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Animator Gail Noonan

Airs at: Thu, 02/15/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Gail Noonan's short films celebrate human relations and the natural world with a sweeping range of artistic techniques, from collage to stop-motion animation.  Her work cuts against the grain with humor and heart, tackling themes of justice and liberation, poetry and sex... Read more

Winter Festival Lineup

Airs at: Thu, 02/08/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  As winter drizzles on, there are two golden opportunities this month to get out and see the world without leaving Oregon: the Cascade Festival of African Films and the Portland International Film Festival. Ben Popp has been gathering together regional filmmakers for the ... Read more

Podcast: A Radio Geekly Dives Deep Into Concepts Of Gentrification

Produced for A Radio Geekly
In this special podcast, A Radio Geekly expounds on the idea of gentrification as applied to geek culture. In this special hour-long piece, we take a look at code switching between gentrification and consumerism. How does the term gentrification actually apply? What is gent... Read more

Movie Reviews: Mud Bound and Strong Island

Airs at: Mon, 01/29/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris and Laurie Mercier review two Academy Award nominated films, the feature film Mudbound and the documentary Strong Island. Both films take up issues of race in the US and particularly violence against Black men.     Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for January 29th 2018

Airs at: Mon, 01/29/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Denise Morris hosts this episode of the Old Mole  Greenwashing and Global Climate Justice: Bill Resnick talks to John Foran about corporate greenwashing and what must and can be done to save the planet.  John Foran is professor of sociology at the University of Califo... Read more

Betty Before X author Renee Watson

Airs at: Thu, 02/01/2018 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Black Book Talk
In Detroit, 1945, eleven-year-old Betty's house doesn't quite feel like home. She believes her mother loves her, but she can't shake the feeling that her mother doesn't want her. Church helps those worries fade, if only for a little while. The singing, the preaching, the sp... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for January 22, 2018

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Tom Becker hosts this edition of the Old Mole, and here is what was covered; 1. PCUN founder Larry Kleinman talks with Bill Resnick about threats to immigrants including "Dreamers". 2.. Left and the Law: Jan and Mike discuss legal obstacles to canceling DACA 3. Tom Becker ... Read more

KBOO News In Depth: David Hattner and Amy Borden

Airs at: Tue, 01/23/2018 at 5:45pm - 6:00pm
Produced for News In Depth
The Passion of Joan of Arc is one of the most celebrated silent films ever made. The original version, released in 1928, was thought to be lost after a fire destroyed the master negative. That is, until 1981, when director Carl Dreyer’s original cut was discovered in Oslo, ... Read more

Movie Moles: "I, Tonya"

Airs at: Mon, 01/22/2018 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Movie Moles Jan Haaken and Denise Morris discuss the new biopic film,"I, Tonya" and its portrayal of the real-life drama of Oregonian Tonya Harding. They take up the gender and class politics of the film as it tells the story of Harding's rise and fall as a figure skater... Read more

Direct Cinema - Part Two

Airs at: Thu, 12/28/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  In the early 1960's a revolution in documentary filmmaking took root, inspired by both cultural uprisings and new audio-visual technologies.  The movement known as Direct Cinema rejected authorial voiceovers and other narrative devices, opting instead for immediacy, ambi... Read more