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15/08/2012

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 15 August 2012

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

Presented by Mark Coles.

On today's programme: As the controversial Danish director Lars von Trier (pictured) asks people to send in their own short films for his new project, film critic Dave Calhoun explains how the process might work. Turner Prize-winning sound artist Susan Philipsz talks about her latest installation which will ring out daily in Edinburgh at 1 o'clock throughout August. The latest TV 'talent show' in the USA, A Chance to Dance, is setting out to create a dance troupe from scratch in one month, whilst exploring new technologies for reaching a wide audience.

Image credit: Jan Buus / Zentropa.

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  • Lars von Trier - user-generated films

    As the controversial Danish director asks people to send in their own short films for his new project, film critic Dave Calhoun explains how the process might work.

  • Susan Philipsz

    Turner Prize-winning sound artist Susan Philipsz talks about her latest installation which will ring out daily in Edinburgh at 1 o'clock throughout August.

  • A Chance to Dance

    The latest TV 'talent show' in the USA, A Chance to Dance, is setting out to create a dance troupe from scratch in one month, and it's exploring new technologies in order to reach a wide audience.

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