A Wrinkle in Time

Ava DuVernay’s spectacular film A Wrinkle in Time has met with mixed reviews. The book the film adapts is both classic and beloved and also one of the most banned books in American schools and libraries. Madeleine L’Engle was deeply Christian, the book addresses how faith and science can exist together.  Does the film have something to say about how to do good in the world given the polarization dominate in the current climate?

The casting is color conscious, what is the importance of inclusion, self awareness, and gender on audiences and critics? We ask how the film portrays the nature of evil and how to exist and thrive in the world.

Find out what our panelists think, featuring host Jonathan Schwartz and guests Ange-Marie Hancock Alfaro, Anita Dashiell-Sparks, and Eshan Zaffar.

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Links to further reading:

Oprah In The Sky, With Wisdom: The Earnest, Imaginative ‘A Wrinkle In Time’
The Story Behind A Wrinkle in Time’s Wild Beauty Looks

 

This podcast is sponsored by Price Video Services and USC Bedrosian Center, and continues ongoing efforts to bring policy and its impact into the public discourse.

Special thanks to Dean Jack Knott, USC Price; Dean David Bridel, USC School of Dramatic Arts; and Dean Elizabeth Daley, USC Cinematic Arts for their support of this interdisciplinary conversation. 

This podcast was produced by Aubrey Hicks and Jonathan Schwartz, recorded and mixed by The Brothers Hedden, Ryan & Corey Hedden.