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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 : 2014-02-12

Clooney, Von Trier and Shia LaBoeuf's paper bag: Berlinale 2014

It may not have the glamour of Cannes, but the Berlin Film Festival certainly has the clout. We find out why Lars Von Trier decided to take a vow of silence at this year’s event, while Shia LaBoeuf walked the red carpet with a bag over his head. We also hear from George Clooney about his upcoming World War II caper "The Monuments Men".

Also on the show: tributes continue for Hollywood’s greatest child star, Shirley Temple, who has died aged 85.

Our film critic Lisa Nesselson gives us her take on animated adventure "Mr. Peabody And Sherman", and black-and-white Polish feature "Ida", both out in France this week.

We also find out why short is sweet for short-film creators at the festival dedicated to the form in the French town of Clermont Ferrand.

Finally, we discover a brand new "Beauty and the Beast": Christophe Gans’ "La Belle et la Bête" has Léa Seydoux, Vincent Cassel, and sumptuous costumes by Christian Lacroix, for a truly French touch.

By Catherine NICHOLSON



2018-03-22 culture

Hats off: Photographer Claude Azoulay's stylish, candid snaps on show

Winston Churchill, Brigitte Bardot and Federico Fellini tip their hats to Franco-Tunisian photographer Claude Azoulay in a new exhibition here in Paris. Also, Pakistan is hoping...

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2018-03-21 culture

Film show: 'The Death of Stalin', 'Hostiles' and 'The Prayer'

From a wickedly irreverent satire about the death of Stalin that's been banned in Russia to Christian Bale's attempt at reviving the Western, film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to...

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2018-03-20 culture

Parlez-vous français? Francophonia is the order of the day

We take a look at the language of Molière, as French-speaking culture is celebrated with the "Journée de la Francophonie". France 24's Florence Villeminot takes us through the...

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2018-03-19 culture

'See Red': Aaron Cohen talks gun reform, hip-hop and gastronomy in Paris

Aaron Cohen is seeing Red. The Seattle native is burning up the hip-hop scene across Europe with his brand of fiery, no-holds-barred rap. Tipped as the next breakout emcee, he's...

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2018-03-16 culture

Fantasy novelist Robin Hobb among guests at France's biggest book fair

Readers, writers and industry insiders have it marked in their calendars: Paris's annual book fair is the networking opportunity of the year. It’s also a chance to hear talks and...

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