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Script to Screen: Pete's Dragon (#807) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

In this episode, Pete's Dragon director and co-writer David Lowery and co-writer Toby Halbrooks take us behind the scenes of their reinvention of the classic story and discuss writing fairy tales, balancing tragedy with wonder, and the difference between making indie films, like Ain't Them Bodies Saints, and a big budget Disney movie.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, May 27, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, May 27, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, May 28, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

A Conversation with Misha Green (#808) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Show creator Misha Green isn't afraid to push boundaries; the critically-acclaimed Underground, a historical period drama about the Underground Railroad that she co-created with Joe Pokaski, combined terror, modern music, romance, and thrills, breaking ground for the genre. In this episode, Misha talks about her experience as a first-time showrunner, having to say goodbye to a story before it's finished, and what she's working on next. Hint: it involves Get Out writer-director Jordan Peele.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 3, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 3, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 4, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 8, 2018 -- 2:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Fri, Jun 8, 2018 -- 8:00am Remind me

A Conversation with Mark Frost (#809) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Twin Peaks co-creator Mark Frost talks about the impact of the original cult favorite show, collaborating with David Lynch, updating the series for a less innocent era, and exploring the human condition as a narrative story on screen. Frost is a novelist - with more than 10 books to his name - director, film producer, and screenwriter whose credits include the seminal police drama Hill Street Blues.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 10, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 10, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 11, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

The People v. OJ Simpson: A Conversation with Scott Alexander (#810) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

It was the verdict heard around the world, one that has continued to haunt and divide our country's collective conscience. In this episode, Scott Alexander, a master of dramatizing true life events, discusses developing and writing the award-winning series The People v. O.J. Simpson, one of the most notorious American crime stories for the screen.

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 17, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 17, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 18, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me

Once Upon A Time in the West (#811) Duration: 29:00 STEREO TVG (Secondary audio: none)

Upcoming Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 24, 2018 -- 3:00am Remind me
  • KQED World: Sun, Jun 24, 2018 -- 1:30pm Remind me
  • KQED World: Mon, Jun 25, 2018 -- 3:30pm Remind me
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