Helena Petrovna Blavatsky (Russian: Еле́на Петро́вна Блава́тская, Ukrainian: Олена Петрівна Блаватська), (born as Helena von Hahn; 12 August 1831 – 8 May 1891) was a scholar of ancient wisdom literature who along with H. S Olcott and Anagarika Dharmapala was instrumental in the Western transmission and revival of Theravada Buddhism. In 1875 Blavatsky and Olcott established a research and publishing institute called the Theosophical Society.
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The Silence of the Lambs (film)
The Silence of the Lambs is a 1991 American thriller film that blends elements of the crime and horror genres. It was directed by Jonathan Demme and stars Jodie Foster, Anthony Hopkins, Ted Levine, and Scott Glenn. It is based on the 1988 novel of the same name by Thomas Harris, his second to feature Hannibal Lecter, a brilliant psychiatrist and cannibalistic serial killer. In the film, Clarice Starling, a young FBI trainee, seeks the advice of the imprisoned Dr.
The Silence of the Lambs (film)Films whose writer won the Best Adapted Screenplay Academy Award1990s crime filmsHannibal LecterFilms shot in VirginiaUnited States National Film Registry films1991 filmsAmerican films1990s thriller filmsFilms directed by Jonathan DemmeEdgar Award winning worksFilms shot in the BahamasCannibal filmsJohns Hopkins Hospital in fictionFilms featuring a Best Actor Academy Award winning performanceFilms shot in Washington, D.C.Orion Pictures filmsSerial killer filmsPsychological thriller filmsFilms whose director won the Best Director Academy AwardFilms featuring a Best Drama Actress Golden Globe winning performancePolice detective filmsFilms featuring a Best Actress Academy Award winning performanceEnglish-language filmsAmerican crime thriller filmsAmerican horror films1990s horror filmsBest Picture Academy Award winners
In the broadcasting industry, dark is a term used to describe a radio station or television station that has gone off-the-air for an indefinite period of time, or as defined by the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), a "silent" station. It refers only to a station that is not transmitting at all, not to a station that is broadcasting only silence.
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AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power
AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) is an international direct action advocacy group working to impact the lives of people with AIDS (PWAs) and the AIDS pandemic to bring about legislation, medical research and treatment and policies to ultimately bring an end to the disease by mitigating loss of health and lives. ACT UP was effectively formed in March 1987 at the Lesbian and Gay Community Services Center in New York.
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Fade (audio engineering)
In audio engineering, a fade is a gradual increase or decrease in the level of an audio signal. The term can also be used for film cinematography or theatre lighting, in much the same way. A recorded song may be gradually reduced to silence at its end (fade-out), or may gradually increase from silence at the beginning (fade-in).
Fade (audio engineering)Audio mixing
Moment of silence
"One minute silence" redirects here. For the band, see One Minute Silence. "Minute of silence" redirects here. For the Soviet radio program, see Minute of Silence. 50x40px The examples and perspective in this article may not represent a worldwide view of the subject. Please improve this article and discuss the issue on the talk page. A moment of silence is the expression for a period of silent contemplation, prayer, reflection, or meditation.
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Suicide Silence is an American extreme metal band from Riverside, California. The group consists of vocalist Mitch Lucker, guitarists Chris Garza and Mark Heylmun, drummer Alex Lopez and bassist Dan Kenny. Formed in 2002, the band has released three full-length studio albums, one EP and seven music videos. The group has been met with a great amount of praise and favorable reviews while even during 2009, Suicide Silence was awarded with the Revolver Golden God award for "Best New Talent".
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Siege of Lal Masjid
The siege of Lal Masjid was a confrontation in July 2007 between Islamic fundamentalist militants and the Government of Pakistan led by General Pervez Musharraf and Shaukat Aziz Administration, then Prime minister of Pakistan. The focal points of the operation were the Lal Masjid and the Jamia Hafsa madrasah complex in Islamabad, Pakistan.
Siege of Lal MasjidMassacres in places of worshipSieges involving PakistanMass murder in 2007History of IslamabadIslamism in PakistanMilitary history of PakistanProtests in PakistanAl-Qaeda activitiesMilitary operations of the War in North-West PakistanConflicts in 2007Operations involving Pakistani special forces2007 in Pakistan
Gene silencing is a general term describing epigenetic processes of gene regulation. The term gene silencing is generally used to describe the "switching off" of a gene by a mechanism other than genetic modification. That is, a gene which would be expressed (turned on) under normal circumstances is switched off by machinery in the cell. Genes are regulated at either the transcriptional or post-transcriptional level.
