Arts: Europe

France24 - Culture (2 days ago)

On your marks, get set! The time has come for the long-awaited Paris 2024 Olympics and Paralympics. With millions of visitors expected in Paris over the summer, in this edition of arts24 we look at some of the cultural highlights taking place in the city that's arguably the artistic champion of the world.

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France24 - Culture (3 days ago)

The summer sees the return of hit shows "Emily in Paris” and "Only Murders in the Building” for their fourth seasons. Dheepthika Laurent tells us why – love them or hate them – the new instalments of those series are set to delight their loyal fans. We learn more about Natalie Portman's limited series "Lady in the Lake”, a slick crime...

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France24 - Culture (4 days ago)

As the dramatic arts fill the streets of Avignon, Arts 24 relocates to the southern city for a special edition. Olivia Salazar-Winspear takes us through the highlights of the annual event, which artistic director Tiago Rodrigues has called the festival of "resistance”. With Spanish as the selected language this year, artists from Peru, Chile,...

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France24 - Culture (4 days ago)

We take a look at some of the summer blockbusters filling air-conditioned movie theatres around the globe, as film critic Lisa Nesselson showcases some of the more enticing meteorological, extraterrestrial and fantastical pictures coming to the big screen. Jacque Audiard's award-winning "Emilia Perez” opens in French cinemas after a warm...

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France24 - Culture (4 days ago)

In the next few weeks, millions of people will descend on the French capital to attend one of the world's biggest sporting events: the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. But most will turn their backs on Paris's cultural attractions, many of which are expecting the worst revenue drop in years. While some venues have opted to close during the period, others...

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France24 - Culture (5 days ago)

Forging his own artistic path in the shadow of Afrobeat superstar Fela Kuti was a challenge that his son, Femi Kuti, struggled with in the early years of his career, he reveals. The Nigerian musician joins us in the studio to discuss the highs and lows of growing up with a globally celebrated artist and to explain how his own activism aligns with...

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France24 - Culture (5 days ago)

On today's music show on Arts24, Jennifer Ben Brahim chats with Gen-Z punk idol Yungblud, before his much anticipated headlining set at France's equivalent to Glastonbury – the Vieilles Charrues festival. Three chart-topping albums in, the British musician has built up a loyal fan base around the world. His artistry and activism has made it cool...

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France24 - Culture (A week ago)

Every year, hundreds of thousands of music lovers make their way to Carhaix in Brittany for the "Vieilles Charrues”. This year France 24's Jennifer Ben Brahim joins them to bring us the highlights. She tells us how EDM giant David Guetta had festivalgoers dancing late into the night and ran through the big international names headlining at the...

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France24 - Culture (2 weeks ago)

We take a trip back to late 1960s thanks to "Fly Me to the Moon”, as Scarlett Johansson and Channing Tatum pair up in Greg Berlanti's stylish take on the Apollo 11 space mission. Film critic Emma Jones tells us why the film still feels timely more than 50 years after the moon landings. We also discuss French director, André Téchiné's latest...

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France24 - Culture (2 weeks ago)

His second novel, "Grow Where They Fall", shifts between the wonder of childhood and the existential pangs of 21st-century adulthood in South London. Michael Donkor's elegant reflections on sexuality, class and British-Ghanaian identity dominate his latest novel. The author and former English teacher discusses his experience as a Black person in...

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France24 - Culture (2 weeks ago)

Culture reporter Olivia Salazar-Winspear speaks to Eve Jackson about the highlights from the Avignon Theatre Festival in the south of France, including Greek tragedy "Hecuba, not Hecuba" from the event's artistic director Tiago Rodrigues, and French director Boris Charmatz's delightful outdoor style rave "Circles". The directors also comment on the...

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France24 - Culture (3 weeks ago)

Inspired by a true story, "Ghost Trail" introduces us to the clandestine groups tracking down Syrian war criminals in Europe. Director Jonathan Millet joins us to talk about how he constructed an espionage film with amateur spies at its centre, and we discuss the long road to justice for the millions of Syrians devastated by the horrors of 13 years...

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France24 - Culture (3 weeks ago)

Born in Cameroon and now based in a village in northern France, the self-taught musician Blick Bassy has a knack for marrying his cultural heritage with modern soundscapes. Singing in his native language Bassa, on his four previous albums he explored his thoughts and feelings about his native land, as well as subjects like France's colonial past....

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France24 - Culture (3 weeks ago)

Her online sketches about being bicultural and the radical differences between the British and French have garnered her 50 million views and nearly 500,000 followers on social media. Tatty Macleod's videos tackle the idiosyncrasies surrounding booty calls, Parisian chicness, French waiters and British binge drinking. She's performed across Europe...

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France24 - Culture (3 weeks ago)

He's been described as the king of reggae and dance hall artists in Africa. For the past decade, Stonebwoy has cemented himself as one of Ghana's most successful artists, winning more than 50 awards. His music has reached millions on streaming platforms, earning the respect of artists and fans far beyond the West African nation's borders.  On his...

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France24 - Culture (3 weeks ago)

Acclaimed Albanian writer and longtime Nobel Prize contender Ismail Kadare, who penned novels like "Broken April" and "The General of the Dead Army" chronicling the fate of his country under the rule of communist dictator Enver Hoxha, died of a heart attack in Tirana on Monday aged 88. He had defected to France in 1990 and only recently returned to...

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France24 - Culture (3 weeks ago)

Haute Couture week has just wrapped up in the French capital and the major fashion houses have taken inspiration from the upcoming Olympic Games to bring sporting details to their runway shows. Dubbed "Athcouture", some of the collections featured clear nods to the Games, past and present. FRANCE 24's Jennifer Ben Brahim takes us through the...

