Al Pacino and Logan Lerman, Antoinette Nwandu, End of the Century, Coronavirus and the arts


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Al Pacino and Logan Lerman discuss their roles in the new TV drama series Hunters. 'Inspired by true events' it's about a group of individuals in New York in the 1970s who tracked down a number of high-ranking former Nazi officials to bring them to justice. Pass Over is a new play which concentrates on the lives of two African-American men who live in constant fear of violence, not least at the hands of white police officers. New York-based playwright Antoinette Nwandu discusses the influence Samuel Beckett's Waiting for Godot had on her and the research into slavery which informed her play. End of the Century is an Argentinian film about two men who hook up with each other in Barcelona and then realise they have already met twenty years previously. The debut feature from Argentinian director Lucio Castro, it’s already been hailed by some as the best gay film of the year. Tim Robey reviews. Coronavirus has affected many individuals around the world. And the arts world is also subject to its consequences. Major arts events and vast international tours are being cancelled, postponed or rerouted to avoid the Far East. We explore the issues. Presenter: John Wilson Producer: Oliver Jones

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