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Art Beat With Sean Rameswaram, April 12

Scream, Filmfest DC, and Art in the Twenty-First Century.


'Indie Darling' Greta Gerwig, Making A Bigger Splash

The star of Whit Stillman's Damsels in Distress has made a name for herself in supporting roles in independent films like Greenberg, and for a style that stands out for its naturalism. NPR's Robert Siegel talks to the writer, director and actress about her movie career.

Film About Boy's Cardboard 'Arcade' Goes Viral

Audie Cornish and Robert Siegel have the story of a 9-year-old in Los Angeles who created an elaborate cardboard arcade and the filmmaker whose short video about him has gone viral.
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Divorce Boom: Breaking Up at 50+

Divorce is becoming less common overall, but among those 50+ the rate is on the rise. We explore the reasons why and find out what happens when divorce and retirement coincide.

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Canadian Filmmaker Philippe Falardeau

His latest work was Oscar-nominated for best foreign language film...


'Present': For Nadine Gordimer, Politics Hit Home

Nadine Gordimer has always incorporated political themes into her novels, but her latest work turns its sights toward the domestic sphere. In No Time Like the Present, a South African activist couple struggles to find happiness in a world of their own making.