Big Business, Art and the Middle East, Nebraska

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Acclaimed children's author Meg Rosoff joins Samira Ahmed to discuss one of the most eagerly awaited films of the year - Alexander Payne's Nebraska. It's a new twist on the American road movie which focuses on the relationship between a son and his elderly father and features a performance by Bruce Dern that won him the best actor's prize at Cannes this year.

Samira will also be discussing art and the Middle East with the British Museum's Venetia Porter, the critic Godfrey Barker, and Saudi Arabia's best known artist, Abdulnasser Gharem.

And has "business become a dirty word?" Stefan Stern of the Cass Business School and Linda Yueh, the Chief Business correspondent for BBC News, look at whether business has separated itself from society and lost the confidence of its customers.

Producer: Zahid Warley.

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45 minutes

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Wed 4 Dec 2013 22:00


Nebraska is released in UK cinemas on 6th December, certificate 15.

Art and the Middle East

Art and the Middle East
Abdulnasser Gharem, Flora and Fauna, 2007.

Image: courtesy the artist and Edge of Arabia.


The exhibition Pearls is on display at the V&A Museum in London until 19th January.


Role Contributor
PresenterSamira Ahmed
ProducerZahid Warley
Interviewed GuestMeg Rosoff
Interviewed GuestVenetia Porter
Interviewed GuestGodfrey Barker
Interviewed GuestAbdulnasser Gharem
Interviewed GuestStefan Stern
Interviewed GuestLinda Yueh

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