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Free Thinking

Tokyo Story

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Rana Mitter looks at the 1953 film Tokyo Story which is being rereleased by the BFI this June as part of their Japanese Cinema Season. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Rana Mitter
Interviewed Guest:
Richard Wilson
Interviewed Guest:
Naoko Shimazu
Producer:
Laura Thomas
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

Free Thinking

Landmark: Seven Samurai

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Professor Ian Christie, critic Larushka Ivan-Zadeh and authors SF Said and Alexander Jacoby join Matthew Sweet to discuss Kurosawa's film Seven Samurai. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Christie
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
SF Said
Interviewed Guest:
Alexander Jacoby
Producer:
Zahid Warley

Free Thinking

Landmark: Tarkovsky's Stalker

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3Latest broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Matthew Sweet discusses Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 film Stalker and its resonances with the accident that struck the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine in 1986. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Sophie Fiennes
Interviewed Guest:
Konstantin von Eggert
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Geoff Dyer
Interviewed Guest:
Nicholas Rush-Cooper
Producer:
Laura Thomas

The Film Programme

Notes on Blindness

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to James Spinney and Peter Middleton, the makers of groundbreaking documentary Notes on Blindness, which also has a version in virtual reality. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
James Spinney
Interviewed Guest:
Peter Middleton
Interviewed Guest:
Neil Brand
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

The Film Programme

Rebecca Miller on Maggie's Plan

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Radio 4's weekly look at the world of film. Francine Stock talks to writer-director Rebecca Miller about her new romantic comedy, Maggie's Plan. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Rebecca Miller
Interviewed Guest:
Josh Kriegman
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

The Film Programme

Ghostbusters Revisited

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Presented by Francine Stock. The Comedians Cinema Club present their unique take on Ghostbusters. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Joshua Oppenheimer
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

The Film Programme

Finding Dory

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Radio 4's weekly look at the world of film, with Francine Stock. Director Andrew Stanton reveals why he took the plunge with the sequel to his 2003 hit Finding Nemo. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Andrew Stanton
Interviewed Guest:
Lindsey Collins
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

The Film Programme

Terence Stamp, Joanna Hogg, Benshi

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Joanna Hogg on Chantal Akerman and Terence Stamp on Far from the Madding Crowd. Plus Francine tries Benshi and Larushka Ivan-Zadeh picks her DVDs of the month. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Terence Stamp
Interviewed Guest:
Joanna Hogg
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Roberts
Performer:
Clive Bell
Performer:
Tomoko Komura
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

The Film Programme

Jacqueline Bisset

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Cinema magazine show, presented by Francine Stock. Jacqueline Bisset looks back at Day For Night, Francois Truffaut's Oscar-winning film about movie-making. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Jacqueline Bisset
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Tiia Ohman

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Cinema magazine programme presented by Francine Stock. Fashion designer and movie director Tom Ford discusses his film-within-a-film Nocturnal Animals. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Tom Ford
Interviewed Guest:
Derek Cianfrance
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

The Film Programme

The Breadwinner

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Director Nora Twomey explains how her animated film about life under the Taliban in Afghanistan was produced by Angelina Jolie and made in Kilkenny. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Nora Twomey
Interviewed Guest:
Olivia Hetreed
Interviewed Guest:
Dariush Alavi
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock talks to director Jennifer Brea, who turned the camera on herself as she began to fight a disease that the medical profession does not always recognise. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Jennifer Brea
Interviewed Guest:
Edina Ronay
Interviewed Guest:
Antonia Quirke
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Rosemary Fletcher

Free Thinking

Landmark - Man with a Movie Camera

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Michael Nyman, Ian Christie, Larushka Ivan-Zadeh, Alexei Popogrebsky and Matthew Sweet on the impact of 'the greatest documentary of all time', Dziga Vertov's 1929 masterpiece. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Nyman
Interviewed Guest:
Ian Christie
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Salman Rushdie
Producer:
Zahid Warley

The Film Programme

Paddington 2; The Florida Project

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Radio 4's weekly film programme. Paddington 2, The Florida Project, No Stone Unturned, and the smell of cinema. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Alex Gibney
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Sean Baker

The Film Programme

Michael Haneke

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock meets Michael Haneke, award-winning director of Funny Games, The White Ribbon, Amour and his latest, Happy End. Plus an olfactory analysis of The Age of Innocence. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Michael Haneke
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Dariush Alavi

Free Thinking

The Joy of Bad Films

Duration: 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 3

Available for over a year

Jonathan Lerner on his time in the Weathermen - a Vietnam era protest movement. Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid. Brain scientist Tali Sharot. The Disaster Artist reviewed. Show more

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Presenter:
Matthew Sweet
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey
Interviewed Guest:
Tali Sharot
Interviewed Guest:
Jonathan Lerner
Interviewed Guest:
Lubaina Himid

The Film Programme

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Inside Science presenter Adam Rutherford joins Francine Stock to assess the latest instalment in the Star Wars saga. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Adam Rutherford
Interviewed Guest:
Gavia Baker-Whitelaw
Interviewed Guest:
Daniel Rezende
Interviewed Guest:
Dariush Alavi
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

The Film Programme

Christmas Presents

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Larushka Ivan-Zadeh is joined by Clare Binns and Tim Robey as they look back at the best films of 2017 and look forward to things to come from 2018.

Contributors

Interviewed Guest:
Clare Binns
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Francine Stock revisits the manicured lawns and gothic horror of Blue Velvet as David Lynch's surreal masterpiece celebrates its 30th anniversary. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey

The Film Programme

2016 in Pictures

Duration: 28 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Available for over a year

Santa arrives early for Francine Stock and guests with a sackful of presents, including the best DVDs of the year. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Francine Stock
Interviewed Guest:
Larushka Ivan-Zadeh
Interviewed Guest:
Clare Binns
Interviewed Guest:
Tim Robey