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“Lupine”, end of the hard season
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“Lupine”, end of the hard season

The rise and fall of a hero of the new times. After triumphing on Netflix in the first five episodes of the series Lupin, Assane Diop (Omar Sy), a burglar gentleman wearing sneakers and cap, disappoints in the rest of his adventures awaited by millions of viewers.At the end of the first part of this first season, we had left our hero of a new genre in a bad way. Come to celebrate the feast of Arsène Lupine at the foot of the cliffs of Étretat, the admirer of the thief dandy of Maurice Leblanc had seen his son being kidnapped by one of the henchmen of the infamous Hubert Pellegrini (Hervé Pierre).→ READ. To Lupine, Lupine and a halfTwenty years earlier, this crooked businessman had Assane Diop's father convicted, with the help of a corrupt police officer, for the theft o...
“Skripal affair” on Arte: a chemical attack in the heart of England
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“Skripal affair” on Arte: a chemical attack in the heart of England

Skripal case: the poisoned spyThursday, June 10, at 8:55 p.m. on ArteOn March 4, 2018, Sergei Skripal, a former MI6 agent infiltrated into Russian intelligence, and his daughter collapsed on a bench in a park in Salisbury. Both were poisoned with an invisible nerve agent, Novichok, a single teaspoon of which can kill thousands of people. A race against time begins for the local authorities to find the source of the contamination and avoid new victims. Soon, half of the city center found itself closed to access.→ IN 2018. London demands accountability from Moscow in the Sergei Skripal affairBased on the affair that created a diplomatic crisis between London and Moscow, this BBC miniseries retraces the facts on a local scale, relegating geopolitical issues to a few snippe...
“Schnocks, old life”: aging, a path to the future
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“Schnocks, old life”: aging, a path to the future

Quivering in voice, Paul remembers the day his boss told him he was too old to continue working. A blow of the sledgehammer for this man who has never ceased to put all his heart to work. "All of a sudden, you are nothing", he says, still traumatized. This feeling of exclusion, all the protagonists of this documentary experienced when they became "Old" - of « schnocks », says the title of the film. For some, it was at the time of retirement; for others, when the first physical difficulties or memory lapses appeared, sometimes threatening their autonomy.Since then, we regularly make them understand that they are no longer useful, that they are a burden for society. "Old people are bulky, like scooters", sums up Claudette, a former professional dancer for whom movement h...
Radio, a hundred years and so many challenges for the future
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Radio, a hundred years and so many challenges for the future

Suddenly, the waves began to dance in the sky of Paris. On December 22, 1921, from the famous tower, Radio Tour Eiffel broadcast for the first time. Radio was born. A little ahead of time, several national and local stations are celebrating this centenary on the occasion of the first edition of the Radio Festival, under the aegis of the Superior Audiovisual Council.While its audiences are experiencing a regular drop (2.1 million fewer listeners across all radio stations between 2020 and 2021 over the period from January-March, according to the latest Médiamétrie study), radio remains a mass medium with 40, 1 million regular listeners, and 2.6 million podcast.“A part of the public is still marked by the history of radio, explains Sonia Devillers, journalist at France Int...
Once upon a time … “A family affair”: Kore-eda shows another face of Japan
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Once upon a time … “A family affair”: Kore-eda shows another face of Japan

Arte has taken the good habit of extending the broadcast of a few anthology films with documentaries on their fate and their author. After A family matter, at 9 p.m., Palme d'or in 2018, a portrait of the filmmaker Hirokazu Kore-eda by Emmanuel Hamon analyzes the shooting, the theme and its context in contemporary Japan, the career of this discreet director, worked on questions of parenthood .His fifteenth fiction film (after ten documentaries for Japanese television) returned to it once again, around characters of all generations, unrelated, sheltered in a traditional house, engaging in pilfering, taking in an abandoned child , without returning it to these brutal parents, hiding it to warm it up.→ CRITICAL. "A family affair", the varnish of appearancesWhat is a family,...
Fabergé, the jeweler of the tsars: grace and flamboyance on Arte
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Fabergé, the jeweler of the tsars: grace and flamboyance on Arte

