The Monocle Weekly

Agnès Varda and JR, Ed Vulliamy, and Mark Mason

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16 September 2018

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Pioneering French film-maker Agnès Varda and artist JR on their latest project ‘Faces Places’, writer and war reporter Ed Vulliamy on his book about music, ‘When Words Fail’, and author Mark Mason on ‘The Book of Seconds’, profiling those who didn’t quite get there first.

16 September 2018

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle 24’s Fernando Augusto Pacheco is joined by Robert Bound and Tom Edwards to discuss some of next week’s big events.

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Chapter 2

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Mark Mason

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The trivia and general-knowledge specialist returns to the show to discuss ‘The Book of Seconds’, his new title that tells the stories of events that haven’t been given the attention they deserve.

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Chapter 3

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Chapter 3

Ed Vulliamy

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The reporter and writer on his latest book ‘When Words Fail’, which looks at music.

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Chapter 4

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Agnès Varda and JR

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French film director Varda was a key protagonist in the New Wave of French cinema in the 1960s; the now 90-year-old’s most recent film, ‘Faces Places’, is a documentary about a French road-trip that she made with world-renowned artist JR.

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