LLUÍS PERMANYER. Women who travel for sex: Sun, sea and gigolos - Home News, UK. But this holiday romance is not all it seems.
The woman is white, in her late 50s; the man, black, 18 - and paid for his attentions. The scene - from the controversial new French film, Heading South, which opened this weekend, starring Charlotte Rampling, makes us confront uncomfortable truths about sexuality in a globalised world, and the legacy of colonialism. In the film, an intelligent, provocative take on sex tourism in the late-1970s, Rampling plays Ellen, an American professor, who spends every summer at a private resort in Haiti, where beautiful, muscled black boys are available to the female clientele, mostly affluent single women in their forties, who despair of finding mates through more conventional means. "More than sex, they are seeking a tenderness that the world is refusing them," the film's director, Laurence Cantet, explains. Fast-forward 30 years, and the reality of sex tourism is anything but tender. For others, this is exploitation pure and simple.
Cuba: Discovering Its People and Culture. Experience Cuban culture the most authentic way possible—through its people.
On this unique and inspiring program, get acquainted with Cubans in diverse settings, from Old Havana to colonial Cienfuegos. Engage the local people directly in discussions about their lives and work, culture and traditions. Meet with Cuban historians, teachers, students, artists, naturalists, and others, and experience this fast-changing island nation through their eyes. Trip Highlights Explore the UNESCO World Heritage sites of Old Havana and Trinidad with Cuban experts. Itinerary - 9 Days Day 1 — U.S. Depart from Miami on a charter flight. Day 2 — Havana Learn about the restoration and changing landscape of Havana from a local preservation expert. Day 3 — Havana Engage in a specially-arranged question-and-answer session with Cuban professionals, discussing education, economics, the role of government, and other topics of interest. Real England - The Battle Against The Bland. PATAGONIA.
England In Particular. Taste faversham - join us in our quest for the TASTE OF REAL FOOD! Tastefaversham approved links Oxfam: An Evening of Food and Friends Prince of India Restaurant, Preston Street, FavershamOxfam Faversham fundraiser in aid of Oxfam projects in Bangladesh.
Price £15, drinks excluded. Contact Janice (07979 900425) or Susanna (07947 252538) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.When: 26th January 6pm to 8pm Faversham Food Festival is to be set up as a not for profit company with the following directors: David Selves, Grahame Kane, Harold Goodwin, Katy Cox, David Simmons and Stefano Cuomo Additional directors will be invited to join the Board from time to time but the founding directors firmly believe that for the project to bring true reward to Faversham it is essential that control remains with a small dedicated group and that under no circumstances should “big business” ever be able to dictate the course or composition of the festival or dominate it. There has been friendly rivalry between Faverham and Ludlow about real food for some years. Press Office - Village SOS press pack: BBC Learning campaign.
Village SOS is set to make an impact beyond the six villages featured in the TV series with a major BBC Learning and Big Lottery Fund campaign to promote rural enterprise across the UK.
The campaign will offer support to people who are considering setting up their own community business as well as to those who simply want to become more engaged with their community. BBC Learning will offer 10 short online films featuring all six villages in the TV series as well as four other Learning projects that also received grants from The Big Lottery Fund. The four-minute films give an insight into the issues faced by each of the villages and how they set about tackling them. The advice and information covers everything from the identifying need and how to make a social enterprise sustainable to finding volunteers and getting the community on board. There will also be a film featuring Sarah Beeny's top 10 tips for getting a social enterprise off the ground.