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The Big Screen: ‘Believe Me’

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In the comedy Believe Me, four college seniors start a fake charity with the goal of bilking devout Christians out of money. This week, we talk to the film’s Dallas-raised director about how the story actually should appeal to a Christian audience.

Big Screen: What’s Next For David Lowery?

Dallas filmmaker talks about filming in New Zealand, and, hopefully, here in Dallas with Robert Redford.

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: Hollywood Heads North

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Chris Vognar, one half of the Big Screen team, reports from the Toronto International Film Festival.

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.

The Big Screen: Hitchcock’s First Talkie

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The Lone Star Film Society is teaming up with the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for an Alfred Hitchcock retrospective. The series begins tonight with one of the director’s earliest film’s – Blackmail from 1929. This week, we talk to SMU film professor – and Hitchcock expert – Dr. Rick Worlan about how the movie previews Hitchcock’s later masterpieces.

The Big Screen: Talking Robert Rodriguez, Sin City 2

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Robert Rodriguez is known as much for making bloody action movies like Desperado as he is for making kid-friendly films like the Spy Kids series. This week, we talk about the Austin director’s career ahead of his new film, Sin City 2.

The Big Screen: Plano’s Brad Hawkins Talks About His Role In ‘Boyhood’

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Plano native Brad Hawkins has guest starred on television shows and now movie audiences are seeing him in Richard Linklater’s ‘Boyhood.’

The Big Screen: Talking James Brown With A Man Who Knew Him Well

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The movie Get On Up looks at the life and times of James Brown. So this week, we figured: Who better to talk all things James Brown with than Angus Wynne.

The Big Screen: Celebrating Miyazaki In Fort Worth

Ahead of the Lone Star Film Society’s retrospective, we talk about the Japanese animator’s lasting legacy with Dr. Marc Hairston, a UTD professor who teaches a class on Miyazaki.

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