Cold War (Pawlikowski 2018)

Episode 10. Oppression and Self-Expression

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In this week’s episode, IC assistant director Marie-Laure Julien Oscarson and IC co-director Chip Oscarson are joined by special guest Prof. Greg Stallings (Spanish and Portuguese) to discuss the films from our series “Oppression and Self Expression” including the film festival darling (01:31) Cold War (Pawel Pawlikowski, Polish/French 2018), (10:58) The Fencer (Klaus Härö, Estonian/Russian 2015), and (15:30) Black Kite (Tarique Qayumi, Dari, 2017). This week’s schedule is rounded out by the Sundance hit film (21:40 )RBG (Betsy West and Julie Cohen, English 2018) about the work of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg–part of our four-week long series “Women and Politics.” Also this week we preview the films from 27-30 March, Opera Week: (26:38) Elektra (Brian Large, German 1989), (28:24) Farewell My Concubine (Chen Kaige, Mandarin 1993), (28:54) The Magic Flute (Bergman, Swedish, 1975), and the documentary (31:53) Mankiller (Valerie Red-Horse, English 2017) about the life and work of Wilma Mankiller the woman ever to be first Principle Chief of the Cherokee Nation.