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: Call Me By Your Name

Luca Guadagnino and stars Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, and Michael Stuhlbarg discuss their film's journey to the screen.

The Close-Up: Kate Winslet Talks Wonder Wheel

On this week's episode of our podcast, you'll hear an in-depth conversation with Academy Award-winning actor Kate Winslet, who stars in the new Woody Allen film Wonder Wheel.

The Close-Up: Richard Linklater On Cinema

On this week's podcast, Richard Linklater discusses his cinematic influences. The director's latest film, Last Flag Flying, starring Steve Carell, Bryan Cranston, and Laurence Fishburne, had its world premiere as the Opening Night film at the 55th New York Film Festival, and it is now playing in theaters.

The Close-Up: Greta Gerwig Talks Lady Bird

During the festival, Gerwig joined film critic Thelma Adams for one of our NYFF Live talks. She discussed her approach to working with actors, her love of Chantal Akerman, how she knew she belonged behind the camera, and more.

The Close-Up: Ruben Östlund Talks The Square

Östlund discusses his writing process, his attitude toward his characters, the influence of stand-up comedy on his work, and more.

The Close-Up: Noah Baumbach Talks The Meyerowitz Stories

On this week's podcast we’re sharing another highlight from the 55th New York Film Festival. The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) is the latest from writer-director Noah Baumbach, starring Adam Sandler, Ben Stiller, Emma Thompson, and Dustin Hoffman.

The Close-Up: The Florida Project

On this week's podcast, we're sharing another highlight from the 55th New York Film Festival, which continues through this Sunday, October 15th.

The Close-Up: Agnès Varda & JR Talk Faces Places

One of the highlights from the first week of the 55th New York Film Festival (continuing through October 15th!) was our Directors Dialogue with collaborators Agnès Varda and JR.

The Close-Up: Frederick Wiseman

On this week's episode of our podcast, you'll hear the director discuss his films and creative process in two talks from our archives.

The Close-Up: Jane Campion Talks Top of the Lake and Her Career

On opening night of our retrospective, the director joined programmer Dennis Lim to talk about her illustrious career and Top of the Lake: China Girl which debuted on SundanceTV this month.
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