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Georgia O'Keeffe, Paul Feig on Ghostbusters, Laura Lippman

Samira Ahmed discusses the work of American artist Georgia O'Keeffe and talks to Ghostbusters director Paul Feig. Plus American crime novelist Laura Lippman.

Samira Ahmed discusses the work of pioneering American artist Georgia O'Keeffe, as a major retrospective opens at Tate Modern in London. With Andrea Rose.

Paul Feig - director of Bridesmaids and Spy - on his reinvention of the film Ghostbusters, with women in the lead roles.

American crime writer Laura Lippman, known for her "accidental PI" Tess Monaghan series, returns with a standalone story, Wilde Lake, a modern retelling of To Kill a Mockingbird.

And to mark US Independence Day, Front Row looks at the remarkable origins of the American National Anthem, the Star Spangled Banner.

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30 minutes

Chapters

  • Paul Feig on Ghostbusters

    Duration: 09:16

  • Georgia O'Keeffe

    Duration: 05:51

  • Laura Lippman

    Duration: 08:12

  • The Star-spangled banner

    Duration: 04:08

Georgia O'Keeffe

Georgia O'Keeffe

The Georgia O'Keeffe exhibition is at Tate Modern, London from 6 July to 30 October 2016.

Images: Main image above, and left: Georgia O'Keeffe Oriental Poppies 1927.

Collection of the Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum at the University of Minnesota.

Image credit: 2016 Georgia O'Keeffe Museum,/DACS, London. 

Paul Feig on Ghostbusters

Paul Feig on Ghostbusters

Ghostbusters is in UK cinemas from 11 July, certificate 12A.

Image: Samira Ahmed (Left) with the director of Ghostbusters, Paul Feig (Right)

Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman

Laura Lippman's book, Wilde Lake, is published in paperback on 7 July 2016.

Image: Laura Lippman

Image credit: Leslie Unruh

The Star-spangled banner

The Star-spangled banner
Image: American flags flying in Washington DC's National Mall with the US Capitol Building in the background. 

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Role Contributor
Presenter Samira Ahmed
Interviewed Guest Andrea Rose
Interviewed Guest Paul Feig
Interviewed Guest Laura Lippman

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