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Laika Animation at the Portland Art Museum

Airs at: Thu, 11/09/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  From its humble beginnings as Will Vinton Studios in the 1970's, Portland's Laika Entertainment has become one of the top studios in the world for stop-motion animation, producing the feature films Coraline, Paranorman, The Boxtrolls, and Kubo and the Two Strings.  Now,... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for November 6, 2017

Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement hosts and we hear: Bill Resnick talks wiht Eric Holt-Giménez, author of "A Foodie's Guide to Capitalism", about the politics and economics of food: where it comes from, how it's distributed, and who gets to eat. In recognition of Veterans Day this week, Denise ... Read more

Droppin' Old School Beats

Airs at: Fri, 11/03/2017 at 12:00am - 3:00am
  "November is Hip-Hop History Month, where we give celebration to what hip hop has done to bring together people of the world, people of all nationalities, young people, all the political systems and politicians on the planet." ~Afrika Bambaataa     "November is Hip Ho... Read more

The Politics of Living - Episode 9

Airs at: Wed, 11/01/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for The Politics of Living
  November 1, 2017 Director Marq Evans sat down with Inessa Anderson to discuss the documentary about Will Vinton, entitled "Welcome To My Daydream."  Will is an award-winning Portland icon and the father of claymation, who started a creative company in his basement.  T... Read more

Northwest Filmmakers' Festival

Airs at: Thu, 10/26/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Now in its 44th year, the Northwest Filmmakers' Festival showcases new work by artists in the Pacific Northwest, including Alaska and British Columbia.  Festival Manager Ben Popp joins us to preview this year's lineup, and he's joined by local journalist Cornelius Swart,... Read more

100 years of October, 36 years of Reds

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Thom Becker offers a reading from Nikos Kazantzakis about the 1917 Bolshevik revolution. Then Movie Moles Joe Clement and Jan Haaken discuss the 1981 film Reds, directed by Warren Beatty, which focuses on the story of American journalists John Reed and Louise Bryant as ... Read more

The Case of Robyn Drown

Airs at: Mon, 10/16/2017 at 6:30pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Prison Pipeline
Host Emma Lugo speaks with film maker Mary Knight about her film about the case of Robyn Drown, a current inmate at Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville.  The film screening will be held at the 2017 Women in Prison Conference in Portland on October 21 & 22nd.  ... Read more

Animator Kathy Zielinski

Airs at: Thu, 10/12/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this encore episode, we're joined by Kathy Zielinski, the pioneering artist and filmmaker who's been called "The Queen of Animated Villains" for helping bring to life such characters as Ursula the Sea Witch in The Little Mermaid and Jafar in Aladdin. Wbile visiting P... Read more

Psychoanalyzing Mother! Earth

Airs at: Mon, 10/02/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken talks with psychoanalyst Bob Samuels about Darren Aronofsky's new film Mother!  Aronofsky describes the film as a dreamscape as well as an allegorical story of destructive male narcissism.  Haaken and Samuels discuss the images in the film and how we might thi... Read more

Combined Culture Radio- Episode 10

Airs at: Wed, 10/11/2017 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Produced for Combined Culture Radio