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

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Medical breakthrough? Researchers find way to tackle Alzheimer's

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Jihadists, but no terror attacks: The case of Italy

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A controversial pastor in Haiti, pollution in Casablanca, and more

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Photojournalist Reza: 'Children are now the best photographers'

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Instagram founders quit photo app

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EYE ON AFRICA

Tanzania investigates ferry disaster which killed at least 227

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Presidential parody: The unofficial Elysée shop

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Iran under pressure: Tehran vows retaliation after Ahvaz attack

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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 : 2015-09-22

Tobey Maguire on playing chess great Bobby Fischer

How has a film about chess become a must-see? FRANCE 24's reporters speak to actor Tobey Maguire about the film "Pawn Sacrifice".

Also on the show, we look at how Belgium's megastar Stromae is trying to break America and the French photographer JR's new artistic project, which brings ballet to the rough Parisian suburbs.

By Eve JACKSON

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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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