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: 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…

The Close-Up: Alexander Payne On Cinema

On this week’s episode of our podcast we’re bringing you a special conversation with filmmaker Alexander Payne. His 2011 film The Descendants…

The Close-Up: Jonathan Demme Discusses His Early Career in 2012

On this week's podcast we’re looking back to a fascinating and insightful conversation with the great director Jonathan Demme, who passed away last week at age 73.

The Close-Up: Darren Aronofsky Talks Filmmaking in 2008

On this week’s podcast, we’re looking back to the 46th New York Film Festival in 2008, when Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler premiered…

The Close-Up: The Lost City of Z and A Quiet Passion

Both films premiered at last fall's New York Film Festival and begin their official theatrical runs on April 14th.

The Close-Up: International Co-Productions

In this week's episode, hear producers from the U.S. and France discuss the strategies and challenges of international co-productions.​

The Close-Up: Cinema as a Political Tool or Weapon

For this week's podcast, we're sharing an urgent and provocative discussion from the 22nd Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, which was co-presented with UniFrance.
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