Represent

Represent

Represent is a space for discussion, highlighting movies, TV, and online shows created by and/or about women, people of color, people with disabilities, and those in the LGBTQ community. Join Aisha Harris as she dives deep into conversations with critics about the latest pop cultural news, and filmmakers about what they do and how they do it.

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#81: Black Panther Production Designer Hannah Beachler

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On her career, her process, and what it’s like working with Ryan Coogler and Beyonce.

58 Min

Feb 23, 2018

Wakanda Forever

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Three critics hold a spoiler-filled discussion of Black Panther.

53 Min

Feb 17, 2018

#80: Wesley Snipes Talks Blade and Black Panther

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We discuss the black superheroes that predate Ryan Coogler’s new Marvel blockbuster.

56 Min

Feb 16, 2018

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52 min
Feb 9, 2018
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On Netflix’s new documentary, Seeing Allred.

44 min
Feb 2, 2018
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On playing Rogelio de la Vega, lending his voice to Coco, and the state of Latino representation in Hollywood.

34 min
Jan 26, 2018
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Sebastián Silva explains why he chose to tackle the black American experience in his latest film, Tyrel.

50 min
Jan 19, 2018
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Our look inside the mind of this year’s Academy voter.

30 min
Jan 15, 2018
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Why Hollywood should stand with immigrants in the industry by fighting for DACA.

46 min
Jan 12, 2018
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On his Hollywood commandments for achieving secular success.

42 min
Jan 5, 2018
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We discuss the anti-harassment initiative Time’s Up and talk to Great American Baking Show winner Vallery Lomas about her season’s sudden cancellation.

12 min
Dec 29, 2017
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Aisha talks with Studio 360 about how America is finally rethinking "Gone With the Wind."

57 min
Dec 22, 2017
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Reflecting on the year in representation, from Moonlight to the Weinstein fallout.

57 min
Dec 15, 2017
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On criticisms of the show and being a woman of color in a writers’ room.

54 min
Dec 8, 2017
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On stepping behind the camera for the first time with, Lady Bird.

48 min
Nov 24, 2017
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We discuss Disney-Pixar’s new film and look back at animation’s complicated history of Latino representation.

59 min
Nov 21, 2017
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Alice Evans, Katherine Kendall, and Tomi-Ann Roberts sit down with Slate’s editor-in-chief, Julia Turner,

51 min
Nov 16, 2017
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On his new documentary, "The Problem With Apu."

53 min
Nov 10, 2017
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Gardner talks Season 2 and personally connecting with her character, Charley Bordelon.

54 min
Nov 3, 2017
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Q’orianka talks starring in Te’Ata, being typecast, and how her activism influences her work.

45 min
Oct 27, 2017
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On her directorial debut, the short film, "The Tale of Four."

39 min
Oct 20, 2017
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On the Netflix documentary, "The Death and Life of Marsha P. Johnson," and who gets to tel trans stories

26 min
Oct 17, 2017
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What Weinstein fallout tells us about how we respond to sexual harassment and assault.

28 min
Oct 6, 2017
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As Shonda Rhimes’ game-changing drama enters its final season, we recap the premiere episode.

43 min
Oct 6, 2017
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Our look at representation in the new and returning TV shows this fall.

52 min
Sep 29, 2017
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On making his incredibly personal documentary about the murder of his brother, William Ford 25 years ago.

37 min
Sep 22, 2017
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On crossing over to Hollywood, his new film Victoria & Abdul, and what it means to represent India at home and abroad.

33 min
Sep 12, 2017
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We have a spoiler-filled discussion about the emotional Season 2 ending of Issa Rae’s hit show.

48 min
Sep 8, 2017
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On her process of finding the right musical cues for some of the biggest movies and TV shows of the last few years.

46 min
Sep 1, 2017
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Jones-Quartey talks breaking into animation and common misconceptions about what it takes to “make” it.

48 min
Aug 30, 2017
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Bachelorette contestant Eric Bigger and his aunty Vernā Myers chat about ABC’s “historic” season and life post breakup.

51 min
Aug 25, 2017
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Yvonne Orji, aka Molly, joined us in the studio to talk about Season 2 and much more.

59 min
Aug 18, 2017
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On her “weird” film, directing the "Juneteenth" episode of “Atlanta,” and challenging what it means to be a black female filmmaker.

