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President-elect Donald Trump wants to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which has sent many Americans scrambling for answers on what can really happen.

On this Veterans Day, we look at L.A.’s efforts to house every homeless vet, which has been a tougher promise to keep than expected.

Director Anna Biller takes us behind The Love Witch, a sendup of 70s sexploitation films with a feminist flair.

Our film critics discuss The Love Witch; Ang Lee’s Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk; the alien flick Arrival; and the black comedy Elle.

Fate of Affordable Care Act goes into question 16 MIN, 37 SEC

President-elect Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. The day after Trump’s victory, more than 100,000 people nationwide rushed to sign up for coverage under the health law. Since its passage six years ago, 1.4 million Californians have gotten their coverage through Covered California, and some say they’re worried it could be taken away or significantly changed.

Guests:
Sheila Garland, Huntington Beach resident
Shana Alex Charles, Cal State Fullerton
Peter Lee, Covered California (@CoveredCA)

Inside the fight to end veteran homelessness 8 MIN, 13 SEC

L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti had promised to end veteran homelessness in the city by the end of 2015. He didn’t meet that deadline, and now 2016 is almost over. On this Veterans Day, producer Anna Scott looks at the progress made. She visits a shelter in West LA called PATH, or People Assisting the Homeless.

Guests:
Anna Scott, Producer, 'Press Play' (@AnnaKCRW)

In 'Love Witch,' woman takes matters into her own hands 13 MIN, 6 SEC

Elaine is a witch looking for love. She might find it if she’d stop killing the men she’s dating. The Love Witch is a sendup of 70s sexploitation films with a feminist flair.

Guests:
Anna Biller, filmmaker (@missannabiller)

Escapism at the movies this weekend 10 MIN, 23 SEC

Our film critics discuss The Love Witch; Ang Lee’s take on the veterans experience in Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk; the alien flick Arrival, starring Amy Adams; and the black comedy Elle.

Guests:
Amy Nicholson, host of the podcast The Canon (@theAmyNicholson)
Alicia Malone, host of Turner Classic Movies and FilmStruck (@aliciamalone)

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