Our free Amphitheater talks are back with directors and actors discussing their new work and reflecting on their career, influences, and approach to filmmaking.
Sponsored by HBO®The director and star of last year’s New York Film Festival’s Closing Night selection, Miles Ahead, returns to the Film Society to talk about what drew him to jazz legend Miles Davis and the film’s long road to the big screen.
Sponsored by HBO®Writer, director, actor, and composer Julie Delpy—who brings her cross-cultural black comedy Lolo to this year’s Rendez-Vous—will sit down to discuss her experiences with humor on both sides of the camera.
Sponsored by HBO®Composers Grégoire Hetzel (Summertime), Nicolas Jaar (Dheepan), Morgan Kibby (Bang Gang (A Modern Love Story)), Mathieu Lamboley (Lolo), and Mark Snow (best known for The X-Files theme music, as well as his work with Alain Resnais) will discuss their craft. Moderated by Variety’s Elsa Keslassy.
Sponsored by HBO®Join celebrated photographer Gregory Crewdson, the poster artist for the 2009 New York Film Festival, as he talks about his acclaimed work and new exhibition and book of the same name, Cathedral of the Pines.
Sponsored by HBO®Co-starring alongside Gérard Depardieu in this year’s Opening Night film Valley of Love, Isabelle Huppert will sit down to discuss the multitudinous career of one of the most popular French actresses of her generation.
Sponsored by HBO®Jon Favreau will share clips from his new film, The Jungle Book, which opens April 15, and discuss adapting the classic tale for the big screen and his wide-ranging career both in front of and behind the camera.
Sponsored by HBO®The name Jonas Mekas is synonymous with alternative cinema and film culture in New York. Meet and talk with “The Godfather of American Avant-Garde Cinema” on Wednesday, February 10.
Sponsored by HBO®Actor-director Melvil Poupaud will talk about his latest role in The Great Game, as well as his collaborations with such visionaries as Raúl Ruiz, Eric Rohmer, François Ozon, and Xavier Dolan.
Sponsored by HBO®On the occasion of the release of My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2, writer and star Nia Vardalos will join us to discuss the new film, its surprise-phenomenon predecessor, and her career in front of and behind the camera.
Sponsored by HBO®It's hard to imagine American movie culture without Susan Sarandon. Join the Academy Award-winning actress as she discusses her dynamic career and her role in Lorene Scafaria's comedy-drama The Meddler, which opens April 22.
Free tickets will be distributed at the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center box office on a first-come, first-served basis starting one hour prior to each talk. The line may form in advance of this time. Limit one ticket per person, subject to availability.