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: Eliza Hittman and Cast Talk Beach Rats

Opening this Friday here at the Film Society is Eliza Hittman’s Beach Rats, a drama which follows a closeted Brooklyn teenager struggling to reconcile his conflicting sexual urges.

The Close-Up: Wim Wenders Talks Filmmaking in 2011

In a wide-ranging discussion with former Film Society programmer Scott Foundas, the director discussed working in the United States, dealing with commercial failure, embracing new technology, and much more.

The Close-Up: Deeper into Nocturama

One of the year’s most acclaimed and provocative films, Bertrand Bonello’s Nocturama, begins its official theatrical run here at the Film Society this Friday. For this week's podcast, we discussed the director's provocative new film as well as its influences.

The Close-Up: Dustin Guy Defa Talks Person to Person

Writer-director Dustin Guy Defa joins The Close-Up to discuss his new film Person to Person, which is now playing at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

The Close-Up: Dunkirk and Landline

On this week's podcast, we’re highlighting two of this summer’s most anticipated new releases, both of which open in theaters this weekend.

The Close-Up: Scary Movies X

On this week's podcast, we're celebrating the 10th anniversary of our Scary Movies series, which opens this Friday with the New York premiere of Terrifier, a gritty slasher throwback featuring the scariest clown to ever hit movie screens.

The Close-Up: Errol Morris and Chuck Klosterman

On this week's podcast, you’ll hear Errol Morris and Elsa Dorfman talk about the new documentary The B-Side: Elsa Dorfman’s Portrait Photography, and more.

The Close-Up: Sofia Coppola Talks Filmmaking and The Beguiled

Listen to the audio from our sold out Evening with Sofia Coppola, which featured an in-depth conversation with the director about influences, collaboration, and Bill Murray.

The Close-Up: Hermia & Helena

On this week’s episode of our podcast, hear the director and cast of Hermia & Helena (now playing!)…

The Close-Up: Sofia Coppola Talks Filmmaking in 2013

On this week’s podcast, we’re celebrating from afar the premiere of Sofia Coppola’s The Beguiled at the 2017 Cannes Film Festival. It…
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