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Jeremy Renner in The Hurt Locker. Alamy

How 9/11 changed cinema

In a time of increasingly complex geopolitical entanglements and moral failings, these films articulate a yearning for unsullied heroism, effective leadership and appropriate responses to crises.
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly by Sergio Leone is a classic example of dubbed post-war European film. Pictorial Press Ltd/Alamy

The political history of dubbing in films

Governments could use dubbing to censor ideas they didn’t like or insert messages in line with their propaganda.
On December 8, 2020, Paris’s Olympia Theatre protested that cultural venues were seen as “not essential” by the government. Philippe Dufreigne/Twitter

Debate: France, the nation where culture was left behind

The French government, by prioritizing only “essential” sectors during the Covid-19 pandemic, is ignoring the importance of its culture and cultural assets.

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