Bonus: Talking about No Regrets for Our Youth (1946) with Nancy Schwartzman!
Season 4, Ep. 5
On this not-at-all regrettable episode Oeuvre Busters, Liam and George welcome Nancy Schwartzman to discuss Akira Kurosawa’s No Regrets for Our Youth (1946), starring Setsuko Hara.Topics discussed? Swingers; heroic university professors; bending the knee; fast-asleep cops; ignorant villagers. Also, proper farmer etiquette!Topics not discussed? Nothing. This episode is incredibly ambitious, and we pretty much cover everything there is to cover in a tight 1:02:31. You’re welcome!Nancy Schwartzman is a Peabody Award nominated documentary film director, producer, and media strategist whouses storytelling and technology to create safer communities for women and girls.RollRed Rollis her feature film debut, and goes beyond the headlines of the notoriousSteubenville, Ohio high school sexual assault case to uncover the social-media fueled“boys will be boys” culture that let it happen.Roll Red Rollpremiered in 2018 at theTribeca Film Festival and Hot Docs, and has screened at over 40 film festivalsworldwide and garnered 7 best documentary awards. The film opened theatrically at theFilm Forum in New York City and the Laemmle Monica Film Center in Los Angeles touniformly positive reviews with 100% on Rotten Tomatoes. It was a Critic’s Pick in TheNew York Times and reviewed in The New Yorker, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter, theChicago Tribune, the Guardian, and the Los Angeles Times amongst others. Nancyappeared on CNN’s Amanpour, BBC Women’s Hour and People TV. The film openedthe 32nd season of the acclaimed PBS documentary series POV, broadcast on BBCStoryville in the U.K., and is now streaming in 190 countries on Netflix.A globally recognized human rights activist, Nancy is a tech founder and created theObama/Biden’s White House award-winning mobile app Circle of 6 designed to reducesexual violence among America’s youth and college students. Over 350,000 people in36 countries use Circle of 6 and it is currently being adapted for journalists working in Mexico in partnership with Article 19 and the Guardian Project. She has presented herwork at the White House, the United Nations, TEDxSheffield, CNN, Forbes, Good Pitch,DOCNYC and at over 60 colleges and universities. She is a graduate of ColumbiaUniversity.Hey, you all know we love you out there, right? But do you love us? If so, please consider subscribing to our new Patreon!https://www.patreon.com/oeuvrebustersFor only $3 dollars a month, you’ll get a bonus episode and a essay from George about the films being discussed on the podcast. (George promises no problematic manifestos about the current state of the world.) Also, we will definitely give you a shout out on the podcast! Your financial support will also help us upgrade our equipment and improve the show in a variety of ways.Please, if you can, rate, review, and subscribe to Oeuvre Busters on Stitcher and iTunes and wherever else you might download your favorite podcasts. Your ratings and reviews help the show reach a wider audience. Please also feel free to send us regular and hate mail at: Oeuvrebusters@gmail.com. Again, we appreciate all the support."Robobozo" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/