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'My life in a nutshell is thoughts about sex every 9 seconds and being depressed every 12 seconds'

Latvian animator Signe Baumane has battled depression for most of her life — a battle that was made even more difficult by the oppressive culture of the Soviet Union. But when she discovered her depression had hereditary roots, she decided to make a film about the illness, one that's surreal, dark and funny all at once.

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How do you make a movie about jazz? Add plenty of blood

When Damien Chazelle wrote a film based on his experiences as a young jazz drummer, he got plenty of encouraging comments — and no funding. So he shot an intense, violent scene from the surprisingly bloody movie to showcase his project, and Whiplash is now highly sought after following a big win at Sundance.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the home town of "Slumdog Millionaire" director Danny Boyle. That would be Radcliffe, England. Last night Boyle mentioned the social club in his home town during his Oscars acceptance speech. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Albert Waters, of the St. Mary's Catholic Social Club in Radcliffe, about the club's moment of Oscar glory.