Ep 560: Lesli Klainberg • Jessica Oreck

Jun 20, 2019

[3 mins. 40 secs.] The executive director of Film at Lincoln Center, Lesli Klainberg, makes her first appearance on the podcast. We discuss the reasons for the New York institution's recent name change as well as other aspects of their mission.

[30 mins. 19 secs.] A discussion about film and science with filmmaker Jessica Oreck. Among Jessica's feature films —mostly arthouse and experimental works— are "Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo", "Aatsaki: The Story of Arctic Cowboys", and "The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga". Now her latest work, her first work of fiction, is in the festival circuit. It's called "One Man Dies a Million Times" and the official longline describes the film as a true story set in the future. Its subject deals with seeds and genetic diversity, growth and decay, love and war, hunger of all kinds. It's about what it means to be human, even when all your humanity is stripped away.

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. The podcast is also available on iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play & Youtube.

Leave a Reply