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Welcome to Center Stage with Mark Gordon

Independent Film Meets Independent Radio.

Center Stage with Mark Gordon is a weekly radio show that looks at film, featuring interviews with writers, directors, producers, composers and actors. Center Stage with Mark Gordon airs Tuesdays at 7PM (PST) on KXLU Los Angeles, 88.9 FM.

Center Stage with Mark Gordon also streams at www.kxlu.com

Center Stage with Mark Gordon is available on iTunes

Look who’s talking

Some of the notable guests have included: Academy Award winners Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire ), Laura Poitras (Citizenfour) Jim Broadbent (Iris) • Adrian Brody (The Pianist) • Holly Hunter (The Piano) • Ben Kingsley (Gandhi) Benicio Del Toro (Traffic) • Gwyneth Paltrow (Shakespeare in Love) • Alex Gibney (Taxi to the Dark Side) • Haskell Wexler (Bound for Glory and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf) • Vittorio Storaro (The Last Emperor, Reds and Apocalypse Now) • Denys Arcand (Les invasions barbares) • Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters) • Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck (The Lives of Others) • Leon Gast (When We Were Kings) • Davis Guggenheim (An Inconvenient Truth) • Kevin Macdonald (One Day in September) • Anthony Minghella (The English Patient) • Errol Morris (The Fog of War) • Elliott Goldenthal (Frida) • Hans Zimmer (The Lion King) • Arthur Cohn (One Day in September, American Dream and Le Ciel et la boue) Saul Zaentz (The English Patient, Amadeus and One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest) • Bill Condon (Gods and Monsters) • Robert Moresco (Crash) and Quentin Tarantino (Pulp Fiction).

Here’s What’s Happening Center Stage

Timothy Marrinan & Richard Dewey | BURDEN

Tune in Tuesday, May 2, as KXLU Los Angeles proudly presents Center Stage with Mark Gordon, featuring a special guests Timothy Marrinan & Richard Dewey. They will be in studio talking about their new documentary BURDEN, which follows artist Chris Burden who guaranteed his place in art history in the 1970s with a series of often dangerous and at times stomach-churning performances. After having himself shot in Santa Ana, confined to a locker for five days

Jason Connery | Tommy’s Honour

Tune in Tuesday, April 11, as KXLU Los Angeles proudly presents Center Stage with Mark Gordon, featuring special guest Jason Connery.  He will be talking about his latest film TOMMY’S HONOUR. The film is based on the powerfully moving true story of the challenging relationship between “Old” Tom and “Young” Tommy Morris, the dynamic father-son team who ushered in the modern game of golf.

Center Stage with Mark Gordon airs Tuesdays at 7PM (PST) on

Elliott Lester and Eric Watson | Aftermath

Elliott Lester and Eric Watson came Center Stage with Mark Gordon to talk about their film AFTERMATH which follows two Two strangers as their lives become inextricably bound together after a devastating plane crash. AFTERMATH opens in Los Angeles on April 7, 2017. The film stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Scoot McNairy, Maggie Grace and Martin Donovan.

The interview originally aired Tuesday, April 4, 2017 on KXLU Los Angeles, 88.9 FM.

Ted Braun | BETTING ON ZERO

Tune in Tuesday, March 28, as KXLU Los Angeles proudly presents Center Stage with Mark Gordon, featuring special guest filmmaker Ted Braun. He will be talking about the his latest film BETTING ON ZERO, which follows controversial hedge fund titan Bill Ackman as he puts $1 billion on the line in his crusade to expose Herbalife as a massive pyramid scheme. The withering crossfire between Ackman and Herbalife plays out across the media, in board rooms,

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