This week, KLRU Q features an ALL NEW On Story plus the feature film Victor Victoria.
On Story Conversation with John Ridley at 7:30 pm
John Ridley reflects on his beginnings and the inspirations that have shaped his approach to screenwriting, with a special look into his journey adapting the Academy Award-winning script for 12 Years a Slave. Accompanied by Alex Clark’s short film, Siren, about two ambulance paramedics faced with an emergency that’s out of this world.
Feature film Victor Victoria at 8 pm
A Chicago mobster (James Garner) falls for a female impersonator (Julie Andrews), actually a woman, in 1930s Paris.
Ain’t It Cool with Harry Knowles at 10:15 pm
Part 1 and 2 back-to-back of Harry’s interview with House of Cards Creator Beau Willimon.
Arts In Context Light in the Dark at 11:15 pm
This documentary film focuses on designer Gail Chovan who uses life experiences to inspire her artisanal couture of all things black
Independent Lens Brothers Hypnotic at 11:45 pm
The brotherhood of the Hypnotic Brass Ensemble is literal. Not always willing subjects of a utopian family experiment, the eight boys were forged into a band as children by their father, Chicago jazz maverick Phil Cohran. Now as young men, making their way on the streets of New York and in the music business, with stardom on the horizon, they must test their father’s ideals against their own brotherly vision.