Next on The Ask, a conversation with author Behrouz Boochani about his novel No Friend but the Mountains: Writing from Manus Prison https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07NHZ4S2G/
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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…
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It was a pleasure speaking to Catrin Einhorn yesterday about her work on FATHER SOLDIER SON on @theaskpodcast. I look forward to sharing our interview very soon. https://www.netflix.com/title/81002464
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Next on The Ask, a conversation with journalist and filmmaker Catrin Einhorn about her work directing Father Soldier Son
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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…
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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.
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Filmmaker Barry Avrich soon to discuss his work on his feature documentary about Ben Ferencz, the last living Nuremberg prosecutor.
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Next on The Ask, a conversation with filmmaker Barry Avrich about his work directing Prosecuting Evil: The Extraordinary World of Ben Ferencz
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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.…
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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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In this episode of The Ask filmmakers Alex Gibney, Ophelia Harutyunyan, and Suzanne Hillinger discuss their work on Totally Under Control. About the film: TOTALLY UNDER CONTROL – Official Trailer Learn more here: https://neonrated.com/films/totally-under-control Our Episode Guests: Filmmaker Alex Gibney Filmmaker Alex Gibney won the Oscar in 2008 for Taxi to the Dark Side, an…
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It was a pleasure recording the next episode of The Ask with Oscar winning filmmaker Alex Gibney, Suzanne Hillinger, and Ophelia Harutyunyan. I am looking forward to sharing our discussion about their important feature documentary TOTALLY UNDER CONTROL soon!
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I feel truly honored to have this opportunity to interview Suzanne Hillinger, Ophelia Harutyunyan and Alex Gibney about their important work on Totally Under Control on The Ask podcast this Sunday.
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Next up on The Ask this December. Alex Gibney, Suzanne Hillinger and Ophelia Harutyunyan discussing their work on the groundbreaking investigative documentary, Totally Under Control. A feature length documentary that asks one simple, haunting question: What if the US government had done its job?
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In this episode of The Ask filmmaker Saeed Taji Farouky discusses his work on Strange Cities Are Not Familiar and the South London Gallery Film School You can watch the film for free here: Learn more about the South London Gallery Film School here: https://www.southlondongallery.org/education/recreative/ Our Episode Guest: Filmmaker Saeed Taji Farouky Saeed Taji Farouky…
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The next episode of The Ask with Saeed Taji Farouky / @saeedtaji is well into post-production. Looking forward to publishing episode 5 soon. ^_^ #theaskpod #SaeedTajiFarouky
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It was a pleasure having filmmaker Saeed Taji Farouky over on The Ask. We’re looking forward to sharing our discussion about his film, Strange Cities Are Familiar, and his work on the SLG Film School soon!
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In this episode of The Ask filmmaker Nick Quested discusses his work on Blood on the Wall About the film: Blood On The Wall | Trailer Learn more here: https://films.nationalgeographic.com/blood-on-the-wall Our Episode Guest: Filmmaker Nick Quested Nick Quested is executive director and owner of Goldcrest Films, where he has built one of the world’s premiere…
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Here on The Ask we are very excited to interview Oscar nominated filmmaker Nick Quested about his latest feature documentary: BLOOD ON THE WALL for National Geographic Channel. Look out for our next podcast soon and be sure to check out the documentary here: https://films.nationalgeographic.com/blood-on-the-wall
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This September The Ask could not be more honored to interview NYT journalist and bureau chief Carlotta Gall (@carlottagall) about her book The Wrong Enemy: America in Afghanistan, 2001-2014. Look out for our next podcast soon and be sure to check out the book here:
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In this episode of The Ask author Elliot Ackerman discusses his work on Green on Blue About the Book: Aziz and his older brother Ali live in a village amid the pine forests and endless mountains of eastern Afghanistan. Their family is poor, but inside their mud-walled home, they have stability, love, and routine. But…
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Looking forward to interviewing author Elliot Ackerman soon about his book Green on Blue: A Novel.
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In this episode of The Ask author Michael Sullivan discusses his work on Not Our Day to Die: Testimony From the Guatemalan Jungle About the Book: In the farming communities of the Guatemalan jungle, the simple life was a good one, sustained by family, faith, community, and the pilots—like Mike Sullivan—who linked their isolated villages.…
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Looking forward to interviewing Michael Sullivan soon about his book Not Our Day to Die: Testimony From the Guatemalan Jungle.
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In the inaugural episode of The Ask: Professor Thongchai Winichakul, Professor Clare Veal and journalist Teirra Kamolvattanavith come together to assess the history and consequences of the Thammasat University massacre through the lens of a Pulitzer prize winning photograph – and beyond. Our Episode Guests: Professor Thongchai Winichakul, Professor Emeritus, Department of History. University of…
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Podcast Episode 1 Preview! Looking forward to speaking with #ThongchaiWinichakul the author of Moments of Silence The Unforgetting of the Oct 6th 1976 Massacre in Bangkok, journalist @Teirrabyte and respected academic @ClareVeal2 for the podcast soon!
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Welcome to The Ask Thank you for your interest in our podcast, please stay tuned for our inaugural podcast.
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