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CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (season 1)
The first season of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation premiered on CBS on October 6, 2000 and ended May 17, 2001. The first season was rereleased Blu-ray, May 12, 2009. It is the only season of the CSI franchise that was broadcast in 4:3 ratio. It was however filmed in 16:9 ratio and the widescreen versions are present on the Blu-ray disc.
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (season 1)2000 television seasonsCSI: Crime Scene Investigation episodes2001 television seasonsCSI franchise seasons
Silence is the relative or total lack of audible sound. By analogy, the word silence may also refer to any absence of communication, even in media other than speech. Silence is also used as total communication, in reference to non verbal communication and spiritual connection. Silence is also referred to no sounds uttered by anybody in a room and or area. Silence is a very important factor in many cultural spectacles, as in rituals.
Mayday Parade is an American rock band from Tallahassee, Florida. Their debut EP Tales Told by Dead Friends was released in 2006, and sold over 20,000 copies without any label support. On July 10, 2007, Mayday Parade released their debut album A Lesson in Romantics. After signing to Fearless Records in 2006, the band also signed onto a major label with Atlantic Records in 2009.
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A rest is an interval of silence in a piece of music, marked by a symbol indicating the length of the pause. Each rest symbol corresponds with a particular note value: The quarter (crotchet) rest x20px]] may also be found as a form in older music. (The four-measure rest or longa rest is a symbol found in Western musical notation denoting a silence four times the duration of a whole rest. They are only used in long silent passages which are not divided into bars.
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BarlowGirl is an American Christian rock–CCM all-female band from Chicago, Illinois. The band is composed of sisters Alyssa, Rebecca, and Lauren Barlow. The band has won several awards in their genre; their song "Never Alone" was the longest running No. 1 song in 2004 on Radio and Records Christian Hit Radio (CHR) and Christian Rock charts, and was the "Song of the Year" on both charts. BarlowGirl became the best selling new Christian artist of 2004.
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Silence in the Library
"Silence in the Library" is the eighth episode of the fourth series of the revived British science fiction television series Doctor Who, first broadcast on 31 May 2008. It is the first of a two-part story, followed by "Forest of the Dead", and is the second two-parter Steven Moffat contributed to the series after "The Empty Child"/"The Doctor Dances" in 2005.
Silence in the LibraryTenth Doctor episodesFictional libraries2008 television episodesScreenplays by Steven Moffat
A Tower of Silence or Dakhma also know as Cheel Ghar (Hindi) is a circular, raised structure used by Zoroastrians for exposure of the dead. There is no standard technical name for such a construction. The common dakhma or dokhma originally denoted any place for the dead. Similarly, in the medieval texts of Zoroastrian tradition, the word astodan appears, but today denotes an ossuary. In the Iranian provinces of Yazd and Kerman, the technical term is deme or dema.
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Taking the Long Way
Taking the Long Way is the seventh studio album by the Dixie Chicks, an American country music band. It was released on May 23, 2006 in the U.S. and on June 12, 2006 worldwide. The album debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200. It sold over 2 million copies in the U.S. , being certified 2x platinum by the Recording Industry Association of America as of July 11, 2007. It won 5 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year and Song of the Year in February 2007.
Taking the Long WayGrammy Award winners for Album of the YearDixie Chicks albums2006 albumsColumbia Records albumsAlbums produced by Rick Rubin
The Silence of the Lambs
The Silence of the Lambs
Franklin child prostitution ring allegations
The Franklin child prostitution ring allegations were a series of high-profile accusations and legal actions between 1988 and 1991 surrounding an alleged child sex ring serving prominent citizens of Omaha, Nebraska, as well as high-level U.S. politicians. The allegations centered on the actions of Lawrence E. King, director of the Franklin Community Federal Credit Union (FCFCU) in Omaha and a nationally-prominent political figure who was active in the Republican Party.
Franklin child prostitution ring allegationsConspiracy theoriesChild sexual abuseHoaxes in the United StatesCrime in Omaha, NebraskaPolitics of Nebraska
In telecommunications, radio silence is a status in which all fixed or mobile radio stations in an area are asked to stop transmitting for safety or security reasons. The term "radio station" may include anything capable of transmitting a radio signal.
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Overcome (Alexandra Burke album)
Overcome is the debut studio album by British singer Alexandra Burke, released October 19, 2009 on Syco Music. The release of the album came a year after Burke won the British talent show, The X Factor, with the recording process taking place between 2008 and 2009.
Overcome (Alexandra Burke album)2009 albumsAlexandra Burke albumsAlbums produced by RedOneAlbums produced by Jim JonsinSyco Music albumsEpic Records albums
J. J. Jeczalik
Jonathan Edward Stephen Jeczalik, better known as J. J. Jeczalik, is a retired electronic musician, and co-founder of the former electronic music group, Art of Noise. Jeczalik also worked as a record producer and musician on a number of the Pet Shop Boys early recordings. After leaving Art of Noise, he recorded in the 1990s under the moniker "The Art of Silence," releasing one album entitled artofsilence. co. uk. He has also won a Grammy and now teaches IT at Oxford High Senior School GDST.
