Film

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 27, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Laurie Mercier hosts this episode of the Old Mole, which includes these segments: Mutual Aid in Portland: In this time of viral epidemic and lockdown many Portland groups are appealing for help, including the workers in our medical care and hospital systems for personal pr... Read more

Animal Farm

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Victoria Saucedo and Denise Morris review the 1954 animated film Animal Farm. While there have been several film versions of George Orwell’s 1946 Novel, the 1954 production is notable as a British-American collaboration with funding from the CIA as part of the “American cul... Read more

Marjane Satrapi - from the Archive

Airs at: Thu, 04/23/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Marjane Satrapi is the artist and writer behind such graphic memoirs as Persepolis, Embroideries, and Chicken with Plums, and is the co-director of the animated feature film version of Persepolis.  She grew up in Tehran during the revolution that toppled the Shah and led... Read more

Climate Activists vs. Zenith

Airs at: Mon, 04/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Climate change has not stopped for the pandemic—and the slowing of travel and commerce has given us only about a 5% reduction in global fossil fuel emissions—less than the reduction from the 2008 economic recession.     A precedent-setting case in the climate movement went... Read more

Contagion

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Denise Morris talk about "Contagion," the 2011 film directed by Steven Soderbergh about a deadly worldwide virus outbreak that has generated a huge upsurge in public interest in recent weeks.  The film has been praised for its medical authenticity... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for April 6, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 04/06/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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  Patricia Kullberg hosts today's show which includes these segments: Environmental Degradation and Covid 19: In the first of a two part interview, Bill Resnick speaks with microbiologist Dr. Michael Friedman, who teaches at the American International College of Arts and S... Read more

Portland's Film Community

Airs at: Thu, 03/12/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Sibling filmmakers Sarah and Zachary Ray Sherman have spent years working in the local production scene, and are now premiering their debut feature film Thunderbolt In Mine Eye at the Portland International Film Festival.  Their work has brought together actors, crew mem... Read more

African Film Festival

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
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Laurie talks to Tracy Francis, director of the Cascade Festival of African Films, which winds up this week with films devoted to women filmmakers.   Read more

The Holy Crowley Hour on 2/24/20

Airs at: Mon, 02/24/2020 at 11:00pm - Tue, 02/25/2020 at 12:00am
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You're in for a treat on this special belated President’s Day edition of The Holy Crowley Hour. KBOO Radio luminaries S.W. Conser and Bill Dodge are guest hosting tonight, while regular host Ken Jones is quarantined at Crowley Cult headquarters in Beaverton, binge-watching ... Read more

Rose Bond with the Oregon Symphony

Airs at: Thu, 02/27/2020 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
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  Portland media artist Rose Bond is celebrated around the world for her animation installations — large-scale projections that intensify architecture, interpret history, and magnify music. Following up her acclaimed 2016 collaboration with the Oregon Symphony, accompanyi... Read more