14 Sep 2020
Canadian director Sean Durkin's second feature film "The Nest", starring Jude Law, sweeps the American Film Festival in Deauville. FRANCE 24's Genie Godula gives us an inside look at the awards ceremony and the highlights of the first big French festival to be held since the Covid-19 lockdown.
12 Sep 2020
In 1995 "La Haine" rocked French cinema to its core, and the shockwaves were felt across society, from artistic circles to the underprivileged suburbs it depicted. One bittersweet phrase from the film's script sums up its dark sense of humour: "jusqu'ici tout va bien" (or "so far, so good"). That catchphrase is now the title of an exhibition in Paris which is showcasing the achievements of the Kourtrajmé collective which started in the suburbs at that time.
12 Sep 2020
Nigeria is the world's second-largest producer of movies. But since the COVID-19 lockdowns began, it has lost millions of dollars. Artists and filmmakers are struggling to survive — and are now looking for alternatives.
3 Sep 2020
It's the big release we were never quite sure we'd see: Christopher Nolan's "Tenet" has come to European screens, boosting box office figures after a lacklustre summer for cinemas. Our film critic Lisa Nesselson gives us her take on Nolan's cerebral, extravagant offering starring John David Washington, Elisabeth Debicki and Kenneth Branagh. We also take a look at what's coming up on the festival beat as the Lido welcomes a scaled-down selection to this year's Mostra in Venice and Deauville goes ahead with its festival of American film despite the coronavirus pandemic.
1 Sep 2020
Rusesabagina's role in saving refugees during the 1994 genocide inspired an Oscar-nominated film. He has more recently been known for his criticism of the Rwandan government.
30 Jul 2020
Content streaming platform Netflix has picked up a record-breaking 160 primetime nominations. Despite the industry's challenges facing the coronavirus pandemic, awards officials called it an "extraordinary year."
27 Jul 2020
Rather than alter the script, Netflix decided to cancel a new series to be produced in Turkey. More limitations loom for the global streaming provider.
23 Jul 2020
With anti-racist protests erupting in Europe and the United States, Jean-Pascal Zadi and John Wax's film on the particularities of French racism is a timely release. "Tout Simplement Noir" brings together a star-studded cast who manage to find the humour in some serious social questions.
20 Jul 2020
Bollywood actress and former Miss World Aishwariya Rai Bachchan is receiving treatment at a Mumbai hospital along with her eight-year-old daughter, joining her husband Abhishek and superstar father-in-law Amitabh, nearly a week after the well-known family revealed they had contracted COVID-19.
19 Jul 2020
In January, the FRANCE 24 culture team went to the French gastronomy capital of Lyon to film a show about the foodie wonders of the city.
19 Jul 2020
In January, the FRANCE 24 culture team went to the French gastronomy capital of Lyon to film a show about the foodie wonders of the city. But before we could broadcast it, the health crisis struck and restaurants in France were closed for three months. Things aren't completely back to normal - but we still want you to discover some of the city's most exciting restaurants. Join us as we make a meal our of our daily culture show in the city where the modern food world was born and where it continues to evolve.
18 Jul 2020
Indians fans held Hindu prayer rituals on Sunday after Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan and members of his family tested positive for COVID-19.