Spotlight on Canadian Cinema

To start the episode, an interview with filmmaker (and CJSR DJ!) Parker Thiessen. He won the Spirit of FAVA award this year and has a new short film coming out. Next up, we highlight the July 4th special screening at Metro Cinema, "When I Walk". This documentary won Best Canadian Documentary at Toronto's Hot Docs Film Festival, and we talk to director Jason DaSilva about sharing his life, particularly living with multiple sclerosis, on film. 

Gotta Minute (or 30) for Pride & Labour?

The Gotta Minute Film Festival will be playing at an LRT screen near you in September and we'll talk to Beth Wishart MacKenzie about how you can submit your own film! "Survival of the Fabulous" played at Metro Cinema for Pride Week on June 12 - you can stream it online at the CBC - and we sit down with it's director, Bryan Sage. Next up, "Inequality for All", about the growing inequality gap between rich and poor featuring Robert Reich, the former Secretary of Labour under the Clinton administration, plays on June 19 for Labour Film Night at Metro Cinema, and we sit down with director Jacob Kornbluth.

Gender-Bending Film

On this week's episode of Moving Radio, your intrepid host takes you on a veritable smorgasbord of new and independent documentary film in Edmonton.

First up, an interview with the Jennifer Leitham. She's the focus of a new film 'I Stand Corrected' which tells the true story of this jazz bass virtuoso, formerly known as John Leitham, who risked everything when she transitioned publicly during the height of her career in order to be her true self.

Then later in the program, Danielle Peers talks about about her short film New Constellation.

Harvard on Hudson, The Knights of Badassdom

Imagine what it would be like to be knighted. Pretty badass, right? On this week’s episode of Moving Radio, we speak with our good friend Kevin Martin about the upcoming DEDfest screening of ‘The Knights of Badassdom.’

But first, hot off the presses, an interview with a director of a film that hasn’t even been finished yet. In fact, Raymond Guarnieri was in the midst of putting the final touches on his film ‘Harvard on Hudson’ even while we were talking to him.

All that, and a little bit more, on this week’s episode of Moving Radio — a radio program that gets more than 33% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes.

Packed to the Rafters (Part II)

Remember those great interview with Germain Lussier and Marty Langford? Would you believe it if we told you that those interviews were only half the story? Well, you better believe it!

This week's packed episode of Moving Radio features part 2 of an interview with Germain Lussier, writer for slashfilm.com, talking about his experiences at the Sundance Film Festival.

Then later in the program, we speak more with Marty Langford, the director of Doomed! - a documentary of Roger Corman's The Fantastic Four.

All that and more, on this week's episode of Moving Radio!

Noisy Colours, Child's Play

Sound meets technicolor on this episode of Moving Radio! Your intrepid host Christian Zyp speaks with a local music ensemble Noisy Colours to chat about the release of a series of videos that accompany their newest compact disc, Angry Cruel Nasty.

Then later in the program we head to the Lobby DVD shop to talk to Kevin Martin about the upcoming DEDfest screening of Child's Play.

Tiny, A Story About Living Small

On this week's episode of Moving Radio, we showcase more excellent filmage from the Edmonton International Film Festival including a chat with co-director Christopher Smith on his featured documentary "Tiny, A Story About Living Small".

We also check in with Arlen Konopaki, an Edmontonian in the Big Apple, completing his MFA in film directing at NYU Film School.