From the Vault: Film Directors – Jean Renoir

Today From The Vault spends time with French director Jean Renoir, whose influence on the art of cinema is indisputable with iconic films as Rules of the Game (1939), Diary of a Chambermaid (1946), The River (1951) and his masterpiece Grand Illusion (1933) , which was the first Foreign Language film to be nominated for an Academy Award for Best Picture. In 1960, Pacifica station WBAI producer Dale Minor sat down for a lengthy interview with an animated, opinionated and charming Jean Renoir. His insights into the art of film making is extraordinary.

We also debut our newest Revolution Rewind Moment featuring the greatest film critic of all time, Pacifica’s Pauline Kael.

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