French cinema heavyweights and their European counterparts have mounted an impassioned defence of the “cultural exception” that subsidises filmmakers to protect them from Hollywood domination. FRANCE 24 takes a closer look.
Steven Spielberg will head up this year's Cannes Film Festival jury, organisers announced Thursday. The Oscar-winning director has presented several films at the festival, which runs this year from May 15-26.
Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" stars Daniel Day-Lewis as the really tall
guy who put an end to slavery and ended the American Civil War. Lisa
Nesselson says it's a skillful portrait of language in the service of
We head to Spain, where Basque separatists close the door on 43 years of terror. Also, arrests and anger as families are evicted from the UK's biggest Traveller site, Dale Farm. Finally, Belgian animated hero Tintin returns to the big screens. We take a look at the old school classic, which brought the boy reporter to life 50 years ago.
In today’s programme we're joined by singer-songwriter Adam Cohen who tells us all about his fourth album, being the son of a legend and finding his own musical voice. But first, Steven Spielberg brings Tintin home to Brussels and gives the beloved character a Hollywood makeover. We also meet the fascinating Japanese artist known for his psychedelic work, Takashi Murakami.
The 2nd annual Paris gaming convention is getting underway in the French capital. An estimated +100,000 enthusiasts, developers and executives are expected to attend the show where one of the major attractions will be Ubisoft's launch of its newest title "Tintin." The French game-maker is teaming up with Steven Spielberg and Peter Jackson to produce the game.
He is the most read French author in the world. His first book, "If Only It Were True", was made into a film by Steven Spielberg and starred Reese Witherspoon. His eleven novels have been translated into forty languages, selling twenty million copies. Marc Levy is Eve Jackson’s guest today on culture.