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Booksmart director Olivia Wilde

This week actress turned director Olivia Wilde talks about changing the culture of film sets for her debut smash hit Booksmart.

Actress turned director Olivia Wilde talks about changing the culture of film sets for her debut smash hit Booksmart. Oscar-winning actress Julianne Moore on working through her self-consciousness for her singing and dancing role in new film Gloria Bell. We head to Chinese artist
Ai Weiwei’s studio in Berlin, and the British-Indian director Gurinder Chadha talks about the forgotten history of her new period drama TV series from her set in Jaipur. We discovered the vibrant local literary life of the Ghanaian capital Accra.

Nikki Bedi is joined in the studio by writer Malu Halasa who discusses her novel Mother of All Pigs exploring the lives of three generations of Jordanian women and the film critic Mary Ann Johanson.

(Photo: Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein in Booksmart (c) Annapurna Pictures)

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