The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day. Presented by Harriett Gilbert

Paleki Matthew
The young South Sudanese singer (pictured) - who found fame in an East African reality television music competition - talks about singing in several languages, and staying true to her South Sudanese roots.

Woyee Film and Theatre Industry
James Copnall goes out on location with the film crew responsible for South Sudan's first ever feature film, Jamila, and finds out how audiences react to seeing a film made in their own country.

Short Stories
In what has been a rich year for the short story form, we celebrate with Ron Rash, Edna O'Brien, Amos Oz and Cees Nooteboom.

John Kinsella
The acclaimed Australian poet and environmentalist John Kinsella makes a passionate case for poetry in action while talking about his latest collection Armour.

Documentary Photography
We explore the art of documentary photography with some of the world's top photographers including Shahidul Alam and David Goldblatt.

Edmund de Vaal
One of the world's leading ceramicists on the humanity and art of the potter. Pots create and contain space for us to think in and resonate with a culture of caring in life and death.

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55 minutes

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Mon 2 Jan 2012 04:05 GMT