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France24 - Culture (4 weeks ago)

We discuss "Kinds of Kindness", Yorgos Lanthimos' latest collaboration with Emma Stone and Willem Dafoe. Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why the Greek director has set himself up as a hard act to follow after 2023's award-winning "Poor Things". We also take a look at a new documentary charting the life and music of American folk icon Joan Baez...

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France24 - Culture (4 weeks ago)

Uuhai are bringing to the world their blend of traditional Mongolian folk with metal. Their music features the Morin Khuur, a traditional horse-headed violin with Khöömei singing, which is a form of throat singing listed by UNESCO as intangible cultural heritage. Ahead of their Paris and Hellfest dates, their youngest member and bassist Anand...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

FRANCE 24 TV critic Dheepthika Laurent brings us the latest from the world of television, starting with the passing of TV and film stalwart Donald Sutherland. We also look at highlights from the 63rd edition of the Monte-Carlo Television Festival, where Morgan Freeman was honoured with a lifetime achievement award as he presented his latest...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

She's becoming the voice of a generation: singer, comedian, podcaster, poet and actress. A self-proclaimed, self-obsessed millennial, Catherine Cohen puts the concerns of her peers to music in comedy clubs in New York City and beyond, saying the outrageous things we think but never say out loud. Her stand-up show "The Twist…? She's Gorgeous" won...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

Shuchi Talati's first feature-length film, "Girls Will Be Girls", tells the story of 16-year-old Mira, a model student at an elite Himalayan boarding school who gets swept up in a budding romance with a new male student. Things get complicated when Mira's mother inserts herself into their relationship. Talati says she wanted to tell a story about...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

One of France's best-loved singer-songwriters, Françoise Hardy was a leading cultural icon of the Swinging Sixties and one of the biggest stars of the "yé-yé" boom that swept across Europe at the time. Hardy has died at the age of 80 after a battle with cancer. Renowned for her hits "Comment te dire adieu" and "Le Temps de l'amour", she enjoyed...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

French singer Francoise Hardy, whose crystalline voice and melancholy lyrics shot her to international stardom in the 1960s, has died at the age of 80, according to her son.

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

FRANCE 24's Olivia Salazar-Winspear sits down with American filmmaker Jeff Nichols to discuss his latest movie, "The Bikeriders". The director of "Take Shelter", "Mud" and "Loving" has a knack for depicting small-town America, with its heroes and misfits. His latest feature was inspired by the motorcycle gangs of 1960s America, one of which was...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

On this edition of our music show on arts24, Jennifer Ben Brahim chats with Irish singer-songwriter and producer James Vincent McMorrow. He emerged in 2010 with the album "Early in the Morning" and since then, his blend of folk, indie and rock has garnered over 1 billion streams. He's worked on some unexpected projects, from covering Chris Isaak's...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

Imagine paying hundreds – even thousands – of euros to see your favourite artist in concert, only to forget their performance. It might sound crazy, but since the start of Taylor Swift's Eras Tour, several fans have reported not remembering parts of her concerts. This phenomenon, known to doctors as "transient global amnesia", is more common...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

In this edition of arts24, we met the author being called the best new writer of fiction in America. Nathan Hill's first novel "The Nix" in 2016 was named one of the books of the year and optioned for a TV series with Meryl Streep. He's in Paris as his second, "Wellness", is being translated into French by publishing house Gallimard. It's a look at...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

Italian actress Monica Bellucci and French-Iranian filmmaker Marjane Satrapi talk about their dark comedy "Dear Paris", which is set in the French capital and follows a flurry of charming characters confronting death. Also on the programme: the video games to look out for over the summer, including "Assassin's Creed", "Call of Duty" and "Star...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

French singer Françoise Hardy, who shot to international stardom with her 1962 debut single "Tous les garcons et les filles", has died at the age of 80, her son announced in a post on social media Wednesday. Hardy became a pop icon and fashion muse of the 1960s and beyond. Mick Jagger described her as his "ideal woman", Bob Dylan wrote a poem for...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

In this edition we meet a true superstar from Nigeria – the sensational singer-songwriter Yemi Alade. A musical trailblazer since 2015, Yemi has captivated audiences worldwide with her incredible talent. Her music is a mixture of Afropop, highlife, dancehall, pop and R'n'B. We had the pleasure of meeting her during her performance at the 16th...

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France24 - Culture (A month ago)

American composer and organist Kali Malone popped by FRANCE 24 to tell us about her new album "All Life Long" and how composing for an organ, a brass ensemble and a choir was a process that enabled her to reconnect with her own voice. We also check out new music videos by John Cale, Soprano and Billie Eilish.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

The Impressionist painters, from Monet to Renoir, Pissarro and Morisot, are beloved around the world. This year, France is celebrating their very first exhibition – a show that was one of the most momentous exhibitions in art history 150 years ago. To mark the event, arts24's Eve Jackson takes us to the home of Claude Monet in Giverny just...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

As commemorations marking the 80th anniversary of the Allied landings take place in Normandy, film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us about her favorite D-Day classics – from star-studded extravaganza "The Longest Day" to Steven Spielberg's "Saving Private Ryan". Plus, Jessica Chastain and Peter Sarsgaard star in "Memory", a harsh tale about what...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Sean Baker's "Anora”, a whirlwind Brooklyn odyssey about an erotic dancer who marries the son of a wealthy Russian oligarch, won the Palme d'Or on Saturday as female-focused stories dominated the awards at the 77th Cannes Film Festival. 

