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06/09/2012

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 06 September 2012

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

Presented by Harriett Gilbert

Today's programme includes: Venice Film Festival, Kari Hotakainen, Folktales in India

(Image: Director Robert Redford attends the The Company You Keep photocall, during the 69th Venice Film Festival in Italy. Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Chapters

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  • Venice Film Festival

    Guido Bonsaver reports on the best of the festival

  • Kari Hotakainen

    The Human Part by the award-winning Finnish writer Kari Hotakainen is about a writer out of ideas meets an old woman who agrees to sell her event-filled life story to him for 7000 Euros.

  • Folktales in India

    To commemorate 200 years of the Grimm's brothers collection of fairy stories, we find out what tales are told by parents to children in contemporary India

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