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Clovis Casali talks to American artist Lorna Simpson about how her style has evolved from street photography in the 1980s to more conceptual pieces. For the first time a major retrospective of her work is on display in Europe and it’s on at the Jeu de Paume Gallery here in Paris.
Alejandro Jodorowsky leaves no one indifferent. By the early 1970s he was a star of American counter-culture and his cinema has influenced filmmakers such as David Lynch. Jodorowsky is back with a loosely autobiographical movie called "The Dance of Reality." He tells Clovis Casali how John Lennon helped him and why Marilyn Manson asked him to be the master of ceremony at his wedding to Dita Von Teese.
In this show we look at the champions of the Cannes Film Festival. Lisa Nesselson and Eve Jackson rave about the Palme D'Or winner, the lesbian love story "Blue is the Warmest Colour", and discuss the merits of the other prize winners.
As the credits get ready to roll at the 66th Cannes Film Festival, we hear from Roman Polanski on his new film, "Venus in Fur." We also speak to British director Lynne Ramsay, who is on this year's jury, and meet guest of honour Kim Novak.
Get ready for a high-speed thrill ride in today's Cannes Festival culture special... Catherine Nicholson will be putting you in the driver’s seat with Formula 1 legend Jackie Stewart as a new documentary about him is presented at Cannes.