Abderrahmane Sissako's Timbuktu is the first Oscar-nominated film from Mauritania, and the director is the first from Africa to be featured in the Film Society's weekly podcast series, The Close-Up.
Screen legend and filmmaker Liv Ullmann is the spotlight in this week's podcast, The Close-Up. The discussion touched on the making of her latest film with Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell, as well as some fascinating moments from her life with Ingmar Bergman.
Filmmakers/actors Jay and Mark Duplass visited the Film Society to share and discuss their new HBO series Togetherness. The pair also discuss doing "less meetings" and more "filmmaking" on this week's edition of our podcast, The Close-Up.
French-Canadian filmmaker Xavier Dolan recently visited the Film Society to talk about his latest film, Mommy, his fourth feature to screen at Cannes by the ripe age of 25. The filmmaker charmed a crowd of folks in the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, and the conversation is featured in this week's edition of The Close-Up.
The latest edition of the Film Society's weekly podcast series, The Close-Up, features The Theory of Everything stars Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones in a conversation about their film, science, love, and more.
Jennifer Aniston and Anna Kendrick are featured in this week's edition of The Close-Up, the Film Society's weekly podcast series. The two share their thoughts on their work in Cake.
In this week's edition of the Film Society's weekly podcast series, The Close-Up, we visited our extensive archives to spotlight Tim Burton, who spoke with Richard Peña prior to the release of Corpse Bride.
In this week's edition of the Film Society's weekly podcast series, The Close-Up, Trent Reznor (formerly of Nine Inch Nails) and Atticus Ross discuss their work on Gone Girl and returning to work with David Fincher after their first collaboration on The Social Network, which won the pair an Oscar.
In this week's episode, the British filmmaker Mike Leigh speaks about his latest Mr. Turner and his filmmaking process and career. The talk took place during the New York Film Festival as part of the HBO Directors Dialogue series
The Close-Up: ‘Film Comment’ Editors Discuss Their Recently Released Best Films of 2014 Poll Results
Film Comment's Violet Lucca, Nicolas Rapold, and Gavin Smith discuss the Best Films of 2014 in this bonus episode of the Film Society's podcast series, The Close-Up.