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Indian cinema has enjoyed a bumper year in Cannes, with seven films from the country screening across the festival's various strands. FRANCE 24 spoke to filmmaker Payal Kapadia, India's first Palme d'Or contender in 30 years with her "All We Imagine as Light”, and the cast and director of police procedural "Santosh”, which premiered in the Un...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

She's best known on the small screen as Kate Sharma after her star turn in the second season of the hit series "Bridgerton". Eve Jackson sat down with Simone Ashley at the Cannes Film Festival to talk about her upcoming movie, embracing fashion and the fabulous costumes she gets to wear in "Bridgerton". We also look into some of the would-be...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Classical violinist Guy Braunstein has just released a record that revisits the Fab Four's classic "Abbey Road". It was recorded in the mythical London studios. He popped by FRANCE 24 to tell us more about what inspired him to revisit The Beatles and how there are only two categories of music: good and bad. We also look at new releases from Bon...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Indian filmmaker Sandhya Suri's film 'Santosh', showing in the 'Un Certain Regard' section, follows a newly widowed woman who inherits her husband's job as a police constable. When a low-caste girl is found raped and murdered, the young policewoman finds herself pulled into the tortuous investigation alongside a charismatic feminist inspector. In...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

The war raging in Gaza has given added prominence to director Mahdi Fleifel's drama "To a Land Unknown”, the only Palestinian film to be screened in Cannes this year. While festival organisers have reined in protests, filmmakers, actors and activists have sought to shed light on the plight of Gaza's population and the hostages still held in the...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

"Bridgerton" is back with more scandal and more sex! FRANCE 24's Olivia Salazar-Winspear and Dheepthika Laurent take a look at everyone's fan favourite focusing on Penelope Featherington and Colin Bridgerton's story. Meanwhile, "The Big Cigar" looks at the improbable story of a daring escape by Huey P. Newton, the founder of the Black Panthers....

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Filmmaker Ali Abbasi has played down the threat of legal action over his Donald Trump biopic "The Apprentice”, which caused a stir at the Cannes Film Festival this week but may struggle to secure a US theatrical release in the run-up to the November 5 presidential election. 

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

As one of the winners of the Africa Lyric's Opera prize, Aaron-Casey Gould has just wrapped up a string of concerts across France, performing a repertoire that embraced Verdi, Gershwin and contemporary African compositions. He joins us to talk about introducing a younger generation to the traditional repertoire, his latest, playful role at the...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

The star of the Cannes Film Festival today is the Paris Olympics. Sports personalities and athletes are here for the premiere of Mickaël Gamrasni's documentary "Olympiques ! La France des Jeux", in which three generations of French athletes explain why the country has such a special relationship with the Games. And on the red carpet for the...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Yolande Zauberman's documentaries venture into the lesser-seen corners of life in Israel; her latest film is inspired by the journey of a transsexual woman who apparently travelled from Gaza to Tel Aviv on foot, in search of a new life. Film critic Lisa Nesselson applauds this insightful endeavour, and tells us why questions surrounding gender are...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Jamaica's beaches, gentle Rastas and uplifting reggae music make up the postcard version of an idyllic island nation – an image Safiya Sinclair says she wanted to flesh out in her compelling memoir "How to Say Babylon". The author recounts a childhood spent observing tropical fauna and flora and reading poetry, far from tourist hotels and the...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

"Anora", a raw, highly explicit and often hilarious story about a New York erotic dancer, was awarded the Palme d'Or at the 77th Cannes Film Festival on Saturday. One of the leading voices of American indie cinema, its director Sean Baker dedicated the film to all sex workers. A trans woman won best actress for the first time, as Karla Sofia Gascon...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Irish native Liv Monaghan embraced Paris a dozen years ago where she fell headfirst into the local jazz scene. She's just released her second folk-tinted new album "First Light" and popped by the FRANCE 24 studios to tell us more about the evolution of her jazz sound. We also take a look at new releases from Lenny Kravitz, Willie Nelson and Bat For...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Elle Fanning spoke to FRANCE 24 at the 77th edition of the Cannes Film Festival. The actress was in town to present L'Oréal's "Lights on Women's Worth" award, an initiative to shine a spotlight on young female directors. She told Jennifer Ben Brahim about some of the women she has worked with throughout her career, from Sofia Coppola to Nicole...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

It's been political, it's been sexy, it's been gasp-out-loud surprising. The winners of this year's Cannes Film Festival competition have been announced. The top prize, the Palme d'Or, has been awarded to "Anora" from American independent filmmaker Sean Baker. It's about an erotic dancer in New York who marries a Russian oligarch's...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Oscar-winning actress Helen Mirren talks to Eve Jackson about her Cannes memories, being the face of L'Oréal Paris at age 78 and why she prefers swagger to beauty. We also learn more about the films up for the Queer Palm and meet the best on-screen dogs at this year's festival.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

"Mi Bestia”, which screened at the Cannes Film Festival's parallel segment ACID, follows a 13-year-old Bogota girl grappling with adolescence amid an impending lunar eclipse said to bring the devil to earth. FRANCE 24 spoke to director Camila Beltrán, whose debut feature offers a visually bold study of patriarchal oppression in her native...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Iran is once again in the spotlight at this year's Cannes Film Festival. This Friday, recently exiled filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof will present his film "The Seeds of the Sacred Fig", selected in Official Competition. Like Rasoulof, many Iranian artists have faced prison or exile. The photography exhibition "Women, Life, Freedom”, showcased at the...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

The race for the Palme d'Or wound up with a bang on Friday with the screening of escaped Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's "The Seed of the Sacred Fig”, adding a geopolitically charged red-carpet appearance to a 77th Cannes Film Festival that has delivered several strong contenders for the top prize but no outright favourite.  

