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Arts Express: Director Stephen Gyllenhaal Talks Election Satire, Grassroots

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Grassroots: A Conversation with director Stephen Gyllenhaal. The filmmaker discusses his election year satire, based on the true story of a guerrilla political campaign waged in Seattle.

Broe On The World Film Beat. Professor Dennis Broe reporting on location for Arts Express at the Paris Film Festival. And touching on the art, economics and politics of cinema, Asian style.

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Crossing The Borders Of Time: NY Times investigative reporter turned biographer Leslie Maitland phones in to Arts Express from DC to recount in her dramatic memoir, her mother's escape from the Holocaust and the lover she left behind, but never forgot. Maitland also describes working her way out of the Styles section of the paper to cover the often dangerous stories that were a male domain back then. And what it all has to do with glass ceilings, Rubin Hurricane Carter, Abscam, Looking For Mr. Goodbar, and a noirish espionage rendezvous under the 59th Street Bridge.

Stay tuned for continuing features of Arts Express: Expression In The Arts. Airing On WBAI Radio's Pacifica National Network and Affiliate Stations. And if you'd like to Express yourself too, you can write to: ArtsExpressradio@gmail.com

Prairie Miller is a NY multimedia journalist online, in print and on radio, and on WBAI/Pacifica National Radio Network's Arts Express. Read more reviews by Prairie Miller. Contact Prairie through NewsBlaze. Read more stories by Prairie Miller.

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