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The Film at Lincoln Center Podcast is a weekly podcast that features in-depth conversations with filmmakers, actors, critics, and more.

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The Film at Lincoln Center Podcast is a weekly podcast that features in-depth conversations with filmmakers, actors, critics, and more.

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great show

By Tom Morkes - Aug 30 2016
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Really interesting show. Love the guests they bring on and love tuning in to hear new perspectives

Smart and interesting

By Residents didkcieisksk - Jun 25 2015
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I love this podcast. always a pleasure to listen to every week

iTunes Ratings

70 Ratings
Average Ratings
59
7
0
2
2

great show

By Tom Morkes - Aug 30 2016
Read more
Really interesting show. Love the guests they bring on and love tuning in to hear new perspectives

Smart and interesting

By Residents didkcieisksk - Jun 25 2015
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I love this podcast. always a pleasure to listen to every week
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Film at Lincoln Center Podcast

Latest release on Jan 23, 2020

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The Film at Lincoln Center Podcast is a weekly podcast that features in-depth conversations with filmmakers, actors, critics, and more.

Rank #1: #139 - Sofia Coppola

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Hear the audio from our recent sold out Evening with Sofia Coppola, featuring an in-depth discussion with the director about influences, collaboration, and Bill Murray.

To see the photographs discussed in the talk, follow this link:
https://www.filmlinc.org/daily/the-close-up-sofia-coppola-talks-filmmaking-and-the-beguiled

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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Jun 22 2017

1hr 11mins

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Rank #2: From the Archives - David Fincher

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David Fincher discussed his career and approach to filmmaking with critic Todd McCarthy in one of our HBO Directors Dialogues at the 48th New York Film Festival in 2010.

THE SOCIAL NETWORK had its world premiere on opening night of the festival before going on to win the Golden Globe for Best Motion Picture, as well as Academy Awards for best screenwriting, editing, and score.

This podcast is brought to you by The Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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Aug 28 2015

1hr 1min

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Rank #3: #119 - Martin Scorsese (Part 1)

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In a special archival episode, Martin Scorsese and Kent Jones have a wide-ranging discussion about film history. Recorded at our 2001 series The Next Generation of Film, which was co-presented with the New York Times. Part 1 of 2.

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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Jan 18 2017

50mins

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Rank #4: #189 - The Female Gaze

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Cinematographers Natasha Braier, Ashley Connor, Agnès Godard, and Joan Churchill discuss the notion of a "Female Gaze" over opening weekend of our series of the same name.

"The Female Gaze" continues here at the Film Society of Lincoln Center through August 9th with films by directors like Claire Denis, Jacques Rivette, Chantal Akerman, Ryan Coogler, and Lucrecia Martel.

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

Aug 01 2018

1hr

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Rank #5: #165 - Greta Gerwig / Luca Guadagnino

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On the heels of their multiple Oscar nominations, listen to the directors of LADY BIRD and CALL ME BY YOUR NAME discuss the films at the 55th New York Film Festival, where both had their New York premieres.

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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Jan 24 2018

47mins

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Rank #6: #58 - Todd Haynes

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Todd Haynes joins Kent Jones for an HBO Directors Dialogue during the 53rd New York Film Festival. In addition to discussing CAROL, which opens in theaters this weekend, Haynes also talks about his many influences, his use of 16mm, and his approach to adaptation.

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

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Nov 18 2015

1hr 1min

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Rank #7: #172 - Wes Anderson & Guests

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Wes Anderson joins producer Jeremy Dawson, co-writer Jason Schwartzman, and cast members Courtney B. Vance, Jeff Goldblum, Akira Ito, and Koyu Rankin to discuss ISLE OF DOGS, which is now playing in theaters.

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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Mar 28 2018

28mins

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Rank #8: #83 - Jim Jarmusch / Yorgos Lanthimos

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Jim Jarmusch -- who has two new films in this year's Cannes Film Festival -- discusses his 1995 acid western, DEAD MAN.

Also on this week's episode, Greek director Yorgos Lanthimos and actress Ariane Labed discuss THE LOBSTER, which had its US premiere at last year's New York Film Festival and is being released in theaters this weekend.

