Back of the Theater Podcast

Hans is on the road.  Menelek talks about some of some of the greatest openings in film history.

Direct download: openings.mp3
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Roya Rastegar is the Director of Programming at the LA Film Festival. For the past decade, she has worked for a range of festivals, including Tribeca, Sundance, and the Santa Cruz Woman of Color Film Festival. Roya’s writing on race and popular culture has appeared in various outlets, including The Nation, IndieWire, and The Huffington Post. Before joining the LA Film Festival,  Roya taught at Bryn Mawr College after receiving her PhD in the History of Consciousness from the University of California, under the guidance of Angela Y. Davis.

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Menelek's son won't stay in his crib.  Hans gives some advice.  We then talk about religion and the recent mass shooting in Orlando. 

Direct download: Florida.mp3
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Hans is out.  Menelek rambles about Ali.  And Clint Eastwood's Unforgiven

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We talk about the Netflix Documentary "The Mask You Live In".  What is masculinity?  How do we define it for our sons?  Hans tells some Howard stories as well. 

Direct download: Manhood.mp3
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