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'MIKE WALLACE IS HERE' With Peggy Drexler On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

Peggy Drexler, the producer of MIKE WALLACE IS HERE, is Tom Needham's special guest this Thursday on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

MIKE WALLACE IS HERE is a documentary about the legendary journalist Mike Wallace directed by Avi Belkin. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and features exclusive footage of Wallace preparing for and speaking about his work. The documentary features clips from Wallace's interviews with Bill O'Reilly, Donald Trump, Oprah Winfrey, Barbra Streisand, Bette Davis, Larry King, and Johnny Carson.

The documentary is screening at the Port Jefferson Documentary Film Series on Monday, October 28th at 7:00 at the Charles B. Wang Center at Stony Brook University. After the film, there will be a discussion with producer Dr. Peggy Wexler and Charles Haddad, Associate Dean of the School of Journalism.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/MIKE-WALLACE-IS-HERE-With-Pe...

Airs Thursday, October 23, 6-8 PM.

Hamptons IFF Breakout Artists Lulu Wang, Aldis Hodge & Camila Morrone Talk Movies On Tom Needham's SOUNDS OF FILM

This week's SOUNDS OF FIlM features Tom Needham's exclusive interviews with the Hamptons International FIlm Festival's breakout artists Aldis Hodge, Camila Morrone and Lulu Wang.

Aldis Hodge is an award winning actor known for his roles in both television and film. He has had major roles in UNDERGROUND, STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPTON, BRIAN BANKS, WHAT MEN WANT, and HIDDEN FIGURES. He also stars opposite Kevin Bacon in Showtime's CITY ON A HILL. Hodge's current film CLEMENCY recently won the Dramatic Grand Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and is featured at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Camila Morrone is a former model who is now recognized as one of Hollywood's most talented actresses. Camila is known for her roles in James Franco's BUKOWSKI and Eli Roth's remake of DEATHWISH. Her latest film, MICKEY AND THE BEAR, features her as a Montana teenager who has a turbulent relationship with her father. The film recently screened at the Cannes Film Festival and is also playing at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

Lulu Wang is known for her first film POSTHUMOUS, an indie romantic film. Her latest movie, THE FAREWELL, stars Awkwafina as a young woman who returns to China to say goodbye to to the family's matriarch. The film had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival and is also featured at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

The show will also feature a retrospective of Noah Baumbach’s film soundtracks including music from THE SQUID AND THE WHALE, FRANCES HA, GREENBERG, MISTRESS AMERICA, THE MEYERWITZ STORIES, and MARRIAGE STORY.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Hamptons-IFF-Breakout-Artist...

Airs Thursday 10/17, 6-8 PM.

Toby Walker, blues virtuoso, plays WUSB Sunday Street @ Stony Brook's LI Museum

Toby Walker

Sunday, October 20th, 5 P.M.

Opening is Mike Agranoff

(this show is presented in partnership with the Long Island Blues Society)

Toby Walker has been hailed as a roots music finger style guitar virtuoso who is well-known not only in the US but also in Europe. Walker blends blues, ragtime, country, bluegrass, rock and old time jazz into his own unique style. Jorma Kaukonen, of Hot Tuna, and earlier The Jefferson Airplane, says of Toby: "Flat out...you have to hear this great musician...I'm blown away" and has brought Toby to teach at his Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp.

Toby’s passion for blues, rags, folk and other traditional American music drove him to visit the Mississippi Delta, Virginia and the Carolinas where he tracked down some of the more obscure – but immensely talented --- music makers of an earlier era. His most recent album, From The Ground Up, demonstrates his passion for this music as he records his version of blues classics from these early masters. (littletobywalker.com)

Mike Agranoff’s material encompasses traditional ballads and tunes, Tin Pan Alley, contemporaries in the Folk World, heart-stopping spoken pieces, and his own witty pen. It’s delivered with skillful guitar and concertina accompaniment and a sly twinkle in the eye for some truly hilarious songs.

