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Monday, Aug. 10, 2020: Oliver Stone, Mavis Staples and more

Today on q: filmmaker Oliver Stone, q screen panel with Teri Hart and Ishani Nath, artist and author Douglas Coupland, gospel singer Mavis Staples.
Filmmaker Oliver Stone, artist and author Douglas Coupland, gospel singer Mavis Staples. (Ana Martinez/Reuters, Mark Peckmezian, Getty Images)
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Today on q, with guest host Talia Schlanger:

  • Filmmaker Oliver Stone reflects on how his experiences as a soldier in the Vietnam War shaped his raw and radical approach to filmmaking.

  • On this week's q screen panel, entertainment writers Teri Hart and Ishani Nath unpack reported allegations of intimidation, racism and sexual misconduct behind the scenes on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

  • Artist and author Douglas Coupland talks about revisiting his series Slogans for the 21st Century, and retooling old favourites to suit the current world crisis.

  • Gospel singer Mavis Staples explains why she still feels she has to speak out against bigotry in America.

 

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