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

From the big screen treatment of one of French literature's greatest classics, "The Count of Monte Cristo", starring French favourite Pierre Niney, to "Wild Diamond", a gritty social drama about a young French woman who dreams of becoming a famous influencer, arts24's Eve Jackson looks at France's offerings at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival. We...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

In this edition of arts24 from the Cannes Film Festival with Eve Jackson, we explore glamorous fashion on and off the red carpet. With dresses and outfits each more stunning than the last. Greta Gerwig in Prada, Cate Blanchett in Jean-Paul Gaultier, Demi Moore in Schiaparelli and Selena Gomez in Saint Laurent are just a few examples. During the...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

The Cannes Film Festival kept up its female focus on Wednesday with the pounding, action-packed "Mad Max” prequel "Furiosa” and the soft-spoken uprising of French actress Judith Godrèche, who has spearheaded the host country's long-awaited #MeToo reckoning.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Catherine Deneuve appears in French director Christophe Honoré's new film "Marcello Mio". Honoré is known for his provocative features; this is his third time in competition at Cannes. In this film, his longtime collaborator and Deneuve's real-life daughter Chiara Mastroianni plays a version of herself, who adopts the persona of her movie star...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

The Cannes Film Festival opened Tuesday with the presentation of an honorary Palme d'Or for Meryl Streep and a tribute to jury head Greta Gerwig as the French Riviera gathering kicked off its 77th edition against the backdrop of a defining #MeToo moment for French film.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Eva Longoria was among the stars who hit the 77th Cannes Film Festival red carpet. Speaking to FRANCE 24, she talks about her Cannes memories with L'Oréal and her "first time acting in Spanish” for the series "Land of Women”, set to premiere in June.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Donald Trump's reelection campaign called "The Apprentice,” a film about the former U.S. president in the 1980s, "pure fiction” and vowed legal action following its premiere at the Cannes Film Festival. But director Ali Abbasi is offering to privately screen the film for Trump.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

David Cronenberg – or Dave Deprave, as he's sometimes nicknamed – is the father of body horror. "The Shrouds" is the director's seventh film in competition at Cannes. Each one has been controversial. His first Cannes movie in 1996, "Crash", inspired mass walkouts at its premiere but ended up winning a Special Jury Prize. Cronenberg says this...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Argentina's Oscar-winning movie industry is battling for survival as President Javier Milei applies his "chainsaw” approach to budget cuts to the country's cultural sector. At the Cannes Film Festival, where several movies from Argentina are on show, the country's film workers are determined to get their message across, both on and off the...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Today in arts24 live from the Cannes Film Festival, Kevin Costner is presenting "Horizon: An American Saga", a Western he directed, co-wrote and stars in with Sienna Miller. It's been 20 years since his last appearance here on the Croisette. You might know him best for "The Bodyguard", his Oscar-winning film "Dances With Wolves" or the TV series...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

News of director Mohammad Rasoulof's escape from Iran adds a dramatic twist to the 77th Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off on Tuesday against an already volatile backdrop of wars raging on Europe's doorstep, potential worker strikes, and rumours sex abusers may be outed even as they hit the red carpet.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Cate Blanchett is back on the red carpet at the 77th Cannes Film Festival with "Rumours", a dark comedy which poking fun at the G7, from directors Guy Maddin and the Johnson brothers. Speaking to FRANCE 24's Juliette Montilly, the US actress talks about "omnicrisis” and what makes the film "partly a satire, partly a Scooby Doo episode”. Will...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Described as her best big screen role in decades, Demi Moore talks about her debut in Cannes' Official Selection as the co-star of "The Substance”. In this body horror picture with a feminist take, Moore stars alongside Margaret Qualley and Dennis Quaid. Moore plays a fading Hollywood star whose career is set to be axed by misogynists when...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Today on "arts24" from the Cannes Film Festival, Eve Jackson chats to actor, director and producer Eva Longoria about her best memories of the event including wearing a 40-dollar dress for her first red carpet and her ongoing mission to give more opportunities to Latinos in the film industry.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

In Eve Jackson's daily roundup from the Cannes Film Fesitval, we hear from actor Richard Gere and the director Paul Schrader on their film "Oh Canada", 40 years after they made "American Gigolo" together. Also on the programme a transgender crime musical starring Zoe Saldana, Selena Gomez and Carla Sophia Gascon directed by French filmmaker...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

"Emilia Perez", a musical crime comedy film about a Mexican drug lord who wants out of the cartel and undergoes a sex change, premiered at Cannes on Saturday. The film – directed by French master Jacques Audiard – has received glittering reviews, suggesting it may be in line to win the top prize the Palme d'Or. Popstar-turned-actor Selena Gomez...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Few films linked to the Gaza war are screening in this year's Cannes Film Festival. Despite its title, "The Belle of Gaza'', a documentary out of competition, bears little relation to the conflict. The film by French director Yolande Zauberman follows the struggles and dreams of Palestinian trans women in Tel Aviv. Pro-Palestinian activists have...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

"Ghost Trail”, which opened the Critics' Week sidebar in Cannes this week, follows a Syrian exile's pursuit of the man who tortured him during the country's civil war. FRANCE 24 spoke to French director Jonathan Millet, whose impressive Cannes debut delivered one of the festival's early hits.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

From the Cannes Film Festival's red carpet, Eve Jackson brings us the latest on Friday's premieres, including "Kinds of Kindness" with Emma Stone and "Oh, Canada", which marks the return of Richard Gere. Also on the programme, after the Euphoria series and his role in the film "Saltburn", we take an in-depth look at the career of Jacob Elordi so...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

The 77th Cannes Film Festival welcomed the world premiere of "Furiosa", the latest instalment of George Miller's post-apocalyptic "Mad Max" franchise, with Anya Taylor-Joy in the no-holds-barred title role, playing alongside "Thor" star Chris Hemsworth. Taylor-Joy revealed on Thursday the secrets behind the filming of her stunts and explained how...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Francis Ford Coppola faces the press Friday after his epic "Megalopolis" sharply divided critics at the 77th Cannes Film Festival. He explains how his team participated in the editing of the film – particularly lead actor Adam Driver who decided to delete a scene. "Megalopolis" had been the most anticipated film of this year's festival. It is one...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Eve Jackson brings you the latest from the Cannes Film festival including the premiere of Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos' "Kinds of Kindness” with Emma Stone, Willem Defoe, Margaret Qualley and Jesse Plemons. His last movie "Poor Things” took four Oscars earlier this year. It's the third time the filmmaker has worked with Stone on a feature...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

