Film

Virtual Reality and 3-D Comics

Airs at: Thu, 07/13/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Digital technology is making animation and comics more immersive, and this month's guests are working at the forefront of the movement. Jeremy Rotsztain is creating an audio-visual experience to take place in Portland's Academy Theater.  Inspired by Frederik Kiesler's hi... Read more

Movie Moles: Wonder Woman

Airs at: Mon, 07/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Jan Haaken and Denise Morris review the film Wonder Woman, and the history of the comic book character and her status as a feminist icon. They also touch on some of the controversy around the film.      Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for July 3, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 07/03/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier hosts this week’s Old Mole Variety Hour, where Jan Haaken and Mike Snedeker discuss Trump's travel ban and the Supreme Court decision last week, federal proposed anti-immigration bills, and politics around barring refugees and asylum seekers; Bill Resnick... Read more

Movie Moles: _Antz_ (1998)

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  (trigger warning: Woody Allen)  The cgi-animated adventure-comedy Antz (1998),  available from the Multnomah County Library, shows viewers of all ages that when you are confronted with the threat of a fascist takeover, the appropriate response is to organize the workers.... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for June 26, 2017

Airs at: Mon, 06/26/2017 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts this episode, which includes these segments:  Bill Resnick interviews Larry Kleinman, co-founder of PCUN, about current immigration issues; Movie Moles Joe Clement & Frann Michel discuss Antz (1998),  a cartoon for workers of all ages; Jan Haaken int... Read more

Movies at the Airport

Airs at: Thu, 06/22/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  Visitors to Portland International Airport can now enjoy short films by Oregon-based directors, thanks to the new Micro-Cinema on Concourse C which features local programming 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.  Hollywood Theatre Executive Director Doug Whyte brings us into... Read more

National Cartoonists Society in Portland

Airs at: Thu, 06/08/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  The National Cartoonists Society has been honoring cartoonists, animators and comics artists since 1946, and has finally brought their Reuben Awards event to Portland.  Author and "comics chronicler" R.C. Harvey joins us to talk about the history and the changes within t... Read more

Portland History on Film

Airs at: Thu, 05/25/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for The Film Show
  The Vanport Mosaic Festival is honoring the 75th anniversary of the establishment of the City of Vanport with historic exhibits, theater, and documentaries.  Jenn Chavez talks with Laura Lo Forti about the film project Lost City, Living Memories: Vanport Through the Voic... Read more

Bread and Roses

Airs at: Fri, 05/26/2017 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Bread and Roses
  First we talk to independent media makers and educators Devin Febbroriello of XRAY TV and Film Collective and Serpent Power Productions and Kat Meow Garcia of Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center. You'll find out about XRAY's Reel Voices summer filmmaking camp fo... Read more

The Fantastic Mister Gustafson - Expanded Audio

Airs at: Thu, 05/11/2017 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  In this extended version of our conversation with Portland native Mark Gustafson, we hear more stories about his work as Animation Director for the Wes Anderson film The Fantastic Mister Fox, and about his award-winning stop-motion work for Will Vinton Studios (now House... Read more