Film

The Old Mole Variety Hour for February 20, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 02/20/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this edition of the Mole and we hear: 1. Bill Resnick and Bill Smaldone discuss parallels and differences between German fascism and threats of nuclear confrontation. 2. Maya Jarrod of 350.org speaks about fossil fuel struggles at a forum on Standing Ro... Read more

Movie Review: "I Am Not Your Negro"

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Denise Morris discuss and appreciate Raoul Peck's new film featuring the writing of James Baldwin, "I Am Not Your Negro".  It's currently playing at the Hollywood Theater and Cinema 21 here in Portland. Read more

Salt of the Earth

Airs at: Thu, 02/23/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Produced at the height of the Hollywood Red Scare by blacklisted filmmakers, 1954's Salt of the Earth is a groundbreaking drama that highlights the roles of Latina women and striking mineworkers.  Jenn Chavez talks with the organizers of an upcoming event at the Hollywoo... Read more

I'm Not Racist.....Am I?

Airs at: Fri, 02/17/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Radiozine
  I’m Not Racist… Am I? is a feature documentary about how this next generation is going to confront racism. We asked 12 teenagers from New York City to come together for one school year to talk about race and privilege in a series of workshops and in conversations with fr... Read more

Animated Worlds

Airs at: Fri, 02/17/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Animated Worlds is the Portland International Film Festival's showcase for animated features and shorts, sponsored by local animation studio Laika Entertainment.  Joining us to talk about their latest films are Portlander-turned-New-Yorker Bill Plympton (Revengeance) and... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for January 6, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts and here's the lineup: 1. We get a preview of the 27th Annual African Film Festival coming up at Portland Community College from two of its organizers. 2. Denise talks with a social studies teacher about teaching about the election of Trump. 3. A panel... Read more

African Film Festival Preview

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris talks with PC Peri and Tracy Francis about the  27th annual African Film Festival that runs through March 4 at Portland Community College’s Cascade Campus. For details, click here.  PC Peri is on the Festival committee and is a member of Flying Focus Video Col... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour February 6th 2017

Airs at: Mon, 02/06/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  ​Denise Morris Hosts this episode of the Old Mole which includes Host Denise Morris and with a preview of the 27th annual African Film Festival. She talks with committee member PC Peri. PC Peri is also a member of Flying Focus Video Collective. The Festival opened this... Read more

Getting Smart: Bikes in Culture

Airs at: Wed, 02/01/2017 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Bike Show
Since their birth in the early decades of the 19th century bicycles have captured the imaginations of artists, musicians, writers and filmmakers. H.G. Wells, Mark Twain, Simone de Beauvoir, Samuel Beckett, Naguib Mahfouz, Iris Murdoch, Charlie Chaplin, and Stephen King are ... Read more

Portland International Film Festival

Airs at: Thu, 01/26/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  We welcome three directors of short films chosen to premiere at the 40th annual Portland International Film Festival.  Vu Pham is the creator of the sci-fi noir mashup The Cutting Shadow, Rollyn Stafford directed the modern comedy of manners Your Move, and Jan Haaken's l... Read more