Poetry fit for a president: Amanda Gorman steals the show at Joe Biden's inauguration

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Hers was an ode to hope, light and embracing imperfect union. The 22-year-old poet Amanda Gorman was the breakout star of the inauguration ceremony for the 46th president of the United States; we take a look at an impressive performance which wowed viewers around the world. Plus, a pop-up approach to socially-distanced performances: we hear from a theatre troupe here in France who are staging shows despite the pandemic.

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Our reporters also pay a visit to an architectural gem with a difference in Paris, as the Le Corbusier-designed Cité de Refuge hosts an exhibition on some of the less visible members of society.

And news of a Nollywood first: Nigeria's film industry embraces animation, with its début feature-length film "Lady Buckit and the Motley Mopsters" marking a shift from live action movies.

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