movies http://kalw.org en The Video Room survives a mass extinction http://kalw.org/post/video-room-survives-mass-extinction <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">With Netflix and other ways to watch movies online growing ever more popular, it’s become rare to see an old-fashioned video rental store. The Video Room, on Piedmont Avenue in Oakland, though, has been going strong for 30 years. </span>KALW’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Dora </span>Finkelstein<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> dropped in to see what’s showing.</span></p><p> Tue, 27 Aug 2013 01:09:52 +0000 Dora Finkelstein 32160 at http://kalw.org The Video Room survives a mass extinction Indian Cinema Turns 100! http://kalw.org/post/indian-cinema-turns-100 <p></p><p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px; font-family: 'Times New Roman'; line-height: normal; ">On May 3 1913 D G Phalke stunned Indians with Raja Harishchandra, a melodramatic mythological film he called a performance with 57,000 photographs. He hardly imagined he was giving birth to the biggest film industry in the world.</span></p><div>&nbsp;</div> Wed, 15 May 2013 17:05:53 +0000 Sandip Roy 27239 at http://kalw.org Indian Cinema Turns 100! Today on Your Call: What movie changed the way you understand the world? http://kalw.org/post/today-your-call-what-movie-changed-way-you-understand-world <p><span style="letter-spacing: 0px">On today&#39;s Your Call, a few days before &ldquo;that other award show&rdquo; we will announce your nominations for the film that most powerfully changed the way you understand the world.&nbsp; Documentaries, features, shorts, or even animation. Thu, 23 Feb 2012 08:00:00 +0000 Ali Budner 6295 at http://kalw.org Today on Your Call: What movie changed the way you understand the world?