J. J. JeczalikEnglish keyboardistsLiving people1955 birthsArt of Noise membersEnglish electronic musiciansBritish people of Polish descent
E1 Entertainment Distribution
E1 Entertainment Distribution is the record manufacturing and distribution arm of E1 Entertainment LP. Notable for having led the independent sector with the largest number of Billboard-charting titles, over 150 Koch distributed titles enjoyed success on various Billboard charts in 2003. Most notably, Koch dominated the Billboard charts in May 2003 when it simultaneously claimed 7 Top 200 albums and 10 Top Independent albums.
E1 Entertainment DistributionRecord labels established in 1999American independent record labels
Vow of silence
A vow of silence is usually a religious vow, usually taken in a monastic context, to maintain silence. Known as Mauna in Hinduism, Jainism, and Buddhism, the practice is integral to many Christian traditions as well. Apart from that it is also followed as a spiritual practice. Pythagoras imposed a strict rule of silence on his disciples; the Vestal virgins also were bound to severe silence for long years. Many similar examples could be quoted.
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Motion in the Ocean
Motion in the Ocean is the third studio album by English pop rock band McFly. The album was released in the United Kingdom on 6 November 2006. The album has sold more than 250,000 copies since its release, being ceritified Gold in the UK.
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Deathlike Silence Productions
Deathlike Silence Productions was an Oslo, Norway based independent record label founded in the late 1980s that focused primarily on black metal. It was the first independent label to do so. The label was founded by Øystein Aarseth, also known as Euronymous, who operated the label until his murder in 1993. The name was derived from the Sodom song "Deathlike Silence" (from their 1986 release Obsessed by Cruelty).
Deathlike Silence ProductionsRecord labels disestablished in 1993Norwegian record labelsDefunct record labels1993 disestablishments in NorwayBlack metal record labelsIndependent record labels
"Silence" is the title of a song by the Canadian electronic music group Delerium. It was co-written by Canadian singer Sarah McLachlan, who is featured as the vocalist on the track. Over the years, it has been hailed as one of the greatest trance songs of all time, twelve years after its initial release, and still plays in clubs to this day.
Silence (song)Nettwerk Records singlesBillboard Hot Dance Club Songs number-one singles2000 singlesDelerium songsSarah McLachlan songsSongs written by Sarah McLachlanTrance songs2004 singlesIrish Singles Chart number-one singles1999 singles
Argument from silence
An argument from silence (also called argumentum e silentio in Latin) is generally a conclusion drawn based on the absence of evidence, rather than the existence of evidence. In the field of classical studies, it often refers to the deduction from the lack of references to a subject in the available writings of an author to the conclusion that he was ignorant of it.
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Silence is a 1966 novel of historical fiction by Japanese author Shusaku Endo. It is the story of a Jesuit missionary sent to 17th century Japan, who endured persecution in the time of Kakure Kirishitan ("Hidden Christians") that followed the defeat of the Shimabara Rebellion. The recipient of the 1966 Tanizaki Prize, it has been called "Endo’s supreme achievement" and "one of the twentieth century’s finest novels".
Silence (novel)Novels by Shusaku EndoNovels adapted into films1966 novelsNovels set in JapanChristianity in JapanChristian martyrsSociety of JesusRoman Catholic Church novels
No-Big-Silence (often abbreviated as "NBS"), originally known as Aggressor, is an Industrial metal/rock band from Estonia.
No-Big-SilenceMusical groups established in 1989Estonian musical groupsIndustrial music groupsTechno music groups
Mark Maclaine (director)
Mark Maclaine (aka Sparkles) is a film director, music producer, tutor http://www. telegraph. co. uk/education/9026101/Private-tutors-can-earn-thousands. html and writer. Previous to his work in film he was best known for his work as bassist/producer for Post Trip-Hop band: Second Person. Maclaine was one of the founders of the acclaimed UK Hip-Hop record label Dented Records and is co-owner of film company: Silence Corporation.
Mark Maclaine (director)Living peopleBritish record producers1980 births
So Divided is an album by ... And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead released on November 14, 2006. It saw the band continuing to expand its sound, along the lines of its predecessor Worlds Apart. The lead single from the album was the track "Wasted State of Mind", though no music video was made for it. A video was, however, created for the song "Naked Sun," but with no input whatsoever from the band.