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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May 11 2016

57mins

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Rank #9: #45 - Greta Gerwig + Noah Baumbach

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Filmmaker Noah Baumbach joined actress and co-writer Greta Gerwig on stage in our Walter Reade Theater to discuss their new film, MISTRESS AMERICA, which is now playing in select theaters. The conversation followed a sneak preview of the film and was moderated by the New York Film Festival Director of Programming Kent Jones.

This podcast is brought to you by The Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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Aug 19 2015

38mins

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Rank #10: #259 - NYFF57 Day 14: Bong Joon Ho on Parasite

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On Day 14 of our New York Film Festival daily podcast, Eugene Hernandez, FLC's Deputy Director and Co-Publisher of Film Comment, is joined by Matt Bolish, FLC'S Director of Operations, Producer of the New York Film Festival, and Convergence Programmer. They discuss what goes into pulling off the 17-day festival as well as what to look forward to at Convergence, which delves into innovative modes of storytelling via interactive experiences, featuring Virtual Reality, Immersive Cinema, game play, and more. See this year's lineup, which includes two free talks and the world premiere of Holy Night, playing for free through Sunday: filmlinc.org/convergence

Then we go to a special Directors Dialogue with Bong Joon Ho. The South Korean filmmaker, whose unpredictable and diverse filmography has taken us from the gonzo monster movie The Host to the intense, bloody melodrama of Mother to the graphic novel action of Snowpiercer, has created perhaps his masterpiece with this year’s Palme d’Or–winner Parasite. Bong discussed his spring-trap-loaded comedy-drama-thriller with a social conscience and kept things spoiler-free. 

Parasite opens Wednesday, October 16 at Film at Lincoln Center! Get tickets here: filmlinc.org/bonghive

The 57th NYFF continues through Sunday! See all available tickets at filmlinc.org/nyff

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Oct 10 2019

1hr 10mins

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Rank #11: #179 - Paul Schrader, Ethan Hawke, and Cedric the Entertainer

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Paul Schrader joins Ethan Hawke and Cedric the Entertainer to discuss their new film, FIRST REFORMED, which opens in select theaters this weekend.

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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May 17 2018

33mins

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Rank #12: #265 - Martin Scorsese on Hereditary, Joanna Hogg, and Hugo Haas

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This week on the Film at Lincoln Center podcast, we preview our upcoming Jessica Hausner retrospective with programmer Dan Sullivan. He discusses the Austrian director's eclectic filmography thus far, which will be presented starting this Friday with a sneak preview of her Cannes winner Little Joe (featuring a Q&A with Hausner and actress Emily Beecham) and continuing through Sunday. See showtimes and get tickets at filmlinc.org/hausner, plus save with 3+ film package.

Then we go to a special conversation with Martin Scorsese. Following the world premiere of The Irishman at the 57th New York Film Festival, the director sat down with NYFF director Kent Jones for the annual event On Cinema. During the discussion the filmmaker talked about influences and recent favorites, illustrated with film clips. During the discussion the legendary filmmaker talked about influences and recent favorites, illustrated with film clips, specifically a pair of Hugo Haas features, Ari Aster’s Hereditary, and Joanna Hogg’s Archipelago.

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Nov 06 2019

48mins

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Rank #13: #247 - NYFF57 Day 2: Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino & Joe Pesci Discuss The Irishman

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Get ready for an epic conversation on Day 2 of our New York Film Festival daily podcast, featuring Martin Scorsese's NYFF57 opener The Irishman. Eugene Hernandez, FLC Deputy Director and Co-Publisher of Film Comment, is joined by Steven Zeitchik of The Washington Post to discuss the long-awaited crime epic.

Then, we go to the press conference featuring Martin Scorsese, Robert De Niro, Al Pacino, Joe Pesci, and producers Emma Tillinger Koskoff and Jane Rosenthal. They discuss pulling off the decades-spanning production, getting the momentous cast together, finding the film's emotional center in the adaptation process, the testing process of the digital effects, and much more.

The 57th NYFF continues through October 13! See all available tickets at filmlinc.org/nyff

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Sep 28 2019

46mins

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Rank #14: #227 - Joanna Hogg, Tilda Swinton, and Honor Swinton Byrne

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Joanna Hogg, Honor Swinton Byrne, and Tilda Swinton discuss THE SOUVENIR, Hogg’s much-anticipated follow-up to 2013’s Exhibition and a breakthrough from this year’s Sundance Film Festival.

