Ep 668: Anja Marquardt • Rebecca Danigelis & Sian-Pierre Regis

May 14, 2021

[4 mins. 40 secs.] After a 75 year-old immigrant mother gets fired without cause from her lifelong job as a hotel housekeeper, her son takes her on a bucket-list adventure to reclaim her life. As she struggles to find work, he documents a journey that uncovers the economic insecurity shaping not only her future, but that of an entire generation. The guests are the mother, Rebecca Danigelis, and her son, Sian-Pierre Regis; the name of the documentary is "Duty Free", and it's currently in select theaters & available for streaming.

[28 mins. 5 secs.] Anja Marquardt ("She's Lost Control") returns to the podcast having directed the 3rd season of "The Girlfriend Experience" which is currently available for watching on the STARZ platform. This season, the series is set amidst the London tech scene and focuses on Iris (Julia Goldani Telles), a neuroscience major. As she begins to explore the transactional world of The Girlfriend Experience, Iris quickly learns that her client sessions provide her with a compelling edge in the tech world and vice versa. She then begins to question whether her actions are driven by free will, or something else altogether, and heads down a deep path of exploration.

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

Leave a Reply