film

May 25, 2016
Reels From the Attic (Credit: Red Emma's)

Reels From the Attic: Preview With Joe Tropea

May 25, 2016 - Segment 2 - We host an interview with Joe Tropea, Digital Projects Coordinator for the Maryland Historical Society, offers a preview of an event happening Wednesday evening (May 25, 2016) at Red Emma's 2640 Space.
October 19, 2015

The Last of These: An Examination Of Immigration Detention Centers In The US

October 16, 2015 - Segment 5 - We present an archive edition of The Marc Steiner Show as we listen back to an interview with directors and producers of the documentary film The Least of These, which examines the realities of immigration detention centers across our country.
May 5, 2015
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Maryland Film Festival

May 5, 2015 - Segment 3 - We close out the show with a look at what will be featured at the Maryland Film Festival, which runs May 6 through May 10. With Jed Dietz, Director of the Maryland Film Festival.
April 10, 2015
dunbar

Remembering the ’81-’83 Dunbar Poets

April 9, 2015 - Segment 4 - Marc speaks with writer and director Sheldon Candis, who talks about his upcoming documentary on what may have been the greatest high school basketball team ever, Baltimore's own '81-'83 Dunbar Poets.
February 24, 2015
fida

Film By Fida Qishta: Where Should the Birds Fly

February 20, 2015 - Segment 4 - We speak with Palestinian filmmaker Fida Qishta about her compelling new film Where Should the Birds Fly.
January 20, 2015
selma

Race, Representation, and Cinema: Golden Globes, Selma & More

January 16, 2015 - Segment 2 - We discuss race, representation, and cinema, with Dr. Kimberly Moffitt and Kalima Young.
January 9, 2015
Annie for Target

Annie For Target: Race & Representation in Film & Advertising

January 8, 2015 - Segment 2 - Have you been to the movies lately? Join in our discussion on race and representation in film and advertising. We will take a look at recent movies including Exodus, Top Five and Annie, at Target ads, and at the rumors of Idris Elba as the next James Bond.
October 30, 2014
The Whiteness Project

The Whiteness Project: Exploring How White Americans Experience Their Ethnicity

October 30, 2014 - Segment 3 - We take a look at The Whiteness Project, an interactive investigation into how Americans who identify themselves as "white" experience their ethnicity, with the creator of that project and a roundtable of guests.
October 28, 2014
Gloria Rolando

World-Renowned Afro-Cuban Filmmaker Gloria Rolando

October 28, 2014 - Segment 3 - I'm joined by world-renowned Afro-Cuban Filmmaker Gloria Rolando, who is currently visiting and speaking at Morgan State University on telling African diaspora history history through film.
October 16, 2014
John Waters

John Waters’ Carsick

October 16, 2014 - Segment 2 - Listen to a very special treat when I interview a true Baltimore icon, the legendary filmmaker and author John Waters! John joins me to talk about his fifty-year career, his recent book Carsick, and a recent tribute and retrospective at the Film Society of Lincoln Center, “50 Years of John Waters: How Much Can You Take?”
September 16, 2014
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Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and Life

September 15, 2014 - Segment 3 - Marc speaks to Dr. Joe Brewster, creators of the acclaimed documentary American Promise and authors of the new book, Promises Kept: Raising Black Boys to Succeed in School and Life. Monday evening at 7:00, he will discuss their new book as part of Open Society Institute-Baltimore's "Talking About Race" series at the Enoch Pratt Free Library Central Branch.
August 22, 2014
smiley

Do The Right Thing 25 Years Later

August 22, 2014 - Segment 3 - We reflect on the 25th Anniversary of Director Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing. 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.
May 9, 2014
MFF

Maryland Film Festival

May 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 runs through May 11.
May 3, 2014
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Maryland Film Festival: Point And Shoot

May 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.
March 5, 2014
Lupita Nyong'o

2014 Oscars: Highs, Lows and Winners

March 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 Anne Hornaday, Gil Robertson, and Chris Metzger.
November 7, 2013
12 Years a Slave

12 Years A Slave: Important Film or One Too Many Movies About Slavery?

November 6, 2013 - Segment 2 - We begin with a discussion of the film 12 Years A Slave and wrestle with whether or not this is more than just another movie about the experience of slavery.
September 16, 2013
Baggage Claim

Playwright & Filmmaker David E. Talbert on “Baggage Claim”

September 16, 2013 - Segment 2 - We talk to David E. Talbert, a multiple award-winning playwright, novelist and filmmaker. His latest film Baggage Claim marks the first time an African American has written and directed a film that was adapted from his own novel.
September 9, 2013
The Butler

Lee Daniels’ The Butler

September 9, 2013 - Segment 1 - We begin the show with a discussion of Lee Daniels' The Butler -- considering the various accolades and critiques of its storyline -- and an analysis of representations of African Americans in film in general.
August 20, 2013
OPRAH WINFREY and FOREST WHITAKER star in THE BUTLER

Film & Culture: Lee Daniel’s The Butler

August 20, 2013 - Hour 1 - Lee Daniel's The Butler opened in theatres across the country this past weekend. We begin the show with a discussion of this film -- considering the various accolades and critiques of its storyline -- and an analysis of representations of African Americans in film in general.
August 14, 2013
Lea

Lea Gilmore On The Best Film, Books, And Movies

August 14, 2013 - Segment 3 We are joined by Lea Gilmore - songstress, activist, and Center for Emerging Media Cultural Editor - for a discussion with Marc about the music they've been listening to, movies they've been watching, theater they've been attending and books they've been reading. Callers join us to share their favorites as well.
February 20, 2013
Django Unchained

Django Unchained Up For Academy Award

February 20, 2013 - Segment 3 - We listen back to a discussion we recorded earlier this year about the film Django Unchained, which is up for an Academy Award this weekend. We're joined by co-host Anthony McCarthy, Janks Morton, Dr. Raymond Winbush, Keli Goff, and Farai Chideya.