China Releases Political Prisoner Liu Xiaobo, A Review Of 'The Big Sick' And The Bitter Jester Music Festival
On today's show:
- China has released political prisoner Liu Xiaobo on medical parole. We discuss Xiaobo's case and other Chinese dissidents with Sophie Richardson, China director at Human Rights Watch.
- WBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik, director at Facets, joins us to review the film The Big Sick, starring Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter and Ray Romano.
- On Weekend Passport, performances from participants in the Bitter Jester Music Festival.