documentary http://kcur.org en Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' June 13 http://kcur.org/post/dates-indie-foreign-doc-critics-three-see-june-13 <p><a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>'s independent, foreign and documentary film critics share their favorites showing on area screens:</p><p><strong>Cynthia Haines:</strong></p><ul><li><em>Chef</em></li><li><em>Belle</em></li><li><em>For No Good Reason</em></li></ul><p><strong>Steve Walker:</strong></p><ul><li><a href="http://kcur.org/post/film-review-night-moves-morality-tale-where-environmental-activism-turns-deadly" target="_blank"><em>Night Moves</em></a></li><li><em>Ida</em></li><li><em>The Immigrant</em></li></ul> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Hannah Copeland 57227 at http://kcur.org Up To Date's Indie, Foreign & Doc Critics' 'Three To See,' June 13 True/False Film Fest Celebrates Ten Years http://kcur.org/post/true-false-film-fest-celebrates-ten-years <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica; "><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Georgia; color: rgb(50, 51, 51); "><a href="http://truefalse.org/">True/False Film Fest</a> celebrated its tenth year, February 28 - March 3, 2013, presenting </span>forty-two full-length documentaries and sixteen short films from around the globe. In addition to the films, the Columbia, Mo. festival hosts musicians, art installations, and events.</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 14:54:55 +0000 Julie Denesha 33150 at http://kcur.org True/False Film Fest Celebrates Ten Years Film Traces Career Of KC Musician http://kcur.org/post/film-traces-career-kc-musician <p>He tickled the ivories from <strong>Kansas City to Paris</strong> in the 1920s. Now, a new documentary is chronicling organist <strong>Virgil Thomson</strong>’s journey from movie theater musician to<strong> </strong><strong>trailblazer of the American style of music composition</strong>.<br> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 16:34:24 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske 31853 at http://kcur.org Film Traces Career Of KC Musician Reflections on high school http://kcur.org/post/reflections-high-school <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Watching the teenage experience</strong></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">In 2008,&nbsp;<em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><a href="http://www.wetv.com/shows/high-school-confidential" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162);">High School Confidential</a>,&nbsp;</em>a documentary-type show that followed 12 high school girls at Blue Valley Northwest High School in Overland Park through their four years of high school, aired on WE tv. <strong>Sharon Liese</strong> is the filmmaker who created this show, and conceived the idea to create a documentary about the high school experience when her own daughter was going through high school.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp; Fri, 18 Jan 2013 00:00:01 +0000 Brian Ellison, Matthew Long-Middleton & Claire McInerny 30787 at http://kcur.org Reflections on high school Tomorrow's College: How Higher Education Is Changing http://kcur.org/post/tomorrows-college-how-higher-education-changing <p>Even with the price of tuition reaching record highs, going to college might be more common than ever. However, less than 10 percent of students actually finish with their bachelor’s degree by age 24.</p><p>Why are so many students struggling, or dropping out? Just who is shaping the future of higher education?</p><p>During the first half of Thursday’s <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/central-standard" target="_blank"><em>Central Standard</em></a>, we learn how today's college is changing. Education reporter <strong>Emily Hanford </strong>stops by to talk about her radio documentary series <a href="http://americanradioworks.publicradio.org/features/tomorrows-college/" target="_blank"><em>Tomorrow’s College</em></a>. Thu, 20 Sep 2012 12:52:56 +0000 Tomeka Weatherspoon & Jabulani Leffall 24756 at http://kcur.org Tomorrow's College: How Higher Education Is Changing Walt Bodine Special: Walt And The Lion http://kcur.org/post/walt-bodine-special-walt-and-lion <p>After 72 years as a broadcaster, at the age of 91, Walt Bodine is heading into full retirement. The end of an era approaches; the very last Walt Bodine Show will take place this Friday. What can anyone say to that?</p><p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 21:53:48 +0000 Andrea Silenzi 16591 at http://kcur.org Walt Bodine Special: Walt And The Lion Walt Bodine Special: The Documentary http://kcur.org/post/walt-bodine-special-documentary <p>Join us Thursday morning at 10, as Charles Ferruzza presents an audio documentary about Walt Bodine.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 18:51:00 +0000 Charlie Upchurch 1441 at http://kcur.org Walt Bodine Special: The Documentary What's Showing In Art, Independent, Foreign and Documentary Film http://kcur.org/post/whats-showing-art-independent-foreign-and-documentary-film <p>The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will name its Oscar nominees on January 24th. No, our own critics aren't involved in the nominating process, but that doesn't mean they don't have opinions on which films should receive accolades!</p> Thu, 05 Jan 2012 22:19:31 +0000 Steve Kraske & Stephen Steigman 10275 at http://kcur.org What's Showing In Art, Independent, Foreign and Documentary Film