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Bertrand Tavernier: Filmmaker and film lover

He’s renowned for lending his films introspection and humanity, establishing him as one of French cinema’s most compassionate and progressive figures. It’s this vision that Bertrand Tavernier brought to the Champs-Elysées Film Festival, which he chaired this year. France 24’s Louise Dupont caught up with him to talk about Hollywood and the differences between French and American cinema.

Also on the show, we meet the French authors who are bringing comic books to life.

Plus, from a big idea to a bigger and bigger screen: we take a look back at the evolution of the television, 80 years after it first launched in France.

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2016-07-22 culture

The best of summer music festivals in France

Today we're taking a look at music festivals around France. From jazz in Vienne to rock and electro at Paris' Solidays, all music genres are covered. FRANCE 24's Aurore Dupuis...

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2016-07-21 culture

Giants of Cinema: Steven Spielberg recreates Roald Dahl's 'The BFG'

The multi award-winning director talks to FRANCE 24’s Genie Godula about bringing his high-tech talents to the quirky children's literature favourite, "The Big Friendly Giant"....

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2016-07-20 cinema

Film show: 'Elvis & Nixon', 'The BFG' and 'Fargo'

Fact is stranger than fiction, as film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us how "Elvis & Nixon" is more than an improbable title for a film. We also check out Steven Spielberg’s take...

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2016-07-14 culture

Avignon & Arles: The best of France's summer festivals

In this edition we take you to two cities in southern France, Avignon and Arles, both home to major arts festivals over the summer. This year, it's the 70th edition of the...

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2016-07-18 culture

Music show: Black Lives Matter, Alexis Taylor and FNAC Live

Musicians rally around "Black Lives Matter", taking the movement from the streets to social media. Beyoncé, Alicia Keys and Lenny Kravitz have contributed to a video calling out...

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