documentary

Contemporary Arts Center
12:00 am
Fri December 6, 2013

Davy Rothbart's new documentary, "Medora," has showing in Cincinnati

The basketball team from Medora, Indiana

Our film critic, Larry Thomas, interviews documentarian Davy Rothbart about Medora, his newest film about this small-town Indiana’s basketball team and how it mirrors the struggle of the town itself. Medora will be screened at the Contemporary Arts Center on Monday, December 9.

Cincinnati Edition
6:30 am
Tue November 19, 2013

The Long Game Producer Trey Kay

  The radio documentary, The Long Game: Texas' Ongoing Battle for the Direction of the Classroom, explores the intense, long-term fight over what children should be taught in the Lone Star State’s public schools.

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America Abroad Special
11:49 am
Tue June 18, 2013

Immigration and the Global Talent Search

Thursday, June 20 at 7:00 PM: It's the American dream -- move to the United States, start your own business and build a successful life. But, is the U.S. losing the global race for the best and brightest entrepreneurial talent?

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"Cryptotrip" documenatry
1:32 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Seeking out unknown animals

Cryptozoology: the study of hidden or unknown animals, creatures not confirmed or recognized by science. Filmmaker Christopher Maloney has recently completed his documentary, Cryptotrip, about his journey to talk to people who claim to have seen one or more of these unknown creatures. He joins Larry Thomas to talk about his 20 state road trip and how people can view his film.

"Art as Action"
1:32 am
Fri May 3, 2013

Local filmmaker Andrea Torrice chronicles her mother's life

Andrea Torrice is an award winning documentary and public television producer in Cincinnati who is currently working on a very personal new film about her mother. Art as Action: A Conversation with Abstract Expressionist Painter Gloria Torrice details her mother and some friends in the 1940’s who moved to Manhattan and took on the predominantly male art world. She joins our Jane Durrell to discuss what prompted her to make this film and how she is going about getting it funded and shown.

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