Ep. 29: Fences: An Examination of Family, Race, and Prison

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In this episode, we discuss 'Fences.' It's a memorable adaptation of the classic play and boasts some incredible performances- but notably, it has an amazing amount of depth about family, race in America, and how prison impacts people for the rest of their lives. Timestamps: Film News - 0:33 Fences - 8:45 Guess the Rotten Tomatoes Score - 37:00 Recommended Reading: Alyssa Rosenberg, "The 2017 Oscar nominations remind Americans what we have in common," https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/act-four/wp/2017/01/24/the-2017-oscar-nominations-remind-americans-what-we-have-in-common/ Music courtesy of Vernon West?: www.facebook.com/vernonwestmusic/? @vernonwestmusic ?www.cdbaby.com/cd/vernonwest1 Contact: ?medium.com/movie-musing ?twitter.com/moviemusingpod ?facebook.com/moviemusing ?moviemusing.com ?@moviemusing (Recorded February 9, 2017)

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