Episode 161: Steve McQueen

The Director's Club welcomes 2019 (and the recent release of "Widows") with a look at British director Steve McQueen. With the help of Chicago Film Discussion Group co-organizer Belinda Silber, we'll look into how McQueen's art background, ability to hold on an image, and interest in meaning through physical suffering has put a fascinating spin on several of his films (and how it helped create a masterpiece in "12 Years A Slave").


(4:53) "Hunger" ("Keep Yourself Alive")
(36:01) "Shame" ("Too Much Love Will Kill You")
(1:01:13) "12 Years a Slave" ("I Want To Break Free")
(1:47:56) "Widows" ("I Want It All")