So Divided...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead albums2006 albums
Breaking the Silence
Breaking the Silence
Code of silence
A code of silence is a condition in effect when a person opts to withhold what is believed to be vital or important information voluntarily or involuntarily. The code of silence is usually either kept because of threat of force, or danger to oneself, or being branded as a traitor or an outcast within the unit or organization as the experiences of the police whistleblower, Frank Serpico illustrates. Police are known to have a well-developed Blue Code of Silence.
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Silence Is Golden (song)
"Silence is Golden" is a song co-written by Bob Gaudio of the American rock band, The Four Seasons, with Bob Crewe. It was released as a B-side to the hit song "Rag Doll," in 1964. It was later covered by the English band The Tremeloes, whose recording was a #1 hit in the UK Singles Chart on 18 May 1967, staying at the top for a total of three weeks. Guitarist Rick West sang lead vocal on "Silence Is Golden.
Silence Is Golden (song)Songs written by Bob GaudioUK Singles Chart number-one singlesSongs written by Bob Crewe1967 singlesThe Four Seasons songsGary Puckett & The Union Gap songs
Susan Griffin (born January 26, 1943) is an eco-feminist author. She describes her work as "draw[ing ing] connections between the destruction of nature, the diminishment of women and racism, and trac[ing ing] the causes of war to denial in both private and public life. " She received a MacArthur grant for Peace and International Cooperation, an NEA Fellowship, and an Emmy Award for the play Voices.
Susan GriffinMacArthur FellowsAmerican poetsEcofeministsLiving peoplePeople from Los Angeles, CaliforniaAmerican dramatists and playwrightsLesbian writersEmmy Award winnersAmerican feminist writers1943 births
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Silence
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Silence is the debut album of American punk band Glassjaw, released in 2000. It was produced by Ross Robinson. Glassjaw has been rumored to discourage the purchasing of this album due to their acrimonious split from Roadrunner Records. Instead, they encourage people to download their music via file sharing software, such as Limewire.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About SilenceHardcore punk albumsAlbums produced by Ross RobinsonGlassjaw albums2000 debut albumsRoadrunner Records albums
Conspiracy of Silence (Church persecutions)
Conspiracy of Silence is a term used by the Catholic Church by and since Pope Pius XI to describe the lack of reaction among Western democracies to the persecution in the 1930s of Christians by Nazis and Communists in such countries as Mexico, Spain, Germany and the Soviet Union.
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Breaking the Silence (non-governmental organization)
Breaking The Silence (BtS) is an Israeli Non-Governmental Organization (NGO), located in a western section of Jerusalem, established by Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers and veterans who collect and provide testimonies about their military service in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem during the Second Intifada, giving serving and discharged Israeli personnel and reservists a platform to confidentially describe their experience in the Israeli-occupied territories.
Breaking the Silence (non-governmental organization)Human rights organizations based in IsraelNon-governmental organizations involved in the Israeli–Palestinian conflictOrganizations based in Israel
Before the Dawn (band)
Before the Dawn is a metal band from Finland, started in 1999 by Tuomas Saukkonen.
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Cone of Silence
The Cone of Silence is one of many recurring joke devices from Get Smart, an American comedy television series of the 1960s about an inept spy. Invented by "Professor Cone", the device is designed to protect the most secret of conversations (aka "C.O.S. security risks") by enshrouding its users within a transparent sound-proof shield. Unfortunately, Control had purchased the device from a "discount place" rather than the federal government, so it has never worked properly.
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Three Delivery is an American animated sitcom and action adventure, inspired by kung-fu movies. It is created by Larry Schwarz, who also created similar series, Kappa Mikey and Speed Racer: The Next Generation. It is a collaboration between Animation Collective in Manhattan, New York and the new-defunct Fatkat in Miramichi, New Brunswick as their very last project. The show premiered on Nicktoons Network on Friday, June 27, 2008.
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When Silence Is Broken, the Night Is Torn
When Silence Is Broken, The Night Is Torn is the debut extended play (EP) by American rock band Eyes Set to Kill. The EP was released July 6, 2006. This was the only album to feature Lindsey Vogt as lead vocalist and Alex Torres as the second guitarist. It was re-released as a companion of their DVD A Day with Eyes Set to Kill and sold 11,000 units.
When Silence Is Broken, the Night Is Torn2006 EPsEmo albumsEyes Set to Kill albums
Into Great Silence
Into Great Silence (German: Die Große Stille) is a documentary film directed by Philip Gröning that was first released in 2005. It is an intimate portrayal of the everyday lives of Carthusian monks of the Grande Chartreuse, high in the French Alps. The idea for the film was proposed to the monks in 1984, but the Carthusians said they wanted time to think about it.