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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May 15 2019

49mins

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Rank #15: #87 - Brian De Palma, Noah Baumbach & Jake Paltrow

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Brian De Palma, Noah Baumbach, and Jake Paltrow discuss the new documentary DE PALMA, which is directed by Baumbach and Paltrow. The film was a special presentation at the 53rd New York Film Festival and and is being released in theaters this weekend. The directors joined Kent Jones this week for one of our Free Talks, which are sponsored by HBO.

This podcast is brought to you by The Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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Jun 09 2016

42mins

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Rank #16: #215 - Alfonso Cuarón

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Alfonso Cuarón discusses ROMA at the 56th New York Film Festival. The film is nominated for ten Oscars at the 91st Academy Awards, airing this Sunday.

Feb 20 2019

52mins

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Rank #17: #140 - Errol Morris / Chuck Klosterman

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Errol Morris discusses his new documentary, THE B-SIDE: ELSA DORFMAN'S PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY, along with the film's subject Elsa Dorfman after a screening earlier this week. The film officially opens here at the Film Society this weekend.

Also, Chuck Klosterman discusses his book "But What if We're Wrong" after a 35mm screening of Peter Watkins’s 1967 black comedy PRIVILEGE last summer. The conversation was part of our ongoing Print Screen series, which continues this Thursday with a 35mm screening of THE LONG GOODBYE presented by author Yuri Herrera.

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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Jun 28 2017

46mins

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Rank #18: #211 - Yorgos Lanthimos

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Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos talks about his new film THE FAVOURITE, which has been nominated for ten Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director.

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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Jan 23 2019

45mins

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Rank #19: #256 - NYFF57 Day 11: Making Uncut Gems with Josh & Benny Safdie and Crew

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On Day 11 of our New York Film Festival daily podcast, we explore the making of the festival's surprise screening, Uncut Gems. In the introduction, Eugene Hernandez, FLC's Deputy Director and Co-Publisher of Film Comment, is joined by Eric Kohn, IndieWire’s Executive Editor & Chief Critic, to discuss NYFF and the importance of film festivals, and the evolution of the Safdies.

Then we go to yesterday's NYFF Live talk on the making of Uncut Gems, moderated by Kohn. Josh and Benny Safdie (Heaven Knows What, Good Time) were on hand to detail the process of making this electrifying New York City-set thriller, joined by co-writer and editor Ronald Bronstein, producer Sebastian Bear McClard, composer Daniel Lopatin, and casting director Jen Venditti.

The 57th NYFF continues through October 13! See all available tickets at filmlinc.org/nyff

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Oct 07 2019

1hr 7mins

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Rank #20: #224 - Robert Pattinson & Claire Denis

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Claire Denis and Robert Pattinson discuss HIGH LIFE, which premiered at the 56th New York Film Festival and opens here at the Film Society of Lincoln Center this weekend.

This podcast is brought to you by the Film Society of Lincoln Center. Film Lives Here.

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Apr 24 2019

41mins

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#275 - Bertrand Bonello on Zombi Child

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This week on the Film at Lincoln Center podcast, we’re sharing a conversation following the U.S. premiere of Bertrand Bonello’s Zombi Child at the 57th New York Film Festival. Opening this Friday at Film at Lincoln Center, the film is an unconventional plunge into horror-fantasy that feverishly dissolves boundaries of time and space as it questions colonialist mythmaking. Moderated by programmer Florence Almozini, they discussed voodoo, Haitian history, boarding schools, the two-part shoot, and more.

See showtimes & get tickets for Zombi Child, which is a New York Times Critic's Pick, at filmlinc.org/zombi

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Jan 23 2020

30mins

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#274 - Steven Soderbergh, Cast & Crew Celebrate 20 Years of The Limey

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Today, we’re sharing a conversation following our special screening of the new 4K restoration of The Limey. Steven Soderbergh, Luis Guzmán, Lesley Ann Warren, editor Sarah Flack, and cinematographer Ed Lachman joined Film at Lincoln Center to discuss their radical, fragmentary take on the film noir. Celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, the team talked about the shooting and editing process for the movie, which endures as a seminal work of American film modernism and a love letter to the art cinema of the sixties. Moderated by Film Comment Editor-in-Chief Nicolas Rapold.

