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: 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.

The Close-Up: FSLC Programmers Discuss Emotion Pictures: International Melodrama

On this week's podcast, we're sharing a special conversation with the programmers of our new 62-film repertory series, Emotion Pictures: International Melodrama, which runs now through January 7th with classics from the silent era to modern dramas and subversive postmodern incarnations.

The Close-Up: Laurie Anderson & Friends Discuss The Federation

On this week's podcast, we're sharing a panel discussion featuring artist Laurie Anderson and others that took place at this year’s New York Film Festival.

The Close-Up: Ed Lachman & Vittorio Storaro Master Class

On this week's podcast, two legendary cinematographers discuss their craft and careers.

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.
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