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Fink tells tales of writing with Amy Winehouse, and performing with Anglepoise lamps

British singer-songwriter Fink joins us in the studio. He tells Catherine Nicholson about working with Amy Winehouse and Anglepoise lamps, as he releases his first live album and heads back on the road. We also give you the best seats in the house for West Side Story - the Broadway production is on stage in Paris. And think you couldn’t be hypnotised? Watch our report about hypnotist Messmer’s show, and reassess your cynicism!

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2018-06-15 culture

John Cameron Mitchell on his new film 'How to Talk to Girls at Parties'

American director John Cameron Mitchell, best known for the musical-turned-film "Hedwig and the Angry Inch", was at the Champs-Élysées Film Festival in Paris to present his...

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2018-06-14 culture

The art of football

As the World Cup kicks off in Russia, FRANCE 24's François Wibaux and Eve Jackson take a look at the beautiful game through art and music.

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2018-06-13 culture

Film show: 'Ocean's 8', 'Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story' & 'Hereditary'

From a big-budget, gender-swapping reboot of the Ocean’s franchise, to a documentary about the extraordinary life of a glamorous 20th century screen siren who was also a...

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2018-06-12 culture

Marcel Theroux tackles the subversive side of stories

His latest novel "The Secret Books" makes it clear from the outset: stories are slippery things, subjective takes that have often gone on to constitute the very foundations of...

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2018-06-08 culture

Japanese director Kore-eda on his Palme d’Or-winning film 'Shoplifters'

The winner of the top prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Hirokazu Kore-eda, talks about his social commentary critique "Shoplifters" as the film is released in his home country....

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