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Connections: The documentary, "Don't Be Nice"

The documentary “Don’t Be Nice” tells the story of five slam poets from New York City who have teamed up to compete for a national title. Their coach...
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Wed, 02/13/2019 - 9:52am
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Connections: Previewing the 2019 Academy Awards

Our guests help us preview this year’s Academy Awards. The Academy is facing some backlash after cutting four categories from the televised broadcast;...
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Tue, 02/12/2019 - 9:38am
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Connections: The film, "The Limits of My World"

A film called "The Limits of My World" tells the story of a nonverbal young man with autism as he transitions from high school to adulthood. It will be...
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Fri, 11/09/2018 - 9:43am
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Connections: Why do people love horror movies?

It's Halloween, so we want to talk about why people love horror movies. What about the suspense and the gore is appealing to viewers, and how has the...
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Wed, 10/31/2018 - 12:42pm
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Connections: The new documentary, "Dialogue in Metal"

WXXI has produced a new documentary that unites master fabricator Jesse James with one of his heroes, the great metal sculptor Albert Paley. The two men...
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Thu, 10/18/2018 - 11:10am
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Connections: Will "Crazy Rich Asians" help change standards for representation in Hollywood?

It's been 25 years since Hollywood released a film featuring an all-Asian lead cast that wasn't a martial arts film. "Crazy Rich Asians" is making big...
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Fri, 08/31/2018 - 10:59am
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Connections: Did "2001: A Space Odyssey" accurately predict the AI of the future?

The film, “2001: A Space Odyssey” turns 50 this year. In honor of the anniversary, we discuss the film and how it portrayed artificial intelligence. Was...
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Wed, 08/22/2018 - 10:56am
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Connections: How "RBG" and "Won't You Be My Neighbor?" became box office hits

Two surprise hits at the box office this summer are documentaries, and the stars behind them are being lauded for their quiet voices and powerful...
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Wed, 08/08/2018 - 5:29am
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Connections: Where are all the female film directors?

The top grossing films over the last 10 years have had a total of 1,114 directors. 45 were women. Why aren’t there more female directors in Hollywood?...
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Mon, 07/09/2018 - 11:26am
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Connections: Director John Landis discusses "Animal House"

If you’ve seen the film “Animal House,” you probably remember a few iconic scenes: the toga party, the parade, and basically anything featuring John...
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Fri, 07/06/2018 - 11:19am
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