Film

Portland Unknown Film Festival to showcase raw filmmaking

Airs at: Fri, 10/11/2019 at 5:30pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Portland Unknown Film Festival is running October 11th, 12th and 13th at Disjecta at 8371 North Interstate Avenue. The festival aims to show examples of underground, under-known and raw filmmaking. KBOO’s Kevin Dugan spoke with the chairs of the film festival Nini a... Read more

They Live

Airs at: Mon, 10/07/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Joe Clement and Frann Michel review John Carpenter’s cult-classic sci-fi social commentary film, "They Live." Joe and Frann turn to this film because of its obviously critical message about late capitalism and the way some of its complaints, seemingly new and unprecedented ... Read more

The Old Mole Variety Hour for October 7, 2019

Airs at: Mon, 10/07/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Today on the Old Mole, hosted by Tom Becker: Peace Process Falters in Colombia: Bill Resnick speaks with Alex Diamond about the modern history of Colombia and the recent peace accords. Don't Skip Out On Me: Larry Bowlden reviews the novel by Willy Vlautin. They Live: Joe C... Read more

Fantastic Fungi

Airs at: Fri, 09/27/2019 at 12:30pm - 1:00pm
Althea Billings talks to the director of the documentary film Fantastic Fungi "FANTASTIC FUNGI is a vivid journey into the mysterious subterranean world of mycelium and its fruit - the mushroom. A story that begins 3.5 billion years ago, fungi makes the soil that supports l... Read more

EcoFilm and Dance Film Festivals

Airs at: Wed, 09/25/2019 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  For KBOO Radio's Fall membership drive, we bring you a special hour-long edition of Words and Pictures, featuring filmmakers from Portland EcoFilm Festival and Portland Dance Film Festival. The Portland EcoFilm Festival's Dawn Smallman joins us in the studio, along with... Read more

Hollywood Babylon

Airs at: Thu, 09/12/2019 at 11:30am - 12:00pm
Produced for Words and Pictures
  Hollywood Babylon is the new series of 1930's feature films, produced before the censorious Hays Code, that tackled such timely topics as corruption, prostitution, and drug use.  Curated by Chantell Richardson and Dan Halsted, this series screens at the Hollywood Theatre... Read more

Movie Review: "Salt of the Earth"

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Laurie Mercier and Jan Haaken discuss the classic 1954 film made against great odds because the film makers were black-listed by the Hollywood establishment. According to Wikipedia,  The film is one of the first pictures to advance the feminist social and polit... Read more

Movie Review: "Salt of the Earth"

Airs at: Mon, 09/09/2019 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Movie Moles Laurie Mercier and Jan Haaken discuss the classic 1954 film made against great odds because the film makers were black listed by the Hollywood establishment. According to Wikipedia,  The film is one of the first pictures to advance the feminist social and polit... Read more

Live in studio, Oregon Koto Kai & Interview with Jennifer DeRoss, author of Forgotten All-Star: A Biography of Gardner Fox

Airs at: Mon, 09/30/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
It's a 5th Monday on the Sampler, what shenanigans will the Crew be up to this week?! Joining us by phone will be Jennifer DeRoss, who's written a biography of one of the mainstay writers at DC Comics, Gardner Fox. We also planned to look at what comic books were on sale in... Read more

Fall Membership Drive in FULL EFFECT on the Sampler!!

Airs at: Mon, 09/23/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
MEMBERSHIP DRIVE ONCE AGAIN ON THE SAMPLER!! Today the Sampler crew is back with music, reviews and shenanigans. Did you hear about the new Dark Crystal series? Oh yes, we have thoughts! And perhaps we'll chat some about media incorporating CGI, puppetry, and live action co... Read more