KXLU Los Angeles, 88.9 FM proudly presents Center Stage with Mark Gordon

Center Stage with Mark Gordon is a weekly radio show that looks at film and the people who make it happen in front of the camera as well as behind the scenes. Tune in each week as Mark Gordon takes you center stage with some of the most innovative and creative people working in film.

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Center Stage with Mark Gordon features interviews with filmmakers, actors, writers, producers, directors and composers. The show airs Tuesdays at 7PM (PST) on KXLU Los Angeles, 88.9 FM and streaming at kxlu.com

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Here’s What’s Happening on Center Stage

  • Brian Knappenberger

Brian Knappenberger talks about “The Internet’s Own Boy”

Brian Knappenberger came Center Stage with Mark Gordon to talk about his award-winning documentary “The Internet’s Own Boy: The Story of Aaron Swartz.” The Internet’s Own Boy follows the story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron […]

  • Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski

Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski — BIG EYES

Scott Alexander and Larry Karaszewski came Center Stage with Mark Gordon to talk about their latest film BIG EYES. BIG EYES tells the outrageous true story of one of the most epic art frauds […]

  • Christopher Cerrone

Christopher Cerrone Talks about “Invisible Cities”

Tune in Tuesday, December 30, 2014, as KXLU Los Angeles, 88.9 FM proudly presents Center Stage with Mark Gordon featuring special guest Christopher Cerrone, composer of the opera “Invisible Cities.” Adapted from Italo Calvino’s 1972 fantastical novel, “Invisible Cities,” the opera imagines a meeting […]

  • Peter Strickland

Peter Strickland talks about “The Duke of Burgundy”

Tune in Tuesday, January 20, 2015, as KXLU Los Angeles, 88.9 FM proudly presents Center Stage with Mark Gordon featuring special guest Peter Strickland, director of “The Duke of Burgundy.” Dripping with eroticism and dread, THE DUKE OF BURGUNDY is a darkly decadent melodrama […]

  • Shlomi Elkabetz

Shlomi Elkabetz “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem”

Tune in Tuesday, February 10, 2015, as KXLU Los Angeles, 88.9 FM proudly presents Center Stage with Mark Gordon featuring special guest Shlomi Elkabetz, director of “Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem” a powerhouse courtroom drama about an Israeli woman seeking to finalize a […]

  • Lily Yeh

Lily Yeh talks about “The Barefoot Artist”

Lily Yeh came Center Stage to talk about her life as an artist creating community-based art projects in some of the world’s most troubled areas. She is the subject of a new documentary called “The Barefoot Artist,” a visually stunning and deeply emotional film […]

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Scott Foley’s LET’S KILL WARD’S WIFE

Everyone hates Ward’s wife and wants her dead, Ward (Donald Faison) most of all. But when his friends’ murderous fantasies turn into an (accidental) reality, they have to deal with a whole new set of […]

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THE IMMORTALISTS opens December 11

‘Cure ageing… or die trying.’ So goes the rallying call of Bill Andrews, the American scientist searching for a solution to the great inevitable. A health-conscious runner, his approach contrasts sharply with the methods of […]

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BELOVED SISTERS Opens December 24

BELOVED SISTERS is about the unconventional romance between two aristocratic sisters and rebellious poet, philosopher, historian and playwright Friedrich Schiller (Florian Stetter) who took the European literary world by storm in the late eighteenth century. […]

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GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM

GETT: THE TRIAL OF VIVIANE AMSALEM, is the riveting drama, from sibling directors Shlomi and Ronit Elkabetz (Late Marriage, The Band’s Visit), of an Israeli woman seeking to finalize her divorce and who finds herself […]

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DIFRET opens December 12

Three hours outside of the city of Addis Ababa, a bright 14-year-old girl, Hirut, is on her way home from school when men on horses swoop in and kidnap her. The brave teenager grabs a […]

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THE PINK PANTHER 50th Anniversary Screening

To celebrate the 50th Anniversary of THE PINK PANTHER, the landmark theaters will present a special screening featuring Co-star Robert Wagner in person. THE PINK PANTHER introduced the character of the bumbling and conceited […]

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The BABADOOK Scares Moviegoers Nationwide

Young widow Amelia lives with her seven-year-old son, Samuel, who seems to get odder by the day. His father’s death in an accident when driving Amelia to the hospital to give birth to him may […]

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Alexandre Rockwell’s LITTLE FEET Opens December 12

Alexandre Rockwell’s LITTLE FEET follows the story of brother and sister Lana and Nico as they embark on a magical urban odyssey to the ocean from their Los Angeles home, determined to set their pet […]

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LIFE PARTNERS In theatres December 5th.

Straight PAIGE (Gillian Jacobs) and lesbian SASHA (Leighton Meester) are codependent best friends in their late 20s who have spent the last ten years acting more like wives than friends. They talk to each other […]

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Marco Polo Premieres on NetFlix December 12

The highly anticipated Netflix original series “Marco Polo” will premiere at 12:01am PT on December 12, 2014 in all territories where Netflix is available.  In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, […]

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REMOTE AREA MEDICAL opens Dec 15

During the U.S. debate about healthcare reform, the media—reporters and news crews and filmmakers— failed to put a human face on what it means to not have access to healthcare. REMOTE AREA MEDICAL fills that […]

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Master Class with Rithy Panh

On Saturday, December 6 at 10:00am-1:00pm, you can join a special Master Class with IDA’s 2014 Preservation and Scholarship Award recipient, director Rithy Panh, whose films over the past 25 years have explored the complex […]

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THERE’S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS

There will be a special 60th anniversary screening of THERE’S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS, featuring a Q & A with Mitzi Gaynor. Directed by Walter Lang, THERE’S NO BUSINESS LIKE SHOW BUSINESS stars […]

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ANTARCTICA: A YEAR ON ICE

Although only a few scientists and researchers brave the extreme conditions of Antarctica year-round, the continent hosts a close-knit international population of base workers, chefs, technicians and tradespeople who keep everything running. ANTARCTICA: A YEAR […]

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SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY Opens December 12

SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY resurrects the buried history of the outrageous, often brilliant women who founded the modern women’s movement from 1966 to 1971. SHE’S BEAUTIFUL takes us from the founding of […]

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Marco Polo Premiers December 12 on Netflix

“Marco Polo” is an epic adventure that follows the early years of the famous explorer as he travels the exotic Silk Road to the great Kublai Khan’s court. But Marco soon finds that navigating the […]

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INSIDE THE MIND OF LEONARDO Opens December 19

INSIDE THE MIND OF LEONARDO is based on the artist’s private journals dating from the Italian Renaissance. With more than 6,000 pages of handwritten notes and drawings, da Vinci’s private journals are the most comprehensive […]

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WE ARE THE GIANT opens December 12

WE ARE THE GIANT, a film by Greg Barker, transports viewers to the front lines of the Arab Spring through the courageous stories of six extraordinary people grappling with the dilemma at the heart of […]

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