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1on1 with Andrea Dorfman (SPINSTER)
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August 07, 2020 05:21 AM PDT
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In her latest comedy, SPINSTER, director Andrea Dorfman tells the story of Gabby (Chelsea Peretti), a middle-aged woman fears that she'll never find love and chooses to forge her own path. In this 1on1, we speak to Dorfman about why culture struggles so much with celebrating singleness, how Chelsea Peretti came to be involved in the project, and what she thinks we're looking for in life.

1on1 with Jay Baruchel (RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE)
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July 29, 2020 04:25 PM PDT
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Directed and co-written by Jay Baruchel, RANDOM ACTS OF VIOLENCE tells the story of a graphic novelist who's world starts to come apart when art begins to imitate life. In this special roundtable 1on1, we get to speak to Baruchel about the difference between fetishizing evil and horror as an art form and his use of religious imagery in the film.

1on1 with Rod Lurie (THE OUTPOST)
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July 20, 2020 05:22 AM PDT
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As the director of THE OUTPOST, Rod Lurie faced the daunting task of authentically recreating The Battle of Kamdesh, often referred to as the bloodiest battle of the Afghanistan War. In this 1on1, we speak to Lurie about how his own experience informed his storytelling, the type of training that his cast had to endure to prepare for the role and exploring the truth (and misconceptions) of the 'Band of Brothers' mindset.

1on1 with Aaron Schneider (GREYHOUND)
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July 17, 2020 05:50 AM PDT
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Directed by Aaron Schneider (and written by Tom Hanks), GREYHOUND tells the story of WWII Commander Krause (Hanks), a WWII Commander given the impossible task of leading a convoy across the treacherous portion of the Mid-Atlantic known as the 'Black Pit'. In this 1on1, we speak to Schneider about helping Tom Hanks develop his passion project, the relationship between yesterday and today in the film, and what he learned from the experience.

1on1 with Atom Egoyan (GUEST OF HONOUR)
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July 12, 2020 05:16 AM PDT
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In this latest film, GUEST OF HONOUR, Atom Egoyan tells the story of Veronica (Laysla De Oliveira), a young woman who has recently been released and her complicated history with her father, Jim (David Thewlis). In this 1on1, we're thrilled to speak with the iconic director about walking a tightrope between justice and grace,
refracted lenses that poison relationships, and
freedom from our own personal prisons.

1on1 with Rubika Shah (WHITE RIOT)
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July 11, 2020 07:39 PM PDT
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In her latest documentary, Rubika Shah's WHITE RIOT looks at the relationship between the punk rock revolution and the battle against racism in the UK in the late 1970s. In this 1on1, we speak to Shah about why music plays such an important role in political activism, the challenges of digging up history and the impact of ordinary people.

1on1 with Sean Cisterna (FROM THE VINE)
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July 11, 2020 01:34 PM PDT
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FROM THE VINE tells the story of Marco (Joe Pantoliano) the film tells the story of Marco, a burnt out businessman who returns to his home country of Italy in order to reconnect with his family heritage. Directed by Sean Cisterna, the film is an exploration of what happens when someone trades their job to find a life. In this 1on1, we speak to Cisterna about the film's unique style between fantasy and Italian Neo-realism, the importance of the 'old ways' and why he thinks patience is such a difficult concept for us to grasp.

Films in Full Colour #4 - MOONLIGHT
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June 28, 2020 10:00 AM PDT
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In our new series, ‘Films in Full Colour’, we will be examining films that explore issues specifically within the black community. For each episode, my co-host will be Jordan Thoms, pastor of Warden Underground Church in Toronto and our hope is that, through the lens of film, we might be able to shine light on the issues faced every day by African Americans. This week, Jordan and I welcome back Erico Kabongo to talk about male role models, confidence in our identity and sexual stereotypes in Barry Jenkins’ MOONLIGHT.

Films in Full Colour #3 - WAVES
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June 19, 2020 01:52 PM PDT
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In our new series, ‘Films in Full Colour’, we will be examining films that explore issues specifically within the black community. For each episode, my co-host will be Jordan Thoms, pastor of Warden Underground Church in Toronto and our hope is that, through the lens of film, we might be able to shine light on the issues faced every day by African Americans. This week, Jordan and I welcome That Shelf’s Victor Stiff to look at broken fatherhood, racial injustice in the court system and healing through forgiveness in Trey Edward Shults’ WAVES.

Films in Full Colour #2 - JUST MERCY
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June 13, 2020 05:39 AM PDT
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In our new series, ‘Films in Full Colour’, we will be examining films that explore issues specifically within the black community. For each episode, my co-host will be Jordan Thoms, pastor of Warden Underground Church in Toronto and our hope is that, through the lens of film, we might be able to shine light on the issues faced every day by African Americans. This week, Jordan and I welcome film analyst Chris Utley to the show to talk about justice and its relationship to hopelessness, and what it means to tell a new story through Destin Daniel Cretton’s JUST MERCY.

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