It's said to have been re-written up to 300 times in 40 years ... Francis Ford Coppola's "Megalopolis" finally premiered in Cannes on Thursday, with star Adam Driver on the red carpet. The director won the festival's top prize – the Palme d'Or – in 1974 with "The Conversation" and then a second time in 1979 with the now legendary "Apocalypse...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Before Judith Godrèche kickstarted a #MeToo wave in the French film industry, she was one of the first prominent actors to go on the record against Harvey Weinstein. Godrèche and the film's collaborators walked the Cannes Film Festival's red carpet Thursday to take a photo with collaborators on her film "Moi Aussi - Me too", which is dedicated to...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Nine years after "Mad Max: Fury Road", the Australian director, screenwriter and producer George Miller's famous saga's is back on the Croisette. Eve Jackson tells us more about the highly anticipated "Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga", premiering Wednesday in the presence of the director and the cast, led by Anya Taylor-Joy, Chris Hemsworth and Tom...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Workers at the Cannes Film Festival called for a strike over pay and conditions on Monday, just a week before the event was due to start. 

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Every year the Cannes film festival honours a great figure from the movie industry. This year, Meryl Streep is in Cannes to receive a lifetime achievement award at the opening ceremony – 35 years after she first set foot on the red carpet at the festival. Over the past 6 decades, Streep has played in dramas such as "The Deer Hunter", "The...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Film critic Lisa Nesselson and presenter Eve Jackson are live from opening night at the 2024 Cannes Film Festival. They discuss France's #MeToo reckoning, the opening film "The Second Act", starring Bond girl Léa Seydoux, and some of this year's expected highlights, including "Megalopolis", a new film from "Godfather" director Francis Ford...

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

Alice Munro, the Nobel Prize-winning author known as "Canada's Chekhov" for her mastery of the short story, has died at 92, Canadian media reported Tuesday.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

An eight member jury led by Greta Gerwig will decide the winner of this year's Palme d'Or, the top prize of the Cannes Film Festival, which kicks off today.

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France24 - Culture (2 months ago)

On today's edition of arts24, FRANCE 24's Jennifer Ben Brahim meets Norwegian soprano Lise Davidsen. She's performed on some of the most hallowed stages around the world: From the Royal Opera House to the Metropolitan Opera and La Scala. Lise Davidsen is now taking on one of the most iconic female leads in the eponymous theatre play "Salomé”,...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

In this episode of Arts24, Eve Jackson takes you to Italy for the oldest and largest cultural exhibition in the world – the Venice art Biennale. The breathtaking floating city hosts the Olympics of the art world every two years. It's the original biennale on which others in the world have been modelled. The 60th edition opened in April...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Our guest is one of the most popular and critically acclaimed authors of her generation. More than 20 years after bursting onto the literary scene with her debut novel "White Teeth", Zadie Smith's sixth book "The Fraud" is out in French – based on real events in Victorian England. The British author speaks to Eve Jackson about her fascination...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

The return of mega-concerts since the Covid-19 pandemic, with Beyonce and Taylor Swift leading the way, has highlighted the lucrative links between fashion brands and pop stars. What is the Taylor Swift effect? More information with FRANCE 24 culture editor Olivia Salazar-Winspear.

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

What does it mean to be a human, or more specifically a humanist? Is it about culture, morals, principles, science, freethinking, feelings or optimism? Or is it all of the above? The author of the new book "Humanly Possible: Seven Hundred Years of Humanist Freethinking, Inquiry, and Hope", says it is all of those things and more. Sarah Bakewell...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

The highest-grossing tour in history finally arrived in Europe on Thursday as Taylor Swift kicked off her European dates with four nights in Paris. How did she become who she is? Story by Natacha Milleret and Aurore Cloé Dupuis.

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

The highest-grossing tour in history finally arrived in Europe on Thursday as Taylor Swift kicked off her European dates with four nights in Paris.

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

From the tenth entry in the "Planet of the Apes" saga – "Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes" – to Viggo Mortensen's feminist Western "The Dead Don't Hurt", film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news.

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Thousands of ride-or-die Taylor Swift fans who missed out on her U.S. concert tour last year or didn't want to buy exorbitantly priced tickets to see her again found an out-of-the-way solution: Fly to Europe. 

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

It's a colossus of glass, metal, and stone with a location that makes all the other Paris monuments envious. Located between the Seine and the Champs-Élysées, the Grand Palais was built for the 1900 Exposition Universelle world fair to showcase French art. Closed three years ago for its first complete renovation in history, it's getting a second...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Her powerful performances give voice to some uncomfortable truths. Lebanese playwright and director Chrystèle Khodr wades through the ruins of a society in her latest play "Ordalie", exploring the social, political and physical wreckage of her homeland and its history. She tells us more about the quest for justice in contemporary Lebanon, why...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

French screen stars Omar Sy and Eva Green will be part of the jury at the Cannes Film Festival next month, organisers announced on Monday.

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Sébastien Devaud, aka Agoria, is a French electronic DJ and producer whose career has spanned over two decades and branched out into mixed media. He recently exhibited a digital art show at Paris's world-famous Musée d'Orsay and is enthusiastic about what artificial intelligence can bring to the creative game. He popped by FRANCE 24's studios to...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Pop idol Madonna gave it all in Rio de Janeiro as she looked back on her four-decade career in a historic show before throngs of joyful fans jammed onto Brazil's famed Copacabana beach on Saturday night. 

