We discuss what President Obama's trip to Africa could mean for US relations with the continent. Then, Milos Stehlik offers a glimpse of new action thriller "White House Down." Plus, we explore weekend events with an international theme.
Film noir seems to be the one film genre that has found a vibrant new audience 60-odd years after the films were made. Now selections from San Francisco’s Noir City Film Festival are being shown in Chicago.
Cairo-based journalist Ashraf Khalil joins us from Tahrir Square to discuss the latest news from Egypt; film contributor Milos Stehlik argues in defense of director Billy Wilder; and Weekend Passport heads deep into the heart of Scotland.
To understand the Cannes awards process, you'd need Rosetta Stone-type skill to decipher the games of compromise played during jury discussions. Luckily we have film contributor Milos Stehlik to help us sort through this year's prizes.
The Cannes International Film Festival opens on Wednesday May 16. Worldview film contributor Milos Stehlik previews the festival highlights and tells Worldview what he’s most looking forward to seeing. He'll be blogging from the festival when he gets there.