Uli Schmetzer Books
SABRA and SHATILA
Shatila Refugee Camp, Beirut Sept 18 2011
LONDON RIOT: I-PHONE NOT BREAD
Venice, August 2011 Read
EUROPE; HOW LONG WILL SHOCK THERAPY WORK?
Venice July 15, 2011 Read...
GIVE A VOICE
Gortahork, Donegal June 16 2011 Read...
How the Chinese
conquered Southeast Asia
and target Europe
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A VENETIAN RIDDLE
VENICE, Italy To prevent the sea
from burying this city of waterways and
ancient history Silvio Berlusconi's
government launched a spectacular 1.5
bill Euro (two billion dollar) rescue
operation four years ago. Its target was to
tame flooding high tides from the Adriatic
Sea with gigantic steel barriers. .Read....
When two Americans raised their fists in the
Black Power salute in 1968 no one paid much
attention to the third man. After all he had not
raised his own fist though pinned to his chest
was a button demanding equal rights for all
mankind no matter what their color or creed.
The button-badge would become the cross
Peter Norman carried for the rest of his life.
His country, Australia, neither redeemed him
nor officially recognized he had not acted
against the spirit but in the spirit of the
Olympic Games. Australia's greatest sprinter
was never allowed to run in another
A FORGOTTEN HERO
The Lama's Lover
and other stories
In this collection of ten
short stories we meet a
range of extraordinary
individuals. Each carries
their own cross in
societies marred by
religious, political and
social injustices. The
protagonists are often a
composite of people the
author met during his
career travelling the world
as a foreign correspondent.
Art as a Fusion of Old and New.
VENICE, May 22, 2015 – Traipsing through the 56th Venice International Art
Biennale is not only hard on the ears, thanks to booming sound tracks, but often
hard on the eyes, even harder on a brain attempting to distinguish between what
might be mere banality and what could be of significance...Read
RABIN, the Last Day
Venice, Sept 10, 2015 – Twenty years after Israeli Prime Minister
Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated a documentary screened at the
72nd Venice Film Festival this week pointed the finger at a
complex conspiracy to kill the man who signed the Oslo peace
accord and so returned part of the West Bank to the Palestinians.
Venice, Sept 9, 2015 — Once upon a time on the far distant island of Tanna
on the archipelago of Vanuatu lived the indigenous Yakel tribe
whose people staunchly refused to be colonized, Christianized or
lured into the white man’s society – until two Australian
anthropologists persuaded the elders to help them make a film
about a Romeo and Juliet love story that took place in the tribe’s
rainforest habitat twenty years ago. Read
72nd Venetian Film Festival’s top award
A heavily stacked Latino jury this year awarded the 72nd
Venetian Film Festival’s top award, the Golden Lion, to the
Venezuelan film ‘Desde Alla’ (From Afar) and the Silver Lion
to an Argentine film, ‘The Clan.’....Read...