When film and faith collide..
7.05 The Sound of Stillness in SOUND OF METAL
November 28, 2020 08:53 AM PST
In SOUND OF METAL, Riz Ahmed plays Ruben, a heavy metal drummer who’s left traumatized when he suddenly loses his hearing. Unable to perform and looking for answers, Ruben becomes a part of a Deaf Community that welcomes him in as he struggles with his new reality. This week, we welcome Catherine Erskine and first-time guest Deb Whalen to talk about what it means to be ‘fixed’, dealing with trauma and the difference between silence and stillness.1on1 with Michael Allcock (FEAR OF DANCING)
November 28, 2020 07:21 AM PST
FEAR OF DANCING follows the journey of director Michael Allcock as he explores his chorophobia and the stereotypes that people from all cultures feel about their own lack of interest in dancing. In this 1on1, we speak to Allcock about why chorophobia is something that we rarely talk about, why dance is such a universal form of communication and what it's like to really let go on the dance floor.1on1 with Joel Crawford (THE CROODS: A NEW AGE)
November 25, 2020 09:33 AM PST
Director Joel Crawford's latest film is THE CROODS: A NEW AGE, the sequel to the original hit film which follows the first family as they stumble into the home of The Bettermans, a family steeped in privilege through technology. In this 1on1, we speak to Crawford about the collaborative process of technology, whether or not he views the film differently in light of the pandemic and how we create distance by technology.1on1 with Brandon Cronenberg (POSSESSOR)
November 18, 2020 12:24 PM PST
In Brandon Cronenberg's latest film POSSESSOR, the writer/director tells the story of Vasya, a corporate agent who uses brain implant technology which she uses to inhabit other people's bodies, driving them to commit assassinations for the good of the company. In this special roundtable 1on1, we speak to Cronenberg about what he believes makes up the nature of identity, whether or not he has any specific goals for his career and the nature of responsibility.1on1 with Paul Raci (SOUND OF METAL)
November 18, 2020 12:19 PM PST
In SOUND OF METAL, actor Paul Raci turns in an incredible performance as , the leader of a deaf community tasked with helping a young drummer who has lost hearing adjust to his new life. In this 1on1, we speak to Raci about why this character is so personal for him, the common misunderstanding about what it means to 'fix' people who are struggling, and what he would like those outside the deaf community to take away from the film.1on1 with Darius Marder (SOUND OF METAL)
November 18, 2020 12:15 PM PST
In SOUND OF METAL, writer/director Darius Marder tells the story of Ruben (Riz Ahmed), a heavy metal drummer who suddenly loses his hearing and is forced to learn what it's like as a member of the deaf community. In this 1on1, we speak to Marder about how a film like this has changed him personally, the film's incredible and creative use of sound design and the difference between stillness and silence.1on1 with Dauzat St. Marie (IN IT TOGETHER CAMPAIGN)
November 13, 2020 10:04 AM PST
While at the height of their musical careers, Heather St. Marie and Matt Dauzat (Dauzat St. Marie) had their lives turned upside down with the realization that she was suffering from breast cancer. Now cancer-free, the couple are investing their time (and their music) in their IN IT TOGETHER CAMPAIGN with the goal of raising awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society. In this 1on1, we speak to Heather and Matt about the incredible adversity that they went through during Heather's cancer journey, the very personal nature of their campaign and the beauty of recognizing the relationship between the highs and lows of life.7.04 The Power of Ghosts in REBECCA
November 06, 2020 11:34 AM PST
Amidst the stunning landscapes of Monte Carlo, a young woman (Lily James) is surprised to find herself caught in the midst of a sweeping romance with eligible bachelor, Maxim DeWinter (Armie Hammer). When the two wed quickly, he brings her home to his elegant manor of Manderley. As the new Mrs. DeWinter settles into their estate, she falls out of favour with housekeeper Mrs. Danvers (Kristin Scott Thomas), who remains devoted to the legacy of Maxim’s first wife, REBECCA. This week, Miriam Ibrahim and Amanda Jane Smith return to talk about the film’s portrayal of the relationship between power and gender and being haunted by toxic memories.7.03 Debating Character in THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT
November 01, 2020 07:23 AM PST
With the US Election ticking closer, ScreenFish turns back the clock 25 years to rewatch Rob Reiner’s THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT. When President Andrew Shepherd (Michael Douglas) meet impetuous lobbyist Sydney Ellen Wade (Annette Bening), he is instantly taken with her and pursues a relationship. However, their budding romance sparks questions about his character and his ability to lead the country in ways that threaten his re-election campaign. This week, we welcome back ScreenFish’rs Shelley McVea and Heather Johnson to talk about what we expect from our leaders, the nature of character and whether or not that matters more than policy.1on1 with Sue Kramer (Be Dope Vote)
October 23, 2020 08:47 PM PDT
Director Sue Kramer put a lot on the line with her new rallying cry of, BE DOPE. VOTE, an online campaign which encourages people of all ages, genders and ethnicities to get out and vote in the current US Federal Election. In this 1on1, we speak to Sue about where she got the idea for the new campaign, whether or not she's found that people feel more invested in this election than year's past and how she'll know if BE DOPE. VOTE has been a success.
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