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Jan 14 2020

43mins

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#273 - Bong Joon Ho & Song Kang Ho on Parasite

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Today, we’re sharing a conversation with Parasite director-writer Bong Joon Ho and actor Song Kang Ho, who joined us for a special Q&A following a screening of their Palme d'Or and Golden Globe winner, which continues playing daily at Film at Lincoln Center. They discussed the worldwide acclaim for the film, the twists beyond the first act, and the future of their long-running collaboration.

Starting this week at Film at Lincoln Center and underway through January 14, join us for The Bong Show, a complete Bong Joon Ho retrospective featuring his brilliant debut Barking Dogs Never Bite, his hugely entertaining monster movie The Host, his genre-defying drama Mother, his star-studded English-language debut Snowpiercer, rarely-screened shorts, and more. The series also includes Bong's hand-picked influences with films by John Carpenter, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Kim Ki-young, and more. See more films during the retrospective and save with a 3+ film package!

See showtimes and get tickets at filmlinc.org/thebongshow

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Jan 07 2020

32mins

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#272 - Karim Aïnouz on Invisible Life

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This week on the Film at Lincoln Center podcast, we're sharing a conversation from our recent series Veredas: A Generation of Brazilian Filmmakers, which put a spotlight on the radical recent films from the country. Writer-director Karim Aïnouz joined us for the New York premiere of his tropical melodrama, Invisible Life, which opens at Film at Lincoln Center this Friday, January 3.

The winner of the Un Certain Regard award at this year’s Cannes Film Festival and Brazil’s submission for this year’s Oscars, it tells the tale of two inseparable sisters in 1940s Rio de Janeiro. The conversation was moderated by Mary Jane Marcasiano from Cinema Tropical.

See showtimes and get tickets at filmlinc.org

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Jan 02 2020

46mins

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#271 - Agnès Varda on the Beginning of the French New Wave

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This Friday, our career-spanning Agnès Varda retrospective kicks off here at Film at Lincoln Center and continues through January 6 with Rosalie Varda in person. To celebrate the series, we’re sharing a conversation with the French New Wave pioneer from our archives. In 2015, she joined us for our annual Art of the Real festival and participated in a special Q&A with programmer Rachael Rakes.

They discussed her enormously influential feature debut La Pointe Courte, directed when she was just 25 years old, and which many critics and scholars now consider as the first proper entry in what would become the Nouvelle Vague. Besides sharing fascinating anecdotes from the making of the film, Varda also told stories of her interactions with other icons of French cinema like Alain Resnais, Francois Truffaut, and André Bazin.

See showtimes and get tickets for the retrospective at filmlinc.org/varda

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Dec 18 2019

36mins

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#270 - Alla Kovgan on Cunningham

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This week on the Film at Lincoln Center podcast, we're sharing a conversation with Cunningham director Alla Kovgan from the 57th New York Film Festival. Her breathtaking new film, opening this Friday at Film at Lincoln Center, pays tribute to one of the most visionary choreographers of the 20th century, Merce Cunningham. The director will return to FLC for opening weekend Q&As this Saturday and Sunday! Get tickets at filmlinc.org

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Dec 12 2019

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#269 - Trey Edward Shults & Cast on Waves

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This week on the Film at Lincoln Center podcast, we’re sharing a conversation on the emotional, vibrant new drama Waves. Writer-director Trey Edward Shults and cast members Kelvin Harrison, Jr., Alexa Demie, and Renée Elise Goldsberry joined Film at Lincoln Center following a sneak preview. They discussed the personal history of the story, the kinetic filmmaking on display, the casting process, and much more.

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Dec 05 2019

31mins

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#268 - Mati Diop on Atlantics

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This week on the Film at Lincoln Center podcast, we’re sharing an extensive conversation with Mati Diop. The French-Senegalese director earned the Grand Prix at the Cannes Film Festival for her debut film Atlantics, which is now in theatrical release and arrives on Netflix this Friday. At the 57th New York Film Festival, Diop was on hand at a Directors Dialogue to discuss her first feature, which is a hypnotic yet grounded ghost and love story, with FLC Director of Programming Dennis Lim.

