Virginie Herz on photography, Amobe Mevegue on music, Sean Rose on exhibitions, Jessica Michault on fashion, Lisa Nesselson on cinema and Sylvia Whitman on literature... Every evening, our culture critics give you the lowdown on the latest trends. Monday to Friday at 8.50 pm.
Lyon is the birthplace of motion pictures and also
plays host to 'Cartoon Movie', attended by over 700 animation
professionals from over 40 countries. Lisa Nesselson brought back a
glimpse of four projects destined to become feature-length animated
films. She also had the chance to interview Italian director Enzo d'Alò whose new animated film 'Pinocchio' is an action-filled visual delight.
Paris’s old train station turned museum is staging an exhibition called "The Angel of the Odd: Dark Romanticism from Goya to Max Ernst". It traces back the roots of symbolism and surrealism to the Romantics. With films noirs, such as Murnau’s Nosferatu or Hitchcock’s Rebecca, but also furniture, photography and painting, of course, the show spans from the late 18th century to the mid-20th century.
After New York, London and Milan, the fashion circus finally made it to Paris for the ready to wear shows for the next fall/winter season. During nine days and more that 200 presentations the fashion world looked into its crystal ball to predict the future of fashion. Also there were a number of new designers at old house debuted this season.And some long time favorites proved why they continue to stand the test of time.
Friday 8th March is International Women’s Day, so our book critic, Sylvia Whitman, tells us about four books that celebrate women and writing. From a new and multi-talented young female author to one of the great works of Western literature, we take a closer look at the world of women and books.