Thursday, October 6, 2016
Arts Express: Ava DuVernay, Jason Stuart, Paterson, The Healthcare Blues
**The 13TH At The NY Film Festival: A Conversation With Director Ava DuVernay: "A revolution is happening, and nobody knows about it." From redesigning slave labor via legislated criminalization, and privatized mass incarceration, and inmate bondage enriching corporations, to the slave labor prison strikes sweeping the country.
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**Jason Stuart Talks The Birth Of A Nation: And getting inside the head of a slave owner he plays, 'dead inside, never questioning anything, and accepting the world as is. The actor and comedian is on the line from LA.
**NY Film Festival: The Workingclass Artist In Economic Hard Times - Paterson. Directed by Jim Jarmusch. The poet as self-effacing whimsical working stiff and youth today left behind, in a soci-economic portrait of our time.
**Arts Express Best Of The Net Hotspot: The Health Care Blues. Carpenter and Arts Express listener Tom Rowley out of our affiliate station in the rural Missouri Ozarks, has produced a mass movement video about the current health care crisis, and the working poor without adequate access to medical care.
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