4. Hunger (2008)

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By Bled, Pawel, and Thomas and Surprisingly Criterion. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Our final episode for 2020! Steve McQueen’s Hunger is visceral, artistic, and a 96 minute exploration of the convictions of prisoners inside Northern Ireland’s Maze Prison in 1981.

Hunger's Criterion Collection page

New York Times interactive article about Black and African-American directors largely absent from the Criterion Collection

Music: “The Endless Scroll” by Absolutely Free courtesy of Idée Fixe Records and Arts & Crafts Music Inc.

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