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Ken Loach: 'It's not about the competition'

British filmmaker Ken Loach is back in competition at Cannes for a twelfth time with "Jimmy's Hall", an historical drama set in Ireland in the 1930s. FRANCE 24's Catherine Nicholson met the veteran filmmaker and his longtime screenwriting partner Paul Laverty to ask how it feels to be back; why they see parallels between their hero Jimmy Gralton and the likes of Ai Wei Wei and Edward Snowden; and whether they'll dance an Irish jig on stage if they win the Palme d'Or on Sunday night.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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2017-06-29 culture

Making a splash: We dive into David Hockney’s body of work

British artist David Hockney is being celebrated with a retrospective at the Pompidou Centre in Paris. The painter has become synonymous with sunny days by the pool thanks to his...

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2017-06-28 culture

Film show: The Netflix debate, 'Faces Places' and 'Marnie'

The Netflix debate is rearing its head again as the super pig movie "Okja" becomes available to stream. Critic Lisa Nesselson also talks to Eve Jackson about the week’s other...

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2017-06-27 culture

Award-winning author Lionel Shriver: Trump 'stole my idea'

Award-winning American author and journalist Lionel Shriver (who's best known for her 2003 novel "We Need to Talk about Kevin") returns with her latest work "The Mandibles", a...

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2017-06-26 culture

Music show: Electro Deluxe, Paris Hip-Hop Festival and TLC's comeback

James and Thomas from Electro Deluxe drop by the studio to talk about their groove-filled fusion of funk, soul and jazz with an undeniable French touch.

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2017-06-23 culture

Colombia comes to France

After building bridges with South Korea, Croatia and Vietnam, France is now celebrating its friendship with Colombia with a year of artistic exchanges between the two countries....

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