Movies

Shirley Jones: "Shirley Jones: A Memoir"

July 25, 2013

Shirley Jones is best known for her starring roles in classic musicals like "Oklahoma!," "Carousel" and "The Music Man." And, of course, she portrayed one of TV's iconic moms in the '70s hit sitcom, "The Partridge Family." Fewer fans may know of her Oscar-winning dramatic role as a prostitute in the 1960 film "Elmer Gantry." Diane speaks with Shirley Jones about her career as a singer, actor and, now, an author.

Shohreh Aghdashloo: "The Alley Of Love And Yellow Jasmines"

June 13, 2013

Emmy Award-winning Iranian actress Shohreh Aghdashloo reflects on her personal journey from Tehran to Hollywood.

William Friedkin: "The Friedkin Connection: A Memoir"

April 29, 2013

Diane talks with Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin about his life and decades-long career in film, and now, opera. His seminal movies include "The French Connection" and "The Exorcist."

Glenn Frankel: "The Searchers"

March 25, 2013

A classic Western called "The Searchers" dramatized the true story of a young girl kidnapped by the Comanche Indians. How a film helped shape the myth of the American West.

Conversations At The American Film Institute With The Great Moviemakers: The Next Generation"

Conversations At The American Film Institute With The Great Moviemakers: The Next Generation"

June 25, 2012

The American Film Institute’s founding director George Stevens offers an inside look at the art and craft of making movies. His new book presents conversations between students and moviemakers from the 1950s to Hollywood today.

Efforts to Deal With Bullying

March 15, 2012

Thirteen million kids in the US will be bullied this year. This according to the new documentary “Bully.” It’s one of two films drawing attention to the issue. The other film, “Speak Up!” was screened yesterday before a DC...

Copyright Law in the Digital Age

January 5, 2012

Diane and her guests discuss the role of copyright laws, how long a copyright should last, and the challenges of protecting new creative works in the digital age.

Diane Keaton: "Then Again" (Rebroadcast)

December 26, 2011

The Academy award-winning actress discusses her new memoir focusing on the close relationship she had with her mother.

Actor John Hurt

Actor John Hurt

December 1, 2011

John Hurt has spent much of his career playing misfits and outsiders. Although he’s known for his well worn face, he’s also known for his very distinctively rich voice. Hurt has appeared in over a hundred films in his five decades...

James Curtis: "Spencer Tracy: A Biography"

November 30, 2011

A new biography of Spencer Tracy offers new insights on the actor's career, his Catholicism, his relationship with his wife, his drinking and his 26-year on- and off-screen bond with Katharine Hepburn.

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