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fest

 (fĕst)
n.
A gathering or occasion characterized by a specified activity. Often used in combination: a music fest; a chilifest.

[From German Fest, festival, from Middle High German fest, from Latin fēstum; see feast.]
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fest

(fɛst)
n
a. a meeting or event at which the emphasis is on a particular activity: a fashion fest.
b. (in combination): schmaltz-fest; lovefest.
[C19: from German Fest festival]
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Translations

fest

[fest] N film festfestival m de cine
gore festorgía f de sangre
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fest

n (inf)Festival nt; film/jazz festFilm-/Jazzfestival nt; gore fest (= film)blutrünstiger Film
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The director of 'Festen' and 'Jagten' shows the last hours of a Russian submarine that sank to the bottom of the Barents Sea in 2000 with its entire crew still on board.
Major critical and commercial validation for this technology came from the films of the Dogma 95 movement, especially Thomas Vinterberg's Festen (Denmark, 1998) and Lars von Trier's Dancer in the Dark (Denmark, 2000), both of which were shot with Sony Mini DV cameras and transferred to film for theatrical release.
The United Zekveld, Kramer; Festen, 2010 (31) Purpose(s): To States of evaluate the influence of the sentences America intelligibility in the pupil dilation response during different listening situations.
Paris architecture firm Festen stripped away outdated ornamentation and bad renovations in favor of broad windows, clean lines, and opus incertum stonework.
While owing a large debt to another Scandinavian drama, 1998's Festen, The Reunion is an intriguing movie which raises questions about the pecking order, while toying with the notions of memory, fact and fiction.
While owing a large debt to another Scandinavian drama, 1998's Festen, The Reunion is an intriguing movie that raises questions about the pecking order, while toying with the notions of memory, fact and fiction.
Vinterberg, one of the founders of the Dogma 95 movement, says, "When 'Festen' premiered in Cannes the whole idea was to make something pure and real--no makeup, extra effects, things like that.
The deliberately washed-out video colours, country-house setting and dysfunctional-family bickering call to mind Festen (a.k.a.
Mr Squires said his two favourite plays during his reign at The Rep were the dark and moody drama Festen in 2004, and David Hare's revival of his satirical play Pravda in 2006.