The Talking Heads frontman talks influences, the creative zone, and planned improvisation, following a screening of the classic Jonathan Demme concert film.
Jealousy, opening today, is the most recent film from Philippe Garrel. He spoke with French publication Les Inrockuptibles, and the conversation, in which he discusses his latest work and his relationship with cinema throughout the past 50 years, has been reprinted in the July/August issue of Film Comment. An excerpt appears below.
John Waters interviews his "favorite actress" Isabelle Huppert at the Walter Reade Theater about her latest role in Catherine Breillat's Abuse of Weakness and her wide-ranging, often challenging roles that have marked her career. The full conversation is available via video here.
A cross section of international filmmakers including Olivier Assayas, Nick Broomfield, David Cronenberg, Asia Argento, the Dardennes, Hong Sang-soo, and more are on tap for the Main Slate of the 2014 New York Film Festival, which the Film Society unveiled Wednesday.
The director and selected cast of Love Is Strange will discuss the film August 19, while Ari Folman will be a guest at the Film Society August 20 to discuss his upcoming The Congress.
Thom Andersen and Noël Burch’s seminal documentary Red Hollywood will anchor the Film Society's upcoming series Red Hollywood and the Blacklist, which opens Friday, August 15.
Late last week at the Film Society, the scandalous Score sparked a lively conversation with Radley Metzger about the evolution of American censorship.
The film veteran's cinematic self-portrait has garnered critical attention during its festival run, including last year's NYFF. The doc will begin its theatrical release at the Film Society Friday with a one-week exclusive engagement.
John Wojtowicz's robbery of a Brooklyn bank back in the '70s ignited a media firestorm long before the 24-hour news cycle made it de rigueur. Allison Berg and Frank Keraudren's The Dog, which debuted at last year's NYFF, will open this weekend at the Film Society.