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How do artists and writers see the world? France 24 takes you beyond the headlines 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 : 2014-04-01

Bruce Dern plays a colourful character in a black and white film

On today's all-movie show we hear from actor Bruce Dern about what it was like playing taciturn curmudgeon "Woody" in Alexander Payne’s movie "Nebraska". Plus, we tell you why both French rock royalty Johnny Hallyday and Eddy Mitchell identify with one of France’s most famous directors' latest flick, Claude Lelouch's "Salaud On T’aime" or "Love You, You Bastard". It explores the notion of prioritising your career over your family.

Finally, French DJ-turned-writer-director Quentin Dupieux brings his techno beats to the big screen again in his quirky tale of police gone bad in "Wrong Cops". 





2015-06-01 culture

La Fine Equipe: French beatmakers merge hip-hop and electro

Encore! says bonjour to La Fine Equipe. The French DJs and producers are launching their album "La Boulangerie 3", a collection that takes in hip-hop, funk and electro. They talk...

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2015-05-29 culture

Edith Piaf tribute's encore run, and jazz festival season in full swing

The Edith Piaf tribute "Hymne à Piaf" is back at Paris' Essaïon Theatre for an encore season, to coincide with the centenary of the iconic French chanteuse's birth. Jazz singer...

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2015-05-28 culture

Rapper's delights: 'Hip-Hop, from the Bronx to the Arab Street'

Calling all b-boys and fly-girls! FRANCE 24 checks out a new Paris exhibition entitled "Hip-Hop, from the Bronx to the Arab Street", and it's a real rapper's delight. Currently...

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2015-05-27 culture

Film Show: 'The Measure of a Man', 'My Golden Days' and vintage Spielberg

The curtain's down on Cannes and film critic Lisa Nesselson is back in Paris to speak to Richelle Harrison Plesse about her festival highlights, including two films currently...

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2015-05-26 culture

Music show: Sweden's Eurovision 'Hero' and French festival 'Papillons de Nuit'

Music critic Mark Thompson chats to Richelle Harrison Plesse about Sweden's man of the moment, Mans Zelmerlow, who took home the Eurovision crown with his upbeat electro-pop...

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