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Terence Davies talks ecstasy, unfairness, and avoiding narrative cul-de-sacs,

  • Added: May 05, 2017
  • Length: 17:41
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In the fact of the fear, confusing and despair many Americans feel after the election, one group of individuals joined together to share stories of...

Bought by KALW


  • Added: Nov 16, 2016
  • Length: 52:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Pirates love the water. It’s their sustenance, it’s their highway, it’s their haven. Lester Blackiston loved the water. As a matter of fact, I didn...

  • Added: Aug 25, 2016
  • Length: 27:08
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Audiences will be treated to King Lear the way it sounded in 1606 at its first performance at the Court of Saint James. Director and IU associate p...

  • Added: May 05, 2016
  • Length: 23:27
Caption: Jason Segel & James Ponsoldt, San Francisco, CA 5/2/15, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jason Segel and James Ponsoldt talk misconceptions, epiphanies of genius, and the musician’s ear.

  • Added: Aug 08, 2015
  • Length: 16:12
Caption: Lester Blackiston
Lester Blackiston, a poet of the Beat generation, was kind of, sort of, an inventor, a businessman, a seamen, and other things,too. Mainly, though,...

  • Added: Nov 21, 2014
  • Length: 25:57
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Andrie Morris talks to playwright and Shakespeare expert, Jennie Buckman and Jatinder Verma, Artistic Director of Tara Arts about working with Shak...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 16:14
Caption: John Krokidas, San Francisco, CA 10/7/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
John Krokidas talks taking small liberties, exploding into the new, and the tender side of David Cross.

  • Added: Oct 31, 2013
  • Length: 16:44
Caption: James Ponsoldt, San Francisco, CA 5/6/13 , Credit: Andrea Chase
Director James Ponsoldt talks dignity, Geiger counters of honesty, and where to get a great piece of pie.

  • Added: Aug 04, 2013
  • Length: 13:54
Caption: Amy Acker & Alexis Denisoff, San Francisco, CA 4/28/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof talk having no fear, short shooting schedules, and staircase soliloquies.

  • Added: Jun 05, 2013
  • Length: 09:03
Caption: Walter Salles, San Francisco, CA 12/8/12, Credit: Andrea Chase
Walter Salles talks searching for freedom, finding the story behind the book, and bicycling with Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

  • Added: Mar 24, 2013
  • Length: 14:56
Caption: Matthew Quick, San Francisco, CA 2/1/13, Credit: Andrea Chase
Matthew Quick talks living an examined life, being rejected over 70 times, and what it was like to get the phone call that changed his life.

  • Added: Feb 19, 2013
  • Length: 14:26
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Stephen Chbosky talks being reborn, taking notes, and the mysteries of the grilled sticky.

  • Added: Sep 30, 2012
  • Length: 13:16
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When naming the most important stories of the 20th century, gossip writer Liz Smith rattled off the assassination of JFK, the Lindbergh kidnapping,...

Bought by KENW


  • Added: Sep 24, 2012
  • Length: 02:34
  • Purchases: 1
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Charles Dickens turns 200 this year, and two new films based on his books are in the works. But one scholar says there’s more to Dickens than his m...

  • Added: May 31, 2012
  • Length: 02:27
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FINDING JOE -- Filmmaker Pat Solomon on bliss, fear, and why Joseph Campbell will always be relevant.

  • Added: Oct 14, 2011
  • Length: 13:51
Caption: Todd Haynes, San Francisco, CA, 3/25/11, Credit: Andrea Chase
Filmmaker Todd Haynes talks mother love, class distinction, and authenticity.

  • Added: Mar 27, 2011
  • Length: 16:43
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Director Cary Fukunaga and star Mia Wasikowska talk classics, cold, and control.

  • Added: Mar 20, 2011
  • Length: 06:17
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THE LAST STATION -- Writer/director Michael Hoffman talks with Andrea Chase about using Chekhov to get to Tolstoy, why love is as wondrous and infu...

  • Added: Jan 07, 2010
  • Length: 16:04
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A collection of diverse tales told in 1962 by a Dublin heart doctor.

  • Added: Jul 18, 2006
  • Length: 59:03
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Feel free to get up and move about the cabin...or you might want to pay attention to the man in the window seat next to you; he has a story he'd li...

Bought by KUNM and WMNF


  • Added: Jul 13, 2006
  • Length: 06:43
  • Purchases: 2
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Can the memories evoked by a forgotten perfume change a life?

Bought by KUNM and WMNF


  • Added: Jul 13, 2006
  • Length: 03:20
  • Purchases: 2