The Frame

Movies, music, TV, arts and entertainment, straight from Southern California. Hosted by John Horn

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Artist Ai Wei Wei's doc 'Human Flow'; actor-director-producer Giancarlo Esposito

Recent Episodes from The Frame

Personal documentaries: 'Unrest' and 'Strong Island'

In "Unrest," Jennifer Brea documents life with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis or ME–commonly known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. By turning the camera on herself and others she hopes to teach audiences about this misunderstood illness; In 1992, a 24-year-old black man named William Ford, Jr. was shot and killed by a white man in Long Island. Now, his brother, Yance Ford has made the documentary “Strong Island" to uncover why it happened and what the aftereffects were.

Choreographing 'The Red Shoes'; an LGBTQ streaming service; 'Narcos' murder and lawsuit

Choreographer Matthew Bourne has made a career out of adapting his favorite movies and novels into dance productions. His latest work is based on the 1948 film, "The Red Shoes"; the new streaming service Revry is filling a niche that other platforms miss by targeting an LGBTQ audience; the family of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar ratchets up their trademark dispute with Netflix over "Narcos," while refusing to comment on the killing of a crewmember in Mexico.

Darren Aronofsky's 'mother!'; the music of PST: LA/LA; TIFF movie buys

Director Darren Aronofsky explains his divisive thriller, "mother!"; MacArthur fellow and USC professor Josh Kun and percussionist Alberto Lopez discuss their curation of the soundtrack to "Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA"; The new players who replaced the familiar, traditional buyers at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.

Angelina Jolie's 'First They Killed My Father'; Patreon raises $60 million

Director Angelina Jolie and producer Rithy Panh discuss their new film, "First They Killed My Father," about the Cambodian genocide. The film was made was made with an entirely Cambodian cast and crew and is the country's official foreign language entry for the Oscars. The online platform Patreon was created in 2013 to help artists connect with patrons. CEO Jack Conte explains what $60 million in new funding will mean for the site.

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