Episode 42: Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters


Fresh Perspective is a bi-weekly podcast where we talk about two films based on a movie related theme. One film that’s in the theatre and one film that’s streaming and/or out on DVD. Jeff Broitman, Rebecca Martin, and Christine Sellin host.

Episode 42 we talk part 2 of our Paul Schrader films theme, with "Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters" (1985), guest Brad Strauss, co-host of The Directors Club Podcast.

Next we discuss our "Teacher and Student" movie theme, with Spike Lee's "BlacKkKlansman" (2018) and Dee Rees' "Mudbound (2017). Spike Lee was Dee Rees teacher at NYU Film School, and both films parallel each other and cover similar topics of racism in America.

Guests for "BlacKkKlansman" is Emmanuel Noisette, Director of Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle (E-Mans Movie Reviews) and Patrick Ripoll, host of Tracks of the Damned podcast

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