Latest update: 18/06/2013
Syrian soap operas, Mali musicians and Germans in search of gold
The Klondike Gold Rush of the late 1890s infected dreamers from all over the world with mining fever, tempting them to the uncharted wilderness of northwest Canada. In today’s show the director Thomas Arslan and actress Nina Hoss talk about 'Gold:' a film following a band of German immigrants in search of a better life.
By Eve JACKSON
Also on the show the next generation of Mali's desert bluesmen, Terakaft plus the Syrian soap opera made for the holy month of Ramadan far from its war torn setting.