Fabergé, the objects of desireSunday 23 May, at 6 p.m., on ArteAt the end of the XIXe century, Saint Petersburg confirms its aura of an elegant, cosmopolitan and ambitious city. Fertile ground which saw the birth, then knotted the chiseled eggs of Carl Fabergé, the old capital transformed a modest family business into a jeweler of the tsars.Narrated by actress Elsa Lepoivre, of the Comédie-Française, a documentary directed by Jean-Pierre Cottet traces the story of an avant-garde entrepreneur, descendant of Huguenots expelled from France by the Sun King.In 1885, Carl Fabergé carved the famous “Egg with the hen”, in honor of the Empress Maria Feodorovna, a sumptuous gift from her husband Alexander III. In the Orthodox tradition, the Easter egg symbolizes the resurrection o...
Brother Christophe de Tibhirine: the ultimate gift
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Brother Christophe de Tibhirine: the ultimate gift

"Violence runs through me", written in his Journal, Brother Christophe, monk of Notre-Dame de l'Atlas, in Algeria. Kidnapped on the night of March 26 to 27, 1996, he was assassinated a few weeks later like the six other brothers of Tibhirine. Prior Christian de Chergé and Brother Luc are well known. But we cannot forget the other monks, who died in Algeria out of fidelity, beatified with Mgr Pierre Claverie and the martyrs of the dark years.→ READ. Twenty-five years ago, the monks of Tibhirine were kidnappedIn a fifty-two-minute documentary, director Grzegorz Tomczak tells the story of Christophe Lebreton with unpublished archives and testimonies. His brothers and sisters evoke the personality of this rebellious brother, devoured by the love of others and of God. Fro...
“World history of your soul”, on France Culture: news from humanity
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“World history of your soul”, on France Culture: news from humanity

Buenos Aires, 1978. In the secrecy of the marine engineering school, Ruben moans with fear. He has before him "El Lobo" (the wolf), one of the worst executioners of the Argentinian secret services responsible for torturing opponents of the dictatorship. Under the threat, Ruben breaks down and denounces Luz, his fiancée. The voice of the actors, the rhythm of the exchanges and the sound environment are enough to plunge us into the extreme and terrifying tension that reigns in the jail. After the supreme betrayal, the couple find themselves alone. " Now that you have lent a hand to the executioner, what could prevent you from becoming an executioner? Luz asks.Almost 30 years later, Luz is Minister of Labor, Ruben a doctor. They are no longer together but must meet to f...
The Shoah told by those who lived it, on France Culture
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The Shoah told by those who lived it, on France Culture

Between 1992 and 2021, William Karel made fifteen films on the Shoah. During his research, he collected hundreds of texts and only used a handful. The documentary maker therefore decided to compile them into an audio documentary, The ash diaspora, broadcast on France Culture this Sunday, May 9, at 8 p.m.Of course, these testimonies will teach nothing to those who know history perfectly, but they will offer a new perspective. In the space of just under two hours, ten years of crimes against humanity are told by those who lived them, at the moment they lived them. From the proclamation of the Nuremberg Laws in 1935 to the end of the war in 1945, including the Kristallnacht, the deportation to Auschwitz and the destruction of the Warsaw ghetto, victims and executioners al...
The European Union, big absent from the television news
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The European Union, big absent from the television news

The report from the Jean Jaurès foundation is damning. Between 2015 and 2020, the European Union was the subject of only 3.6% of the subjects broadcast in the television news of the channels TF1, France 2, France 3, M6 and Arte. And yet, this figure would drop to only 2.5% without Arte, a European channel. This study, published on May 6, three days before Europe Day on May 9, shows that there is little to celebrate.→ ANALYSIS. The French want more Europe on televisionThe French know little about this institution which has an essential place in national politics. In addition, France is on the eve of occupying the seat of the presidency of the Council of the European Union in the first half of 2022. For Fanny Hervo and Théo Verdier, the authors of the study, the Europea...