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On this week's show, we featured two seperate conversations about classical music and independent filmmaking with cellist Jules Eskin and Oscar-winning movie producer Arthur Cohn respectively.

Jules Eskin is the principal cellist of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, and a teaching associate at Boston University's College of Fine Arts. He talked about his life as a musician and the importance and challenges of teaching classical music.

Arthur Cohn is an independent movie producer who has earned countless international awards and six Oscars (more than any producer in history) for his work. His movies include "The Garden of the Finzi Continis," "Central Station," "Sky Above, Mud Below," and "One Day in September." Cohn's latest movie, "Beyond The Sky," based on Albanian writer Ismail Kadare's novel "Broken April," is set in the Brazilian Badlands in 1910, and tells the story of two families locked in a generations-old family feud. Last month, Arthur Cohn was at Boston University for the Boston premiere of "Beyond The Sky," and we spoke to him about his motivation for making movies, and the problems he faces as an independent producer.

This program aired on March 17, 2002.

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