On today's show:
Just trying to not get thrown
(Starts at 8:30)
The new movie, "The Mustang," centers on an inmate in a maximum security prison in Nevada (played by Matthias Schoenaerts). Newly released from solitary confinement, he is enrolled in a rehabilitation program that trains wild horses. The film, which premiered at this year's Sundance Film Festival, is co-writer/director Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre's feature film debut. She previously explored the relationship between people who are incarcerated and animals in her 2015 short film, "Rabbit." De Clermont-Tonnerre spoke with The Frame about the research she did at San Quentin State Prison and the real-life wild horse training program that helped inspire the story.
How are women faring in the music industry?
(Starts at 19:30)
A new report from Berklee College of Music and Women in Music breaks down the socioeconomic landscape of women working in the U.S. music industry. The first domestic study of its kind explored demographics, employment, and the challenges and ability for personal/professional growth for women in the workplace. The report presents compelling data around the obstacles and opportunities that women experience as a part of the music industry, while also reaffirming that the respondents were passionate about working in this field. John Horn talks with Becky Prior, co-author of the report and associate director of the Berklee Office of Institutional Research and Assessment.
A most Austin-tatious film festival
(Starts at 1:00)
The SxSW Film Festival is underway in Austin, which opened with the world premiere of Jordan Peele's "Us." John chats with Beandrea July, who is covering the event for The Hollywood Reporter.