true false 2013 http://kbia.org en 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 True False Fest is like Christmas for CoMo businesses http://kbia.org/post/true-false-fest-christmas-como-businesses <p>Some downtown Columbia business owners are saying their businesses saw some of the biggest crowds they've ever had during last weekend's True False Film Fest. And some business owners are already considering advertising and promotion plans for next year’s festival.</p><p>This year’s festival sold a record 40,000 tickets.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 08 Mar 2013 16:00:12 +0000 Nathalie Granda 30110 at http://kbia.org True False Fest is like Christmas for CoMo businesses 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 'Dirty Wars' exposes US covert operations around the world http://kbia.org/post/dirty-wars-exposes-us-covert-operations-around-world <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 Festival.&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> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 04:02:34 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 29757 at http://kbia.org 'Dirty Wars' exposes US covert operations around the world 'These Birds Walk' wants to be a 'vehicle for empathy' http://kbia.org/post/these-birds-walk-wants-be-vehicle-empathy <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 Festival.&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> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 00:14:51 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 29755 at http://kbia.org 'These Birds Walk' wants to be a 'vehicle for empathy' 'The Crash Reel' highlights pro snowboarder recovering from brain injury http://kbia.org/post/crash-reel-highlights-pro-snowboarder-recovering-brain-injury <p></p><p><i>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>here</i></a><i>&nbsp;or&nbsp;</i><a href="https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/true-false-conversations-filmmaker/id607158264"><i>download the podcast</i></a><i>&nbsp;on iTunes.</i></p><p>When professional snowboarder Kevin Pearce crashed in the half-pipe in 2009, his life’s trajectory took a turn for the uncertain. After barely surviving a devastating head injury from the fall, Pearce’s recovery ultimately became more than just returning to full health.</p><p>Enter filmmaker Lucy Walker. In “<a href="http://thecrashreel.com/?page_id=10">The Crash Reel</a>,” the Oscar-nominated documentarian opens a door to Kevin and his family as they struggle with how to handle Kevin’s injury and recovery. The intimate interactions between family members highlight the horrors of traumatic head injuries and the effects they have on loved ones. Fri, 01 Mar 2013 22:59:36 +0000 Kristofor Husted 29742 at http://kbia.org 'The Crash Reel' highlights pro snowboarder recovering from brain injury 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' 'Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer' tells the inside story behind the protest http://kbia.org/post/pussy-riot-punk-prayer-tells-inside-story-behind-protest <p></p><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><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">A little over a year ago, members of the feminist punk rock collective Pussy Riot staged an unauthorized performance inside Russia’s main cathedral, railing against the recently re-elected President Vladimir Putin. </span><a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grEBLskpDWQ"><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; color: rgb(17, 85, 204); background-color: transparent; text-decoration: underline; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;">Video of their "punk prayer"</span></a><span style="font-size: 15px; font-family: Arial; background-color: transparent; vertical-align: baseline; white-space: pre-wrap;"> went viral, and their subsequent arrest raised an international outcry, with notable figures like Madonna and Burmese pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi calling for their release.</span></p><p> Thu, 28 Feb 2013 21:17:54 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 29651 at http://kbia.org 'Pussy Riot: A Punk Prayer' tells the inside story behind the protest '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" to show at 2013 True/False Film Festival http://kbia.org/post/computer-chess-show-2013-truefalse-film-festival <p>Andrew Bujalski is a longtime filmmaker. This year, the <a href="http://truefalse.org/" target="_blank">True False Film Festival</a> includes Bujalski’s latest film – <a href="http://www.computerchessmovie.com/" target="_blank">Computer Chess</a>. It’s a fictional movie set 30 years ago. It focuses on Chess Software Programmers competing in a weeknd tournament.</p><p>Bujalski is best known for creating the “mumblecore” genre with his 2002 film “<a href="http://www.funnyhahafilm.com/" target="_blank">Funny Ha Ha</a>.”</p> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 19:33:04 +0000 Lukas Udstuen 29584 at http://kbia.org "Computer Chess" to show at 2013 True/False Film Festival "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 'The Expedition to the End of the World' explores life's meaning through art and science http://kbia.org/post/expedition-end-world-explores-lifes-meaning-through-art-and-science <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" style="line-height: 1.5;"><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" style="line-height: 1.5;"><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>For three weeks, Danish filmmaker <a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0218934/">Daniel Dencik</a> and his film crew drifted on an old wooden schooner through the remote arctic waters of Greenland. Also on board, a group of artists and scientists studied the changing landscape of northeastern Greenland and used it to answer questions for scientific research and existential definition. Dencik’s job was to capture this age-old tradition of artists and scientists searching for truth and meaning in a rarely navigated locale. (Think Columbus and other early explorers.)</p><p> Mon, 25 Feb 2013 19:53:52 +0000 Kristofor Husted 29447 at http://kbia.org 'The Expedition to the End of the World' explores life's meaning through art and science 'After Tiller' delves into complex lives of third-trimester abortion doctors http://kbia.org/post/after-tiller-delves-complex-lives-third-trimester-abortion-doctors <p></p> Sat, 23 Feb 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Kellie Moore 29366 at http://kbia.org 'After Tiller' delves into complex lives of third-trimester abortion doctors 'I Am Breathing' highlights the human aspects of dying http://kbia.org/post/i-am-breathing-highlights-human-aspects-dying <p></p><p></p><p></p><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" style="line-height: 1.5;"><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" style="line-height: 1.5;"><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><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Eight months after doctors diagnosed him with a disease that attacked his nerve cells, successful British architect Neil Platt became paralyzed from the neck down. &nbsp;As the down-to-earth, often humorous Neil struggled to figure out his legacy for his young son, filmmakers Emma Davie and Morag McKinnon&nbsp;gained intimate access to the Platt family in Neil's last months.</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The film,&nbsp;</span><i style="line-height: 1.5;"><a href="http://www.iambreathingfilm.com/">I Am Breathing</a></i><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, will get its North American premiere at this year's <a href="http://truefalse.org">True/False Film Festival</a>. Neil described the film as "a tale of fun and laughs with a smattering of upset and devastation."&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 22 Feb 2013 20:57:37 +0000 Harum Helmy 29338 at http://kbia.org 'I Am Breathing' highlights the human aspects of dying 'Twenty Feet from Stardom' brings background singers to the forefront http://kbia.org/post/twenty-feet-stardom-brings-background-singers-forefront <p></p><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><span style="line-height: 1.5;">What happens when you end up in the backgro</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">und of someone else’s accomplished dreams? That’s the central question in </span>documentarian<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Morgan Neville’s&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2396566/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1" style="line-height: 1.5;"><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Twenty Feet from Stardom</em></a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. The film will be screened at the <a href="http://truefalse.org/program/schedule">True/False Film Festival</a>.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 19:50:42 +0000 Harum Helmy & Rehman Tungekar 29219 at http://kbia.org 'Twenty Feet from Stardom' brings background singers to the forefront 'The Moo Man' casts light on challenges facing small dairies http://kbia.org/post/moo-man-casts-light-challenges-facing-small-dairies <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" style="line-height: 1.5;"><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- Wed, 20 Feb 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Abbie Fentress Swanson 29125 at http://kbia.org 'The Moo Man' casts light on challenges facing small dairies