Nights for Wednesday 26 April 2017
7:12 Hitler's 'political midwife'
Benjamin Ziemann will be on the show to talk about the life of Karl Mayr. Karl Mayr was head of the intelligence and propaganda department in the Bavarian Reichswehr group command. He is referred to as the man who introduced Hitler to politics.
7:30 At The Movies
On At The Movies, Simon Morris checks out yet another film about elderly bank-robbers, Going In Style, starring Michael Caine and Morgan Freeman. The thriller Beyond the Known World is a New Zealand-Indian co-production… and French Film Festival favourite, From the Land of the Moon, features Marion Cotillard.
8:12 Can we caption it?
Chair of the Captioning Working Group - Doctor Louise Carroll will be joining us to talk about captioning in New Zealand or a lack thereof.
8:30 Window on the World
Among the Torajan people on the Indonesian island of Sulawesi the dead are a constant presence, with corpses often kept in family homes for many years. When funerals are eventually held, they don't mean goodbye. Once every couple of years, the dead are dug back out for a big family reunion. Reporter Sahar Zand enters one of these communities to explore the tradition in our 'Window On The World' documentary at half past eight.
9:07 The Drama Hour
Dame Kate Harcourt and Donogh Rees feature in Uri Khein’s poetic chronicle of a Jewish woman’s journey from the horrors of Nazi Germany to a career as lead violinist with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
10:17 Late Edition
A round up of today's RNZ News and feature interviews as well as Date Line Pacific from RNZ International,
11:07 Inside Out
Nick Tipping hosts a journey through the jazz spectrum playing favourites, standards and new releases along the way.