Writing an American Story: Playwright Yussef El Guindi

Yussef El Guindi flips through the pages of his newest play. Seated next to the director, he follows along with the actress who is rehearsing her lines in the small rehearsal room at Theatre Puget Sound. The play, set to open in Seattle, is Collaborator — a one-woman show in which the character, an American…

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Films of Prasanna Vithanage

Prasanna Vithanage is one Sri Lanka’s leading filmmakers. This interview was conducted at Seattle’s PBS television station, while Vithanage was visiting for a retrospective of his work at the Seattle South Asian Film Festival.

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Meet the Filmmaker: Rubaiyat Hossain, Writer & Director of ‘Under Construction’

On being a woman director in a fledgling film industry.

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30 Americans: Art Works to Confront Prejudice

A unique art exhibit featuring works by 30 contemporary American artists, including Kehinde Wiley, Kara Walker, Hank Willis Thomas, Lorna Simpson, Nick Cave, and many others.

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Interview: Music of Art and Toni Mineo for the 1962 World’s Fair

This is one of the first interviews that I did for KCTS 9, many years ago. Toni Mineo speaks about creating the space age theme music for the 1962 Worlds Fair that took place in Seattle. The famous Seattle landmark the Space Needle and the surrounding Seattle Center was built specifically for the World’s Fair.…

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