), but Quadro Nuevo has unquestionably earned the title considering their passport-friendly approach to composition and improvisation over the past 20 years. Fascinated with the genre-crossing possibilities of the acoustic guitar, his arrangements for the instrument range from Scottish lute music and Brazilian choro to Radiohead and the Beatles.
Andy Jurik is a performer, educator, and writer based out of Asheville, NC. Andy currently teaches at the University of North Carolina Asheville and Presbyterian College.
This allows Danny Boyle's film (cast and co-directed by Loveleen Tandan, adapted from Vikas Swarup’s novel Q&A) to cut deftly back and forth in time, as Jamal recalls life-changing events and an array of vivid figures, including an assortment of pimps and thieves, his older brother Salim (Madhur Mittal) and the brilliant, if exceedingly beleaguered, love of his life, Latika (Freida Pinto)."Tell me something about yourself," smiles the very slick and smiley game show host, Prem Kumar (Anil Kapoor).His contestant, young Jamal (Dev Patel), looks nervous.Cynthia Fuchs is director of Film & Media Studies and Associate Professor of English, Film & Video Studies, African and African American Studies, Sport & American Culture, and Women and Gender Studies at George Mason University.She has published numerous articles on pop culture and politics, most recently, "'A few brief moments': Truth and Image in Sports Documentaries," in Gender and Genre: Critical Essays on Sports Documentaries.