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Mandatory elegance

I went to a screening of Sleepover LA on Tuesday at an art gallery here in Berlin. The filmmaker, Lily Baldwin, is the cousin of my close friend R., so I have met her and we all went to dinner when she was here for the Berlin Film Festival back in February. I am massively inspired by her work. You can watch Sleepover LA online here – it's short, just 16 minutes long. Lily acts and dances in it (her background is originally in dance). She's the 'uptight' sister in the film, the one who is looking for adventure.

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Tonight I'm going to a 'formal' art opening with a friend of mine. It's a suit-and-tie, little-black-dresses sort of thing. I had to rsvp, too. I wonder if the art will live up to all this preparation and mandatory elegance.
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