Since winning the Grand Jury prize at the Venice Film festival, SAINT OMER, a movie based on the real life experience of its French-Senegalese director Alice Diop, has appeared on many critics’ lists, and is now becoming available to see in the US. Ellie Foumbi, director of Spirit Award nominee Our Father, The Devil (which also screened in Venice!) is our guest.
Then, we hear Hall of Excellence results and take a Hotline call about critically acclaimed movies that are hard to see in much of the country.
Alonso – Everything’s coming up Company
Drea – Willow TV Series
Ellie – Norman Malone: For the Left Hand
Ify – snowboarding and dad stories
- Winners Have Been Announced at the Sundance Film Festival
- The Academy Reviewing Its “Campaign Procedures”
- Regal Cinemas to Screen all Best Picture Nominees
Alonso – Atlantics
Drea – The Inspection
Ellie – An Elephant Sitting Still
Ify – The Menu
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Produced by Marissa Flaxbart
Sr. Producer Laura Swisher
In this episode...
- Ellie Foumbi
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