The 4th Annual Dionysus Awards

Sunday, February 12, 2012

What is it

Movies play a large role in modern life. We enjoy watching them; we idolize the actors and actresses who appear in them; we analyze the directors. But how well do movies tackle bigger philosophical questions? With the help of listeners and special guests, John and Ken turn a philosophical eye to the past year's cinematic offerings, and present their 4th annual Dionysus Awards for the most philosophically-rich films of the past year. Send your nominations to comments@philosophytalk.org.

 
 

Tim Sika, President, San Francisco Film Critics Circle

 

Jan Krawitz, Documentary Filmmaker

 

Malcolm Turvey, Professor of Film History, Sarah Lawrence College

 

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