All Pieces for Todd Melby

 
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Georges Mourier describes Napoléon as “not just a masterpiece." The Cinémathèque Française restoration expert says the 1927 silent film "is also a ...

  • Added: May 14, 2018
  • Length: 43:30
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Albert Serra, the highly opinionated director of "The Death of Louis XIV" explains why actors are stupid and (shockingly) why he never looks throug...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jan 23, 2018
  • Length: 44:16
  • Purchases: 1
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Critic Terrence Rafferty of GQ called "Killer of Sheep," a film by Charles Burnett, "one of the most striking debuts in movie history." In this epi...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 26:17
  • Purchases: 1
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Documentary filmmaker Frederick Wiseman discusses "Titicut Follies," his controversial 1967 film about a hospital for the criminally insane. In thi...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 27:12
  • Purchases: 1
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When the Coen Brothers released "Fargo" in 1996, pretty much all of North Dakota and Minnesota got upset. "We don't talk like that," they said. Wel...

  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 19:42
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Barbara Kopple, winner of two Academy Awards for Best Feature Documentary, discusses "Harlan County USA," her 1976 film about a Kentucky coal miner...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 18:58
  • Purchases: 1
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Kelly Reichardt’s films are full of pregnant pauses and extended silences. In fact, her movies often lack a background score. They’re shot in the A...

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  • Added: Sep 20, 2017
  • Length: 25:17
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Frances McDormand as Police Chief Marge Gunderson., Credit: Gramercy Pictures
The 1996 movie "Fargo" stirred widespread curiosity about snowy winters, funny accents and bloody mayhem on the frozen tundra of North Dakota and M...

Bought by WCAI / WNAN, WYSO, South Dakota Public Broadcasting - Radio, KMSU, KUT and more


  • Added: Jun 27, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
  • Purchases: 11
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After moving from Wyoming to North Dakota during the height of the oil boom, Steve Brown started a water hauling company. Now it's the summer of 20...

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  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 01:43
  • Purchases: 1
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Oil tankers rumble on lots of roads near Mandaree and New Town, North Dakota. Both towns are on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, home to the M...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Aug 09, 2015
  • Length: 03:15
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Don Williams of Ross, N.D., Credit: Todd Melby
Fewer rigs. Fewer trucks. Fewer jobs. With oil prices down, there's a lot less activity in North Dakota's oil patch. Don Williams, who lives and wo...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Williston, North Dakota isn't "dust" on Google Maps anymore., Credit: Ben Garvin
After moving to North Dakota, Kendra Hill's husband doubled his wages. Now the young couple have two kids and a new house. By the summer of 2015, t...

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  • Added: Aug 07, 2015
  • Length: 01:57
  • Purchases: 2
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"I grew up in the place," she says. "It's pretty hard to leave."

  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:50
Caption: Calvin Fields rollin' coal in Williston, North Dakota., Credit: Todd Melby
"Rolling coal is more than a thing. I almost call it a movement."

Bought by KFAI, KALW, and MPR News Stations


  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 01:54
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Oscar Everetts in Ray, North Dakota., Credit: Phil Batta
Cooking ribs for roughnecks.

  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:12
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He's got the same last name as the oilfield billionaire, but Phil Hamm hasn't got the cash.

Bought by MPR News Stations


  • Added: Sep 26, 2014
  • Length: 02:09
  • Purchases: 1
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What do you get when you cross a poet and an oilfield worker? Mathew Henderson. He lives in Toronto, but his first job out of high school was in th...

  • Added: Jan 31, 2014
  • Length: 24:12
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The oil boom of western North Dakota is mostly a man’s game. The number of men working on rigs tripping pipe far outweighs the few female faces fou...

Bought by KFAI, MPR News Stations, and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 05:47
  • Purchases: 3
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Before joining the oil boom, young Tait Salzer labored on a South Dakota cattle ranch, which he thought was man's work. Then he got a job as roughn...

Bought by KFAI and PRX Remix


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 01:37
  • Purchases: 2
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Brian Martindale drives truck in North Dakota oil country, but his family is back home in Minnesota. Martindale is married with three young childre...

Bought by KFAI


  • Added: Jan 30, 2014
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1