Devan Schwartz

Producer

Devan Schwartz on KCRW

The Sundance film festival just ended, and the Oscars are this Sunday. Filmmakers worldwide have been traveling to the U.S. to promote their works and hit the awards circuit.

Oscars: Visa troubles for filmmakers, a chat with ‘The Cave’ director

The Sundance film festival just ended, and the Oscars are this Sunday. Filmmakers worldwide have been traveling to the U.S. to promote their works and hit the awards circuit.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.

Why UC admission rates have plummeted, and what stressed families can do

Getting into any University of California school has gotten much tougher compared to a decade ago.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In a letter sent to the California Public Utilities Commission, 22 California mayors argue that creating a co-op structure would make PG&E a more financially stable company, and doing…

California mayors want a community takeover of PG&E

In a letter sent to the California Public Utilities Commission, 22 California mayors argue that creating a co-op structure would make PG&E a more financially stable company, and doing…

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

More from KCRW

Governor Gavin Newsom declared a state of emergency for Los Angeles due to continuing public unrest sparked by the killing of George Floyd by police in Minneapolis.

from News Stories

The killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man, in Minneapolis has inspired nationwide protests against injustice and police violence.

from To the Point

Host Madeleine Brand and law professor Jessica Levinson discuss how much force police officers are allowed to use, what recourse people have when they want to bring forth excessive…

from The Legal Eagle Files

Ken White hosts this episode of All The President’s Lawyers.

from LRC Presents: All the President's Lawyers

Statues of slave traders and Confederate leaders are being toppled or defaced during protests following the killing of George Floyd.

from Design and Architecture

Bernie Sanders may never make it to the White House, but, just when we need them most, socialists like “Bigger than Bernie” co-author Meagan Day have picked up his torch.

from Scheer Intelligence

US Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced on Monday that international students will not be allowed to stay in the U.S. if they cannot take in-person college courses this fall.

from Greater LA

Thousands of high school students in LA are graduating this week. What’s next for them, well, everyone is trying to figure that out.

from KCRW Features

What to do with the LAUSD police department? The Los Angeles school board found themselves deeply divided over that issue when they met on Tuesday.

from Greater LA