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China Moses: back to her jazz roots

On the show, we’re at the Toronto Film Festival asking whether the world needs a new Charles Dickens movie adaptation? Director Mike Newell’s version of Great Expectations features heavyweight thesps Ralph Fiennes and Helena Bonham-Carter, and promises sex and violence according to some of its stars. We’re also meeting jazz singer China Moses. She tells us about breaking out of the jazz stereotypes, and why having Dee Dee Bridgwater as your mum means you grow up with music in the blood.

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2014-08-27 cinema

Kristen Stewart and Juliette Binoche star in 'Clouds of Sils Maria'

In our weekly film show, our critic Lisa Nesselson talks about two movies that have got French people's hearts racing: "Clouds of Sils Maria" and "Party Girl".

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2014-08-26 culture

France's Ongoing Literary Love Affair

Whether you think they’re literary snobs, book geeks or just avid readers, the French pride themselves on their literature. In today’s show Eve Jackson is joined by American...

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2014-08-25 celebrity

The French Maestro of Soul

He's been making musical headlines since his he burst onto the soul scene with his 2010 debut album, selling almost half a million copies and winning accolades. Ben L’Oncle Soul...

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2014-08-22 music

Not the last tango in Paris

Paris may be known for its romance, fashion and art but it's also the European capital of tango. This weekend the city is experiencing a tango takeover with thousands expected...

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2014-08-21 World War II

From Paris's Liberation to 'arresting' art in Avignon

In this look at the week’s art news we start with an exhibition that remembers the story of how Paris was freed from the Nazis 70 years ago. Then we head to Avignon in the south...

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