The Monocle Weekly

Tim Wardle, Ragnar Kjartansson and Amanda Siebert

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25 November 2018

Episode 490

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Tim Wardle, who directed the documentary ‘Three Identical Strangers’, talks us through the film. We also meet Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson – who discusses his collaboration with The Vinyl Factory and rock band The National – and look at changing attitudes towards marijuana with author and journalist Amanda Siebert, writer of ‘The Little Book of Cannabis’.

25 November 2018

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Chapter 1

Introduction

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Monocle 24’s Bill Leuty, Tom Edwards and Augustin Macellari look at next week’s impending news stories.

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Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

Tim Wardle

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‘Three Identical Strangers’ tells the true story of triplets separated at birth and met again in adulthood, raising challenging questions about nature versus nurture. The documentary’s director joins us to talk about how he made the film.

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Chapter 3

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Photo: Raganar Kjartansson "A Lot of Sorrow", installation at "Strange Days- Memories of the Future", courtesy The Store X (2018)

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Chapter 3

Ragnar Kjartansson

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The Icelandic conceptual artist on his video installation made in collaboration with indie-rock band The National, as part of the ‘Strange Days: Memories of the Future’ event taking place in London.

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Chapter 4

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Amanda Siebert

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Canada’s recent legalisation of cannabis has meant perceptions of the substance are changing. Vancouver-based journalist and author Siebert has been documenting those changes – and the substance’s potential future uses – as part of her new book ‘The Little Book of Cannabis’.

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