Advance sale is $20 at www.sundaystreet.org through Friday October 18th, with tickets at the door for $25 (cash only).

Hamptons International Film Festival's FOR SAMA & KIFARU Directors Talk Documentaries On WUSB’s SOUNDS OF FILM

KIFARU's David Hambridge and FOR SAMA's Waad Al-Kateab & Edward Watts are Tom Needham's special guests this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM. They will be discussing their documentaries which are screening at the Hamptons International Film Festival.

KIFARU is a feature-length documentary that follows the lives of two young, Kenyan recruits who join Ol Pejeta Conservancy's rhino caretaker unit - a small group of rangers that protect and care for Sudan, the last male northern white rhino in the world. Spanning over the course of the caretakers first four years on the job, KIFARU allows viewers to intimately experience the joys and pitfalls of wildlife conservation firsthand through the eyes of these Kenyan rhino caretakers who witness extinction happening in real-time. The film has already won major awards at the Slamdance Film Festival, Hot Docs Film Festival, Full Frame Film Festival and the American Documentary Film Festival. KIFARU also has upcoming screenings at the Port Jefferson Documentary Film Festival and the Hamptons International Film Festival.

KIFARU is playing at the Port Jefferson Documentary Film Festival on Monday, October 14 at 7:00 PM at Theatre Three at 412 Main Street, Port Jefferson, New York, 11777.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/bwwtv/article/Hamptons-International-Film-...

Airs Thursday, October 10, 6-8 PM.

SCANDALOUS Director Mark Landsman Talks NATIONAL ENQUIRER Movie On WUSB’s SOUNDS OF FILM hosted by Tom Needham

The director of SCANDALOUS: THE TRUE STORY OF THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER, Mark Landsman, and Paul Mills, the composer of the new feature film OVERCOMER, are Tom Needham's special guests this Thursday at 6 pm on WUSB's THE SOUNDS OF FILM.

For over 60 years, The National Enquirer has been at the center of the American public's fascination with the rich and famous, as its salacious headlines and coverage of events-ranging from Elvis's death to the O.J. murder trial-have fueled the darkest curiosities of a hungry audience. With rare archival footage and revelations about the alleged blackmail and payoffs used to get their most defining scoops, SCANDALOUS: THE TRUE STORY OF THE NATIONAL ENQUIRER presents an expansive and probing look into the true story of the most infamous tabloid in U.S. history, charting how it pushed its own particular brand of fake news from the fringe to the mainstream.

For more information, visit https://www.broadwayworld.com/long-island/article/SCANDALOUS-Director-Ma...

Airs October 3, 6-8 PM.

Ryanhood In WUSB’s Sunday Street Series

Sunday, October 6 th , 5 P.M. at The Long Island Museum, Stony Brook

Named ‘Best Group/Duo’ in the 2014 International Acoustic Music Awards, acoustic-duo Ryanhood got their first break more than a decade ago as street-performers at Boston’s Quincy Market. They’ve since gone on to perform more than 1000 shows in 45 U.S. states over the past decade where their cross-generational sound has been equally at home in colleges, coffee-houses, concert halls, churches, and living rooms Cameron Hood’s rich and folky lead vocals, Ryan Green’s explosive guitar and mandolin riffs, and their airtight vocal harmonies prompted the Arizona Daily Star to call them, “a match made in radio heaven.” They were recently named the “Discovery of the Year” by John Platt at WFUV New York City, and were a featured act at Australia’s National Folk Festival in April 2018. Their sixth and newest album, Yearbook, is led by their signature two-part vocal harmonies, decorated with flares of guitar, ukulele, and mandolin, and centers on songs about being young, growing old, and making peace with the passing of
time. (www.ryanhood.com)

Advance sale tickets at $20.00 at www.sundaystreet.org through Friday, October 4th .
Tickets at the door $25.00