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RT’s Lee Camp Finds Humor in Politics on Tom Needham’s The Sounds of Film

Written by Tom Needham  |  22. May 2018

Stony Brook, NY - May 22, 2018 - ‘Redacted Tonight’ host, Lee Camp, is Tom Needham’s exclusive guest this Thursday at 6 P.M. on WUSB’s ‘The Sounds of Film.’ Also on the program is the acclaimed director of ‘Capitalism,’ Ilan Ziv.
 
Lee Camp is a comedian, journalist, actor, activist and host of RT’s ‘Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp.’ As a comedian, Lee is known for his comedy CD’s ‘Chaos for the Weary,’ and ‘Pepper Spray the Tears Away,’ as well as his DVDs ‘Sometimes Funny Hurts,’ ‘Lee Cap Live At Comix,’ and ‘We Are Nothing.’ His work has always blended his love of comedy and politics.  His satirical news show, ‘Redacted Tonight with Lee Camp’ strives to bring people the news that the mainstream media fails to deliver.
 
Also on the show is the director of the six part documentary series ‘Capitalism,’ Ilan Ziv.  Icarus Films is releasing ‘Capitalism’ on home video DVD, Amazon Instant Video and VHX.  The documentary looks at the history of the ideas and social forces that have shaped our capitalist world. It features unique footage from 22 countries.  People interviewed include Noam Chomsky, Thomas Pickett’s and former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis.
 
Ilan Ziv is an award-winning director of many films including ‘On the Edge of Peace,’ ‘Exile, A Myth Unearthed,’ ‘Jesus Politics,’ and ‘Litigating Disaster.’ His films have been broadcast around the world and on PBS in the United States. Some of his notable awards include the Prix Europa (Europe’s highest television award), the Silver Nymph and the International Jury Award in Monte Carlo.
 
About the Sounds of Film
‘The Sounds of Film’ is the nation’s longest running film and music themed radio show. For the past 30 years, the program has delivered a popular mix of interviews and music to listeners all over Long Island, parts of Connecticut, and streaming worldwide live on the internet. Past interviewees include Alexander Payne, Michael Moore, Alendra Pelosi, Gov. Jesse Ventura, Chris Hedges, director Josh Fox, Empire File’s Abby Martin, Zeitgeist’s Peter Joseph, Rob Reiner, and director John Pilger. 
 

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