In this episode host Chip Oscarson welcomes special guests to talk about the films that were screened between 5-8 February at International Cinema.
- With Jojo Hegström-Pratt (student from Theater and Media Arts) he discusses Jinpa (1:09), a Tibetan film directed by Pema Tseden from 2018;
- and the second installment of War & Peace: Natasha Rostova (7:55) from 1966, directed by Sergei Bondarchuk;
- then with Steve Riep (Chinese) he talks about Still Life (15:42), a 2006 feature in Mandarin by Jia Zhangke set against the backdrop of the construction of the Three Gorges dam in China;
- and finally together with podcast regular Marie-Laure Oscarson (IC Assistant Director) they discuss this week’s documentary, Of Fathers and Sons (30:21), an intimate look at life in a jihadist family in Syria, in Arabic and directed by Talal Derki from 2017.