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UCTV delivers documentaries, faculty lectures, cutting-edge research symposiums and artistic performances from each of the ten UC campuses. Visit: uctv.tv

    • video
    Subversives: The Love Witch

    Subversives: The Love Witch

    Writer, producer, and director Anna Biller talks about feminism, witches, and creating movies for female viewing pleasure in this Q&A for her 2016 horror film The Love Witch. Biller’s dedication to exploring feminist themes throughout her work lent itself to an insightful discussion the female gaze. Alongside moderator Rachael Ball, Biller invites us to explore the various feminist themes in The Love Witch and gives further insight into how she consciously explores these in her work and personal life. Series: "Carsey-Wolf Center" [Humanities] [Show ID: 36602]

    • 45 min
    • video
    The Queen's Gambit with Series Co-creator Scott Frank

    The Queen's Gambit with Series Co-creator Scott Frank

    Moderator Patrice Petro joined series co-creator Scott Frank in a discussion of Netflix’s series The Queen’s Gambit. Their discussion explored the drama of chess, the process of adapting a complex novel to the screen, and the role of the child prodigy. Frank discussed working with world renowned chess masters in the development of fictional games, and issues involved in production, casting and design for the series. Series: "Carsey-Wolf Center" [Humanities] [Show ID: 36683]

    • 57 min
    • video
    Subversives: Blood Quantum

    Subversives: Blood Quantum

    Writer/director Jeff Barnaby sat down with discussant Chelsea Vowel and Moderator Tyler Morgenstern to discuss his subversive zombie plague film, Blood Quantum. This discussion explored how the film took the contagion narrative and flipped it on its head. The speakers explored how the film confronts the violent history of Canadian settler-colonialism through its thoughtful use of genre, language, and narrative. Series: "Carsey-Wolf Center" [Humanities] [Show ID: 36613]

    • 55 min
    • video
    No Common Cold: Viruses Can Cause HPV Related Cancers

    No Common Cold: Viruses Can Cause HPV Related Cancers

    This presentation explores how head and neck cancers caused by HPV differ from those caused by smoking and the key role of radiotherapy in the treatment of HPV-associated oropharyngeal cancers. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 36504]

    • 56 min
    • video
    Script to Screen: Birds of Prey

    Script to Screen: Birds of Prey

    Moderator Matt Ryan joined screenwriter/co-producer Christina Hodson in a conversation about the chaotic, funny, action-packed movie Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn). This discussion explored the transformation of the story from the Birds of Prey comics to the screen, as well as the major themes of emancipation, independence, and finding your own path. Christina Hodson offered an inside look at the narrative, characters, and character relationships within the film. Series: "Carsey-Wolf Center" [Humanities] [Show ID: 36614]

    • 54 min
    • video
    General H. R. McMaster in Conversation with Lowell Bergman

    General H. R. McMaster in Conversation with Lowell Bergman

    General H.R. McMaster ranks among his generation's most distinguished scholar-soldiers. An acclaimed historian, his military service has spanned from West Point to Iraq and Afghanistan, to the Pentagon and the Oval Office. Now a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution, General McMaster is the author of Battlegrounds (2020). In conversation with Lowell Bergman, he discusses challenges facing the Free World and the case for responsible US leadership in world affairs. Series: "UC Public Policy Channel" [Public Affairs] [Show ID: 36567]

    • 55 min

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