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A Conversation with Producer Jon Kilik

A Conversation with Producer Jon Kilik

Veteran film producer Jon Kilik talks about the tradecraft of making movies and his collaboration with directors such as Spike Lee, Jim Jarmusch, Julian Schnabel, and Alejandro Iñárritu. He also discusses his experiences producing “The Hunger Games,” as well as some of his favorite films, including “On the Waterfront” and “A Hard Day’s Night.”

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An Offer You Can’t Refuse – The Godfather

An Offer You Can’t Refuse – The Godfather

Dean Sluyter, co-host of The Filmosophers and author of “Cinema Nirvana: Enlightenment Lessons from the Movies,” takes us on a filmosophical journey through Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 classic “The Godfather.”

A Conversation with Ed Begley Jr.

A Conversation with Ed Begley Jr.

Actor and activist Ed Begley Jr. joins us to talk about his career in film and television, including “This Is Spinal Tap,” “The In-Laws,” and “St. Elsewhere.” He discusses the pros and cons of launching an acting career as the son of a famous actor, some of his favorite films including “Chinatown” and “Journey to the Center of the Earth,” and his 50-year advocacy for environmental issues.

A Conversation with Eugenio Zanetti

A Conversation with Eugenio Zanetti

Dramatist, painter, film set designer, and theater and opera director Eugenio Zanetti discusses his work on 1995’s “Restoration” and 1998’s “What Dreams May Come.” He provides fascinating insight into creating the illusion of reality in film in a pre-digital world. He also talks about a few of his favorite films and filmmakers (“8 ½” and “The Red Shoes”), as well as his immersion over many years in the philosophy and teachings of Sufiism.

Chris & Dean

The Filmosophers

Show Hosts Chris and Dean

Hosts Chris Busch and Dean Sluyter talk about films and “Filmosophy” with the people who make and who love the movies.

Whether it’s director David Lynch talking about Transcendental Meditation, world peace, and pursuing the perfect chocolate milkshake, 9-time Jeopardy champion Buzzy Cohen handling movie trivia questions, or True Blood star Joe Manganiello meeting one of his video gaming world heroes, The Filmosophers offers fans of films and spirituality an educating, inspiring and entertaining experience.

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