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Stories for August 18, 2006

Viva Cuba

Aug. 18, 2006
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Recently Cuba has been in the headlines as Fidel Castro's health worsens and the question of what will happen after he dies is debated. But these are not issues that concern the French-Cuban production of

Brothers of the Head

Aug. 18, 2006
By Beth Accomando and Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Keith Fulton and Louis Pepe are not related by blood and are definitely not physically joined at the hip. But they are that filmmaking oddity of a directing couple. Hollywood'and the Directors Guild of America'seems fine with brothers such the Wachowski's or Farrelly's sharing screen credit at the helm as if the sibling relationship justifies their close collaboration. But unrelated co-directors'especially maverick types like Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller teaming up for

Cinema Junkie by Beth Accomando

Aug. 18, 2006
By Baccomando and KPBS Public Broadcasting

Summerfest Encounters: Composer and Jazz Saxophonist Wayne Shorter

Aug. 18, 2006
By Maureen Cavanaugh and KPBS Public Broadcasting

KPBS joins the La Jolla Music Society's SummerFest 20th Anniversary Celebration by broadcasting SummerFest Encounters, hosted by Maureen Cavanaugh. Real people, real stories, stimulating conversation and musical performances, the Encounters go behind the scenes with some of today's most celebrated artists.

Immigrant ordinance; Kroll; Navy Broadway Complex

Aug. 18, 2006
KPBS Public Broadcasting

The editors gather at the roundtable for opinions on an ordinance in Escondido to penalize landlords for renting to illegal immigrants, more on the Kroll report, and the latest on the Navy Broadway Complex.