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WUSB’s Tom Needham hosts Sammy Davis Jr. Film Screening on 3/26

American Masters’ ‘Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me,’ is the first major documentary to examine Davis’ incredibly diverse and successful career. The film documents Davis’ incredible journey in show business during a time of racial prejudice and political change in America. The movies features fascinating interviews with Billy Crystal, Norman Lear and Jerry Lewis. Documentary Producer/writer, Laurence Maslon, will be joining Tom Needham for a Q & A at the Port Jefferson Documentary Series’ screening of ‘Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me’ on Monday, March 26th at 7:00 PM at the Long Island Museum in Stony Brook.

For ticket information, visit http://www.portjeffdocumentaryseries.com/

Andrew Aydin on Natural Alternatives this Friday

Co-author of the graphic memoir series, MARCH, which chronicles the life of Congressman and civil rights icon John Lewis. Co-authored with Rep. Lewis and illustrated by Nate Powell, MARCH is the first comics work to ever win the National Book Award. The Washington Post heralded the completion of the MARCH trilogy, saying, "The closest American peer, I've found, to Maus has arrived."

Oscar Winner, Alexander Payne, Talks ‘Downsizing’ on Tom Needham’s ‘The Sounds of Film’

AIRS MARCH 23, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Legendary two-time Academy Award winner, Alexander Payne, will be Tom Needham’s exclusive guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’ The celebrated director will be talking about his ambitious new comedy, ‘Downsiding,’ which is now available on 4K, Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital.

Also on the program is the writer/producer of American Masters’ ‘Sammy Davis Jr.: I’ve Gotta Be Me,’ Laurence Maslon.

Visit https://www.longisland.com/news/03-21-18/oscar-winner-alexander-payne-ta... for more information.

‘OH LUCY!’ Director, Atsuko Hirayanagi, on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Thursday, March 1, 2018
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Atsuko Hirayanagi will be Tom Needham’s special guest this Thursday on ‘The Sounds of Film.’ Atsuko is the writer, director and producer of the critically-acclaimed hit, ‘OH LUCY!’

‘OH LUCY!’ follows Setsuko (Shinobu Terajima) who lives a meaningless life in Tokyo. After her niece suggests that she take an unorthodox English class that requires her to wear a blond wig, Setsuko develops romantic feelings for her new American instructor, John (Josh Harnett). When he suddenly disappears, Setsuko embarks on trip halfway around the world in search of him. This unexpected journey to Southern California changes Setsuko forever.