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Fans of Star Wars celebrate the franchise across the world Saturday as they look forward to the annual French light sabre tournament due to be held in Paris in June. The 7th edition of the Open de France de Sabre Laser 2024 is the largest of its kind in the world with 80 participants, event founder Alexis Leperlier told FRANCE 24.

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Paris's landmark museum is gearing up for the Olympics, with a special exhibition that takes visitors through the history of the Games. We hear more about a project for those who want to combine exercise and culture, as the Louvre launches a fitness circuit that puts participants among the artwork. Plus, a new show shines a light on the work of...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

The incontestable reigning queen of pop, Taylor Swift has broken dozens of records on her way to the top. As she heads to Paris for the latest leg of her Eras tour at the La Défense Arena, author and journalist Morgane Giuliani joins us to discuss the cultural phenomenon the US musician has generated in a 17-year career. We explore some of the...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Painting his very own canvases into a vivid, red scene, Henri Matisse marked an important – and somewhat controversial – moment in his artistic journey with the 1911 piece "Red Studio". As the LVMH Foundation shows the painting in a new setting in Paris, we take a look at its relevance in art history. Meanwhile, the cityscape of Marseille is...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Can fashion transform reality, or is it more a question of how the real world influences fashion? Dior's response lies in a deeply feminist collection, inspired by the Swinging Sixties, when Marc Bohan was at the helm of the label. South African brand Maxhosa resurrects ancient Xhosa motifs. Mossi, through his clothes and fashion school in the...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

In 1924, French poet André Breton wrote a short text with fellow poet and compatriot Louis Aragon that was to send ripples through the world of art and literature, providing a blueprint for the avant-garde movements of the 20th century. One century later, we take a look at how the Surrealist Manifesto prompted an intellectual and artistic...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

In this edition of arts24, we hear from British pop star Dua Lipa on her much-anticipated new record "Radical Optimism", we remember rock star writer Paul Auster and we visit the Paris Louvre as one of its most famous works returns after a six-month facelift.

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news, including "The Fall Guy" with Emily Blunt and Ryan Gosling, Philippe Caland's three films "Hollywood Buddha", "Ripple Effect" and "The Guru and the Gypsy", plus Luana Bajrami's "Phantom Youth". We finish with Lisa convincing Eve that a film about old French people is...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

FRANCE 24's culture editor Eve Jackson tells us about the life and work of US writer Paul Auster, who has died aged 77. Best known for "The New York Trilogy" mystery novels, Auster wrote more than 30 books that were translated into 40 languages. He had a particularly big following in France.

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

His images have been celebrated, vandalised and even discussed in Congress. Andres Serrano's art tackles religion, sex, death and above all, America: its idiosyncrasies and the questions of politics, religion, class and ethnicity, which divide its citizens. He discusses this body of work as the show "Portraits of America" opens at Paris's Musée...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

In this edition of arts24, Jennifer Ben Brahim meets American singer-songwriter, producer and guitarist Jesse Harris. He has collaborated with the likes of Melody Gardot and Lana Del Rey, as well as taking home a Grammy for his work on Norah Jones's smash-hit album "Come Away with Me". He's also a frontman, blending folk, jazz and world rhythms,...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

In this Science segment, we look at how AI is attempting to complete unfinished or lost works by great artists like Klimt but also Beethoven, Schubert and Rembrandt. Scientists use all the information they can to train algorithms called "neural networks" to imitate the style of the artist or musician and guess the logical sequences. FRANCE 24's...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Film critic Lisa Nesselson speaks to Eve Jackson about the week's film news, including the Amy Winehouse biopic "Back to Black"; the release in France of the 1960s American independent film "Bushman", which explores one Nigerian immigrant's experience living in the US; and Israeli director Dani Rosenberg's second movie, "The Vanishing Soldier".

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Forty years after the release of his sensational sci-fi thriller "Terminator", iconic filmmaker James Cameron's work is being celebrated at Paris's Cinématèque Francaise. We also hear from Zendaya at the premiere of tennis drama "Challengers". Plus, French actor and director Mathieu Kassovitz – best known for his 1995 film "La Haine" – talks...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Arts24 welcomes glittery punk poppers Lulu Van Trapp to talk about their second studio album "Love City", which plays with contrasts and draws inspiration from the French capital, home to band members Maxime and Rebecca. We also check out new releases by St. Vincent and Fat White Family.

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

It's the oldest, largest contemporary art show in the world: the Venice Biennale has kicked off its 60th edition under the heading "Foreigners Everywhere". Arts editor Eve Jackson brings us the latest from the event, explaining why the artist and curator selected for the Israeli pavilion chose to keep it closed. The Biennale's artistic director,...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Its majestic dome is a curvilinear flourish on the Paris skyline. After three years of renovations, the Grand Palais is ready to welcome visitors for the Olympic Games this summer. The site will then open its doors to the public for a host of cultural events in the spring of 2025.

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

In the latest speculative fiction from British director Alex Garland, Kirsten Dunst stars as a war reporter documenting a conflict she once never thought possible: a new civil war in the United States. With the US in the midst of another divisive election year, the scenario may seem cliché, but FRANCE 24 film critic Lisa Nesselson says the film...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

French writer Maryse Conde, who died on Tuesday at the age of 90, became one of the greatest chroniclers of the struggles and triumphs of the descendants of Africans taken as slaves to the Caribbean. 

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

She has featured in Beyoncé's music videos, choreographed a sell-out stage musical and brought underground nightclub moves to the stage of the Opéra de Paris. Now Josepha Madoki is hosting a weekend of waacking in the Musée d'Orsay's imposing entrance hall; she tells us more about this 1970s queer subculture and how she became France's...

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

British-American author Salman Rushdie recounts the 2022 stabbing at a public event that left him blind in one eye in "Knife", his first memoir since the near-fatal attack, which hits English language bookstores on Tuesday. The French edition, "Le Couteau", will be released Thursday. 

