Filmspotting

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Filmspotting, hosted by Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen: Friday at 1:00 PM

Filmspotting is a weekly podcast and WBEZ 91.5 Chicago radio program hosted by Adam Kempenaar and Josh Larsen featuring – you guessed it – film! Each week Adam and Josh offer in-depth reviews of recently released films, offer “Top 5” movie recommendations based on topic, interact with their listeners through contests and host special guest interviews.

Adam Kempenaar co-founded the show in March 2005 and is co-host and executive producer. Adam has also served as an instructor at the University of Chicago’s Graham School. He has degrees in film studies (B.A.) and journalism (M.A.) from the Univ. of Iowa, and a B.A. in English from Grinnell College. In 2008, Adam wrote the foreword for Jon J Muth’s graphic novel adaptation of Fritz Lang’s classic “M.” A member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, you can follow him on Letterboxd and Twitter.

Josh Larsen officially joined Filmspotting as co-host in January 2012 following a couple guest appearances. Prior to that, he spent 11 years as a film critic for Chicago-based Sun-Times Media. Josh writes about movies at LarsenOnFilm and is editor of the faith and culture magazine Think Christian. His book, “Movies Are Prayers: How Films Voice Our Deepest Longings,” is now available. A member of the Chicago Film Critics Association, you can follow him on Twitter and Letterboxd.

Schedule

  • Friday - 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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