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The Angry Silence
The Angry Silence is a 1960 British drama film directed by Guy Green and starring Richard Attenborough. Screenwriter Bryan Forbes won a BAFTA Award and an Oscar nomination for his contribution. It was also entered into the 10th Berlin International Film Festival. The story is about a factory worker who refuses to take part in an unofficial strike and is ostracised by the other workers as a scab.
The Angry SilenceBritish drama filmsFilms directed by Guy GreenBlack-and-white filmsFilms about the labor movement1960s drama filmsBritish Lion Films films1960 filmsEnglish-language filmsFilms set in England
Often called the Valley of Silence, the Western Cwm (cwm, pronounced coom, is Welsh for a bowl shaped valley/cirque) is a broad, flat, gently undulating glacial valley basin terminating at the foot of the Lhotse Face of Mount Everest. It was named by George Mallory when he saw it in 1921 as part of the British Reconnaissance Expedition that was the first to explore the upper sections of Everest, searching for routes for future summit attempts.
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Age of Silence
Age of Silence is a Norwegian avant-garde progressive metal band formed in 2004 by Andy Winter of Winds.
Age of SilenceMusical sextetsNorwegian progressive metal musical groupsMusical groups established in 2004Avant-garde metal musical groupsNorwegian heavy metal musical groups
The Silence (1963 film)
The Silence is a 1963 Swedish film written and directed by Ingmar Bergman and starring Ingrid Thulin and Gunnel Lindblom. The plot focuses on two sisters – the younger a sensuous woman with a young son, the elder more intellectually orientated and seriously ill — and their tense relationship as they travel toward home through a fictional Central European country on the brink of war.
The Silence (1963 film)Films directed by Ingmar BergmanSwedish-language filmsSwedish filmsBlack-and-white films1963 films
Conspiracy of silence (expression)
The expression conspiracy of silence, or culture of silence, relates to a condition or matter which is known to exist, but by tacit communal unspoken consensus is not talked about or acknowledged. Commonly such matters are considered culturally shameful. Taboo subjects may be indirectly discussed via the use of politically correct code words, or euphemisms.
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Hail the Villain
Hail the Villain is a Canadian hard rock band from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada.
Hail the VillainCanadian hard rock musical groupsMusical groups from Durham RegionMusical groups established in 2003
Silence (Silence Records AB), is a Swedish record company located outside Koppom, Värmland in Sweden. Silence was started in 1970 in Stockholm and released records by, amongst others: Bo Hansson, Philemon Arthur and the Dung, Samla Mammas Manna, and other progressive rock acts. In 1977, Silence moved to a new studio in Värmland, in a converted school, where artists and bands like Twice a Man, Ebba Grön, Dag Vag, Hellacopters, Eldkvarn, and Kent recorded several albums.
Silence RecordsIndependent record labelsProgressive rock record labelsRecord labels established in 1970Swedish record labels
Silence is a Slovene electronic, synth pop and soundtrack music composing duo consisting of Boris Benko (singer and songwriter) and Primož Hladnik (keyboards and arrangements). Their fanbase and their tours are currently limited to Slovenia, Germany and parts of Eastern Europe. Outside the region, the band is probably mostly known for the album "Vain, A Tribute To A Ghost" and their collaboration with Laibach on the album Volk in 2006.
Silence (band)Synthpop groupsElectronic music groups
The Silence of Dean Maitland
The Silence of Dean Maitland is a 1934 Australian film directed by Ken G. Hall.
The Silence of Dean Maitland1933 filmsAustralian films
Let all mortal flesh keep silence
Let all mortal flesh keep silence is an ancient chant of Eucharistic devotion based on words from Habakkuk 2:20, "Let all the earth keep silence before him". The original was composed in Greek as a Cherubic Hymn for the Offertory of the Divine Liturgy of St James in the fourth century, with local churches adopting arrangements in Syriac.
Let all mortal flesh keep silenceCompositions by Ralph Vaughan WilliamsHebrew Bible words and phrases
Song and Silence
Song and Silence: A Guidebook to Rogues and Bards is an optional rulebook for the 3rd edition of Dungeons & Dragons, and notable for its trade paperback format.
Song and SilenceHandbooks and manuals
Conspiracy of Silence (film)
Conspiracy of Silence is a drama film set in Ireland and inspired by real events. The film challenges celibacy and its implication for the Catholic Church in the 21st century. Written and directed by John Deery, the cast includes: Brenda Fricker, Hugh Bonneville, John Lynch, Jonathan Forbes, Jason Barry, Sean McGinley, Fintan McKeown, Jim Norton and Hugh Quarshie. The movie won many international awards including the U.S.
Conspiracy of Silence (film)Irish filmsFilms about Roman Catholicism2001 filmsHIV/AIDS in filmIrish LGBT-related filmsEnglish-language films2000s drama filmsChristian LGBT-related films
Le Silence de la mer
Le Silence de la mer (The Silence of the Sea) is a novel written in early 1942 by Jean Bruller under the pseudonym Vercors. It was published secretly in Nazi-occupied Paris. The book quickly became a symbol of mental resistance against German occupiers.
