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

On today's programme: Silent Souls, African Opera House and New Art for Angkor Wat.

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18 minutes

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Thu 21 Jun 2012 08:32GMT


  • Silent Souls

    We review the Russian road movie, directed by Alexei Fedorchenko: a quietly lyrical story about a middle aged factory worker who descends from an ancient Russian tribe known as the Merja.

    Duration: 05:23

  • Crackle of Time: Christoph Schlingensief and his opera village in Burkina Faso

    Abby D'arcy reports from Berlin on a new documentary which tells the story of German director Christoph Schlingensief and his attempt to build an opera house in Burkina Faso.

    Duration: 05:53

  • New Art for Angkor Wat

    A pair of sculptors, one from Cambodia, one from Britain, have just completed the first new statues commissioned for the historic temple complex since its 12th century heyday.

    Duration: 06:12