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Episode 13 – The Meaning of Hitler

In this episode of The Ask award-winning filmmaker Michael Tucker discusses his work on THE MEANING OF HITLER. About the film: Famed Nazi hunters and top scholars lead an urgent interrogation of our culture’s fascination with Hitler and Nazism, set against the backdrop of the current rise of white supremacy. Our Episode Guest: Born in…

Episode 12 – Afghanistan After America

Welcome to The Ask. It is the 20th Anniversary of the September 11th attacks. Episode 12 of the Ask is a roundtable discussion about Afghanistan after America. This episode draws together several extraordinary people, Afghans and Americans with strong connections to the modern story of Afghanistan and the Afghan people, to discuss what has and…

The 20th Anniversary of 9/11 on The Ask

On the 20th anniversary of 9/11 On The Ask: Ambassador Ronald E. Neumann Former Deputy Chief of Staff to President Karzai, Homayra Ludin Etemadi New York Times Istanbul Bureau Chief Carlotta Gall Soldier & Author Elliot Ackerman Director of MOBY GROUP Channels in Afghanistan Massood Sanjer The Reluctant Propagandisthttps://longreads.com/2019/08/27/the-reluctant-propagandist/ In Afghanistan, a radio call-in show…

Episode 11 – The Interpreters

In this episode of The Ask, we meet Hamid, Sajid, Tamim, and Abouzar, former Afghan interpreters for foreign forces. Since the start, Afghan interpreters have been at the forefront of this war. The first interpreter, Hamid Karzai, would go on to become the first president of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan. Thousands would follow him down the dangerous path…

EPISODE 11, NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION. ^_^

It was a pleasure speaking to filmmaker Michael Tucker about his work on THE MEANING OF HITLER on The Ask as it hits selects cinemas here in the United States, and on-demand today, August 13th. I look forward to sharing our interview very soon.

THE MEANING OF HITLER: HAPPENING TOMORROW ON THE ASK

THE MEANING OF HITLER Shot in nine countries by the  wife-husband directorial team of Petra Epperlein and Michael Tucker, this film explores what Hitler means in the current waves of white supremacy, antisemitism, and the weaponization of history. Premiering in select US cinemas and on-demand this August 13th.

Episode 10 – A Thousand Fires with Saeed Taji Farouky

In this episode of The Ask award winning filmmaker and filmmaker Saeed Taji Farouky discusses his work on A THOUSAND FIRES. About the film: Set to premier this August at the prestigious Critics Week section of the Locarno International Film Festival, A THOUSAND FIRES is set in the Magway region of Myanmar, is a beautiful…

EPISODE 10, NOW UNDER CONSTRUCTION. ^_^

It was a pleasure speaking to Saeed Taji Farouky about his work on A THOUSAND FIRES on @theaskpodcast, ahead of the film’s world premiere at the Locarno International Film Festival. I look forward to sharing our interview very soon. 🙂

A THOUSAND FIRES: HAPPENING TOMORROW ON THE ASK

From Palestinian-British filmmaker Saeed Taji Farouky, A Thousand Fires is a portrait of a family in flux, and a story of intergenerational conflict and compromise, of lingering memories and a turbulent past; and of life persisting, regardless. The days pass quickly. A THOUSAND FIRES will premiere as the opening film at the Locarno International Film…

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