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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn's widow on keeping his legacy alive

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Returning to Raqqa, a city still in ruins

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China's stolen children, a nationwide scourge

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Film show: 'Girls of the Sun', 'Yomeddine', 'Chéries-Chéris'

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Hate groups in the US, music for displaced kids, and more

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Nobel physics laureate Gérard Mourou on revolutionising laser eye surgery

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Ethiopia's political crackdown: Government accused of targeting ethnic group

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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 : 2013-11-18

'Plot For Peace': the untold story of the end of Apartheid

Nelson Mandela's release from jail and the end of Apartheid in South Africa was one of the key events of the 20th century. What's less well known is the role of a mysterious Frenchman known only as "Monsieur Jacques". Our guests Mandy Jacobson and Carlos Agullo unwrap this hidden story in their acclaimed documentary, "Plot For Peace".

We also hear from Roman Polanski as his new film “Venus in Fur” hits the big screen - he tells us why he thinks S&M makes for a good basis for comedy.

By Catherine NICHOLSON

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2018-11-21 ENCORE!

Film show: 'Girls of the Sun', 'Yomeddine', 'Chéries-Chéris'

Peshmerga fighters take centre stage in French feature "Girls of the Sun"; film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why this compelling story fails to set the screen alight in...

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2018-11-20 ENCORE!

New show! The best of television this November

FRANCE 24's new show about television with TV critic Dheepthika Laurent and presenter Eve Jackson brings you the latest reviews about what's on the small screen. In the first...

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2018-11-19 ENCORE!

Music show: Serpentwithfeet on reinventing gospel with complex visions of gay black love

One of a kind voice, experimental pop artist Serpentwithfeet speaks to Encore about making tender music that the world needs right now, being a former choir boy and working with...

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2018-11-16 ENCORE!

The Land of the Rising Sun comes to La République

France and Japan are celebrating 160 years of diplomatic ties with a cultural season of the very best of Japanese art, architecture, performance and cinema. Olivia...

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2018-11-15 ENCORE!

David LaChapelle: 'Celebrity is replacing religion in these times of turmoil'

David LaChapelle speaks to Eve Jackson about working with stars like Kim Kardashian, Michael Jackson and Miley Cyrus, the time he fired Madonna and how moving to a remote part of...

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