Streams

Recovery: Film and Addiction

« previous episode | next episode »

Friday, July 26, 2002

A conversation with director Arthur Hiller and a closer look at a retrospective of Akira Kurosawa and Toshiro Mifune. Plus, Christopher Ringwald discusses the controversial role of spirituality in addiction recovery.

Arthur Hiller

A conversation with director Arthur Hiller on the occasion of a new print of his 1975 film about the Shoah, "The Man in the Glass Booth."

Comment

Linda Hoaglund

Akira Kurosawa, Japan's great director of sweeping historical dramas, made his greatest films in collaboration with Toshiro Mifune, Japan's own John Wayne-meets Lawrence Olivier. Now a new retrospective features their restored and resubtitled films, and Linda Hoaglund, a noted interpreter, joins us to discuss them. filmforum.com/kurosawa.html

Comment

Christopher D. Ringwald

Christopher D. Ringwald discusses the controversial role of spirituality in addiction recovery and his new book, The Soul of Recovery.

Comment

Leave a Comment

Email addresses are required but never displayed.

Get the WNYC Morning Brief in your inbox.
We'll send you our top 5 stories every day, plus breaking news and weather.