This Week’s Episode of The Close-Up: John Waters image

This Week’s Episode of The Close-Up: John Waters

The filmmaker and author discusses his career, where he found inspiration for his notorious films, and his early influences as he grew up in Baltimore. Download and subscribe to The Close-Up on iTunes, Soundcloud, and Stitcher.

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The Film Society Launches The Close-Up, a Weekly Podcast Series

Available via iTunes, SoundCloud, and Stitcher, The Close-Up will feature conversations with filmmakers, actors, and others who regularly visit the Film Society throughout the year, in addition to featuring talks with guests from past decades.

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Silent No More, Laura Poitras Talks About ‘CITIZENFOUR’ image

Silent No More, Laura Poitras Talks About ‘CITIZENFOUR’

Laura Poitras discussed her new documentary about Edward Snowden, the NSA, and surveillance in two conversations following its rapturous world premiere at the 52nd New York Film Festival.

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Video: Bennett Miller and the ‘Foxcatcher’ Cast Discuss Adapting a True Story for the Screen image

Video: Bennett Miller and the ‘Foxcatcher’ Cast Discuss Adapting a True Story for the Screen

The director and cast describe the process of retelling this disturbing story of all-American ambition following a pre-screening of the award-winning film. Foxcatcher screened in the Main Slate of the 52nd New York Film Festival.

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Listen: Jason Schwartzman and Alex Ross Perry Discuss Their NYFF Film ‘Listen Up Philip’ image

Listen: Jason Schwartzman and Alex Ross Perry Discuss Their NYFF Film ‘Listen Up Philip’

Hear Alex Ross Perry, Jason Schwartzman, Joséphine de La Baume, cinematographer Sean Price Williams, and editor Robert Greene discuss Listen Up Philip, screening at NYFF.

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Listen: ‘Whiplash’ Filmmaker Damien Chazelle and Star J.K. Simmons on Art vs. Abuse image

Listen: ‘Whiplash’ Filmmaker Damien Chazelle and Star J.K. Simmons on Art vs. Abuse

Amy Taubin moderated a discussion with writer-director Damien Chazelle and actor J.K. Simmons at the Walter Reade Theater about their amazing Whiplash prior to its NYFF52 premiere. Listen to the full conversation here.

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Listen: Mike Leigh and ‘Mr. Turner’ Crew Uncover the Spirit J. M. W. Turner image

Listen: Mike Leigh and ‘Mr. Turner’ Crew Uncover the Spirit J. M. W. Turner

The British filmmaker accompanied NYFF Director Kent Jones to discuss his realization of the great painter as a "Mike Leigh character" and capturing the influence of Turner's world on his artwork. Mr. Turner screened as part of the NYFF Main Slate.

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Listen: Director Gabe Polsky and Hockey Legend Slava Fetisov Talk ‘Red Army’ image

Listen: Director Gabe Polsky and Hockey Legend Slava Fetisov Talk ‘Red Army’

The filmmaker and athlete discuss the history and political significance of the Soviet Union's Red Army hockey team, as seen in Polsky's documentary Red Army, which screened as part of NYFF52.

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Listen: Henry Jenkins Gives Keynote Address at NYFF Convergence

Not even a beautiful afternoon could keep crowds away from hearing Henry Jenkins speak at NYFF Convergence on the festival's first full weekend. Full audio from the Convergence Culture: Where Old and New Media Collide author is below.

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Listen: ‘Talking Godard,’ A NYFF Live Event Ruminates on the Auteur image

Listen: ‘Talking Godard,’ A NYFF Live Event Ruminates on the Auteur

Film critics and historians talked about Godard’s films and career for a NYFF Live event, presented in conjunction with NYFF Critics Academy. Panelists included The New Yorker’s Richard Brody and Goodbye to Language star Héloïse Godet. Listen to the audio here.

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