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Yeezus Walks: Kanye West announces new tour film

Clovis Casali and music critic Mariam Saab have a look at a mysterious project announced by US superstar Kanye West. The hip-hop star says he's to release a film of his 2013 tour "Yeezus", directed by Hype Williams, who has previously worked with Tupac Shakur, Wu-Tang Clan and Beyoncé. For now there is no release date, just a 30-second trailer promising a spectacular and surreal movie.

Also on the show: Lily Allen says she’s been inspired by Kanye West for the title of her new album, "Sheezus". Despite a war of words on Twitter recently, the British singer says she admires his straight talking.

And musicians from all over Africa, including Youssou N’Dour, are performing in a special concert to help the Central African Republic. With months of violence and war, the country's infrastructures have been badly hit and the money collected will help rebuild a major art centre in the capital Bangui. Congolese musician So Kalmery joins us on set to tell us more.

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2017-05-24 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Could Sean Baker's 'Florida Project' win at Cannes?

The Tangerine director Sean Baker speaks to Eve Jackson about his new movie -- which is creating a lot of buzz in Cannes -- "The Florida Project." He also tells FRANCE 24 about...

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2017-05-24 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Sofia Coppola returns with fraught thriller 'The Beguiled'

Nicole Kidman is presenting her fourth entry at the Cannes Film Festival this Wednesday. The Australian actress stars in Sofia Coppola's "The Beguiled". It also features Colin...

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2017-05-23 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Al Gore 'The modern climate movement was launched here'

The former US vice president and Nobel Laureate speaks to Eve Jackson about his new film "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," how we can solve the climate crisis and why he...

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2017-05-23 Cannes Film Festival 2017

TV series 'Top of the Lake: China Girl' screened at Cannes

Director Jane Campion has been invited to present something relatively unusual at this year's Cannes Film Festival: her acclaimed TV series. It's called "Top of the Lake: China...

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2017-05-22 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Naomi Campbell hosts 'Fashion For Relief'

One of the original supermodels -- and first black covergirl 25 years ago -- speaks to Eve Jackson about her charity Fashion for Relief, which hosted a catwalk show in Cannes...

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