After BAFTA win, ’13th’ looks to Oscar gold
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Ava DuVernay, whose '13th' documentary won the BAFTA for Best Documentary talks about issues of race and why she finds it bittersweet to be the first black female director to helm a $100 million movie.
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Two women, a director and a playwright, face charges of justifying terrorism over a play about Russian women recruited to marry radical Islamists in Syria. The charges sparked outrage amid a Russian crackdown on dissent.
We look at reactions to a civil court ruling that Donald Trump is liable for sexual abuse and defaming columnist E. Jean Carroll. But will the verdict actually hamper his presidential hopes?
Irish referee Joy Neville is making history as the first female to be part of the Television Match Official Joy Neville will make history as the first woman to be part of the panel.
She's a self-described cultural agitator and social troublemaker. Poet Carol Sansour is co-creator of the Shaeirat project, which promotes and features contemporary Arab poetry, written by women. She joined us for Perspective to tell us more about the initiative.
Justine Triet's “Anatomy of a Fall” won the Palme d'Or at the 76th Cannes Film Festival in a ceremony Saturday that bestowed the festival's prestigious top prize on an engrossing, rigorously plotted French courtroom drama that puts a marriage on trial.
Widespread access to smartphones and the internet in India have brought online gaming closer to the masses. But female gamers are increasingly encountering abuse and threats online.
The young Nigerian is one of the few females to work in the traditionally male-dominated industry of woodwork. She shows off her skills, creativity, and determination needed to make it in a field that was once off-limits.
It's the most popular genre of music for the under 35s yet why do so many female rappers have yet to get a break? We meet those in France seeking to make sure all have fair access to getting their music heard. Annette Young talks to Shakira Walters from Girls of Grime, an UK collective promoting the work of female rappers, about how the time has come to hand the mic over.
The artist's vividly painted and voluptuous sculptures of women are only part of a trailblazing oeuvre ahead of its time, writes DW's Brenda Haas.
At the European Games in Krakow, Poland, boxer Cindy Ngamba stands out as one of the four athletes representing the Refugee Team. She was born in Cameroon but now has refugee status in the UK. She dreams of representing Team Britain at the Olympics.
Nike Art Gallery in Lagos is a hub for Nigerian and African art, showcasing a diverse range of works. With its exceptional exhibitions, the gallery and its founder, Mama Nike, have made an impact on the global art scene.
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Tonight we focus on the latest events in Guinea-Bissau. The army maintains order has been restored in Bissau following gun battle between army factions. Violence broke out last night after national guard soldiers freed an opposition minister and continued until Friday morning.
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