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Now displaying: May, 2022
May 11, 2022

Bill speaks to film programmer, broadcaster, writer, podcaster and festival director Anna Bogutskaya about her many endeavors in film culture, from co-founding The Final Girls collective and programming for BFI Southbank to serving as director of Underwire Festival, producing podcasts and recording Blu-Ray audio commentaries. Topics include: THE WIZARD OF OZ and tiny philistines, The Hot Fuzztival at the Prince Charles Cinema, TROUBLE EVERY DAY and arthouse horror, Yhara Zayd, Russian dubbing practices, “The B word” programming controversy, The Filmcast and parasocial relationships, the WE ARE THE WEIRDOS touring program and reediting a Pedro Almodóvar movie to discourage internet piracy. 

Visit Anna Bogutskaya’s official site:
https://www.annabogutskaya.com

Visit The Final Girls site:
https://www.thefinalgirls.co.uk/home

Hear The Final Girls podcast:
https://thefinalgirlspodcast.transistor.fm

Learn about Underwire Festival:
https://filmfreeway.com/UnderwireFestival

Buy the Second Sight 4k UHD / Blu-Ray:
https://www.diabolikdvd.com/product/the-witch-le-second-sight-uk-4k-uhd-blu-ray-see-note-preorder/

Read about Cruel Flesh: Films of the New French Extremity:
https://whatson.bfi.org.uk/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=newfrenchextremity

Watch Anna Bogutskaya discuss Pedro Almodóvar’s ALL ABOUT MY MOTHER:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jWHrRxRrlxA

Follow Anna Bogutskaya on Twitter:
@annabdemented

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