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4 Feb
It is the beginning, not the end for South Africa's complaint before the International Court of Justice in The Hague. The court finding that Israel must prevent genocidal acts in Gaza and allow humanitarian aid in but stopping shy of calling for a ceasefire.
12 Nov
Film critic Lisa Nesselson and presenter Eve Jackson talk about the week's film news, including Juliette Binoche starring in historical foodie movie "The Taste of Things", also known as "The Pot-au-Feu". They also discuss the biopic of adventurous skilled navigator Florence Arthaud, as well as "Goodbye Julia", the first ever Sudanese film to be presented at the Cannes Film Festival, plus John Malkovich speaking French in "Complètement cramé !".
31 Oct
Nigeria has submitted a first of its kind, Pidgin language film, 'Mami Wata', hoping it will be entered for a Foreign Language Oscar after picking up several awards including at this year's Sundance Film Festival. Mami Wata, which was shot entirely in black and white, is an exploration and creative reimagination of the mythology of a titular mermaid deity of West African folklore.
20 Mar 2023
Michelle Yeoh battles her way through a multiverse, Angela Bassett leads a grieving nation at war, and Cate Blanchett deviously manipulates members of a world-class orchestra.
13 Mar 2023
German film "All Quiet on the Western Front" is nominated for Best Picture at the 2023 Academy Awards. DW met the German culture minister in Los Angeles to discuss the success of the war epic and its "gruesome relevance" because of the Ukraine war.
9 Mar 2023
A year after he was slapped on stage at the Academy Awards, Chris Rock addressed the infamous Oscars moment in a comedy special streamed live around the world.

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