Awards Chatter

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Episode Summary

The small, scrappy, tough-as-nails New York filmmaker behind classics such as 'She's Gotta Have It,' 'Do the Right Thing' and 'Malcolm X' reflects upon the challenges of making indie films over the last 32 years, the impact of and controversies surrounding his work and what he makes of Hollywood and America's fraught relationship with race in the past and present — the subject of his most recent project. But first: Scott Feinberg, the host of 'Awards Chatter,' reflects on the podcast's origins and evolution — and his 10 favorite episodes.

Episode Notes

The small, scrappy, tough-as-nails New York filmmaker behind classics such as 'She's Gotta Have It,' 'Do the Right Thing' and 'Malcolm X' reflects upon the challenges of making indie films over the last 32 years, the impact of and controversies surrounding his work and what he makes of Hollywood and America's fraught relationship with race in the past and present — the subject of his most recent project.

But first: Scott Feinberg, the host of 'Awards Chatter,' reflects on the podcast's origins and evolution — and his 10 favorite episodes.

Credits: Hosted by Scott Feinberg, recorded by Ryan Gabos and produced by Matthew Whitehurst.