Keyword: documentary

Glasgow music scene retraces roots to French music festival

Irish director Niall McCann's documentary Lost in France takes members of Scottish bands The Delgados, Mogwai, Arab Strap, Bis and a pre-Franz Ferdinand Alex Kapranos back to their collective beginnings at a music festival in a small town in Brittany in 1997.

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Muslims in France struggle to feel accepted, says BBC documentary

One young French Muslim told the presenter that being rejected by your country of birth was 'like being rejected by your mother'.

French documentary shows Sarkozys at home and unguarded

In a candid documentary filmed during his last, failed campaign, the former French president appears to rule out a political comeback.

Parisian chooses bare life with only 'Made-in-France' posessions

A 25 year-old man is focus of a documentary on what it's like living with only French-made posessions, and finds his flat stripped almost bare.

The overseas artist who captured the essence of a long-vanished rural France


Artist Nicolas Rubió spent his childhood and early adulthood in France when he and his family were refugees from Franco's Spain. Later he emigrated to Argentina, but the memories of his time in deepest rural France have continued to serve as an inspiration for his paintings, which bring to life an era that has now disappeared. An assuming but impressive documentary on the man and his art is now doing a tour of France. Antoine Perraud reports.