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Saturday Morning with Kim Hill

June 21, 2019, 10:10 p.m.
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Country: New Zealand

Written in: English; English

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A mixture of current affairs and feature interviews, until midday (RNZ)

Presenters Saturday Morning A magazine programme hosted by Kim Hill, with long-form, in-depth feature interviews on current affairs, science, modern life, history, the arts and more. Saturday, 8am - Midday arts movies 11:05 am today Francis Ford Coppola is one of Hollywood's pre-eminent directors, producers and screenwriters. His first directorial success was Finian's Rainbow in 1968, and he was propelled to the top tier of directors with The Godfather in 1972, which was based on the novel by Mario Puzo. Coppola was given his first nomination for… Audio author interview books 8:12 am today Indian author Arundhati Roy catapulted to fame with her debut novel A God of Small Things which won the 1997 Booker Prize. Since then she has published more… Audio music arts 10:05 am today Julian Arahanga grew up in small town Raetihi. He's the half brother of actor Tammy Davis and the son of Sleeping Dogs producer Larry Parr. As an actor Arahanga… Audio rural farming 9:06 am today Hamilton-based Susan Murray has just retired after 21 years of co-hosting RNZ show Country Life. She recently won the 2019 Ravensdown Agricultural Communicator… Audio media arts 10:05 am today Pieter Ten Hoopen is an internationally acclaimed photographer and filmmaker. His work has featured in the New Yorker, New York Times Magazine and Le Monde. Ten… Audio, Gallery   0810   Arundhati Roy - Acclaimed writer releases collected essays: My Seditious Heart Indian author Arundhati Roy catapulted to fame with her debut novel A God of Small Things which won the 1997 Booker Prize. Since then she has published more than 18 books including Booker-longlisted second novel The Ministry of Utmost Happiness (2017) and major works of non-fiction such as Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers, Capitalism: A Ghost Story, The End of Imagination and, now, My Seditious Heart, an upcoming single volume collection of her political essay writing over 20 years.   Roy will be in New Zealand in July as part of a special event connected to this year's Auckland Writers Festival, details here .  Ms Roy is also a keynote speaker at the Association of Commonwealth Language and Literature Studies Conference , hosted by The University of Auckland 15-19 July.  Arundhati Roy by Mayaank Austen Soofi Photo: supplied   0905    Susan Murray - Leaving Country Life to return to the country life  Susan Murray Photo: RNZ Hamilton-based Susan Murray has just retired after 21 years of co-hosting RNZ show Country Life  She recently won the 2019 Ravensdown Agricultural Communicator of the year award at the Mystery Creek Fieldays. Susan says she accidentally started her radio career splicing tapes and timing commercials with an after-school job at King Country Radio in Taumarunui. Since then, radio news reporting or feature programme-making has been her main interest. She is shepherd to 20 ewes, one young ram lamb and one old ewe at Sheep Heaven, a lifestyle block at Ngahinapouri in Waikato.    0925 Pieter Ten Hoopen - Swedish photographer wins plaudits for Migrant Caravan Pieter Ten Hoopen Photo: © Pieter Ten Hoopen Pieter Ten Hoopen is an internationally acclaimed photographer and filmmaker. His work has featured in the New Yorker, New York Times Magazine and Le Monde. Ten Hoopen won the Spot News Stories category in this year's World Press Photo Contest with his photo story called The Migrant Caravan which documents the heart wrenching journey of migrants from Nicaragua, El Salvador and Guatemala fleeing from the political repression, violence and harsh economic conditions of their countries for a hope of a better life in America.   The World Press Photo Exhibition is coming to New Zealand shortly, details here.     The Migrant Caravan: Pieter Ten Hoopen Copyright: Pieter Ten Hoopen Agence Vu Civilian Act Copyright: Pieter Ten Hoopen Agence Vu Civilian Act Copyright: Pieter Ten Hoopen Agence Vu Civilian Act Copyright: Pieter Ten Hoopen Agence Vu Civilian Act   If you would like help with depression: Lifeline  – 0800 543 354 or (09) 5222 999 within Auckland   1005   Playing Favourites with Julian Arahanga - From Once Were Warriors to Colonial Combat  Julian Arahanga grew up in small town Raetihi. He's the half brother of actor Tammy Davis and the son of Sleeping Dogs producer Larry Parr. As an actor Arahanga is best known for playing Nig Heke in the iconic New Zealand film Once were Warriors which was released 25 years ago. He also starred as Apoc in the action-sci fi movie The Matrix. Under the umbrella of his production company AWA films he directed the acclaimed documentary series Songs from the Inside. Current projects include Colonial Combat, a WWF wrestling inspired comedy drama set in 1840 and Blue Smoke a documentary about Pixie Williams, the singer of the iconic kiwi song. Julian Arahanga Photo: supplied / Vanessa Patea:Useful Media   1105  Francis Ford Coppola - Apocalypse Now: Final Cut Francis Ford Coppola Photo: Wikicommons Francis Ford Coppola is one of Hollywood's pre-eminent directors, producers and screenwriters. His first directorial success was Finian's Rainbow in 1968, and he was propelled to the top tier of directors with The Godfather in 1972, which was based on the novel by Mario Puzo. Coppola was given his first nomination for Best Director because of the movie, and it also won Best Picture. The sequel, The Godfather Part II (1974) was equally well received.  In 1979, Coppola produced another masterpiece, the Vietnam War drama Apocalypse Now, starring Martin Sheen and Marlon Brando and based on Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness.  A 'Final Cut' of the movie, considered one of the greatest ever made, has been released in time for its 40th anniversary, and will play at the upcoming New Zealand International Film Festival, details here . Screenshot of Apocalypse Now Photo: NZIFF 1140   Kate Camp - Kate's Klassics: James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk Author and reviewer Kate Camp talks about James Baldwin's If Beale Street Could Talk, the story of young black couple in Harlem in the 1970s whose lives are torn apart by a false criminal accusation. The book was made into a movie late last year.  Kate Camp is the author of six collections of poetry published by Victoria University Press, the most recent of which is The internet of things (2017). She's won the New Zealand Book Award for The Mirror of Simple Annihilated Souls, and the Best First Book Award for Unfamiliar Legends of the Stars. Camp held the Creative New Zealand Berlin writers residency in 2011, and the Katherine Mansfield Menton fellowship in 2017. Photo: Supplied Books mentioned in this episode:  


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