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Nov 27 2019

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#267 - New Korean Cinema and Varda by Agnés

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This week on the Film at Lincoln Center podcast, we preview our new series Relentless Invention: New Korean Cinema, 1996–2003, starting this Friday at Film at Lincoln Center and continuing through December 4. Grady Hendrix of Subway Cinema and FLC programmer Tyler Wilson discuss how a generation of filmmakers,  from Bong Joon Ho to Park Chan-wook, created homegrown blockbusters that imbued the pleasures of pop cinema with a subversive, gleefully inventive approach to genre and a sharp sociopolitical edge. See showtimes and get tickets, plus save with 3+ film package or All-Access Pass, at filmlinc.org/newkorean

Then, our season of Agnès Varda kicks off with her final film, Varda by Agnès this Friday, followed by the most comprehensive retrospective to date, beginning December 20. During the 57th New York Film Festival, Agnès’ daughter and producer Rosalie Varda joined us for a Q&A, moderated by programmer Florence Almozini, following a sold-out screening of her swan song. She discusses the emotional journey of making the film and how it's a fitting farewell to the legendary filmmaker, told in her own words. See showtimes and get tickets at filmlinc.org

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Nov 20 2019

52mins

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#266 - Todd Haynes and Mark Ruffalo on Dark Waters

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This week on the Film at Lincoln Center podcast, we preview our upcoming Patricia Mazuy retrospective with programmer Madeline Whittle. She discusses the French director's singular filmography, which will be presented starting this Friday with free screening of Travolta and Me followed by The King’s Daughters, starring Isabelle Huppert, and continuing through Sunday with the director in person. See showtimes and get tickets at filmlinc.org/mazuy, plus save with 3+ film package.

Then we go to a special conversation from our members-only sneak preview of Dark Waters, featuring writer-director Todd Haynes and actor-producer Mark Ruffalo. In the thrilling drama, inspired by a shocking true story, Ruffalo plays a tenacious attorney who uncovers a dark secret that connects a growing number of unexplained deaths to one of the world’s largest corporations. They duo discuss not over-dramatizing this true story, challenging systems of power, Ed Lachman's cinematography, and more.

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Nov 14 2019

29mins

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#265 - Martin Scorsese on Hereditary, Joanna Hogg, and Hugo Haas

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This week on the Film at Lincoln Center podcast, we preview our upcoming Jessica Hausner retrospective with programmer Dan Sullivan. He discusses the Austrian director's eclectic filmography thus far, which will be presented starting this Friday with a sneak preview of her Cannes winner Little Joe (featuring a Q&A with Hausner and actress Emily Beecham) and continuing through Sunday. See showtimes and get tickets at filmlinc.org/hausner, plus save with 3+ film package.

Then we go to a special conversation with Martin Scorsese. Following the world premiere of The Irishman at the 57th New York Film Festival, the director sat down with NYFF director Kent Jones for the annual event On Cinema. During the discussion the filmmaker talked about influences and recent favorites, illustrated with film clips. During the discussion the legendary filmmaker talked about influences and recent favorites, illustrated with film clips, specifically a pair of Hugo Haas features, Ari Aster’s Hereditary, and Joanna Hogg’s Archipelago.

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Nov 06 2019

48mins

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#264 - Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner Reflect on Comedy and Their Careers

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Today, we’re sharing a special conversation from our Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner retrospective this past September at Film at Lincoln Center. The duo joined writer Hilton Als for a lively, wide-ranging discussion of their work across film, television, and theater. They discussed how their lasting and fruitful partnership has reshaped the art of American comedy and expanded its feminist imagination.

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Oct 31 2019

46mins

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#263 - Steven Zaillian, Paul Schrader, Gillian Robespierre, Geoffrey Fletcher & JC Chandor

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Thank you for tuning into our daily podcasts from the 57th New York Film Festival, featuring conversations with the filmmakers behind The Irishman, Marriage Story, Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Pain and Glory, Uncut Gems, and more. We also featured extensive talks about two favorites from the festival now playing at Film at Lincoln Center, Parasite and Synonyms.

