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The Return of Hercules: Beefier Than Ever

In Encore's weekly film show we talk about the surge in popularity of films about myths and legends as "Hercules" hits the big screen. France 24 film critic Lisa Nesselson’s pick of the week is Danish western "The Salvation" with Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green and Eric Cantona. We also look ahead to the 40th Deauville American Film Festival which gets underway on 5th September. Last but not least, we get the latest from Venice, where we hear from Al Pacino about his new film "The Humbling".

By Eve JACKSON

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2017-01-20 culture

Turkish writer Aslı Erdoğan speaks out about her time behind bars

After almost four months in prison, Aslı Erdoğan speaks to France 24 about being jailed in what many have described as a climate of censorship and artistic oppression. Also, one...

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2017-01-19 culture

Hisham Matar's memoir 'The Return' seeks answers in post-Gaddafi Libya

What do you do when you cannot leave and you cannot return? The question lies at the heart of Hisham Matar's personal account of his return to Libya in 2012, after more than...

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2017-01-18 culture

Film show: My French Film Festival, 'Stalin's Couch' and 'Birth of a Nation'

The best of new French cinema, live in your living room: film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us about My French Film Festival. The online initiative offers a selection of new...

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2017-01-17 culture

Art on the wire and online: Jean-Hubert Martin on curating in cyberspace

Taking art from gallery walls to the endless expanse of the internet: online platform Collectionair offers virtual exhibitions, with the help of curators like Jean-Hubert Martin.

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2017-01-13 culture

Posy Simmonds: 'French women have good handbags, English women have udders'

She's known for sending up the country set, London literary types and everyone in between: no British stereotype escapes the satirical pen of Posy Simmonds.

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