eastern europe http://kbia.org en The situation in Ukraine http://kbia.org/post/situation-ukraine <p></p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:22:55 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 55208 at http://kbia.org The situation in Ukraine Gas politics in Eastern Europe http://kbia.org/post/gas-politics-eastern-europe <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week, we're looking at the increasingly complex state of energy politics in Eastern Europe. Conflicts between Russia, which supplies much of the region's natural gas, and its neighbors are escalating. The United States government has increased sanctions on the Russian energy sector in response to the country's actions in Crimea and the Ukraine. How have markets been reacting to this? What does it mean for the area's balance of power?</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Joining us this week:</span></p> Thu, 01 May 2014 14:43:54 +0000 Casey Morell & Jim Flink 52264 at http://kbia.org Gas politics in Eastern Europe Field Notes: Hunting for mushrooms and myth at True/False http://kbia.org/post/field-notes-hunting-mushrooms-and-myth-truefalse <p></p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 48300 at http://kbia.org Field Notes: Hunting for mushrooms and myth at True/False Hunting for mushrooms and myth in 'The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga' http://kbia.org/post/hunting-mushrooms-and-myth-vanquishing-witch-baba-yaga <p></p><p><i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">This story is part of True/False Conversations, a series of in-depth interviews with the filmmakers of this year’s True/False Fest.&nbsp; Find the rest of them&nbsp;</i><a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/truefalse-conversations" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">here</i></a><i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;or&nbsp;</i><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/true-false-conversations-filmmaker/id607158264" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">download the podcast</i></a><i style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">&nbsp;on iTunes.</i></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For more than a decade, fans of documentary film have flocked to Columbia, Mo., for the annual <a href="http://truefalse.org/">True/False Film Fest</a>. The screenings start on Thursday. </span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Many of this year’s films are set in big cities -- like Cairo, Rome and New York. But several works also focus on rural life. "<a href="http://kbia.org/post/film-documenting-poverty-rural-missouri-crowdsources-finishing-funds">Rich Hill</a>" follows three teenagers growing up in a small Missouri community south of Kansas City. &nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jessica&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Oreck’s</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;"<a href="http://thevanquishing.com/">The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba&nbsp;</a></span><a href="http://thevanquishing.com/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Yaga</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">"</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;uses&nbsp;animation and stunning scenes of everyday village life in Eastern Europe to tell&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">the Slavic fairytale of Baba&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yaga</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The film is shot in Super 16.</span></p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 12:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 48490 at http://kbia.org Hunting for mushrooms and myth in 'The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga'