film

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
point and shoot

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.