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Every Thursday throughout summer, ARTE spotlights the 1960s with a great program of iconic films, concerts, and documentaries. French rock expert Philippe Manoeuvre is your guide through this celebration of popular culture, from The Beatles, Chuck Berry to Swinging London, James Dean to Brigitte Bardot, Françoise Hardy to Janis Joplin plus Jean-Luc Godard, James Dean, and Woody Allen …. Tonight ‘Birth of Cool’ (10.10pm) tracks down Miles Davis, Chet Baker and Charlie Parker, followed by ‘Birth of Groove’ looking at soul music. On Sunday there’s a whole day devoted to Elvis, then the Nouvelle Vague’s under the spotlight next Thu 19 Aug with Godard’s ‘Pierrot le Fou’, followed up with a documentary on the director… (Emily Hodges)

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