Getting into foreign language films, Significance of Ketanji Brown Jackson confirmation

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Moviegoers wait for a film to start at the AMC 16 theater, Monday, March 15, 2021, in Burbank, Calif. Los Angeles County, as well as several surrounding counties, are reopening businesses to an extent not seen since last spring when a coronavirus surge led to closures of cinemas, gyms, museums and indoor dining. Mark J. Terrill/AP Photo

American movies are just one portion of what global cinema has to offer. A Wisconsin film expert talks with us about why we should give foreign language films a try and where to start. We also hear from two Wisconsin lawyers about the significance of Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Featured in this Show

  • How (and why) to get into foreign language films

    Foreign language films may feel like they take more effort to watch, but our guest says it’s well worth taking the leap. She shares some of the joys of international films and where to get started.

  • Two takes on Ketanji Brown Jackson's confirmation to the Supreme Court

    Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson’s ascension to the Supreme Court means a lot for other Black women in the legal field, according to our first guest, who says they’re an underrepresented demographic. Then we look the significance and impact of the justice’s background as a public defender, compared with the experience of her new colleagues.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Lee Rayburn Technical Director
  • Sarah Hopefl Technical Director
  • Colleen Leahy Producer
  • Tim Peterson Producer
  • Jocelyn Szczepaniak-Gillece Guest
  • Amber Raffeet August Guest
  • John Gross Guest

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