59 min
Aug 11, 2017
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On her game-changing role on the hit Starz series Power

53 min
Aug 9, 2017
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We recap ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on The Bachelorette.

55 min
Aug 4, 2017
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On his debut feature film, "Columbus," starring John Cho.

57 min
Jul 28, 2017
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We discuss the box-office hit starring Regina Hall, Jada Pinkett Smith, Tiffany Haddish, and Queen Latifah. Then, an interview with the showrunner of Midnight, Texas about her career and the NBC supernatural drama.

58 min
Jul 26, 2017
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Recap of ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on "The Bachelorette."

52 min
Jul 21, 2017
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The controversial Netflix show’s depictions of suicide and sexual assault. Then, an interview with the host of Slate’s new docuseries about Muslim American identity.

52 min
Jul 14, 2017
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From the wage gap disputes at the CBS police procedural to Muslim representation in Kumail Nanjiani’s indie rom-com.

56 min
Jul 7, 2017
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On how the show pulls from her personal life and Latinx representation on screen.

55 min
Jun 30, 2017
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On marketing a film aimed squarely at black sensibilities and the concept of black joy.

51 min
Jun 29, 2017
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Recap of ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on "The Bachelorette."

45 min
Jun 23, 2017
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On being typecast in Hollywood and finding empowerment through wrestling.

5 min
Jun 16, 2017
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More from Brown Girls creators Fatimah & and Sam Bailey

42 min
Jun 13, 2017
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Recap of ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on "The Bachelorette."

54 min
Jun 9, 2017
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On making the leap from indie films, the rarity of black female protagonists in YA, and addressing criticism about how her new movie portrays disability.

47 min
Jun 2, 2017
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On her new indie comedy, music as couple’s therapy, and why she employed an all-female production crew.

45 min
May 26, 2017
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On ABC’s “historic” move to help Rachel Lindsay find love on tv.

50 min
May 19, 2017
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We break down Hulu’s adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s dystopian novel with Slate's Katy Waldman.

48 min
May 12, 2017
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On his memorable Emmy speech, responding to criticism, and filming Season 2 in the midst of Trump’s election.

50 min
May 5, 2017
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On his new Comedy Central show Problematic and the legacy of The Champs podcast.

56 min
Apr 28, 2017
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On shutting down twitter trolls, writing for The Nightly Show, and her new Comedy Central pilot.

46 min
Apr 21, 2017
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On centering queer millennials of color in their critically-acclaimed web series.

46 min
Apr 14, 2017
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On getting his start on Girlfriends and his new TruTV lifestyle series Upscale.

44 min
Apr 7, 2017
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On her incredible career and advocating for disability representation on screen.

55 min
Mar 30, 2017
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Unpacking Asian representation on screen with MTV News’ Inkoo Kang and Vulture’s Alex Jung.

54 min
Mar 23, 2017
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The actor/writer/video producer on calling out representation in Hollywood.

47 min
Mar 16, 2017
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The stars of the hit series on challenging old depictions of slavery on screen.

52 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Exploring the Long History of Holocaust Humor and the Tricky Art of Telling Taboo Jokes

52 min
Mar 2, 2017
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How this Film Makes a Psychological Thriller Out of the Microaggressions of Everyday Racism.

27 min
Feb 27, 2017
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Recapping the night, that was last night.

49 min
Feb 23, 2017
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On the night Halle Berry, Denzel Washington, and Sidney Poitier made history at the Oscars.

54 min
Feb 17, 2017
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On her journey to becoming the first black woman nominated for a Best Film Editing Oscar.

54 min
Feb 16, 2017
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On her journey to becoming the first black woman nominated for a Best Film Editing Oscar.

53 min
Feb 10, 2017
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The activist on his new film, Chapter and Verse. Plus, Guess Who's Coming to Oscar: The Sayonara Edition.

53 min
Feb 9, 2017
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The activist on his new film, Chapter and Verse. Plus, Guess Who's Coming to Oscar: The Sayonara Edition.

57 min
Feb 3, 2017
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The Oscar-nominated director on his James Baldwin doc I Am Not Your Negro. Plus we revisit Dances With Wolves with blogger Adrienne Keene.

