Filmmaker Jonathan Demme and actor Paul Le Mat came to Film Society for an extended conversation between a "50 Years of the New York Film Festival" double feature of "Handle with Care" aka "Citizen's Band" (NYFF '77) and "Melvin and Howard" (NYFF '80).
On the tail of a long-overdue first Academy Award nomination for his performance in "Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy," the venerated actor stopped by Film Society for an illustrated discussion of his prolific and extraordinary career with Program Director Richard Peña.
Watch full video of our Q&A with the celebrated documentary filmmaker following a screening of his debut feature "Gates of Heaven" (NYFF '78), part of our ongoing series 50 Years of the New York Film Festival!
The acclaimed German director discussed the first time he saw Pina Bausch's work, the two decades it took for the project to make its way to the screen, and the advantages and limitations of working with 3D technology.
Stars Emily Watson and Toby Kebbell were in person at the Film Society this week for Q&As following two advance screenings of Steven Spielberg's film adaptation of the Tony Award-winning play "War Horse," which opens nationwide on Christmas Day.