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Filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald + WRAP

Aug 10, 2013 Comments Off by

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Veteran filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald has built a career taking on danger zones and tough subjects and creating beautiful and moving documentaries. Dmae Roberts features his newest work-in-progress project Oregon Divide looking into the contentious and controversial issue of gun control. We’ll also hear an excerpt of his talk last Spring at MHCC’s Integrated Media program. [...]

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Breaking The Silence + Paw Project

Aug 02, 2013 Comments Off by

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To remember Hiroshima day, Stage & Studio features actress and dancer Chisao Hata who performed an American play in Hiroshima. Breaking the Silence is a bilingual play about the Japanese American experience. She talked with Dmae Roberts before her trip to Japan. And in the latter part of the show, we hear from Dr. Jennifer Conrad, [...]

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Flat Track Around The World

Jul 13, 2013 Comments Off by

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Filmmakers Cynthia Lopez and Juvie Hall want to talk to women roller derby players around the world. Join Dmae for a look at the their new work-in-progress documentary series Flat Track Around The World that filmed in Mexico. We’ll hear clips from the film and find out how they’re getting ready for their next round of [...]

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Sea Shanties With Fisherman’s Friends

Jul 05, 2013 Comments Off by

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Travel to Port Isaac, Cornwall where the PBS show Doc Martin is filmed. There we meet the Fisherman’s Friends, a group of 10 men who grew up together in the same little village.
Dmae Roberts visited with the singers at their favorite pub on The Platt where many townspeople gather to hear the international group give free concerts during [...]

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Darrell Grant & The Territory

Jun 22, 2013 Comments Off

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Dmae Roberts explores history with Portland composer/pianist Darrell Grant with his new composition. Inspired by Pacific Northwest history and geography, Grant’s ‘The Territory’ focuses on important times including the Nez Perce surrender, Minidoka Internment Camp, Chinese miners massacre and the Golden West Hotel, the second largest African-American hotel west of the Mississippi. Grant unveils this new [...]

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Grit & Grace: Brian Lindstrom

Jun 02, 2013 Comments Off

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Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom  recently came to talk to Dmae Roberts’ nonfiction filmmaking class at Mt. Hood Community College’s Integrated Media Program. He talked about his career of making films depicting the grit and grace of life.  Hear his inspiring talk to emerging filmmakers featuring his critically successful film Alien Boy: the life and death of James Chasse which [...]

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Refugee Dreams Revisited

May 20, 2013 Comments Off

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Dmae Roberts and MediaRites present Refugee Dreams Revisted as part of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. This special is hosted by Margaret Cho and focuses on the experiences of Southeast Asian refugees in Portland, and features Cambodian musician Daran Kravanh.

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Insatiable + Black Grace

Mar 09, 2013 Comments Off

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Portland Taiko’s Insatiable is a new compositions exploring as they say “the possibilities of the art form of taiko through contemporary reflections on Japanese folk dance.”

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Documentaries of PIFF 36

Feb 02, 2013 Comments Off

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Get an overview of the 36th Portland International Film Festival with Bill Foster, executive director of the NW Film Festival. He’s joined by Portland filmmaker Brian Lindstrom whose documentary Alien Boy: The Life And Death of James Chasse. Dmae Roberts has this overview of PIFF 36  plus more about Portland filmmakers featured at the festival [...]

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Scott Carrier, Writer & Radio Veteran

Jan 28, 2013 Comments Off

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Hear about the work of Peabody-winning radio producer and writer, Scott Carrier. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Carrier has produced documentaries that have been heard on nearly every major public radio show including This American Life. His stories have been published by Harpers, Mother Jones, Esquire and Rolling stone and is the author of [...]

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