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Music show: Sweden's Eurovision 'Hero' and French festival 'Papillons de Nuit'

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Capturing life in the favelas

On Culture today: shiny happy people in Rio de Janeiro’s biggest favela. Photographer Iris Della Roca is in the studio, introducing us to the children of Rocinha. Her photos capture the fun side of slum life, challenging stereotypes along the way. We’re also getting a behind-the-scenes look at India’s shoestring Bollywood. Filmmakers in Malegaon are making a name for themselves with their low budget spoof versions of top blockbusters.

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2015-05-26 culture

Music show: Sweden's Eurovision 'Hero' and French festival 'Papillons de Nuit'

Music critic Mark Thompson chats to Richelle Harrison Plesse about Sweden's man of the moment, Mans Zelmerlow, who took home the Eurovision crown with his upbeat electro-pop...

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2015-05-23 Cannes daily show 2015

The Little Prince on the big screen

One of France’s best known books has been made into an animated movie for the very first time. The Little Prince is being presented at the Cannes Film Festival. The children's...

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2015-05-22 Cannes daily show 2015

Sienna Miller on motherhood, her new movies and Cannes glamour

She is an actress most of us know but until recently probably not for the right reasons. When she was in her 20s, her skyrocketing career was driven off course by the tabloids...

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2015-05-22 Cannes daily show 2015

Depardieu and Huppert reunite in Cannes

Eve Jackson brings you the latest from the Cannes Film Festival including high concept French film "The Valley of Love" with big French stars Gerard Depardieu and Issabelle...

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2015-05-21 Cannes daily show 2015

Aishwarya Rai: An interview with the Queen of Bollywood

She was thrust into the international arena when she won the Miss World pageant 20 years ago. Aishwarya Rai soon became a superstar of Indian cinema and has now been coming to...

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