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11 Oct 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

We talk to veteran Fox News anchor Chris Wallace. Plus: director Miranda July discusses her new film, ‘Kajillionaire’, and we look back at the life of Japanese fashion designer Kenzo Takada.

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8 Mar 2020
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Max Alexander, Stanley Donwood and Dr Tessa Roynon: 

We meet Secret Cinema CEO Max Alexander to learn about experiential cinema and artist Stanley Donwood to discuss creativity in the anthropocene and his new book of linocuts, ‘Bad Island’. Plus, as a new documentary on Toni Morrison hits cinemas, we talk about the author’s legacy with Oxford academic Dr Tessa Roynon.

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8 Mar 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

This week: French-Moroccan author Leïla Slimani on her new book , ‘Sex and Lies’. Plus: we review Céline Sciamma’s latest film, ‘Portrait of a Lady on Fire’, and sit down with JP Mastey, the founder of Corpus, a unisex natural-deodorant brand.

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7 Mar 2020
30 min

The Foreign Desk - Has the US learnt anything from its longest war? : 

Nearly 19 years after invading Afghanistan, the US has agreed a peace deal with the Taliban. But is that really going to be an end to it? And will the US ever try anything similar again? Andrew Mueller is joined by Belquis Ahmadi and David Kilcullen.

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23 Feb 2020
54 min

Monocle on Sunday - Have you been paying attention?: 

Are new methods of communication making it easier or harder to stay in touch and in the know? Emma Nelson is joined by documentary filmmaker Myriam Zumbühl, and Mark Dittli, editor of Swiss financial publication ‘The Market’, at The Monocle Shop and café in Zürich.

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2 Feb 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Markus Hippi and Fernando Augusto Pacheco present the best of the past week on Monocle 24, including: Oscar-winning scriptwriter Dustin Lance Black, Berlin-based architect Francis Kéré and Australian chef Maggie Beer.

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19 Jan 2020
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

All the best bits from the past seven days. We meet ‘1917’ director, Sam Mendes, hear about the return of Irish whiskey bonding and Andrew Tuck discusses the best music featuring architects.

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12 Jan 2020
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Sam Mendes, Nicolas Godin and Radie Peat: 

We meet Oscar-winning director Sir Sam Mendes to learn more about his First World War epic, ‘1917’. Plus: Nicolas Godin – one half of French electro-rocking legends, Air -– talks us through his latest album, and Radie Peat, a lynchpin of the contemporary Irish Folk scene, on how she uses ancient instruments to explore new sonic palettes.

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16 Dec 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - The Kingmaker: 

Lauren Greenfield interviews Imelda Marcos in this fascinating new documentary, which takes a look at the life of the former first lady of the Philippines and the controversies surrounding her husband’s dictatorship. Ben Rylan, Karen Krizanovich and Jason Solomons review.

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15 Dec 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Destroyer, Philipp Humm, Martin Hancock and Marie-Elsa Bragg: 

We meet musician Dan Bejar, better known as Destroyer, to find out about his forthcoming album, ‘Have We Met’. Plus: CEO-turned-filmmaker Philipp Humm and actor Martin Hancock discuss their adaptation of Goethe’s ‘Faust’, and priest Marie-Elsa Bragg on her intensely personal new book.

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8 Dec 2019
1 hour

The Curator - Highlights from Monocle 24: 

Markus Hippi and Fernando Augusto Pacheco present an hour of highlights from the last week on Monocle 24, including ‘Call Me by Your Name’ author, André Aciman; film-maker Zed Nelson discusses ‘The Street’; and Jeffrey McHale, director of ‘You Don't Nomi’, a look back at the cultural impact of ‘Showgirls’.

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1 Dec 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - André Aciman, Francesca Cartier Brickell and Jockum Nordström: 

André Aciman, author of ‘Call Me By Your Name’ tells us why he wanted to revisit the characters in its recent sequel, ‘Find Me’. Plus: we speak to Francesca Cartier Brickell, a scion of the Cartier dynasty, about her family history and join Jockum Nordström’s on a tour of his latest exhibition at London’s David Zwirner gallery.

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27 Oct 2019
1 hour

The Monocle Weekly - Alejandro Landes, Elizabeth Semmelhack and Steve Goodman: 

‘Monos’ has been described as a cross between ‘Lord of the Flies’ and ‘Apocalypse Now’. The film’s director, Alejandro Landes, joins us to discuss how he brought his uncompromising and timely vision to the screen. We also hear from shoe historian Elizabeth Semmelhack, whose new book explores how trainers have been shaped by the spirit of collaboration. Plus: we meet Steve Goodman, an electronic musical artist and head of London’s iconic Hyperdub record label, to learn more about a new subsidiary devoted to the audio essay – and why some things are best listened to together.

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23 Sep 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘Hustlers’: 

Robert Bound is joined by critics Anna Smith and Jason Solomons to talk friendship, fraudsters and the female gaze in ‘Hustlers’, the new stripper-heist movie, starring Jennifer Lopez, that is based on a true story.

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9 Sep 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘Succession’: 

Robert Bound is joined by Tim Robey and Scott Bryan to discuss ‘Succession’, the HBO dark comedy about media tycoons the Roy family.

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2 Sep 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘The Souvenir’: 

‘The Souvenir’ is the fourth film by British director Joanna Hogg. It stars Honor Swinton-Byrne in her first acting role and is based on the film-maker’s time as a student. Robert Bound sits down with film critics Simran Hans and Anna Smith to discuss.

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19 Aug 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’: 

Last week saw the UK release of what is supposedly Quentin Tarantino’s penultimate film: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’. Robert Bound, Simran Hans and Tim Robey discuss the counter-culture, cowboys and controversies surrounding it.

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28 Jan 2019
30 min

Monocle on Culture - ‘Vice’: 

Robert Bound, Ben Rylan and Karen Krizanovich discuss the politics and prosthetics of ‘Vice’, Adam McKay’s new biopic of former US vice-president Dick Cheney.

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