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The 'human zoo' exhibition that's causing a riot - literally

It was cancelled in London and disrupted for one night in the Paris suburbs. Will protesters manage to cancel a controversial "human zoo" exhibition when it comes to the French capital this weekend, a city that prides itself on its artistic freedom?

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Last week, they smashed through the doors of a theatre in Saint-Denis, where the show - which features black actors chained and in cages - was taking place. "Exhibit B" began attracting opposition in September from critics who say it's racist. Our reporters investigate ahead of the new show at Paris' Centquatre exhibition space.

Also on the show: this year’s Turner Prize and the new blockbuster film "Paddington".

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