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France24 - Culture (3 months ago)

Émilie Simon is a French electronic pop pioneer who emerged some 20 years ago and is known for her organic, mineral-driven compositions. On top of creating her own instruments, the award-winning artist has also signed scores for documentary films like "March of the Penguins”. She's just released "Polaris", her first full album in nearly a...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

Maya Rudolph is back with a second season of her quirky billionaire workplace comedy, "Loot", while Oscar winner Robert Downey Jr dons multiple disguises for his role in the Vietnam War spy drama "The Sympathizer". Dheepthika Laurent and Olivia Salazar-Winspear also bring you the latest news from Canneseries, including Michael Douglas's historical...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

The film "Back to Black" has been described as a never-seen-before glimpse into Amy Winehouse's rise to fame and the release of her groundbreaking album of the same name, which won five Grammys and sold 16 million copies. The pop star, who died in 2011, is played by Marisa Abela, known for her role in the banking TV drama "Industry". The movie is...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

Francis Ford Coppola's "Megalopolis" will premiere on the French Riviera this year, alongside new releases from Cannes Film Festival favourites Jacques Audiard, Yorgos Lanthimos, Sean Baker and Karim Aïnouz. Those movies will all be scrutinised by jury president Greta Gerwig. FRANCE 24's Olivia Salazar-Winspear takes us through the line-up and...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

Legendary director Francis Ford Coppola will return to the Cannes Film Festival with his long-awaited epic "Megalopolis", organisers said on Thursday, announcing a line-up that includes some huge names of world cinema.

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

"Bearded ladies" were once a regular feature of travelling circuses in the 19th century, a phenomenon that French director Stéphanie Di Giusto has incorporated in her latest film, "Rosalie". Film critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why this rural tale of arranged marriage managed to charm her. We also take a look at Romanian drama "Holy Week", a...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

In this edition of arts24: Forty years on from the first episode, the original Ghostbusters team reunites in "Ghostbusters: Frozen Empire," blending the original cast with fresh talent. Fan favourites Paul Rudd, Finn Wolfhard and Mckenna Grace join veterans Bill Murray, Ernie Hudson, Annie Potts and Dan Aykroyd. The film is directed by...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

In this edition of our arts24 music show, Jennifer Ben Brahim meets French musician Thomas de Pourquery. The saxophonist, singer, composer and actor has fronted a variety of music collectives such as "Supersonic", as well as working with the likes of Metronomy and Jeanne Added. As a saxophonist, he won France's top jazz award, the Django Reinhart...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

In the third and final part of our Rwanda series, we head into Rwanda's breathtaking countryside to discover a unique artist's residence, created by cultural changemaker Cedric Mizero. He takes Eve Jackson and the arts24 crew on a trek through a eucalyptus forest for an immersive open-air theatre experience in which 150 artists take part.

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

At the campus of the French Fashion Institute, 27 design students from 13 different countries are gearing up to present their year's work before a highly influential audience. The stakes are high: these students are poised to compete with fellow graduates from the prestigious Central Saint Martins school in London. But there's no denying that...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

In the second part of arts24's Rwanda series, Eve Jackson meets a fashion designer taking the country's fashion scene to the next level. Once a model, now designer, Moses Turahirwa re-imagines traditional Rwandan forms and cultural motifs into contemporary pieces. His clients include the Ivorian footballer Didier Drogba, the Nigerian writer...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

In 1994, ethnic tensions in Rwanda spiralled, resulting in the massacre of hundreds of thousands of Tutsis. Those harrowing events were relayed on television screens around the world and filmmakers grappled with the tragedy in the years to follow. On the anniversary of that genocide, film critic Lisa Nesselson looks back at some of the movie...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

In this special programme from Kigali, Eve Jackson meets the artists rewriting Rwanda's future. Arts24 shows you just how much "the country of a thousand hills", with its population of 14 million, has transformed in the past 30 years since the genocide against the Tutsis.

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

The Orsay Museum in Paris is marking 150 years of Impressionism from Tuesday with an unprecedented reassembling of the masterpieces that launched the movement, and a virtual reality experience that takes visitors back in time.

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

In this edition of arts24, Jennifer Ben Brahim meets nine-time Grammy-nominated musician Anoushka Shankar. She's a masterful sitarist and film composer as well as an impassioned activist, and has worked with the likes of Herbie Hancock, Patti Smith and even the Dalai Lama. Her love of composing beautiful blends of classical Indian music with...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

Fans and critics alike are lavishing praise on "Cowboy Carter," Beyonce's rhinestone-studded, history-rich honky tonk of an album that's rising in the charts after Friday's hotly anticipated release.

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

The award-winning author Lisa McInerney wraps up her literary trilogy with "The Rules of Revelation", a darkly comic foray into the world of drug dealers, sex workers, property developers and struggling artists. We discuss societal shifts in Ireland, as a new generation rejects the conservative, religious national identity that has characterised...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

Rumours that French pop star Aya Nakamura may sing at the opening ceremony of the Paris Olympics have triggered a flurry of attacks from the French far right, questioning the host country's ability to appreciate the globally acclaimed talent emerging from its neglected suburbs with large immigrant populations.

