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Deconstructing 'The Shining'

Stanley Kubrick's classic film is about a family facing death in an isolated hotel. Or maybe it's about the genocide of Native Americans. Or perhaps it's an indictment of the Holocaust. It all depends on who you ask. Our guest, director Rodney Ascher, has asked just about everyone. His documentary "Room 237" explores the world of "Shining" interpretations, talking to five people about their often outlandish ideas.

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2014-12-17 culture

"Charlie's Country" director Rolf de Heer on the contemporary Aboriginal condition

The Dutch Australian film maker talks to Eve Jackson and film critic Lisa Nesselson about his acclaimed drama "Charlie’s Country", Australia’s responsibilities to indigenous...

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2014-12-17 culture

'Charlie's Country' director Rolf de Heer on the contemporary Aboriginal condition

The Dutch Australian film maker talks to Eve Jackson and film critic Lisa Nesselson about his acclaimed drama "Charlie’s Country", Australia’s responsibilities to indigenous...

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2014-12-16 culture

Eddie Izzard, a 'force majeure' in the world of comedy

British stand-up comedian Eddie Izzard tells FRANCE 24 that he's planning to perform his shows in Spanish, Russian and Arabic, as well as French and English. The star has a...

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2014-12-16 culture

Leaving her Pinkprint: Nicki Minaj’s new record courts controversy

In today's show we're joined by music critic Mark Thompson who takes us through Nicki Minaj's new album and explains why she's been in trouble for a very provocative video. Also,...

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2014-12-12 culture

Noma Bar's visual poetry

He’s a master of illusory illustration, constantly exploring the relationship between the negative and positive, light and dark, war and peace. His award-winning visual double...

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