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    On the next "Bay Area Revelations," we’re taking you to the movies!

    The motion picture was invented here. Many of the greatest movies were produced, directed and filmed in the Bay Area. Award-winning producers and directors, including Philip Kaufman, Chris Columbus and Blye Faust tell us why the Bay Area is such an attraction for filmmakers.

    Some of the biggest movie stars call the Bay Area home. Actresses Connie Nielsen and Margaret Cho tell us what makes the Bay Area a star on the silver screen. Plus, stories from Pixar producer Lindsey Collins, the woman who produced "Finding Dory."  It's a behind-the-scenes look at filmmaking in the Bay Area.

    HOW TO WATCH: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.

    WATCH THESE WEB-ONLY EXTRAS BELOW:

    WEB EXTRA: Columbus on Robin Williams' GeniusWEB EXTRA: Columbus on Robin Williams' Genius

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus talks about his friendship with the late Robin Williams on and off the screen. Columbus describes Williams as a genius and shares some memories of filming "Mrs. Doubtfire."

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)

    WEB EXTRA: Columbus on Seeing Robin Williams Do Stand UpWEB EXTRA: Columbus on Seeing Robin Williams Do Stand Up

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus remembers his first time seeing the late Robin Williams do stand up.

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)

    WEB EXTRA: Robin Williams as Liberace? Studios Wouldn't BiteWEB EXTRA: Robin Williams as Liberace? Studios Wouldn't Bite

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Phil Kaufman talks about the late Robin Williams' quick wit and why their attempts to work together on a Liberace movie never materialized.

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)

    WEB EXTRA: The Brilliance of Robin Williams' SpontaneityWEB EXTRA: The Brilliance of Robin Williams' Spontaneity

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Phil Kaufman describes the late Robin Williams as an "absolutely brilliant spontaneous guy" who always made him laugh.

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)

    WEB EXTRA: Robin Williams' 'Larger Than Life Personality'WEB EXTRA: Robin Williams' 'Larger Than Life Personality'

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, actress Connie Nielsen fondly remembers working with the late Robin Williams on "One Hour Photo" and his larger than life personality.

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)

    WEB EXTRA: Cho on Robin Williams' Big Impact on the Bay AreaWEB EXTRA: Cho on Robin Williams' Big Impact on the Bay Area

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, actress and comedienne Margaret Cho describes the big impact the late Robin Williams had on the Bay Area and what it was like for her to watch a true genius.

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)

    WEB EXTRA: How 'Blazing Saddles' Drew Columbus to FilmmakingWEB EXTRA: How 'Blazing Saddles' Drew Columbus to Filmmaking

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus describes the light bulb moment that drew him to filmmaking. It involved two very iconic, yet very different films: "Blazing Saddles" and "The Godfather."

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)

    WEB EXTRA: Chris Columbus on Disappointing 'Fantastic Four'WEB EXTRA: Chris Columbus on Disappointing 'Fantastic Four'

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus explains why he's had to spend his career apologizing for the "Fantastic Four" movies. He laments that's never fully realized his dream of making "that great comic book movie."

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)

    WEB EXTRA: Columbus on the Impact of the Film 'Goonies'WEB EXTRA: Columbus on the Impact of the Film 'Goonies'

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus reflects on the impact of one of his early films, "Goonies." Plus, he reveals who his favorite movie characters are.

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)

    WEB EXTRA: San Francisco and its 'Artistic Spirituality'WEB EXTRA: San Francisco and its 'Artistic Spirituality'

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Phil Kaufman describes what it was like living in the Haight Ashbury during the Summer of Love. Plus, he describes the "artistic spirituality" that is in the Bay Area air.

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)

    WEB EXTRA: Making Films for Much Less Money? It Can Be DoneWEB EXTRA: Making Films for Much Less Money? It Can Be Done

    In this bonus clip from "The Movies," the latest episode in our Bay Area Revelations documentary series, director Chris Columbus discusses mentoring new filmmakers and his obsession with making films for less money while still reach a large "Mrs. Doubtfire" type audience.

    Programming Note: Learn the untold stories of how the Bay Area shaped the movie industry from the very beginning. Watch "Bay Area Revelations: The Movies," Sunday, Jan. 29 at 7 p.m. An encore presentation of this episode will air the following Sunday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
    (Published Friday, Jan. 13, 2017)