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“Beatriz at Dinner” — a film that takes a hard look at class, racism and environmental destructions — is seemingly perfectly suited for the Trump era, even though it was filmed before the Republican billionaire took office. The film stars Salma Hayek as a Mexican immigrant living in the United States who was separated from her family after a failed real estate project decimated her small town. The woman, who describes herself as “ugly, old and fat,” now makes her living as a massage therapist among the wealthy in posh Orange County, in southern California. Hayek plays Beatriz in plain
 
Mission for vision
 
Launched in 2015 by Noor Shamma, artist and artrepreneur, the Postcard Initiative (PI) is an ongoing creative and outreach programme dedicated to restoring the gift of sight. To date, it has helped restore the sight of nearly 2,000 people in developing countries. 
 
Summer of Love Turns 50
 
They came for the music, the mind-bending drugs, to resist the Vietnam War and 1960s American orthodoxy, or simply to escape summer boredom. And they left an enduring legacy. This season marks the 50th anniversary of that legendary “Summer of Love,” when throngs of American
 
Breathing easy
 
Mandy Moore and Claire Holt say they are done shooting movies underwater. The actresses made the proclamation while promoting the upcoming underwater thriller “47 Meters Down,” which is in theatres this week. They play sisters trapped at the ocean floor after their shark diving cage 
 
Seen by eyes
 
In 2015, Giles Duley, the British documentary photographer and photojournalist best known for his photography of humanitarian issues and the consequences of conflict, was commissioned by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to document the refugee crisis. 
 
 
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