RadioACTive: January 30, 2020

  • January 30, 2020
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Changing the Narrative at the Sundance Film Festival 2020, featuring #SundanceSoBlack, Restoring Paradise and A Thousand Cuts 

Rallies And Resources:

From Living the Circle of Life, KRCL's Native American programming, a clip of a longer conversation about a bill currently being considered in the 2020 Utah state legislative session that would discourage schools from using Native American images and names. Host of LTCOL's Braiden Weeks talks with Professor of Sociology Professor and Ute Nation member James Singer, and Diné Community Leader Davina Smith. 

Sundance Film Festival 2020 Features:

A Thousand Cuts

Maria Ressa, of Rappler, spoke along side some of her staff after a Sundance Screening of A Thousand Cuts The film follows key players from both the press and government in an increasingly hostile political enviorment after the election of President, Rodrigo Duterte in Philippians. 

Rebuilding Paradise

We catch up with community members of Paradise, California, a town located on a mountain ridge in the Bay Area which suffered the deadliest forest fire in US history.  We share comments from a panel conversation at The Grand Theater by Michelle John, Superintendent of Schools in Paradise, Carly Ingersoll, School Phycologist for the Unified Paradise School District and Steve "Woody" Culleton a former mayor of Paradise and current community activist.


Franque Bains talks with film makers at the BlackHouse in Park City, at the festival to partner, network and advance their projects. With guests:

  • Larry Wayne Jackson Jr, writer and director
  • Jacquill Moss, writer and film director 

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Views, thoughts or opinions shared by guests are their own and do not necessarily reflect those of the board, staff or members of Listeners' Community Radio of Utah, 90.9fm KRCL. Tonight's RadioACTive team included:

  • Exec. Producer: Lara Jones
  • Assoc. Producer/Host: Billy Palmer
  • Community Co-Host: Esther Meroño Baro
  • Community Co-Host: Franque Bains
  • Volunteer Producer: Sarah Thacker