The Monocle Weekly

Dina Buno, Dan Sickles, Antonio Santini, Francesca Gavin and Mark Cousins

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22 October 2017

Episode 433

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We meet Dina Buno, whose story is the topic of a new award-winning documentary, along with the film’s creators Antonio Santini and Dan Sickles. Plus: art curator and critic Francesca Gavin explains why the humble mushroom is the subject of her Paris show ‘Champignons!’ and film-maker and writer Mark Cousins talks us through his new book ‘The Story of Looking’.

22 October 2017

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Introduction

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Monocle 24’s Henry Rees-Sheridan looks ahead to next week with Andrew Tuck and Robert Bound.

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‘Dina’

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New film ‘Dina’ won best documentary at The Sundance Film Festival recently; it’s been praised for its sensitive portrayal of the everyday life of its subjects, couple Dina Buno and Scott Levin. Dina and the film’s makers, Antonio Santini and Dan Sickles, join us to discuss it.

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Francesca Gavin

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Art curator and critic Francesca Gavin talks us through her latest show: ‘Champignons!’ It’s all about the humble mushroom and is being hosted by Paris’s Galerie PCP.

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Mark Cousins

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Film-maker and writer Mark Cousins is known for his expansive approach to storytelling. His latest book, ‘The Story of Looking’, seeks to inform us about how our perception of visuals not only shapes society’s cultural narrative but also our personal life experiences.

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