documentary http://kbia.org en New documentary on Churchill premieres http://kbia.org/post/new-documentary-churchill-premieres <p>The National Winston Churchill Museum in Fulton is hoping to get more visitors through a new documentary.</p><p>The film was shown Tuesday night at the Jefferson City Capitol City Cinema as an inaugural presentation for the theater. It was preceded by a reception at Capitol City Cork and Provisions, a new restaurant that is connected to the theater.</p><p>Rob Havers is the Director of the Churchill Museum. He said he hopes the film will help with tourism.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 21:30:52 +0000 Maureen Lewis-Stump 42623 at http://kbia.org New documentary on Churchill premieres Filmmakers expose US covert operations around the world http://kbia.org/post/filmmakers-expose-us-covert-operations-around-world <p></p><p></p><p>In the past few months, a trio of documentary films and the feature film <em>Zero Dark Thirty</em> have given viewers an inside look at counterterrorism and covert warfare. The films coincide with a growing international scrutiny of drone strikes — a new type of targeted killing that’s been the centerpiece of U.S. counterintelligence strategy since Barack Obama became president. &nbsp;<br> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 17:40:32 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 32325 at http://kbia.org Filmmakers expose US covert operations around the world Web documentary asks: How does a city reinvent itself? http://kbia.org/post/web-documentary-asks-how-does-city-reinvent-itself <p></p><p></p><p>Hostess. Nordyne. Fuqua Building Systems. AP Green.</p><p>The shutdown of all these plants signaled the loss of hundreds of Missouri jobs. Now imagine if it was just one powerhouse plant that helped define a city – a city known for its innovation and production.</p><p>“Dayton, Ohio has a big legacy of invention,” filmmaker Steve Bognar says. “From the car starter, to the step ladder, to the pop top can, to the cash register [having been] invented here.”</p><p>But imagine that plant closes. How does a city of inventors reinvent itself in this new time?</p> Thu, 11 Apr 2013 16:57:25 +0000 Kristofor Husted 31876 at http://kbia.org Web documentary asks: How does a city reinvent itself? 'Big Tree' struggles during drought; Web doc explores reinvention http://kbia.org/post/big-tree-struggles-during-drought-web-doc-explores-reinvention <p></p><p>Before the American Revolution, before the Civil War, before Lewis and Clark came through here, a huge tree has been standing in central Missouri, growing to 90-feet tall. The beloved bur oak – which everybody calls "The Big Tree" -- has survived floods, lightning strikes and all kinds of punishments during her 350 years on the prairie. But, as Harvest Public Media’s Peggy Lowe reports, last year’s record drought was especially hard on the Big Tree.</p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 23:01:21 +0000 Kristofor Husted 31834 at http://kbia.org 'Big Tree' struggles during drought; Web doc explores reinvention How some filmmakers evade censorship in former Soviet states http://kbia.org/post/how-some-filmmakers-evade-censorship-former-soviet-states <p></p><p dir="ltr" style="margin-top: 0pt;margin-bottom: 0pt;"><span style="font-size:15px;font-family:Arial;color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;font-variant:normal;text-decoration:none;vertical-align:baseline;">During the True/False Documentary Film Festival in Columbia, directors from around the world gather to screen their films and talk about their craft.</span> Thu, 28 Mar 2013 23:25:28 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 31171 at http://kbia.org How some filmmakers evade censorship in former Soviet states The True/False film festival happens 'in the slash' http://kbia.org/post/truefalse-film-festival-happens-slash <p><em>Catch all of KBIA's filmmaker interviews for this year's True/False Film Festival. Read <a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/truefalse-conversations">True/False Conversations</a> or listen to them <a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/true-false-conversations-filmmaker/id607158264">through iTunes</a>.</em></p><p>The world Paul Sturtz and David Wilson have spent 10 years creating started with the schism between reality and fiction.</p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 21:37:58 +0000 Katie Moritz 29737 at http://kbia.org The True/False film festival happens 'in the slash' How True/False has evolved over the years http://kbia.org/post/how-truefalse-has-evolved-over-years <p><strong>Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/">Intersection website.</a></strong> Tue, 26 Feb 2013 00:49:20 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 29478 at http://kbia.org How True/False has evolved over the years A conversation with director Scott Thurman http://kbia.org/post/conversation-director-scott-thurman <p>There is nothing unusual about political fights over public school curricula and the content of textbooks. The textbooks can influence how people think about history and social issues, sometimes for decades or more. So, the battles take place around the United States, &nbsp;and they take place around the world.</p><p> Thu, 11 Oct 2012 23:18:25 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 22678 at http://kbia.org A conversation with director Scott Thurman Life as a rural teenager http://kbia.org/post/life-rural-teenager <p><strong style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px; ">Watch the show and join the conversation on the&nbsp;<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/" style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; border-image: initial; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(12, 76, 162); ">Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 07 May 2012 23:00:00 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 13712 at http://kbia.org Life as a rural teenager Audio documentary at True/False: A Q&A with Third Coast Artistic Director, Julie Shapiro http://kbia.org/post/audio-documentary-truefalse-qa-third-coast-artistic-director-julie-shapiro <p><em>One of the stranger events at T/F this year isn&rsquo;t even a film. The Third Coast International Audio Festival is bringing seven audio documentaries to Columbia and &ldquo;screening&rdquo; them in a darkened theater. It&rsquo;s called the Third Coast Breakfast Club and it&rsquo;s playing Saturday at 10am in little Ragtag.</em></p><p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:57:15 +0000 Scott Pham 9463 at http://kbia.org Audio documentary at True/False: A Q&A with Third Coast Artistic Director, Julie Shapiro Columbia's Battle honored in documentary http://kbia.org/post/columbias-battle-honored-documentary <p>MU Extension will premiere a documentary about the life of Eliot Battle, a long time educator and counselor for Columbia Public Schools.</p><p> Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:51:30 +0000 9461 at http://kbia.org Columbia's Battle honored in documentary Interview with director Peter Richardson http://kbia.org/post/interview-director-peter-richardson <p>The film <em>How to Die in Oregon</em>, follows several terminally ill patients as they undertake the difficult decision to end their lives under the state&rsquo;s controversial Death with Dignity Act.</p><p> Thu, 16 Feb 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 8973 at http://kbia.org Interview with director Peter Richardson