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How do artists and writers see the world? We take you to the crossroads where culture meets the news and engages with what's happening in our lives today. From Monday to Friday at 12.15 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2012-11-30

'Life's a Beach' for Martin Parr

Today’s show looks at some of our favourite art exhibits on now in France. We honour Paris photo month with a chat with Martin Parr. The British photographer is touring the country with pictures from his latest holiday series, fittingly called "Life's a Beach".

Meanwhile, album covers from the glory days of the "French Touch" are on display. An exhibit at the Museum of Decorative Arts shows how electronic sensations Daft Punk and Air found the perfect blend of music and graphic design. Finally, we meet a group of French cotton importers whose open-minded approach to art a century ago helped save some of the masterpieces of today.

By Catherine Nicholson , Genie GODULA

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2018-05-20 Culture

The Best of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival

Eve Jackson presents all of the highlights from the 2018 Cannes Film Festival.

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2018-05-19 Cannes Film Festival 2018

Cannes 2018: and the Palme d’or goes to....

Film critic Lisa Nesselson and Eve Jackson react to the winners of this year’s Cannes Film festival competition starting with Palme d’or winner Hirokazu Kore-eda

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2018-05-18 culture

Cannes 2018: Lebanese film 'Capharnaum' wows critics

Eve Jackson brings us the latest from the Cannes Film Festival and tells us about two movies competing for the top prize. "Capharnaum", by Lebanese director Nadine Labaki is a...

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2018-05-18 culture

Cannes 2018: John Travolta brings the mob to the red carpet

John Travolta speaks to France 24 about his new film "Gotti", his memories of winning the Palme D'Or and his favourite dance movies. We also hear from Indian actress turned...

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2018-05-17 culture

Cannes 2018: Emilia Clarke, from 'Game of Thrones' to 'Star Wars'

Daenerys Targaryen is arguably the most interesting and determined character in the Game of Thrones universe. Since the beginning of the series she has been hatching dragons and...

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