Ep 705: Willie Nile • Amy Goldstein

New York rocker Willie Nile has a new album out, “The Day The Earth Stood Still” and is here to talk about supporting it. Also documentary filmmaker Amy Goldstein with her new film “The Unmaking of a College”, which opens today.

New York rocker Willie Nile has a new album out, “The Day The Earth Stood Still” and is here to talk about supporting it. Also documentary filmmaker Amy Goldstein with her new film “The Unmaking of a College”, which opens today.

03:48Jump to Willie Nile segment 30:18Jump to Amy Goldstein segment

Willie Nile is an American singer-songwriter. In 1980, Nile released his self-titled debut album. He’s been consistently performing, recording and writing music since. He”ll be playing with his band at Town Crier Cafe on Saturday, February 12, 2022 at 8:00 pm. Located at 379 Main St., Beacon, NY. On February 19th he’ll be at The Linda, 339 Central Avenue in Albany, NY at 8:00 pm. Willie will be playing songs from his 40+ year career including tracks off his recent album “The Day The Earth Stood Still”.

Zeitgeist Films in association with Kino Lorber is proud to present the US theatrical release of “The Unmaking of a College”, the documentary film directed by Amy Goldstein (“Kate Nash: Underestimate the Girl”) and produced by Anouchka van Riel and Troy Takaki. The film will open at the IFC Center in New York on February 11, and at Laemmle Theaters in Los Angeles on February 18. Other cities will follow. Amy’s film delves into the 2019 crisis at Hampshire College when students led a 75-day sit-in – the longest in American college history – at the new president’s office to thwart her underhanded attempt to shut down one of the most experimenting colleges in the United States.

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