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Cultural Year in Review

Moonlight (Credit: Wikipedia)December 20, 2016 – Segment 1

We host our annual Cultural Year in Review Round Table! We discuss and examine this year’s music, movies, television, and more.

We’re joined by: Denzel Mitchell, farmer, educator, food justice advocate and political commentator;  Eze Jackson, rapper, activist, and Host of “The Whole Bushel” on The Real News Network; and Ann HornadayWashington Post Film Critic.

Do The Right Thing 25 Years Later

smileyAugust 22, 2014 – Segment 3

We reflect on the 25th Anniversary of Director Spike Lee’s Do the Right Thing. The movie will be shown this weekend at The Charles Theatre in Baltimore. We’re joined by author, filmmaker and Coppin State University professor D. Watkins; award-winning actor Roger Guenveur Smith, who played “Smiley” in Do the Right Thing; and WEAA’s own Carla Wills, Executive Producer of News and Public Affairs.


Maryland Film Festival

MFFMay 8, 2014 – Segment 5

We have a conversation with Maryland Film Festival Director Jed Dietz about features and shorts showing at the 2014 Maryland Film Festival, which opens tonight and runs through May 11.


Maryland Film Festival: Point And Shoot

point and shootMay 2, 2014 – Segment 2

We take a sneak peak at the Maryland Film Festival! We shine a spotlight on Marshall Curry’s POINT AND SHOOT. POINT AND SHOOT follows Matt VanDyke, a 27-year-old with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder who left his home in Baltimore in 2006, bought a motorcycle and a video camera and began a three-year, 35,000-mile motorcycle trip through Northern Africa and the Middle East. We talk with Marshall Curry, Director of POINT AND SHOOT, which was winner of the Best Documentary Award at the Tribeca Film Festival and a two-time Academy Award Nominee. Curry also directed the documentaries Street Fight, Racing Dreams, and If a Tree Falls: A Story of the Earth Liberation Front. The Maryland Film Festival runs May 7-11.  


2014 Oscars: Highs, Lows and Winners

Lupita Nyong'oMarch 4, 2014 – Segment 2

Did you watch the Academy Awards on Sunday night? Did you agree with the roster of winners? We discuss the Oscar’s highs and lows, with: Ann Hornaday, movie critic for the Washington PostGil Robertson, founder and President of the African American Film Critics Association (AAFCA); and Chris Metzger, artist and lecturer in the Fine and Performing Arts Department at Morgan State University.