Fletcher Powell

All Things Considered Host, Producer

If Fletcher Powell could be someone else, he’d be Errol Morris or Ira Glass. Except younger and better looking.

Since he can’t, he’ll be Fletcher Powell, KMUW producer and announcer. Fletcher came to KMUW in 2009 after five years of working in the stock market (don’t ask). He feels like this line of work fits him a little better than that one did.

Fletcher has a BA in Psychology from the University of Kansas and an MA in Communication from Wichita State University. He’s lived in Wichita most of his life, aside from some brief stops in Iowa and Ohio. He likes baseball, guinea pigs, and the Oxford comma.

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Commentary
5:30 am
Fri March 27, 2015

At Long Last, 'The Wrecking Crew' Is Here

The Wrecking Crew at work

 

    

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

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Flash Gordon

March 27 & 28; 6:30, 9:00 & 11:30

Wichita Big Screen

Palace Theatre

 

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Commentary
5:30 am
Fri March 13, 2015

Kicking Off A Few New Series

Harrison Ford in 'Blade Runner'

    

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

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Blade Runner: The Final Cut

March 16 & 17, 7 & 10 p.m. (both days)

Wichita Big Screen "Return of the Cults" series

Warren Old Town

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Commentary
5:30 am
Fri February 27, 2015

Cold Movies For Cold Weather

THIS is cold.
Credit Mauri23mauri / Wikimedia Commons / Creative Commons

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

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Commentary
10:58 am
Fri February 13, 2015

Oscar's Shorts

Credit Dave_B_ / Flickr / Creative Commons

 

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

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Oscar Shorts Program

All Categories

Saturday, Feb. 14, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Orpheum Theatre

Saturday, Feb. 21, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Warren Theatre, 9150 W. 21st St.

Animated, Then Live Action

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Commentary
5:30 am
Fri January 30, 2015

The Babadook Comes To Wichita

Noah Wiseman and Essie Davis in 'The Babadook'

    

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

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The Babadook

January 30, 31; 7:00, 9:15 & 11:30

Palace Theatre

Wichita Big Screen

Highly acclaimed and decorated 2014 Australian horror film

 

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Commentary
11:30 am
Fri January 16, 2015

Smallgrass!

 

 

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

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"Smallgrass" Film Festival

January 17, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Exploration Place

Tallgrass Film Association

Day-long family film festival includes Animalopolis, Babe, and Belle & Sebastian

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Commentary
10:55 am
Wed December 31, 2014

Tallgrass For The New Year

Edward Snowden, subject of the documentary 'Citizenfour'

  Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

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Citizenfour

January 11, 3:00 p.m.

Orpheum Theatre

Screening kicks off the Tallgrass Film Association's Indie at the Orpheum series.

 

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Commentary
11:42 am
Wed December 3, 2014

'Happy Christmas' Lives Up To Its Name

Lena Dunham, Anna Kendrick and an amazing toddler in 'Happy Christmas'

Back when I was in college, one of my classes happened to be talking about Christmas movies. A classmate was railing against everyone else’s favorites, because, he said, on some level, they all rewarded materialism. It wasn’t even that he thought Christmas movies should be a religious thing, just that a real Christmas movie shouldn’t about giving or getting some thing. Our instructor asked him if he thought there was such a thing as a real Christmas movie, and without missing a beat, my classmate said, "The Ice Storm."

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Commentary
5:30 am
Wed November 19, 2014

Indie Film Guide: Heading Into the Holidays

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

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Pride

November 19 & 20, 5:30 p.m.

Salina Art Center

 

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Commentary
7:57 am
Wed October 22, 2014

Time For Scary (?) Movies!

Gene Wilder and Peter Boyle in 'Young Frankenstein'

 

Each week, Fletcher Powell finds the independent and non-commercial films showing in Wichita and the surrounding areas and brings them to you in this handy guide.

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Young Frankenstein

October 23, 7:00 p.m.

Orpheum Theatre

 

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