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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/3000006319/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false In this episode, award-winning writer/director Jeff Nichols talks about bringing a highly charged true story to the screen and finding the personal connection to Richard and Mildred Loving – apolitical people at the center of the landmark 1967 civil rights decision of the U.S. Supreme Court to... /episodes/get/52363 /episode/52363 Jeff Nichols: Bringing History to the Screen /episode-player/52363

Screenwriter Justin Marks shares the bear necessities on updating the classic Disney story to the modern screen. Drawing from influences like Westerns, the New York City black out, and more, this episode takes audiences through the jungle and to the beloved wolf pack that raised Mowgli from a cub to a boy.

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Sat, 04/15/2017 - 13:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365796184/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Writer/director Jason Reitman, whose credits include Thank You for Smoking, Up in the Air Juno, and most recently, the TV series Casual, discusses his journey from novice filmmaker to indie stalwart. /episodes/get/53285 /episode/53285 A Conversation with Jason Reitman /episode-player/53285

With Saturday Night Live and the movies Sisters and This is 40 in her credits, Paula Pell is the queen of comedy. In this episode, Pell talks about her background in theater, creating characters that stick, and drawing from a funny family.

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Sat, 07/23/2016 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365786109/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Producer/Emmy®-award winning actress, America Ferrera talks about her early roles in film and television including the hit show Ugly Betty, Real Women Have Curves, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and working with Ryan Piers Williams on the independent film The Dry Land. /episodes/get/44299 /episode/44299 America Ferrera on the Storyteller's Responsibility /episode-player/44299

Producer/Emmy-award winning actress, America Ferrera talks about her early roles in film and television including the hit show Ugly Betty, Real Women Have Curves, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and working with Ryan Piers Williams on the independent film The Dry Land.

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Sun, 07/17/2016 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365795015/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Director John Lee Hancock and writer Kelly Marcel discuss how the script for Saving Mr. Banks was successfully transformed onto the screen using heavily stylized elements, and musical cues from the classic film Mary Poppins to depict the life of author PL Travers during the 1960’s. /episodes/get/44752 /episode/44752 Saving Mr. Banks: Script to Screen /episode-player/44752

Director John Lee Hancock and writer Kelly Marcel discuss how the script for Saving Mr. Banks was successfully transformed onto the screen using heavily stylized elements, and musical cues from the classic film Mary Poppins to depict the life of author PL Travers during the 1960's.

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Sat, 07/16/2016 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365794345/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Writer/Director/Producer Charles Burnett shares his career development process in narrative and documentary filmmaking with Killer of Sheep (1978), his seminal film, which was definitive in highlighting African American cultural experience. Burnett’s films Killer of Sheep and To Sleep with Anger... /episodes/get/44607 /episode/44607 Charles Burnett: Film As A Means For Social Change /episode-player/44607

Writer/Director/Producer Charles Burnett shares his career development process in narrative and documentary filmmaking with Killer of Sheep (1978), his seminal film, which was definitive in highlighting African American cultural experience. Burnett's films Killer of Sheep and To Sleep with Anger were both added to the National Film Registry at the Library of Congress for being culturally significant.

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Sat, 07/09/2016 - 04:00
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https://video.pbs.org/widget/partnerplayer/2365786104/?player=WGBY-PBS&w=512&h=288&chapterbar=true&autoplay=false Writer/Director Gary Ross discusses his film trajectory from co-writing the iconic film Big to approaching and adapting Seabiscuit on screen as well as working on historically depicting his new film Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey. /episodes/get/44095 /episode/44095 Gary Ross on Drive and Inspiration /episode-player/44095

Writer/Director Gary Ross discusses his film trajectory from co-writing the iconic film Big to approaching and adapting Seabiscuit on screen as well as working on historically depicting his new film Free State of Jones starring Matthew McConaughey.

Air date:
Sat, 06/25/2016 - 04:00
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