Arts Express: Matt Damon and Director Gus Van Sant Talk Promised Land

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**Fracking Noir: A conversation with star Matt Damon and director Gus Van Sant about the subdued yet strangely disturbing clandestine corporate crime thriller, Promised Land. The latest entry into economic crisis cinema provoking reflections on the way things are, but don’t necessarily have to be. In other words, we direct, you decide.

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**Jesse Ventura on the line to Arts Express to talk about political corruption in DC. As the anti-establishment oracle wrestles with solutions to combating officials getting bought and sold to the public by corporate elites. Along with his role in the upcoming dramatic feature The Drunk, about ideological turmoil in the life of a grandson of IWW founder Eugene Debs.

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Prairie Miller is a New York multimedia journalist online, in print and radio, who reviews movies and conducts in-depth interviews. She can also be heard on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network’s Arts Express.