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Natalie Portman, Amitabh Bachchan, Mira Nair

Natalie Portman on playing the lead in her directorial debut A Tale of Love and Darkness and Amitabh Bachchan on how digital technology has revolutionised film-making.

The best of the world of film in 2016 and what to expect in the New Year. Natalie Portman talks about playing the lead in her directorial debut A Tale of Love and Darkness.

Also on the programme: director Mira Nair and actress Lupita Nyong’o on filming The Queen of Katwe in Uganda; Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan on how digital technology has revolutionised film-making; and Matt Damon and Paul Greengrass discuss the return of Bourne.

Joining Nikki in discussion are the Tanzanian film maker Amil Shivji and American cultural critic MaryAnn Johanson

(Photo shows: Natalie Portman (c) Chris Delmas/Getty, Amitabh Bachchan (c) Tim P Whitby/Getty, Mira Nair (c) Jeff Spicer/Getty)

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