Arts Express: Pussy Riot, A Punk Prayer

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**Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer. A conversation with the filmmakers about their documentary focusing on the subversive Russian punk rock protest performance artists in and out of prison, and still raging in their native land and around the globe. And highlighting who these women are, where they came from, and the connection to the chaos of the post-Soviet market economy.

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** Pat Collins Talks Incredible Indies: Veteran TV film critic Pat Collins discusses her move from mainstream Hollywood movies to dissecting quality offbeat films instead for her new show, and why. Along with her reflections on her years in the broadcast media, and the rewards and challenges. And, what exactly it’s like to be told, ‘You can’t be pregnant on television.’

**Handmade Cinema: Director Guido Torlonia mulls how film craftspeople may exist somewhere in the enigmatic realm between artisan and artist. And what all of this may or may not have to do with Fellini, Pasolini, Scorsese, Spike Lee, and Leonardo Da Vinci at the bodega.

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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.