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The Parker Edison Project: A Lens Into The Minds Of Two San Diego Filmmakers

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Above: DVDs of the film "It's Gonna Blow!!!" plus a hand-written note from its director Bill Perrine are pictured in this photo taken May 2021.

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In this episode, Parker reveals his love for cinema and talks about how it has played an important role in his life since childhood. #CinemaFile.

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Aired: May 19, 2021 | Transcript

A movie can be like looking through a lens zoomed in on the mind of its director.

In a new episode of the KPBS Explore podcast "The Parker Edison Project," we'll go deep into the minds of two San Diego-based directors, Ben Johnson and Bill Perrine, and learn more about host Parker Edison's longtime love of film. Plus, rapper King Dice hosts a new installment of the segment, "Movies Millennials Should Movie."

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What comes to mind when you think of American culture? The Parker Edison Project works to expand the cliché answer to that question. It's a podcast that zooms way in on what really makes a culture — food, music, style, sex, fashion and more. Join host and co-creator Parker Edison for insightful conversations about creativity and community, all through the lens of Black America. This is the Parker Edison Project, a sonic exploration of what's considered American, where each episode starts with a thought-provoking talk and ends with a musical bang.

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