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Proof that a less socially intense schedule won’t dilute the quality of your cultural life comes in the form of Oliver Hermanus’s beautiful South-African drama, Damien Chazelle’s jazzy new musical, Hazel English’s uplifting…

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The Ten

History feels alive and kicking this month. Our picks include a Netflix series about a pioneering African-American millionaire, Tom Stoppard’s personal new play and choreographers of the past on show in São Paulo. Plus: the…

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The Ten

Let there be light: Oklahoma Contemporary is clad in undulating aluminium to reflect the prairie sun and the Sydney Biennale is spotlighting overlooked stories from artists around the world. Plus: Caribou’s most personal…

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The Ten

It didn’t take long for Frieze to find its Californian groove and the UK art fair is back in Los Angeles this month. Plus: training the lens on the male; farce and fantasy on stage and page; a new Nigerian journal offering…

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Calling the shots

Its émigrés helped to shape the global film industry and now the country itself is becoming a cinema and TV production hub. So how is Hungary earning its starring role as the Hollywood of Europe?

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Holding the stage

Though they are the product of a director’s vision, even the most iconic film scenes are mediated by a set designer. Kris Moran is one of the industy’s best and it’s her eagle eye that helps her find the perfect props.

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Quality controller

Goodbye summer; goodbye blockbusters and beach reads. Autumn is the time for more contemplative films, series and novels, and we’ve found the best of the season. And when it’s time to give the screen a rest, we’ve got you…

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Front and centre

The spotlights used in many a film classic were made by a family-run company in a tiny Bavarian town. We meet the German engineers bringing a warm glow to Hollywood.

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The Cinema Show, Action! 17: Sex, politics and Tel Aviv

29 September 2017

Meet Maysaloun Hamoud, whose debut feature ‘In Between’ tells the story of three women in Tel Aviv enjoying their independence. It’s won acclaim since its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival but also prov…

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The Cinema Show, Action! 16: Isabelle Huppert

22 September 2017

The French screen star sits down with Monocle’s Culture editor Robert Bound to discuss her approach to acting, the directors she chooses to work with and her relationship with the audience.

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The Cinema Show, Action! 15: Neil Jordan

15 September 2017

Meet the man behind ‘The Crying Game’, ‘Interview with the Vampire’, ‘Michael Collins’, and ‘The End of the Affair’. Today he’s one of the most sought-after film-makers.

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