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Save the Children's CEO: 'Wars today are targeting children'

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Film show: 'One Nation, One King', Marcel Ophüls retrospective and Dinard's British Film Festival

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Brazil's return to dictatorship? Artists unite against far-right candidate Bolsonaro

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Ending the war in Syria: 'We do not want the Gaddafi scenario'

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Argentina close to bailout deal as central bank chief quits

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Ethiopia violence: 1,200 detained after Addis Ababa clashes

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Macron's former bodyguard's gun selfie

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Which world order? Trump, Macron spell out rival visions at UN

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Latest update : 2018-08-21

Strike a pose: The Studio Harcourt on capturing star profiles across the decades

FRANCE 24’s reporters go behind the scenes to find out how the Paris photography studio creates its glamorous, beautifully-lit headshots. The Studio Harcourt has been the reference for the stars of stage and screen for almost 80 years; its latest exhibition shows how a new generation has embraced the house style.

And the Palais de Tokyo is offering grown-ups a nostalgic trip into childhood, with a selection of exhibits exploring the joys, fears and strangeness of our early years. Our reporters go along to find out just how “banana days” and “wishing fishes” have inspired the artists showing work at the contemporary art gallery.

By Aurore Cloe DUPUIS , Olivia SALAZAR WINSPEAR , Georges YAZBECK

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2018-09-26 ENCORE!

Film show: 'One Nation, One King', Marcel Ophüls retrospective and Dinard's British Film Festival

A founding myth of the French Republic is the subject of "One Nation, One King". Director Pierre Schoeller delves into the first three years of the revolution, starting with the...

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2018-09-25 ENCORE!

Debra Granik: 'There aren't many women who love making films about blood and gore'

The director who discovered Jennifer Lawrence discusses her latest film "Leave No Trace" as it's released in France. Adapted from the book "My Abandonment" by Peter Rock, the...

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2018-09-24 ENCORE!

Music show: ‘Big Brothers’ Winston McAnuff & Fixi

Jamaican reggae star Winston McAnuff has once again got together with French accordion player Fixi, from the musette-rap group Java, resulting in their third studio album “Big...

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2018-09-21 ENCORE!

A Pulitzer Prize-winning 'Trajectory': Richard Russo on writing small town America

His novels and short stories have garnered literary prizes on both sides of the Atlantic, with critics hailing them as quiet chronicles of the contemporary American experience....

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2018-09-20 ENCORE!

Writers Lauren Groff and Michael Chabon on Trump, marriage and being a parent in 2018

Two of America's most exciting, impressive and loved writers Lauren Groff and Michael Chabon join Eve Jackson on the occasion of the Festival America, a book festival just...

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