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Lebanese prodigy Niveen Khabshab revolutionises cancer treatment

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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 : 2014-04-10

Bringing a biblical tale to the big screen

It’s a tale almost as old as time and its modern film recreation has sparked controversy. Darren Aronofsky’s movie "Noah" has been banned in several countries for its depiction of a prophet while some religious groups have called it inaccurate. We speak to the film director about why he chose to bring the biblical tale to the big screen, his decision to cast Russell Crowe as the lead and his inclination to make films about obsessive characters.

Also on the show: it may be a picture book but the harrowing tale it tells is very much real. We meet the former French journalist who depicted the horrors of the Rwandan genocide in a graphic novel.

And breaking down barriers one dance step at a time. International ballroom champion Pierre Dulaine brings Palestinian and Jewish children together, the best way he knows how.

By Jade BARKER

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2017-05-22 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Nicole Kidman stars in 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer'

It's time for Nicole Kidman to make her big entrance at the Cannes Film Festival. The Australian actress is due on the red carpet later for the premiere of her new film, "The...

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2017-05-21 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Arnold Schwarzenegger is back

The Mr Universe turned Terminator turned governor of California is in Cannes to talk about his new film "The Wonders of the Sea". Arnold Schwarzenegger speaks to Eve Jackson...

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2017-05-20 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: The meteoric rise of Taylor Sheridan

From struggling actor to Oscar-nominated screenwriter, Taylor Sheridan speaks to Eve Jackson about his directorial debut "Wind River", creating a TV series for Kevin Costner and...

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2017-05-19 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Cannes 2017: Juliette Binoche lets the sunshine in

The Oscar-winning French actress talks to FRANCE 24 about what it's like to have won every acting prize going and why she loves working in Hollywood. She also discusses her new...

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2017-05-19 Cannes Film Festival 2017

Netflix makes Cannes debut with South Korean creature feature 'Okja'

Eve Jackson joins us from the Croisette on the second day of competition in Cannes. This Friday saw the screening of "Okja", a South Korean film directed by Bong Joon-ho. It's...

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