The Close-Up

The Close-Up is our free weekly podcast that features in-depth conversations with filmmakers, actors, critics, and more. Subscribe to get new episodes delivered every Wednesday!

The Close-Up: Ava DuVernay Talks A Wrinkle in Time

On this week's podcast, we’re sharing the Q&A from our special sneak preview screening of A Wrinkle in Time.

The Close-Up: Hong Sang-soo

On this week's podcast, hear prolific South Korean director Hong Sang-soo discuss his career and process at the 55th New York Film Festival.

The Close-Up: Mudbound and On Body and Soul

On this week's podcast, ahead of the Oscars this Sunday, we’re featuring discussions about two films nominated for Academy Awards.

The Close-Up: Film Comment Selects

On this week's podcast, Michael Koresky chats with Film Comment's Editor-in-Chief Nicolas Rapold about this year's edition of Film Comment Selects, running February 23 - 27.

The Close-Up: Western

On this week's podcast, German director Valeska Grisebach discusses Western, her first feature in a decade, opening this week at the Film Society.

The Close-Up: Ahmad Kiarostami & Sebastián Lelio

On this week's podcast, we’re featuring two Q&As for films now playing here at the Film Society, 24 Frames and A Fantastic Woman.

The Close-Up: Oscar Contenders at NYFF

In celebration of this week’s Oscar nominations announcement, we’re looking back to the New York premieres of two films in the running: Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird and Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me by Your Name.

The Close-Up: Gay Talese and Directors Myles Kane and Josh Koury Talk Voyeur

On this week's podcast, you'll hear directors Myles Kane and Josh Koury join writer Gay Talese to discuss the documentary Voyeur, which is now on Netflix.

The Close-Up: Philippe Garrel Talks Filmmaking at NYFF

On this week's podcast, you'll hear French director Philippe Garrel discuss his craft and career in one of our HBO Directors Dialogues from the 55th New York Film Festival.

The Close-Up: Laura Dern

On this week's podcast, we’re sharing an in-depth discussion with Laura Dern, who joined us as part of our recent daylong celebration of her ongoing contribution to screen acting.
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