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45 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 28 April 2011

Jane McAllister - Award-winning film-maker Jane McAllister's film about a church in Glasgow will be showcased at Robert De Niro's Tribeca Film Festival in New York and she be on the line from the Big Apple to tell us all about it.

Alan McGee - With his time leading Creation Records firmly behind him, Wales-based "house dad" Alan McGee discusses the new film Upside Down - The Creation Records Story; from his meeting with school friend Bobby Gillespie to being whisked off an aeroplane by paramedics at the height of Oasis's success.The film is a compelling portrait of Alan McGee's time running Creation Records, one of the music industry's most influential independent labels.

Shirley Anne Field - British Acting legend Shirley Anne Field who has appeared to acclaim in some of the very best of British cinema, including The Entertainer, Alfie, My Beautiful Laundrette Hear My Song, Peeping Tom and the great Saturday Night And Sunday Morning will be discussing the BFI's new release of the classic 'Lunch Hour' from 1962.

The Way Back is our DVD Pick Of The Week - Inspired by true events during World War II, THE WAY BACK is a tale of survival, solidarity and indomitable human will. Directed by six-time Academy Award nominee PETER WEIR (Master and Commander etc), and features an all-star cast including COLIN FARRELL , JIM STURGESS and ED HARRIS as prisoners caught up in Stalin's Reign of Terror who escape a Soviet Gulag prison in 1940.

"The Italian Collection" Film Critic Pasquale Iannone discusses three remarkable Italian films from three of Italy's finest director's - released for the first time on DVD: Bernardo Bertolucci's murder mystery The Grim Reaper, Pier Paolo Pasolini's heart breaking Mamma Roma and Ermanno Olmi's comedy drama Il Posto.


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