57 min
Feb 2, 2017
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The Oscar-nominated director on his James Baldwin doc I Am Not Your Negro. Plus we revisit Dances With Wolves with blogger Adrienne Keene.

53 min
Jan 27, 2017
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The prominent activist shares her thoughts on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees, and the work that still needs to be done.

53 min
Jan 27, 2017
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The prominent activist shares her thoughts on this year’s crop of Oscar nominees, and the work that still needs to be done.

34 min
Jan 20, 2017
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From a 2011 Documentary to Today’s BoJack Horseman: Depictions of Asexuals on Screen

34 min
Jan 20, 2017
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From a 2011 Documentary to Today’s BoJack Horseman: Depictions of Asexuals on Screen

41 min
Jan 13, 2017
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The legendary EGOT-winner on her new Netflix show, overcoming depression, and being a Latina woman in Hollywood.

41 min
Jan 13, 2017
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The legendary EGOT-winner on her new Netflix show, overcoming depression, and being a Latina woman in Hollywood.

48 min
Jan 6, 2017
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The two-time Oscar nominee behind Do the Right Thing on capturing the perfect visual styles for Spike Lee, Joss Whedon, and more.

57 min
Dec 30, 2016
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A look back on this year in representation, featuring some familiar friends of the show.

57 min
Dec 30, 2016
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A look back on this year in representation, featuring some familiar friends of the show.

16 min
Dec 23, 2016
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The conversation continues with a discussion of the Hawaiian Renaissance and Lilo & Stitch in this special outtake.

48 min
Dec 16, 2016
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The screenwriting duo on depicting privileged millennials on screen.

42 min
Dec 9, 2016
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The actor/writer/producer on how her new FX series reflects her life as a single mom and the pressures of being a woman in Hollywood.

42 min
Dec 9, 2016
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The actor/writer/producer on how her new FX series reflects her life as a single mom and the pressures of being a woman in Hollywood.

55 min
Dec 2, 2016
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Music writer Nate Chinen on Moana’s depiction of Pacific Islander culture, and an interview with Disney’s legendary first black animator.

55 min
Dec 2, 2016
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Music writer Nate Chinen on Moana’s depiction of Pacific Islander culture, and an interview with Disney’s legendary first black animator.

2 min
Nov 25, 2016
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Time to catch up!

44 min
Nov 18, 2016
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On her career, pushing against ageism and sexism in Hollywood, and her latest book.

58 min
Nov 11, 2016
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The Transparent and Mr. Robot director on how important it is to have many different kinds of perspectives in the room.

58 min
Nov 11, 2016
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The Transparent and Mr. Robot director on how important it is to have many different kinds of perspectives in the room.

24 min
Nov 4, 2016
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The multi-hyphenate Hollywood star on playing a civil rights legend, speaking out, and the beloved drama Parenthood.

59 min
Oct 28, 2016
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On how he confronted a difficult past while telling a story so rarely seen on screen.

59 min
Oct 28, 2016
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On how he confronted a difficult past while telling a story so rarely seen on screen.

33 min
Oct 21, 2016
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Film/tv writer Patricia Resnick talks working in Hollywood as a woman, in the 70s and 80s.

33 min
Oct 21, 2016
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Film/tv writer Patricia Resnick talks working in Hollywood as a woman, in the 70s and 80s.

52 min
Oct 14, 2016
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Represent unpacks ‘The Birth of a Nation’ with Slate’s chief political correspondent, Jamelle Bouie.

43 min
Oct 7, 2016
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Represent talks to former Gawker editor-turned-TV writer, Cord Jefferson.

43 min
Oct 7, 2016
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Represent talks to former Gawker editor-turned-TV writer, Cord Jefferson.

57 min
Sep 30, 2016
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Represent discusses race and class in Transparent, and talks to actor Joe Seo about Spa Night.

57 min
Sep 30, 2016
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Represent discusses race and class in Transparent, and talks to actor Joe Seo about Spa Night.

34 min
Sep 23, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to writer/director Justin Tipping about his new movie, ‘Kicks,’ adolescence and sneakerhead culture.

34 min
Sep 23, 2016
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REPRESENT talks to writer/director Justin Tipping about his new movie, ‘Kicks,’ adolescence and sneakerhead culture.

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