The Close-Up

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The Close-Up: Arnaud Desplechin Talks Ismael’s Ghosts

This week's podcast features French director Arnaud Desplechin, whose Ismael's Ghosts continues its theatrical run at the Film Society of Lincoln Center through this weekend. See showtimes here.

The Close-Up: M.I.A and Stephen Loveridge at ND/NF

At the Opening Night of New Directors/New Films, Stephen Loveridge and M.I.A. joined programmer Florence Almozini for a Q&A to discuss their documentary.

The Close-Up: Wes Anderson and Crew Talk Isle of Dogs

On this week's podcast, you'll hear the Q&A from our recent preview screening of Isle of Dogs, the new film from director Wes Anderson.

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.
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