Movies

South America's Emerging Voices

Monday, Mar 29, 2010 at 1:32 p.m.

Mining past military dictatorships for political thrillers on the screen...

D.C.'s Environmental Film Festival

Tuesday, Mar 16, 2010 at 1:42 p.m.

We get a taste of the more than 150 films being shown at this year's Environmental Film Festival.

The Future of Your Cable Box

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2010 at 12:25 p.m.

watching your favorite movies and TV shows these days is just a mouse click away. So why pay for the cable box on your TV set?

The Art of The Toast

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2009 at 1:06 p.m.

Paul Dickson has spent decades documenting the best (and worst) of toasting. We explore the anatomy of a great graces, blessings and holiday toasts.

Sharing Holiday Movies

Wednesday, Dec 23, 2009 at 12:06 p.m.

We'll guide you through the holiday home video rental picks -- whether you prefer "It's a Wonderful Life" or "Bad Santa."

2009: The Year in Obituaries

Looking back on those who left us in 2009: from journalistic giants like William Safire and Robert Novak to a godfather of British furniture making.

A Merger In Motion - The Comcast-NBC Deal

The proposed acquisition of NBC by the cable giant Comcast is sending shockwaves through the technology sector -- we measure the potential fallout.

Movie Magic

Tuesday, Nov 24, 2009 at 1:32 p.m.

Our panel of cinophiles looks at some of the new movies hitting the theaters for the holidays.

Teenage Crime and Pop Culture

Monday, Oct 19, 2009 at 12:06 p.m.

We talk with local author George Pelecanos and Vinny Schiraldi, head of D.C.'s Department of Youth Rehabilitation Services, about the intersection of pop-culture, crime and reform.

Teza & The Idea of "Going Home"

Thursday, Oct 15, 2009 at 1:06 p.m.

An Ethiopian-American filmmaker, professor and local business owner talks about his award-winning independent film 'Teza,' 15 years in the making.

"Amreeka"

Monday, Sep 21, 2009 at 1:23 p.m.

Kojo talks with filmmaker Cherien Dabis about Amreeka - her feature debut. The film -- an immigration story about a Palestinian woman and her son moving to Midwest -- recently won the Humanitas Award at Sundance.

The Fate of the Electric Car

Wednesday, Jul 26, 2006 at 1:06 p.m.

It's been called "the car of the 21st century" and "a glorified golf cart." A new documentary explores automakers' experience with the electric car, and tells the story of the rise and fall of the EV-1, an electric car GM offered in the...

Stories of Love & Altruism

Monday, Sep 1, 2003 at 12:06 p.m.
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American Splendor

Wednesday, Aug 6, 2003 at 1:32 p.m.
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And a look at the new film "American Splendor", which chronicles the hilariously ordinary life of comic book writer Harvey Pekar.

Summer Movies

Tuesday, Jul 8, 2003 at 1:32 p.m.
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And, Smash, Bam, Boom—summer movies have arrived. Get the scoop on the must-see films, and which movies are worth it, if only for the air-conditioned bliss.

The Kojo Nnamdi Show is produced by member-supported WAMU 88.5 in Washington DC.