Arts Express: Fictionalizing History On Screen. What do biopics and dramatic fiction in movies have to say – or not – about what really went down at historic, revolutionizing moments in time in the real world.
The Company You Keep: Robert Redford talks the Weather Underground, and playing a political fugitive in The Company You Keep. Said to be based on real life couple for years on the run, Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn. But is it, really. Redford takes the hot seat, while quoting Yeats and mulling Phantom of The Opera.
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Violeta Went To Heaven: Chilean filmmaker Andres Wood in a conversation about his Violeta Parra biopic. A dramatic portrait of the late distinguished and influential tragic musician and political activist.
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