true false http://kbia.org en Runners brave cold for fourth annual True Life Run http://kbia.org/post/runners-brave-cold-fourth-annual-true-life-run <p>People were up and running early Saturday morning for the fourth annual True Life Run as a part of this weekend’s True/False Film Fest.</p><p>People gathered around Flat Branch Park, where participants signed in and received their official T-shirts for the race. The entry fee was $25 for the race, the T-shirts and breakfast at the conclusion of the race.</p><p>Runners huddled with friends and drank coffee prior to the race in temperatures hovering around the 20s. Despite the cold temperatures, people were upbeat and excited for the True/False festivities.</p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 02:28:29 +0000 Brian Ruehlmann 48948 at http://kbia.org Runners brave cold for fourth annual True Life Run Pastor gives refuge to oil workers in 'The Overnighters' http://kbia.org/post/pastor-gives-refuge-oil-workers-overnighters <p></p><p><em 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 Festival.&nbsp; Find the rest of them&nbsp;</em><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;"><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">here</em></a><em 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;</em><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;"><em style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">download the podcast</em></a><em 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</em></p><p>The fracking boom in much of the U.S. has opened up a new path for people searching for work, of course, but also for redemption and reinvention.&nbsp; In the film “<a href="http://www.overnightersmovie.com/">The Overnighters</a>,” filmmaker Jesse Moss travels to Williston, N.D., to tell the story of Lutheran Pastor Jay Reinke and the workers he houses in his church and home. Reinke invites newcomers to sleep in extra rooms at the church and to sleep in their cars in the parking lot while they look for jobs and more permanent housing. Some of the men even live in the pastor’s home with his family.</p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 20:02:03 +0000 Kristofor Husted 48900 at http://kbia.org Pastor gives refuge to oil workers in 'The Overnighters' 'Particle Fever' follows scientists' search for 'God particle' http://kbia.org/post/particle-fever-follows-scientists-search-god-particle <p></p><p><em style="line-height: 1.5;">This story is part of True/False Conversations, a series of in-depth interviews with the filmmakers of this year’s True/False Festival.&nbsp; Find the rest of them&nbsp;</em><a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/truefalse-conversations" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>here</em></a><em style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;or&nbsp;</em><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/true-false-conversations-filmmaker/id607158264" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em>download the podcast</em></a><em style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;on iTunes.</em></p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:28:37 +0000 Katie Hiler 48893 at http://kbia.org 'Particle Fever' follows scientists' search for 'God particle' 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 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 Did you miss Ushio Shinohara box a canvas at True/False this year? Check this out http://kbia.org/post/did-you-miss-ushio-shinohara-box-canvas-truefalse-year-check-out <p></p><p>http://vimeo.com/61047924</p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:37:08 +0000 Scott Pham 29827 at http://kbia.org Did you miss Ushio Shinohara box a canvas at True/False this year? Check this out 'Cutie and the Boxer' tells an unconventional story about love, but not a love story http://kbia.org/post/cutie-and-boxer-tells-unconventional-story-about-love-not-love-story <p><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">This story is part of True/False Conversations, a series of in-depth interviews with the filmmakers of this year’s True/False Festival.&nbsp; Find the rest of them&nbsp;</i><a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/truefalse-conversations"><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">here</i></a><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;or&nbsp;</i><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/true-false-conversations-filmmaker/id607158264"><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">download the podcast</i></a><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;on iTunes.</i></p><p>Ushio Shinohara was a “rowdy, confrontational" young artist, seemed destined for fame after moving to New York City in the late 1960’s. He hung out with Warhol. He’d been part of Japan’s post-war avant-garde movement, most well-known as the “boxing painter,” for his exhibitionist art where he would dip his cloth-bound hands in ink, and punch his way down a canvas. But his full potential was never realized.</p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 18:41:21 +0000 Ryan Famuliner 29586 at http://kbia.org 'Cutie and the Boxer' tells an unconventional story about love, but not a love story "Computer Chess" shows the dawn of the digital age http://kbia.org/post/computer-chess-dawn-digital-age <p><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">This story is part of True/False Conversations, a series of in-depth interviews with the filmmakers of this year’s True/False Festival.&nbsp; Find the rest of them&nbsp;</i><a href="http://www.kbia.org/programs/truefalse-conversations"><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">here</i></a><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;or&nbsp;</i><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/true-false-conversations-filmmaker/id607158264"><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">download the podcast</i></a><i style="font-family: Calibri, sans-serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;on iTunes.</i></p><p>In 1997, a computer beat a human at chess for the first time. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Gary </span>Kasparov<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was reputedly the best chess player of his time but an IBM program named Deep Blue wore him down. It was a landmark moment for technology and is one of the seminal moments of the digital age. Director Andrew </span>Bujalski<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, most famous for inaugurating the </span><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mumblecore" style="line-height: 1.5;">“Mumblecore”</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> genre in the </span>1990s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">—wanted to find the root of that moment, and it took him to the obscure nerd culture of the late </span>1970s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and early </span>1980s<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 19:18:01 +0000 Scott Pham 29530 at http://kbia.org "Computer Chess" shows the dawn of the digital age 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 Audio postcard: Meter maids at the March March Parade http://kbia.org/post/audio-postcard-meter-maids-march-march-parade <p>What happens when four self-proclaimed parking violators get together for True/False Film Festival&#39;s annual March March Parade? They get dressed up as meter maids. The theme for this year&#39;s festival is &quot;the influencing machine,&quot; and the four women picked parking meters as their chosen apparatuses.&nbsp;Ann&nbsp;Breidenbach, Jacquelyn&nbsp;Sandone, Barbie Reid and Elizabeth Bergman&nbsp;say they want to remind out-of-town filmgoers to watch out for parking tickets. KBIA&#39;s Harum Helmy bring us an audio postcard from this year&#39;s parade.&nbsp;</p><p> Sat, 03 Mar 2012 02:22:04 +0000 Harum Helmy 9899 at http://kbia.org Audio postcard: Meter maids at the March March Parade Documentary filmmakers define their role http://kbia.org/post/documentary-filmmakers-define-their-role <p><span style="background-color: rgba(255, 255, 255, 0.917969); color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal; ">Documentary filmmakers, like journalists, seek to capture true stories in their work.</span></p><div> Fri, 02 Mar 2012 01:05:26 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 9824 at http://kbia.org Documentary filmmakers define their role Making movies in mid-Missouri http://kbia.org/post/making-movies-mid-missouri <p><strong>Watch the show and join the conversation on the<a href="http://intersectkbia.weebly.com/">&nbsp;Intersection website.</a></strong></p><p> Tue, 28 Feb 2012 00:30:00 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 9586 at http://kbia.org Making movies in mid-Missouri