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‘Krisha’ — Intense Family Drama By Houston Native Opens at Sundance Cinemas

Posted on · Trey Edward Shults was born and raised in Spring, Texas, and from the very beginning he seemed to have incredible luck. He began his filmmaking career interning on Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life and working in the camera department for Malick’s Voyage of Time. But his biggest success – so far, at least – […]

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Immigration Court Backlog and Adjunct Professors: Tuesday’s Show (March 29, 2016)

Posted on · Tough talk about protecting the border doesn’t mean much if immigration courts can’t process cases. Area immigration attorney Alexandre Afanassiev says his cases are being scheduled into 2019. Why? We discuss the immigration court backlog with Afanassiev, and Houston Chronicle reporter Lomi Kriel, on this edition of Houston Matters. Also this hour: according to Department […]

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Houston Native Makes a Splash at SXSW and Cannes with His First Feature: ‘Krisha’

Posted on · Trey Edward Shults was born and raised in Spring, Texas, and from the very beginning he seemed to have incredible luck. He began his filmmaking career interning on Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life and working in the camera department for Malick’s Voyage of Time. But his biggest success – so far, at least – […]

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The Life and Times of George H.W. Bush: Thursday’s Show (November 12, 2015)

Posted on · In the development of his new biography Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush, author Jon Meacham conducted extensive interviews over a decade with the 41st President, his family, friends and colleagues, and was granted access to the former president’s audio diaries and First Lady Barbara Bush’s diary. The book, just out this week, […]