The Film Programme, BBC Radio 4

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Raifa Rafiq, of the Mostly Lit podcast, hosts three summer specials called Where To Begin With...

In the first edition, she enlists the help of critics Larushka Ivan-Zadeh and Tim Robey to find out where she should begin with the films of Quentin Tarantino.

August 2019

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Visual effects artist Paul Franklin on 1979's Alien, and its influence on his Oscar winning work on Inception and Interstellar.

Francine Stock also hears from Alien's producer Ivor Powell, editor Terry Rawlings, who died in April 2019, and the film's director Ridley Scott.

June 2019

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BAFTA winning actor, writer and director Jessica Hynes tells Francine Stock about Satyajit Ray's The World Of Apu; the third part of the Indian filmmaker's Apu Trilogy, released in 1959, and her Moving Imagine pick.

March 2019

Antonia Quirke and Larushka Ivan-Zadeh embark on a pilgrimage to Dungeness to pay their respects to film-maker Derek Jarman on the 25th anniversary of his death. Along the way, they hear from colleagues of the artist and activist, like actor and director Dexter Fletcher, costume designer Sandy Powell and composer Simon Fisher Turner.

February 2019

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Oscar winner Pawel Pawlikowski talks about his award-winning tale of amour fou in communist Poland, Cold War. Erik Aadahl and Ethan Van der Ryn on designing the sound of John Krasinski's A Quiet Place, a thriller in which a family must remain silent to avoid giant predators. As it is re-released to mark its 30th anniversary, Terence Davies discusses his acclaimed Distant Voices, Still Lives.

September 2018