Writer-director Steven Conrad Chats With Monica About His Amazon series, ‘Patriot’; Iranian Filmmaker Jafar Panahi Defies Censorship With “3 Faces”; Weekend Passport: West Africa Meets Chicago

LaShone Kelly and Dāvon Roberts in ‘Fast Food Chain’
LaShone Kelly and Dāvon Roberts in 'Fast Food Chain' Courtesy of Adventure Stage Chicago
LaShone Kelly and Dāvon Roberts in ‘Fast Food Chain’
LaShone Kelly and Dāvon Roberts in 'Fast Food Chain' Courtesy of Adventure Stage Chicago

Writer-director Steven Conrad Chats With Monica About His Amazon series, ‘Patriot’; Iranian Filmmaker Jafar Panahi Defies Censorship With “3 Faces”; Weekend Passport: West Africa Meets Chicago

On today’s show:

  • Writer-director Steven Conrad chats with WBEZ’s Monica Eng about his new Amazon TV series, ‘Patriot.’
  • Iranian director Jafar Panahi has made his fourth movie in defiance of a government-ordered ban on filmmaking, ‘3 Faces.’
  • New play ‘Fast Food Chain’ tells the story of a brother and sister coping with food insecurity in Chicago in 2019.