Will Victory In Kirkuk Lead To A Kurdish State?, Milos Stehlik Interviews 'Goodbye Christopher Robin' Director Simon Curtis, And Chicago Professor Alireza Khatami’s Film 'Oblivion Verses' Draws Global Buzz
On today’s show:
- Christine van den Toorn, director of the Institute for Regional and International Studies at the American University of Iraq-Sulaimani, analyzes if Iraqi forces' victory in Kirkuk signals the beginning of a Kurdish state.
- WBEZ film contributor Milos Stehlik interviews British director Simon Curtis about his new film Goodbye Christopher Robin — a story about how A.A. Milne’s writings about his son Christopher’s collection of stuffed animals would form the basis for "Winnie-the-Pooh."
- Professor and filmmaker Alireza Khatami discusses Oblivion Verses, and global citizen Nari Safavi clues us into more global events to check out this weekend.