ScreenTalks Archive podcast

ScreenTalks Archive

Barbican Centre

Welcome to the Barbican's ScreenTalks Archive where we dust off the tapes and release rarely heard recordings of live conversations with some of the world's leading filmmakers and film fans from across the decades. We curate conversations with important voices in the cinema industry and beyond, to learn more about the film and unpack the issues it raises. See upcoming ScreenTalk events at the Barbican: https://www.barbican.org.uk/screentalks

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16 Episódios

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    ScreenTalks Archive: Waad and Hamza al-Kataeb on For Sama

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    In this episode of our ScreenTalks Archive, we revisit a powerful conversation exploring 'For Sama's' intimate and epic journey into the war in Syria with directors Waad Al-Kateab and Edward Watts, hosted by Krishnan Guru-Murthy. The Barbican ScreenTalks Archive podcast is presented by Ellen E Jones and produced by Jane Long for Loftus Media. Listen to more episodes on: barbican.org.uk/screentalksarchive Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Acast or wherever you find your podcasts.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    ScreenTalks Archive: Heather Lenz on Kusama-Infinity

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    Barbican ScreenTalks Archive is back for a second series. We’re delving into our vast archive to dig out the liveliest conversations from across the decades. First up, documentary filmmaker Heather Lenz discusses 'Kusama-Infinity' with Zing Tseng. The Barbican ScreenTalks Archive podcast is presented by Ellen E Jones and produced by Jane Long for Loftus Media. Listen to more episodes on: barbican.org.uk/screentalksarchive Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Acast or wherever you find your podcasts.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    ScreenTalks Archive / Sir Richard Attenborough on Brighton Rock

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    In the final episode from our ScreenTalks Archive, Sir Richard Attenborough talks to Quentin Falk about the film adaptation of Graham Greene’s novel, 'Brighton Rock'. He reveals what motivated him to move behind the lens, directing hits like 'Oh What A Lovely War' and 'Gandhi'. And he shares failsafe advice given by David Lean on the set of his very first feature, 'In Which We Serve'. When Attenborough died in 2014, at the age of 90, he’d amassed an extraordinary range of cinematic experiences, both in Britain and Hollywood. And it’s the benefit of all this filmic wisdom that you’re about to hear…  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    ScreenTalks Archive / Robert Altman on Gosford Park

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    After a stint as a co-pilot in the US Air Force, Robert Altman moved to California, deciding to enter the world of filmmaking on a whim. Starting as a director-for-hire on film and television in the nineteen fifties, Altman didn’t become a household name until 1970 with the release of Korean War satire MASH. The film’s success led to a string of nearly forty mould-breaking movies, in every conceivable genre, often featuring sprawling ensemble casts. In this conversation from 2002, Robert Altman talks to film and TV producer David Thompson about his British period drama Gosford Park.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    ScreenTalks Archive / B. Ruby Rich on Queer Cinema

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    New Queer Cinema champion, feminist film critic, educator and agitator, B. Ruby Rich introduces Sara Gomez’s 1974 film, De Cierta Manera, a study of the interplay of race, class and gender. The film also provides a jumping off point for Rich to discuss her developing thoughts on Queer representation in cinema, to explore how online viewing platforms are changing film, and to reflect on the continuing influence of her book, Chick Flicks See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    ScreenTalks Archive / Asif Kapadia on Senna

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    Hackney-born Asif Kapadia started out as the director of critically-lauded art films such as The Warrior and Far North. However, his career really went into overdrive in 2010, when he turned his hand to documentary film-making with Senna. Focusing on the life and death of Brazilian Formula 1 legend Ayrton Senna, Kapadia’s remarkable biopic managed to break entirely new ground. Not only was it a documentary that proved extremely lucrative at the box office - it was also a sports film that even the most sport-averse could enjoy. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    ScreenTalks Archive / Kasi Lemmons on Eve's Bayou

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    Kasi Lemmons began her career playing supporting roles such as Jodie Foster’s roommate in 'Silence Of The Lambs' and Nicolas Cage’s victim in 'Vampire’s Kiss'. Frustrated by the limited opportunities available for black actresses in Hollywood, she started to write, using time between auditions to pen short stories and scenes for friends to perform in acting classes.In the latest from our ScreenTalks Archive, Lemmons discusses her debut film - Eve’s Bayou, widely viewed as a classic of contemporary black cinema, and cited as an influence on films like 'Beasts of the Southern Wild' and Beyonce’s visual album 'Lemonade'. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    ScreenTalks Archive: Park Chan-wook

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    One of the most well-known directors to come out of South Korea, Park Chan Wook made his name internationally with a string of bleak, brutal films released in the early noughties, Sympathy for My Vengeance, Old Boy and Lady Vengeance - dubbed The Vengeance Trilogy by critics. But in this ScreenTalk from 2008, Park Chan-wook talks to film journalist Damon Wise about a very different feature – the romantic comedy, I’m A Cyborg, But That’s OK.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    ScreenTalks Archive: Horace Ove

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    In 1975, Horace Ove became the first black British filmmaker to direct a feature film with Pressure.In this conversation from 2005, Horace Ove talks to his friend, experimental filmmaker, John Akomfrah, about this seminal film, exploring how the issues explored in Pressure are still relevant to the Black British experience today and his refusal to be pigeon-holed as a ‘black filmmaker’.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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    ScreenTalks Archive / Carol Morley on The Falling

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    We hear from one of the freshest and most distinctive voices in British cinema today – Carol Morley. After receiving her first BAFTA nomination in 2002 for the autobiographical film, 'The Alcohol Years', she went on to earn further acclaim for the moving docudrama, 'Dreams of a Life' in 2011. In this ScreenTalk, the witty and engaging Morley talks to film curator and critic, Briony Hanson, about her 2014 feature, 'The Falling'. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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