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Talking Movies

Talking Movies is BBC World News' flagship cinema review and magazine show.

In a monthly programme, presenter Tom Brook presents all the latest news and reviews from the world of cinema.

From the most recent Hollywood blockbusters to insightful documentaries and ground-breaking world cinema, Talking Movies is a guide to the best in film.

With exclusive reports from Hollywood and New York, on location features with top directors and artists and interviews with the big stars, Tom brings the big screen to the small screen.

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A new film sheds light on a 1992 incident in Germany when a mob tried to burn down a building with 150 Vietnamese inside. It feels very relevant to 2015.

A strand of the Tribeca Film Festival looks at interactive storytelling, including a project bringing together an Israeli and a Palestinian. Tom Brook reports.

The film festival in New York opened last night. Tom Brook reports on the films showing over the next 12 days, including a zombie movie starring Schwarzenegger.

The unseen Afghanistan

When the Taliban ruled, photography was banned. What is it like being a photojournalist in the country today? Tom Brook reports.

Helen Mirren stars as Maria Altmann, who reclaimed works looted in World War II. She tells Tom Brook what they meant to the niece of ‘the woman in gold’.