Jan 13, 2015 | 31:44Q Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara are up "Schitt's Creek" Video
Q Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara are up "Schitt's Creek" Jan 13, 2015 | 31:44Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara play spouses and former millionaires Johnny and Moira Rose in CBC's new riches-to-rags comedy "Schitt's Creek". They join guest host Damian Abraham to discuss the show's eyebrow-raising name, the appeal of character-driven comedy, and why they have sympathy for the unsympathetic Rose family.
Jan 12, 2015 | 12:08Q Naomi Klein & Avi Lewis adapt "This Changes Everything" Video
Q Naomi Klein & Avi Lewis adapt "This Changes Everything" Jan 12, 2015 | 12:08Canadian author and social activist Naomi Klein and her filmmaker husband Avi Lewis are adapting Klein's best-selling book "This Changes Everything" into a documentary. In their first ever joint interview about the project, they join guest Gill Deacon to explore the connections between climate change and capitalism, the challenges of turning a 500-page book into a two hour movie, and why they remain hopeful in the face of overwhelming environmental challenges.
Jan 8, 2015 | 16:18Q Aunjanue Ellis in Studio Q Video
Q Aunjanue Ellis in Studio Q Jan 8, 2015 | 16:18Aunjanue Ellis joins guest host Gill Deacon to discuss "The Book of Negroes" and what the period drama can teach us about present day society. Ellis, who previously appeared in Oscar-nominated films "The Help" and "Ray" also reflects on the centrality of her character, Aminata Diallo; why she gravitates toward roles that re-frame history; and the dream role once played by Olivia de Havilland that she hopes to land in the future.
Jan 5, 2015 | 24:10Q "Evolution of a Criminal" director Darius Clark Monroe in Studio Q Video
Q "Evolution of a Criminal" director Darius Clark Monroe in Studio Q Jan 5, 2015 | 24:10In elementary school, Darius Clark Monroe considered himself to be just like all the other kids in his class. So how did he end up robbing a bank when he was only 16? In his harrowing film "Evolution of a Criminal", Monroe retraces the steps that led him astray and seeks out those he affected to apologize. He joins guest host Piya Chattopadhyay to discuss the results, as well as our cultural attitudes towards criminals and forgiveness.
Dec 24, 2014 | 18:31Q "Inherent Vice" star Katherine Waterston Video
Q "Inherent Vice" star Katherine Waterston Dec 24, 2014 | 18:31Katherine Waterston is winning accolades for her role opposite Joaquin Phoenix in "Inherent Vice". The film is a post-modern noir set in 1970s Los Angeles, and based on the novel by Thomas Pynchon. Waterston speaks to Wab Kinew about the experience working with Joaquin Phoenix, as well as director Paul Thomas Anderson -- known for past acclaimed films such as "There Will Be Blood" and "Boogie Nights".
Dec 22, 2014 | 13:33Q "Marco Polo" star Olivia Cheng Video
Q "Marco Polo" star Olivia Cheng Dec 22, 2014 | 13:33Guest host Tom Power talks to Canadian actress Olivia Cheng about her breakout role as Mei Lin in the new Netflix series, "Marco Polo". The upcoming 10-episode series dramatizes the famous Italian explorer's younger years in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century China. The journalist-turned-actress plays a royal concubine -- a role she didn't know she wanted until reading historical essays.
Dec 17, 2014 | 28:27Q Alanis Obomsawin brings "Trick or Treaty" to Studio Q Video
Q Alanis Obomsawin brings "Trick or Treaty" to Studio Q Dec 17, 2014 | 28:27Indigenous filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin speaks with guest host Piya Chattopadhyay about her latest documentary, "Trick or Treaty". The film details the legacy of the James Bay Treaty, also known as Treaty 9, a controversial agreement between the government and First Nations in Ontario from 1905. Obomsawin discusses the challenges of bringing this story to the screen, and how she views her role as a filmmaker in the on-going struggle for indigenous rights.
Oct 23, 2014 | 5:32Q Jill Soloway at Q Live in LA Video
Q Jill Soloway at Q Live in LA Oct 23, 2014 | 5:32Emmy-nominated TV writer Jill Soloway (Six Feet Under) joins Jian to talk about her new critically-celebrated series "Transparent" -- a dramedy starring Jeffrey Tambor as a transgender woman who comes out to her family.
Oct 22, 2014 | 21:10Q Martin Short at Q Live in LA Video
Q Martin Short at Q Live in LA Oct 22, 2014 | 21:10From SCTV to the big screen, Canadian-American comedian Martin Short joins Jian to talk about his new memoir "I Must Say: My Life as a Humble Comedy Legend", which details his transformation from "showbiz-obsessed kid" to Hollywood funnyman.
Oct 21, 2014 | 13:11Q Sandra Oh at Q Live in LA Video
Q Sandra Oh at Q Live in LA Oct 21, 2014 | 13:11Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild winning actress Sandra Oh joins Jian to reflect on life post-Grey's Anatomy and her memorable turn as Dr. Cristina Yang. She also shares her Canadian ex-pat take on Hollywood and, for the first time, reveals her involvement in an animation project called "Window Horses".
Oct 14, 2014 | 17:51Q "The Look of Silence" director Joshua Oppenheimer Video
Q "The Look of Silence" director Joshua Oppenheimer Oct 14, 2014 | 17:51Joshua Oppenheimer, the Oscar-nominated director of "The Act of Killing", joins Jian to discus his follow-up documentary "The Look of Silence". The latter follows Adi, a man who confronts the men responsible for killing his older brother during the Indonesian military coup of the mid 1960s.