We discuss the ongoing Guatemalan elections, and Milos Stehlik fill recaps his week at the Telluride film festival. Also, we talk to Japanese calligraphy artist Seiran Chiba, and biographer Banning Eyre, teaches us about Thomas Mapfumo.
We discuss politics and issues in Ethiopia with Ethiopian Ambassador to the United States, Girma Birru. Film contributor Milos Stehlik has two international films not to miss. And, internationally inspired storytelling on Weekend Passport.
A group of republicans sent a letter to the government of Iran explaining how Congress works. This comes amid tough negotiations on an Iranian nuclear deal. We also look back at a famous Swedish director making his just stateside and Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble on Global Activism.
The violence in Eastern Ukraine is not restricted by borders. We talk to two immigrants in Chicago who are affected by the conflict. Then Milos Stehlik talks to Gabe Polsky, director of the new film Red Army. Also, Nari Safavi tells us about an environmental film festival in Evanston.