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

She emerged in the mid-90s as one half of Moloko, the duo she formed with then-boyfriend Mark Brydon, creating iconic dance hits like "Sing It Back" and "The Time Is Now". After 30 years of pop, Irish artist Róisín Murphy is touring with her sixth solo album "Hit Parade" – said to be her best yet. Eve Jackson caught up with her at the end of...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

Karim Aïnouz's latest film "Firebrand" zooms in on Henry VIII's final wife, Catherine Parr, with Alicia Vikander taking on the regal role. Critic Lisa Nesselson tells us why she enjoyed Law's interpretation of the English king. Also, French actor Grégory Gadebois embodies a priest dealing with his own problematic past in "Paternel" and we learn...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

It's not every day you get given a fencing lesson by a rock legend whose career has spanned over four decades and who has sold hundreds of millions of albums. FRANCE 24's Marjorie Hache had the pleasure of crossing swords with heavy metal star Bruce Dickinson – the lead singer of Iron Maiden – to discuss his new solo album "The Mandrake...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

This week on arts24 we welcome Tom McRae, an English Francophile who gained musical recognition in the early 2000s thanks to delicate songs like "You Cut Her Hair" or "End of the World News". He's just released his new album "Étrange Hiver", in which he sings many tracks in French and invites a number of French artists to collaborate with him. We...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

From this year's new Michelin-starred restaurants and a chat with cast of new glam TV series "Palm Royale", to Banksy's defaced mural and US photographer Annie Leibovitz wielding a sword in Paris in the name of art, join Eve Jackson for a roundup of this week's culture news.

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

They're among the hottest young couples in world opera. Australian soprano Nicole Car and Canadian baritone Etienne Dupuis have performed together on iconic stages in famous roles around the world. They speak to Eve Jackson about their latest show, Verdi's "Simon Boccanegra", at Paris Bastille. Nicole sings the title character's long-lost daughter...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

We discuss the success of "There's Still Tomorrow" from writer-director Paola Cortellesi, as her darkly comic début becomes a box office phenomenon in Italy. Meanwhile, "The Sweet East" sees cinematographer Sean Price Williams direct a strange journey through American subcultures. Critic Lisa Nesselson also tells us why Stéphane Brizé's new...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Andrew Sean Greer speaks to Eve Jackson about the sequel to his bestselling and celebrated novel "Less". "Less is Lost", about the hapless middle-aged gay writer Arthur Less, was a book that his agent told him not to write. Andrew talks about the American road trip that he undertook as a research project for the...

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France24 - Culture (4 months ago)

On this week's music show, Jennifer Ben Brahim welcomes back Thomas and Mustapha from the French five-piece Bagarre. They are not just a band, a crew or a collective. What unifies them is a love of music. The members go by the nicknames Emmaï Dee, La Bête, Majnoun, Maître Clap and Mus. They're back after a four-year hiatus with the album "Le...

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

From "The Regime", a satirical comedy about a despotic leader played by Kate Winslet, to all the latest from Europe's biggest TV festival, Séries Mania in northwestern France, plus reviews of "Palm Royale", a 1960s high society dramedy starring Kristen Wiig, as well as Guy Ritchie's series adaptation of his 2019 movie "The Gentlemen", critic...

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

Stella McCartney, Marine Serre and Lilia Litkovska are three designers united in their belief that fashion, a notoriously polluting industry that often encourages excessive consumption, can itself be part of the solution. Through their latest ready-to-wear collections for next autumn and winter they showcase more sustainable modes of production,...

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

Film critic Lisa Nesselson and presenter Eve Jackson welcome the award-winning Reunionese director Aurélia Mengin into the studio to talk about her second feature "Scarlet Blue". The movie is being shown at the International Women's Film Festival taking place just outside of Paris, in Créteil. It's one of more than a hundred feminist and...

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

After "Oppenheimer”'s success at the Oscars, we take you to the film's shooting location in New Mexico that is thought to have inspired the man now known as "the father of the atomic bomb”.

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

The biopic "Oppenheimer” has been crowned best picture at the Oscars with 7 awards. It's the first time in years that a big-budget, box-office sensation which collected nearly 1 billion dollars in ticket sales has won Hollywood's top award.

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

As Paris's Louvre raises its prices, and as prior reservations become increasingly common, we take a look at how to make the most of French museums. We also discuss whether they should be free or not, and we discover some quirky spots to visit too. 

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

What exactly goes on in designers' heads? Wim Wenders claims that Yohji Yamamoto has the power to heal people without the need for a therapist's chair. Meanwhile Jeanne Friot delves into her own lesbian love story. Stéphane Rolland invites students from two Paris fashions schools on stage, as his collection questions the relationship between East...

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

As countries around the world mark International Women's Day, we speak to two Afghan women who fled Kabul as soon as the Taliban came to power in August 2021.

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

The creator of Japan's hugely popular and influential "Dragon Ball" comics and anime cartoons, Akira Toriyama, has died aged 68, his production team said Friday.

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

From an interview with the Syrian-German duo Shkoon who are breaking down geographical and language barriers through music to the fifteen artists from war-torn countries who are putting on an exhibition in Paris to show the impact of forced exile, imprisonment and conflict. Today, we're talking about artists in exile.

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

Amjad Al Rasheed's directorial debut was also the first Jordanian film to be screened at the Cannes film festival last year. "Inshallah a Boy" focuses on a courageous mother and widow who's constrained by the patriarchal society she lives in. Amjad joins us in the studio to talk about making a film that addresses sensitive topics like inheritance...

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

From Kim Kardashian's Balenciaga dress with the label on, to Victoria Beckham on crutches and Saint Laurent's see-through tops, fashion journalist Louis Pisano speaks to Eve Jackson about the good mix of glamour and reality at Paris Fashion Week. They also discuss South African label MaXhosa's collection and Vetements co-founder Guram Gvasalia's...

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

On this week's music show we welcome Pascal Danaë, the singer of French blues rock trio Delgrès. They have just released their third studio album, which is infused with the band's Creole héritage, but more grounded in mainland France. The album's title "Promis Le Ciel" (Promised The Sky) explores themes like frustration with broken promises and...

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France24 - Culture (5 months ago)

In this edition of arts24 we discover an extraordinary book unlike any you've probably ever read. "American Mother" is a thriller, a memoir, a mystery: the story of how Diane Foley found answers and atonement after her son James was brutally murdered by the Islamic State (IS) group. He was a freelance journalist who was held captive by the IS group...

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