In this episode of The Ask award winning journalist and filmmaker Catrin Einhorn discusses her work on FATHER SOLDIER SON. About the film: After a single father is severely wounded in Afghanistan, he and his sons embark on a journey of love, loss and redemption. A decade in the making, this monumental film is directed…

Episode 8 – Prosecuting Evil

Welcome back to The Ask. If the last episode on this podcast was about hope, then this episode is about heroism.   Learn more here: https://www.netflix.com/title/81070008 I invite you to join acclaimed filmmaker Barry Avrich and myself, as we explore his award-winning work on his feature documentary film: PROSECUTING EVIL: THE EXTRAORDINARY WORLD OF BEN…


It was a pleasure speaking to decorated filmmaker Barry Avrich about his important work on #ProsecutingEvil. A moving biography of the last surviving Nuremberg trials, the legendary @BenFerencz. I look forward to sharing our interview soon on @theaskpodcast.

Episode 8 – Preview – Ben Ferencz

Filmmaker Barry Avrich soon to discuss his work on his feature documentary about Ben Ferencz, the last living Nuremberg prosecutor.

Episode 8 Preview – Prosecuting Evil

Next on The Ask, a conversation with filmmaker Barry Avrich about his work directing Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz

Episode 7 – The Editor

In our first episode for 2021 I would like to explore the idea of hope. In 2015, a sense of despair swept throughout Afghanistan. The Obama administration’s surge to suppress and route the Taliban had ended long ago – and as the United States continued the long drawdown from the country, the Taliban were resurgent.…

The Ask – Year 1 in Review

As we approach the end of 2020 I want to a moment and look back on the first months of The Ask Podcast. This podcast launched in Episode 1 with a roundtable discussion with Professor Thongchai Winichakul, Professor Clare Veal, and journalist Teirra Kamolvattanavith to look at the history and consequences of the Thammasat University…


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