Le Silence de la merWorld War II novels1942 novelsWorks published under a pseudonymNovels set in FranceFrench novels
Blast of Silence
Blast of Silence is an American crime/thriller film released in 1961. It was written and directed by Allen Baron and produced by Merrill Brody who was also the cinematographer.
Blast of SilenceAmerican films1960s crime filmsCrime thriller films1961 filmsEnglish-language filmsFilm noir
A beat is a term used to describe the timing and movement of a film or play. In the context of a screenplay, it usually represents a pause in dialogue. In the context of the timing of a film, a beat refers to an event, decision, or discovery that alters the way the protagonist pursues his or her goal.
Beat (filmmaking)Film techniquesNarratology
Right to silence in England and Wales
The right to silence in England and Wales is the protection given to a person during criminal proceedings from adverse consequences of remaining silent. It is sometimes referred to as the privilege against self-incrimination. It is used on any occasion when it is considered the person(s) being spoken to is under suspicion of potential criminal proceedings.
Right to silence in England and WalesEnglish criminal lawCriminal procedure
World Gone Crazy (The Screaming Jets album)
World Gone Crazy is the fourth album by the Australian band The Screaming Jets. Singles that were taken of this album were Eve Of Destruction and October Grey (AUS#55-May 98).
World Gone Crazy (The Screaming Jets album)1997 albumsScreaming Jets albums
What Silence Knows
What Silence Knows is the debut solo album by the British singer Shara Nelson. Released in September 1993, it peaked at no. 22 on the UK Albums Chart and was later certified Gold by the British Phonographic Industry for sales in excess of 100,000 copies. The album was shortlisted for the 1994 Mercury Music Prize.
What Silence Knows1993 albumsShara Nelson albums
Surrounded by Silence
Surrounded by Silence
My Secret is My Silence
My Secret is My Silence is the debut studio album by Idlewild lead vocalist Roddy Woomble, released 24 July 2006, on Pure Records. The album, produced by John McCusker, features tracks co-written by McCusker, Rod Jones, Michael Angus and Karine Polwart as well as the vocals of folk singer, Kate Rusby. Regarding the album, Woomble states that: "the barriers were down so I could do whatever I wanted.
My Secret is My SilenceRoddy Woomble albums2006 albums
Spiral of silence
The spiral of silence is a political science and mass communication theory propounded by the German political scientist Elisabeth Noelle-Neumann. Spiral of silence theory describes the process by which one opinion becomes dominant as those who perceive their opinion to be in the minority do not speak up because they fear isolation from society.
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Structures from Silence
Structures from Silence (1984) is the third album by the American ambient musician Steve Roach. This is his first purely textural album, with a smooth, dark, gentle atmosphere unlike any of his other albums. A remastered version of this album, with a different cover, was released in 2001 by Projekt.
Structures from Silence1984 albumsSteve Roach albums
Hymns to the Silence
Hymns to the Silence is the twenty-first album by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison, released in 1991 It peaked at No. 5 in the UK. It was his first ever studio double album.
Hymns to the SilenceVan Morrison albums1991 albumsMercury Records albumsAlbums produced by Van Morrison
Silence Dogood was a false persona used by Benjamin Franklin to get his work published.
Silence DogoodPseudonymous writersBenjamin FranklinLetters (message)
The Legend of Rita
Die Stille nach dem Schuß or The Silence after the Shot is a 2000 German film that was released in English as The Legend of Rita (the website IMDB calls this choice of title translation "unfortunate"). It is an account of fictionalised exiled West German radical left Red Army Faction members, though the fictional characters all have close parallels to several real-life RAF members.
The Legend of RitaFilms set in GermanyFilms set in the 1980s2000 filmsRed Army FactionFilms about the Berlin WallFilms directed by Volker SchlöndorffFilms set in the 1970sGerman films
Where Silence Has Lease
"Where Silence Has Lease" is the 28th episode of the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. The second episode of the second season.
Where Silence Has LeaseStar Trek: The Next Generation episodes1988 television episodes
Leave in Silence
"Leave in Silence" is the sixth UK single by Depeche Mode, originally released on 16 August 1982. It is the first Depeche Mode single in the UK with the "Bong" label, which is still used to this day. It is also the first Depeche Mode song to have more than one remix. "Leave in Silence" appears in four versions. The single is the A Broken Frame version with the small interlude at the end removed.