Today on our weekly podcast, we’re featuring a special NYFF Live discussion presented by the Writers Guild of America, East. At the festival, five screenwriters gathered to discuss writing New York City on the page and how it goes beyond the quintessential urban landscape. Panelists include JC Chandor, Geoffrey Fletcher, Gillian Robespierre, and Steven Zaillian, with moderation by Paul Schrader. They discussed the screenwriting process and capturing NYC in their films, including The Irishman, Taxi Driver, Precious, Obvious Child, and Margin Call

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Oct 24 2019

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#262 - NYFF57 Day 17: Kent Jones, Catherine Wyler, Melanie Wyler & Kenneth Lonergan on Dodsworth

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On Day 17 and the final episode of our 57th New York Film Festival daily podcast, Eugene Hernandez, FLC's Deputy Director and Co-Publisher of Film Comment, is joined by Kent Jones, the director of NYFF. They discuss his history and vision for the festival, as well as saying goodbye in his final year as director. Introducing the main discussion on this podcast, Jones also reflects on William Wyler's Dodsworth, which was presented at the festival in a brand-new 35mm restoration.

Following the film, Jones moderated a conversation with Catherine Wyler, Melanie Wyler, and Kenneth Lonergan. They talk about the making and reception of this worldly, richly layered adaptation of Sinclair Lewis’s 1929 novel, which is one of the triumphs of the storied career of director William Wyler. The film was gorgeously restored by the Academy Film Archive and The Film Foundation, in association with The Samuel Goldwyn Jr. Family Trust, with funding provided by the George Lucas Family Foundation.

The 57th NYFF concludes today! See all available tickets at filmlinc.org/nyff

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Oct 13 2019

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#261 - NYFF57 Day 16: Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw & Willem Dafoe on Motherless Brooklyn

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On Day 16 of our New York Film Festival daily podcast, Eugene Hernandez, FLC's Deputy Director and Co-Publisher of Film Comment, is joined by Anne Thompson, Editor At Large at IndieWire. They discuss her early days at Film Comment magazine and how NYFF fits into the fall season landscape.

Then we go to yesterday's press conference with Edward Norton, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, and Willem Dafoe who discuss their Closing Night selection Motherless Brooklyn. The trio talk about the bold adaptation process; how Norton balanced writing, acting, and directing; the uncertainty and risk of the project; how the film captures a changing New York City; working with cinematographer Dick Pope; and more.

The 57th NYFF continues through Sunday! See all available tickets at filmlinc.org/nyff

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Oct 12 2019

42mins

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#260 - NYFF57 Day 15: Rosalie Varda Reflects on the Life & Career of Agnès Varda

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On Day 15 of our New York Film Festival daily podcast, Eugene Hernandez, FLC's Deputy Director and Co-Publisher of Film Comment, is joined by Rajendra Roy, the Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film at the Museum of Modern Art. They discuss film culture in New York City, as well as the history of NYFF, leading to a special NYFF Live talk celebrating Agnès Varda.

When Varda died earlier this year at age 90, the world lost one of its most inspirational cinematic radicals. Her final film, the documentary Varda by Agnès, sheds light on her experiences as a director, photographer, and installation artist, bringing personal insight into the method she called “cinécriture” (“cinematic writing”). Her daughter and frequent collaborator Rosalie Varda and other special guests–including Rajendra Roy, Caryn James, and Madeline Whittle–joined Eugene Hernandez for an in-depth conversation. They paid tribute to Varda before the film had its New York premiere in NYFF’s Main Slate and ahead of the most comprehensive retrospective to date of her career, beginning December 20 at Film at Lincoln Center. See more details at filmlinc.org/varda

The 57th NYFF continues through Sunday! See all available tickets at filmlinc.org/nyff

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Oct 11 2019

1hr 18mins

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#259 - NYFF57 Day 14: Bong Joon Ho on Parasite

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On Day 14 of our New York Film Festival daily podcast, Eugene Hernandez, FLC's Deputy Director and Co-Publisher of Film Comment, is joined by Matt Bolish, FLC'S Director of Operations, Producer of the New York Film Festival, and Convergence Programmer. They discuss what goes into pulling off the 17-day festival as well as what to look forward to at Convergence, which delves into innovative modes of storytelling via interactive experiences, featuring Virtual Reality, Immersive Cinema, game play, and more. See this year's lineup, which includes two free talks and the world premiere of Holy Night, playing for free through Sunday: filmlinc.org/convergence

Then we go to a special Directors Dialogue with Bong Joon Ho. The South Korean filmmaker, whose unpredictable and diverse filmography has taken us from the gonzo monster movie The Host to the intense, bloody melodrama of Mother to the graphic novel action of Snowpiercer, has created perhaps his masterpiece with this year’s Palme d’Or–winner Parasite. Bong discussed his spring-trap-loaded comedy-drama-thriller with a social conscience and kept things spoiler-free. 

