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21  mai     15h12
Postcard from Cannes #4 : Death on the big screen
Ollia Horton    Cinema is a place where directors run wild with their imagination transporting spectators to different dimensions But it s often an occasion to magnify everyday life and all its facets This means dealing with death and bereavement sensitive topics treated differently by two of the key films
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East Africans triumph again in Paris Marathon
Susan Owensby    This week on The Sound Kitchen you ll hear the answer to the question about the Paris Marathon There are musings on doing nothing and the happiness it can bring plenty of good music and of course the new quiz question too Just click on the Audio arrow above and enjoy
20  mai     13h34
Postcard from Cannes #3: Give peace a chance
Ollia Horton    Peace should never be taken for granted Even the smallest efforts should be fostered and cherished What happens when we don t heed the warning signs when peace is under threat These were the questions posed by two powerful films shown on Thursday at the Cannes Film Festival
19  mai     14h52
Postcard from Cannes #2: He came, he saw, he conquered - and received an honorary Palme d’Or
Ollia Horton    There is perhaps only one film star on earth who can not only pilot his own fighter jets for stunts but can persuade the French government to tee up a flyover by the Patrouille de France usually reserved for Bastille Day You know who I mean don t you Yup it s Tom Cruise
18  mai     15h19
Postcard from Cannes #1: Blood, sweat and tears
Ollia Horton    The th Cannes Film Festival is well and truly underway The red carpet has been rolled out and fans are standing by to catch a glimpse of their idols The opening ceremony on Tuesday evening underlined just how much the event is an emotional rollercoaster
15  mai     12h05
Diversity forges success of Cannes cinema workshop for budding filmmakers
Ollia Horton    Myanmar born Taiwanese filmmaker Midi Z will be back in Cannes for this year s international film festival No stranger to the Croisette he will take up the role of mentor as he hosts two weeks of workshops aimed at helping young people from around the globe to reach their goals
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Black and white: striking images of South African townships
Ollia Horton    Anne Rearick is one of those photographers who likes to take the long view literally For the project Township the American returned to shanty towns in South Africa over several years building longstanding relationships with many of her subjects part of the trademark of her humanist approach
14  mai     23h41
Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra wins 2022 Eurovision Song Contest
Paul Myers    Kalush Orchestra from Ukraine claimed an emotional victory at the Eurovision Song Contest
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French cinema, American cinema, and CODA
Susan Owensby    This week on The Sound Kitchen you ll hear the answer to the question about the American film CODA There s On This Day plenty of good music and of course the new quiz question too Just click on the Audio arrow above and enjoy
13  mai     14h15
Final documentary by director killed in Ukraine to screen at Cannes
RFI    Mariupolis a documentary about the conflict in the southeastern Donbass region of Ukraine will be screened at the Cannes Film Festival next week in a last minute addition to the line up It is the second installment of a project by Lithuanian director Mantas Kvedaravicius who was tragically
10  mai     11h26
Warhol’s portrait of Marilyn Monroe auctioned for 195 million
RFI    An iconic portrait of Marilyn Monroe by American pop artist Andy Warhol was sold at Christie s for a record million million on Monday
08  mai     07h00
British photographer shares the frame in multicultural French suburb
Ollia Horton    Photographer Rip Hopkins donned the clothing and uniforms of local people in the working class town of Corbeil Essonnes stepping into the frame for a series of telling portraits that encouraged them to share the cultural limelight for a change
07  mai     07h08
Irene Ocwee Trends, the Ugandan teacher extraordinaire
Susan Owensby    This week on The Sound Kitchen you ll hear the answer to the question about the Hilder Nursery and Primary School You ll take a tour of a GreenLab house in Dallas Texas hear Ollia s Happy Moment and Music from Erwan and of course there s the new quiz question too Just click on the
06  mai     11h35
Forest Whitaker to receive honorary Palme d’Or prize at Cannes
Ollia Horton with RFI    Academy Award winning actor Forest Whitaker will receive the honorary Palme d Or at the opening ceremony of this month s Cannes Film Festival
05  mai     05h17
France publishes long-lost novel by Nazi collaborator Céline
Sarah Elzas with RFI    A novel by one of France s most celebrated authors Louis Ferdinand Céline is being published Thursday nearly years after it was written Part of a collection of lost manuscripts that are being released this year the book has won over literary critics despite the fact Céline is known as one