Leave in Silence1982 singlesSongs about nuclear war and weaponsSongs written by Martin GoreDepeche Mode songs
Cultural silence was the boycott, ordered in January 1942 by the Slovene Liberation Front (OF), of all cultural activities and events connected with the occupation of Slovenia, because the occupational authorities limited or forbade cultural activities in Slovene. It was symbolically announced at a concert in the Union Auditorium in Ljubljana with the popular song Linden Tree Became Green (Lipa zelenela je).
Cultural silenceCultural history of SloveniaPolitical history of SloveniaSlovene ResistanceCultural politics1942 in SloveniaSlovenia in World War II
HIJOS is an acronym for Hijos por la Identidad y la Justicia contra el Olvido y el Silencio . It is the name of organizations of the children of people who were "disappeared" in Argentina and in Guatemala. The Argentine organization was founded in 1995 in Córdoba and La Plata. The Guatemalan organization, founded in 1999 and based in Guatemala City, has received many death threats from government sympathizers.
HIJOSHuman rights organisations based in ArgentinaHuman rights organizations based in Guatemala
Echoes of Silence
Echoes of Silence is the third mixtape by Canadian artist, The Weeknd, released December 21, 2011 via his official website. The release follows his Polaris Music Prize-nominated debut release House of Balloons and his second album Thursday, both released earlier the same year. The project is the final installment in the trilogy of free albums released by The Weeknd in 2011. The album was preceded by the release of the single, "Initiation".
Echoes of SilenceThe Weeknd albums
The Silence of the Hams
The Silence of the Hams aka Il Silenzio dei Prosciutti (1994) is a comedy movie directed and written by Ezio Greggio and features an image-by-image parody of Thriller. It is a parody of many horror movies, notably The Silence of the Lambs and Psycho. The comedy in this parody, aside from movie parodies, is largely driven by word-play, sight gags, and running jokes. As a curiosity, there is a Mel Brooks cameo in this film.
The Silence of the HamsItalian filmsIndependent filmsAmerican films1994 filmsEnglish-language filmsParody films
A Question of Silence
A Question of Silence (Dutch: De stilte rond Christine M. ) is a 1982 Dutch drama film written and directed by Marleen Gorris. It stars Edda Barends as Christine M. The plot is about three women, are strangers to each other, who kill a man they do not know.
A Question of SilenceFilms directed by Marleen Gorris1980s drama filmsDutch-language filmsDutch filmsDutch drama films1982 filmsEnglish-language films
Dylan Kight (born September 4, 1984) is an American singer-songwriter Known as the "lost" record. What should have been the debut record for Dylan Kight became one of his first tests as an artist. It took over 8 months to record and consisted of about 30 songs. The record was almost mixed when the record was lost. It was recorded on 2 inch analog tape and then transferred to Pro Tools HD to maximize mixing capabilities.
Dylan KightAmerican musiciansLiving people1984 births
Beyond Silence (1996 film)
Beyond Silence (German: Jenseits der Stille) is a 1996 German film directed by Caroline Link.
Beyond Silence (1996 film)German-language filmsFilms set in Germany1996 filmsGerman drama filmsGerman Sign Language filmsGerman films
Broken by Silence
Broken by Silence is the first studio EP by British synthpop band Mirrors. The EP was first available during the Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark tour in Germany in November 2010 for which Mirrors were the support act. The EP was later made available on the Skint Records website due to popular demand. The EP contains nine tracks of which six are original Mirrors recordings (including three B-sides), two are remixes and one is a cover by Laura Cantrell.
Broken by Silence2010 EPs
Serving in Silence
Serving in Silence
The Ocean Fracture
The Ocean Fracture were a post-hardcore band based in Glasgow, comprising Steven Gillies (Vocals, guitar), Paul McArthur (Guitar, vocals, other), Wes McCallum (bass) and Sean Campbell (drums).
The Ocean FractureMusical groups from GlasgowScottish rock music groupsBritish post-hardcore musical groupsExperimental rock groups
Silence Day is the name, the followers of Meher Baba give to their practice of commemorating July 10 of each year by maintaining verbal silence for twenty-four hours. From July 10, 1925 until his death in 1969, Meher Baba was silent. He communicated first by using an alphabet board, and later by hand gestures which were interpreted and spoken out by one of his mandali (devoted disciples), usually by his disciple Eruch Jessawala.
Silence DayMeher BabaReligious holidays
Peace and Silence
Peace and Silence was an American heavy metal group formed in Seattle, Washington in the early 1990s. Its members were singer Travis Bracht, guitarists Rich Henry and Tim Lynch, bassist Chuck Miller, and drummer Fred Kitchens. They recorded many songs but only released one eight-track album titled Fathom That through Primal Records in 1993. The group broke up in 1995 but reunited for a one-time show a decade later and its members have since continued working together on other projects.
