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Latest update : 2014-02-19

A vampire romance you can sink your teeth into

This week on our movie round-up we take a look at American Director Jim Jarmusch’s vampire romance "Only Lovers Left Alive". Our film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us the movie has something for viewers who love the genre as well as those are sick of blood-sucking flicks.

We also take a look at the French director who’s muscling in on the action genre. Fred Cavayé delivers another punch in "Mea Culpa", his third race-against-the-clock suspense film.

There’s also something for the kiddies. A clever film festival here in Paris aimed at tiny tots is getting children hooked on the cinema-going experience.
 

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2014-08-20 Luc Besson

Luc Besson back in action with Scarlett Johansson in 'Lucy'

In Encore’s weekly film show, Lisa Nesselson goes through the latest releases with Eve Jackson. Find out her take on Lucy Besson’s "Lucy", which mixes a drug-infected superhuman...

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2014-08-19 contemporary art

Montreal Stories

Two languages, two cultures, two perspectives: France 24’s French culture editor Louise Dupont joins Eve Jackson in this special show from Montreal. Together they explore the...

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2014-08-18 South Korea

Move over Miley: Basement Jaxx's new album features Japanese twerk-bot

Diane Sagnier from new band Camp Claude joins Eve Jackson in the studio to talk about Encore’s albums of the week: Basement Jaxx's "Junto" and French singer Bénabar’s "Inspiré de...

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2014-07-22 music

Tunisia's Carthage International Festival turns 50

As one of North Africa's biggest arts and music festivals celebrates half a century, Eve Jackson discovers the local talent, speaks to the star of this year's event, George...

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2014-07-25 theatre

Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday : The Best of the Bard

He wrote 37 plays, 154 sonnets and several narrative poems. Shakespeare’s influence on the English language is unmatched. This year all the world's his stage with an explosion of...

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