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Geo Answer

The Welsh coastal town of Aberystwyth in the United Kingdom is the answer to our Geo Quiz. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the town's new mayor, Sue Jones-Davies, who starred in the 1979 Monty Python film, "Life of Brian." The controversial movie was banned in Aberystwyth, and in other places, because it was considered by some to be blasphemous. Now the former actress is trying to lift the ban on the film in the town in which she presides as mayor.

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Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is the Sicilian town of Salemi. It's where a huge collection of videos, films, and movies are being sent as a charitable contribution after a video store named Kim's Video in New York City closed for good. Anchor Marco Werman gets details of the video exchange from merchant Youngman Kim and Italian arts promoter Franca Pauli.

Global Politics

Five Minutes of Heaven

The film Five Minutes of Heaven explores the aftermath of the Troubles in Northern Ireland. The movie involves the meeting of two men whose lives were deeply altered by a murder. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with the film's director, Oliver Hirschbeigel.

Global Politics

The Messenger

�The Messenger' is a film about a US Army officer who has just returned home from a tour of duty in Iraq and is assigned to the Army's Casualty Notification service. Marco Werman talks with the film's director Oren Moverman.

Arts, Culture & Media

Kung Fu Fighting Song

This remix of Carl Douglas's 1974 smash hit, 'Kung Fu Fighting' came out a few years ago. It takes us out of China and across to Japan. This version come from one of the most successful reggae-dub outfits to come out of Japan, a group called Audio Active.