Peace and SilenceHeavy metal musical groups from Washington (state)Musical groups established in 1990Musical groups from Seattle, WashingtonMusical quintetsAmerican hard rock musical groupsAmerican rock music groupsMusical groups disestablished in 1995
Speech of Silence
Speech of Silence is a TVB modern drama series broadcast in June 2008.
Speech of SilenceTVB television programmes
La Ruda is an alternative rock group from Saumur, France formed in 1993. The group was initially called La Ruda Salska, a name inspired by the Polish town: Ruda Śląska; but also by their musical tastes (rock, ska, salsa), and the type of music they produced. In 2003, after over 10 years of performing as La Ruda Salska, four albums, one of which was live, and nearly 500 concerts, they opted to shorten their name to "La Ruda".
La RudaFrench punk rock groupsFrench musical groupsFrench ska groups
Wake Up (Suicide Silence song)
Wake Up is a song by American extreme metal band Suicide Silence. It was released as the first single from their second album No Time to Bleed through Century Media Records on December 29, 2009 as an iTunes-only digital release.
Wake Up (Suicide Silence song)Century Media Records EPs2009 singles
The Towers of Silence
The Towers of Silence is the 1971 novel by Paul Scott that continues his Raj Quartet. It gets its title from the Parsi Towers of Silence where the bodies of the dead are left to be picked clean by vultures. The novel is set in the British Raj of 1940s India. It follows on from the storyline in the The Day of the Scorpion.
The Towers of SilenceBritish India1971 novelsNovels set in IndiaNovels by Paul ScottBritish novelsHistorical novels
Tiempo de Silencio
Tiempo de Silencio (English: Time of Silence) is a 1986 Spanish film directed by Vicente Aranda adapted from a well-regarded novel written by Luis Martín-Santos. It stars Imanol Arias, Victoria Abril and Francisco Rabal. Set in the 1940s, in the early days of the Franco’s regime, the plot follows the story of an ambitious doctor who is accused of killing a woman while he tried to save her life after a botched abortion.
Tiempo de Silencio1980s drama films1986 filmsSpanish filmsFilms directed by Vicente ArandaSpanish-language films
Five Kinds of Silence
Five Kinds of Silence is an in-yer-face theatre play by the playwright Shelagh Stephenson. It tells the story of a family living under the power of the vicious Billy, who physically, emotionally, and sexually abuses his wife, Mary, and children, Susan and Janet. The stage play is adapted from the radio production of the same name.
Five Kinds of SilenceTheatre in the United KingdomBritish playsBritish drama
Silence Screams is the 10th release, and eighth studio album, by American Christian rock band Resurrection Band (known at this point as REZ), released in 1988.
Silence ScreamsResurrection Band albums1988 albums
The Moment of Silence
The Moment of Silence is an investigative thriller adventure game developed in 2004 by German video game developer House of Tales.
The Moment of SilenceAdventure games2004 video gamesWindows gamesVideo games set in New York CityVideo games developed in GermanyPoint-and-click adventure games
Songs of Silence
Songs of Silence is a live album by Finnish power metal band Sonata Arctica. Both Japanese and Korean versions have an exclusive cover art and one bonus track, and their first edition had a bonus CD containing 3 tracks.
Songs of SilenceSonata Arctica albumsDouble live albums2002 live albums
A Scream from Silence
A Scream from Silence (French: Mourir à tue-tête) is a 1979 Canadian drama film directed by Anne Claire Poirier. It competed in the Un Certain Regard section at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival.
A Scream from SilenceFrench-language filmsFilms directed by Anne Claire PoirierCanadian filmsNational Film Board of Canada films1979 filmsFeminist films1970s drama filmsRape in films
Sweet Silence Studios
Sweet Silence Studios, at 85 Strandlodsvej, DK-2300 Copenhagen S, or DK-2400 Copenhagen NV, in Copenhagen, Denmark is a recording studio originally built by Danish engineers Freddy Hansson, Stig Kreutzfeldt, and Flemming Rasmussen in February 1976. A variety of artists have recorded there, including Cat Stevens, Gasolin, Ole Prehm, Metallica, C.V. Jørgensen and Kliché.
Sweet Silence StudiosRecording studios
Sentinels of Silence
Sentinels of Silence (Spanish: Centinelas del silencio) is a 1971 short documentary film on ancient Mexican civilizations. The film was directed and written by Mexican filmmaker Robert Amram, and is notable for being the first and only short film to win two Academy Awards.
Sentinels of Silence1970s documentary filmsBest Documentary Short Subject Academy Award winnersParamount Pictures short films1970s short filmsMexican filmsSpanish-language filmsLive Action Short Film Academy Award winnersMexican short films1971 filmsShort documentary filmsMexican documentary films