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The 2nd South Carolina String Band in July, onstage in the main tent of the annual reenactment of the Battle of Gettysburg. Bilal Qureshi for NPR hide caption

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The Anthemic Allure Of 'Dixie,' An Enduring Confederate Monument

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(Clockwise from top left) Steve Carell, Timothee Chalamet, Christian Convery, Oakley Bull and Maura Tierney star in Beautiful Boy, which is featured at the Toronto International Film Festival. TIFF hide caption

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Jazz singer Gregory Porter and NPR's Audie Cornish at a live interview at NPR Headquarters in Washington, D.C. on June 27, 2018. Eslah Attar/NPR hide caption

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Gregory Porter On Channeling Nat King Cole: 'Nat Got Me Through Some Moments'

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Dayanita Singh's Museum Bhavan contains nine accordion books that expand into a 7.5-foot-long gallery of black and white photographs. Bilal Qureshi hide caption

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This Photographer Wants To Put A Museum In Your Pocket

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The Israeli film Foxtrot is a searing critique of a society stuck in perpetual war. (Left to right: Gefen Barkai, Shaul Amir, Dekel Adin and Yonatan Shiray.) Giora Bejach/Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics hide caption

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In 'Foxtrot,' A Filmmaker Captures The 'Bleeding Soul Of Israeli Society'

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A cyclist rides past a poster of the controversial film Padmaavat in Bangalore on Thursday. Manjunath Kiran/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Lavish Bollywood Musical Is Fueling A Culture War In India

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In The Insult, a minor argument between a Lebanese Christian named Toni (Adel Karam, left) and a Palestinian refugee named Yasser (Kamel El Basha) spirals out of control. Courtesy of the Cohen Media Group hide caption

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In 'The Insult,' All Politics Is A Local Neighborhood Squabble

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Diane Kruger won the top acting prize at the Cannes Film Festival for her performance in In the Fade. She dedicated her award to survivors of terrorism. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Germany's 'In The Fade' Flips The Script On The Terrorism Film

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Claes Bang plays Christian, director of a contemporary art museum, in The Square. Courtesy of Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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In 'The Square,' A Scandinavian Satire Of A Modern Art Museum

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Randy Weston's latest album, The African Nubian Suite, continues a 60-year-commitment to bridging cultures through music. Ariane Smolderen/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Even As A Musical Ambassador For The U.S., Randy Weston Has Always Played For Africa

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Deepika Padukone and Vin Diesel at a fan screening of xXx: The Return Of Xander Cage in Mumbai, India. Ritam Banerjee/Getty Images for Paramount Pictuers hide caption

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Bollywood Queen Deepika Padukone Sets Her Sights On Hollywood

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Saadi Yacef, as revolutionary leader El-hadi Jaffar (second from left) and Brahim Haggiag (right) as revolutionary leader Ali La Pointe in a scene from Gillo Pontecorvo's The Battle Of Algiers. Rialto Pictures hide caption

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