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Handmade, Preferably In Texas: Filmmaker David Lowery

North Texas filmmaker, David Lowery, is being showcased on this week’s episode of Frame of Mind. Lowery’s films reflect the word that he uses to sum up his favorite type of filmmaking: handmade.

Iran Meets The United States: Morehshin Allahyari

This week, Frame of Mind will be featuring 3 filmmakers, including Morehshin Allahyari. Her film, The Romantic Self-Exiles, explores the ideas that concern issues of home, space, diaspora, and our relationships as humans to our surroundings.

The Big Screen: Frame of Mind

On Thursday, KERA-TV will air the first episode of Frame of Mind. The 13-week series features some of the best independent films by Texas directors. This week, we talk to Bart Weiss, who curated the series, about what the films say about the state of Texas filmmaking.

First Up on Frame of Mind

Mark Birnbaum, a documentary filmmaker will be kicking off the Frame of Mind series with his film Swingman. This film tells the story of Marshall Allen, a Fort Worth firefighter who was in a freak accident that left him physically paralyzed and emotionally healed.

Texas Indie Film: 13 New Episodes of Frame of Mind on KERA TV

Tune in every Thursday, starting Sept 4. And join us for a watching party next week!

Actress-Writer-Activist Ruby Dee, 91, Has Died

Oscar-nominated, Emmy- and Grammy-winning. A friend of both Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X. The original housewife in A Raisin in the Sun, currently revived on Broadway. She and her late husband, Ossie Davis, had a long relationship with KERA.

The Late Maya Angelou In KERA’s 1992 Documentary, ‘Kindred Spirits’

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Watch Maya Angelou read excerpts from her poem ‘Still I Rise’ for KERA’s 1992 documentary, Kindred Spirits. The celebrated poet and autobiographer died this morning. She was 86.

We’re Yelling “Timber!” Story on Harmonica Player’s Riff Wins Regional Edward R. Murrow Award

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It’s one of three awards KERA received from the Radio Television Digital News Association.

Marilynne Robinson Visits The Writers Studio On Saturday

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This Saturday at 9 p.m., tune in to hear hosts Catherine Cuellar and Randy Gordon chat up Marilynne Robinson. Art&Seek presents The Writers Studio on KERA FM 90.1. The series of interviews with some of our most accomplished authors is produced by The Writer’s Garret. Listen to the conversation: Robinson has been called by the […]

Murderers’ Row Today At Noon On THINK

Today, THINK host Krys Boyd will be talking about criticism with a trio of North Texas critics: D magazine’s Nancy Nichols on food, the Star-Telegram‘s Preston Jones on pop music and KERA’s Jerome Weeks about everything else. She’ll ask us how we justify ourselves, didn’t our mothers teach us any better and how do we sleep at night? Highly recommended, five stars.

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