Parasite opens Wednesday, October 16 at Film at Lincoln Center! Get tickets here: filmlinc.org/bonghive

The 57th NYFF continues through Sunday! See all available tickets at filmlinc.org/nyff

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Oct 10 2019

1hr 10mins

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#258 - NYFF57 Day 13: Ben Barenholtz Tribute with Ethan Coen, John Turturro & More

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On Day 13 of our New York Film Festival daily podcast, Eugene Hernandez, FLC's Deputy Director and Co-Publisher of Film Comment, is joined by Alexandra Siladi, FLC's Membership Manager, to discuss NYFF favorites and her work in developing our membership program, including New Wave. Learn more about becoming a member here: filmlinc.org/members

If you join during NYFF, you will receive an exclusive Pedro Almodóvar tote bag and save 15% at the Contributor, Friend, Angel, and New Wave levels of membership. Join today on-site or online with code LOVEFILM.(Offer valid for new members only; while supplies last.)

Then we go to yesterday's tribute to exhibitor, producer, and distributor Ben Barenholtz, a titan of independent cinema who died earlier this year. A panel of New Yorkers who knew him well–Columbia University film professor Annette Insdorf, and collaborators Ethan Coen, John Turturro, and film distributor Eamonn Bowles–discussed their memories working with Barenholtz and more.

The 57th NYFF continues through October 13! See all available tickets at filmlinc.org/nyff

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Oct 09 2019

53mins

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#257 - NYFF57 Day 12: The Booksellers

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On Day 12 of our New York Film Festival daily podcast, Eugene Hernandez, Film at Lincoln Center's Deputy Director and Co-Publisher of Film Comment, is joined by Dan Stern, Film at Lincoln Center Board President, to discuss Stern's history with the organization and how the festival flourishes in a competitive global cinema landscape.

Then we go to yesterday's Q&A following the world premiere of The Booksellers, D.W. Young’s elegant and entertaining documentary. The film takes a lively tour of New York’s book world, past and present, from the Park Avenue Armory’s annual Antiquarian Book Fair; to the Strand and Argosy book stores, still standing against all odds; to the beautifully crammed apartments of collectors and buyers. Young was joined by producers Judith Mizrachy and Dan Wechsler following the screening. 

The 57th NYFF continues through October 13! See all available tickets at filmlinc.org/nyff

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Oct 08 2019

26mins

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#256 - NYFF57 Day 11: Making Uncut Gems with Josh & Benny Safdie and Crew

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On Day 11 of our New York Film Festival daily podcast, we explore the making of the festival's surprise screening, Uncut Gems. In the introduction, Eugene Hernandez, FLC's Deputy Director and Co-Publisher of Film Comment, is joined by Eric Kohn, IndieWire’s Executive Editor & Chief Critic, to discuss NYFF and the importance of film festivals, and the evolution of the Safdies.

Then we go to yesterday's NYFF Live talk on the making of Uncut Gems, moderated by Kohn. Josh and Benny Safdie (Heaven Knows What, Good Time) were on hand to detail the process of making this electrifying New York City-set thriller, joined by co-writer and editor Ronald Bronstein, producer Sebastian Bear McClard, composer Daniel Lopatin, and casting director Jen Venditti.

The 57th NYFF continues through October 13! See all available tickets at filmlinc.org/nyff

This podcast is brought to you by Film at Lincoln Center.

Oct 07 2019

1hr 7mins

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great show

By Tom Morkes - Aug 30 2016
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Really interesting show. Love the guests they bring on and love tuning in to hear new perspectives

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I love this podcast. always a pleasure to listen to every week