The Close-Up

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The Close-Up: A Guide to the 56th New York Film Festival from the Experts

The 56th New York Film Festival is right around the corner (September 28 - October 14)! On this week's podcast, we're looking ahead to this year's rich and diverse lineup with an in-depth conversation with the festival's programmers.

The Close-Up: An Evening with Dennis Cooper

On this week's podcast, you'll hear acclaimed writer and artist Dennis Cooper discuss his singular body of work and his new feature film, the tense and metaphysical Permanent Green Light (co-directed by artist Zac Farley.

The Close-Up: Germaine Dulac and Women in Film History

This week's podcast features a highlight from our Germaine Dulac retrospective, which concludes today. Dulac was a feminist and socialist artist of the 1920s and ’30s whose bold experimentation helped legitimize cinema as an art form. 

The Close-Up: Reed Morano and Ashley Connor

On this week's podcast, we’re sharing two highlights from last month’s series, The Female Gaze, which showcased work from some of the best female cinematographers working today.

The Close-Up: Gimme Shelter Panel Discussion

On this week's podcast, we’re sharing the audio from our special presentation of Gimme Shelter, the legendary documentary from 1970 directed by Albert & David Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin.

The Close-Up: Cinematographers Discuss The Female Gaze

Cinematographers Natasha Braier, Ashley Connor, Agnès Godard, and Joan Churchill convened in our Amphitheater for a discussion about the series, their careers and influences, and how they approach their craft.

The Close-Up: Lauren Greenfield Talks Generation Wealth

Now playing here at the Film Society is Generation Wealth, Lauren Greenfield’s follow-up to the 2012 documentary The Queen of Versailles.

The Close-Up: Ryuichi Sakamoto and Stephen Schible Talk Coda

Now playing here at the Film Society, Ryuichi Sakamoto: Coda is a documentary five years in the making from director Stephen Schible.

The Close-Up: Masato Harada Master Class

On this week's podcast, we’re sharing a highlight from the 17th New York Asian Film Festival, now playing here at the Film Society through July 15th.

The Close-Up: Araby

On this week's podcast, we’re featuring the new Brazilian film Araby, from directors João Dumans and Affonso Uchoa.
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