Ep 311: Michael Beach Nichols & Christopher K. Walker • Stanley Nelson • Oren Moverman

Sep 02, 2015

[15 mins. 42 secs.] Guests on this episode include the co-directors of the new documentary "Welcome to Leith" (First Run Features, 2015). White supremacist Craig Cobb tries to take over a small town in North Dakota. As his behavior becomes more threatening, residents wrestle with democratic principles as they try to get rid of their unwanted neighbor.

[39 mins. 11 secs.] Filmmaker Stanley Nelson examines the rise of the Black Panther Party in the 1960s and its impact on civil rights and American culture in his new documentary "The Blank Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution".

[1 hr. 15 secs.] Director Oren Moverman discusses his new film starring Richard Gere, "Time Out of Mind" (IFC Films, 2015). A homeless man (Gere) bonds with a new friend (Ben Vereen) at New York's Bellevue Hospital while trying to repair his relationship with his estranged daughter (Jena Malone).

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