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FilmCastPodScene

FilmCastPodScene

By FilmScene
Lobby and living room collide in FilmCastPodScene, connecting film lovers in celebration of the communal experience of filmgoing, even while we’re socially distant. Recorded by FilmScene, in Iowa City, Iowa, each twice-monthly episode features conversations, critiques and clips of titles featured in FilmScene’s Virtual Screening Room plus visits from special guests, interviews with filmmakers, and viewing suggestions inspired by what we're watching.
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Denis's "Beau Travail" and the challenges of cinema in the pandemic
In the fourth episode of FilmCastPodScene, FilmScene Programming Director Rebecca Fons and University of Iowa Professor Nathan Platte are joined by friends Calvin and Matthew, hosts of KRUI's Bijou Banter, a podcast by the University of Iowa's Bijou Film Board. Our team talks about Claire Denis's study of masculinity, BEAU TRAVAIL, and discusses the challenges facing the cinema industry.
40:44
September 18, 2020
Talking Tarkovsky's "Stalker" and Buñuel's "The Exterminating Angel" (Episode 3)
In the third episode of FilmCastPodScene, FilmScene Programming Director Rebecca Fons and University of Iowa Professor Nathan Platte are joined by architect Chucho Loria to discuss his love of STALKER, and how the films of Andrei Tarkovsky have a special relationship with space and architecture. Plus, remember dinner parties? Well, you've never seen one quite like Luis Buñuel's THE EXTERMINATING ANGEL.
25:28
September 4, 2020
"River City Drumbeat" and "Out Stealing Horses" (Episode 2)
In the second episode of FilmCastPodScene, FilmScene Programming Director Rebecca Fons and University of Iowa Professor Nathan Platte are joined by director Anne Flatté to discuss the film RIVER CITY DRUMBEAT, codirected with Marlon Johnson. Plus, FilmScene cofounder Andrew Sherburne joins in to chat outdoor cinema on FilmStreet and catch up on international cinema from the couch.
35:37
August 20, 2020
"John Lewis: Good Trouble" and "The Audition" (Episode 1)
In the inaugural episode of FilmCastPodScene, FilmScene Programming Director Rebecca Fons and University of Iowa Professor Nathan Platte dive into two new films (Dawn Porter's documentary JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE and Ina Weisse's drama THE AUDITION), share what they're watching during social distancing, and offer complementary viewing to build your at-home movie playlist.
31:34
August 6, 2020
0 - FilmCastPodScene is the FilmScene Podcast
They told us not to start a podcast during the pandemic, but we could only resist for so long. Join FilmScene Programming Director Rebecca Fons and cohost Nathan Platte, professor of film and music as they explore the movies from our home base in Iowa CIty.
02:07
August 6, 2020