Ahead of his Academy Award win for BlacKkKlansman, Spike Lee joined us for an in-depth Film Comment conversation with Lawrence O’Donnell. Then, on February 14, Jia Zhangke presented a special Valentine’s Day screening of his new epic, Ash Is Purest White, opening on March 15 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Get tickets here.

Later in February, the fourth edition of Neighboring Scenes brought the best in new Latin American cinema, featuring many filmmakers in person. Q&As included Federico Veiro for Belmonte; João Salaviza and Renée Nader Messora for The Dead and the Others; Eduardo Williams, who presented the North American premiere of Parsi, along with other shorts; and mor

Check out the gallery above, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for a selection of these Q&As, with more to come!