NY Film Festival 2014: Morgan Spurlock Talks We The Economy

We The Economy: Director Morgan Spurlock introduces his inaugural documentary series movement building collaboration between filmmakers and economists, at the NY Film Festival. The groundbreaking shorts incorporate drama, nonfiction, animation and comedy, and feature cameos from Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph and others.

Life’s Essentials, With Ruby Dee: Ruby’s grandson Muta’Ali phones in to talk about his film tribute to his late, iconic actress activist grandmother. An honorary, life-affirming tribute scheduled to open within just days following her sudden passing.

Book Corner: Live From NY: The Complete Uncensored History Of Saturday Night Live. A conversation with James Andrew Miller, and his 40th anniversary compilation. Debra Wallace reports.


Poetry Corner: No Neutral Ground. Elia Gurner and Ben Lam’s musical poem addressing Global Climate protest movement issues. A production of Einlab.wordpress.com.

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.