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First broadcast:
Wednesday 09 May 2012

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

On today's programme: Sapphire, Harare International Arts Festival and The Raid.


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  • Sapphire

    Her first novel Push was turned into an Oscar winning film while the sequel The Kid tells the electrifying story of Abdul Jones, the son of Push's unforgettable heroine, Precious.

  • Harare International Festival of the Arts

    The situation in Zimbabwe has been a tense one for the past decade or more, and the arts scene gone through its own tribulations and survived. The theme for this year's HIFA was "A Show of Spirit".

  • The Raid

    We review The Raid, a film at the centre of a worldwide cinema buzz. It's a loud and violent Indonesian martial arts action thriller directed by a Welsh filmmaker.

  • Harare International Arts Festival Opening Show

    Harare International Arts Festival Opening Show

  • Mtukudzi and Ismael Lo

    Mtukudzi and Ismael Lo



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