Schedule for Monday, May 5

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Please note that Under The Skin director Jonathan Glazer had to cancel today's interview. We are presently working on re-scheduling him. Instead we offer a gem from the Best of Q. 

  • On the heels of the National Film Board of Canada's 75th birthday, Jian dedicates his opening essay to the Canadian powerhouse of cutting-edge film-making. [FULL POST]

  • Jian talks to Palestinian doctoral student Zeina Bakarat, who wrote about her experience visiting the Auchwitz-Birkenau death camps in The Atlantic. Bakarat says she went out there with the belief that deepening Palestinian knowledge of the Holocaust could help pave the way to peace. [FULL POST]

  • From the Best of Q, Jian speaks with veteran stand-up comic Marc Maron. His popular podcast, WTF with Marc Maron, is known for its authentic vibe and ability to inspire confessions from guests. [FULL POST]

  • Tom Hedley, the Toronto writer behind both the movie and now stage version of the atypical dance movie Flashdance, about a female welder and exotic dancer who aspires to a career in ballet. [FULL POST]


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