Josh and Benny Safdie talk to Nicholas Elliot about their latest film, a story of heroic failure, the documentary Lenny Cooke.
Filipino filmmaker John Torres discusses his embrace of being an outsider, the fight for an audience, and how a mishearing became his latest feature film Lukas the Strange.
Documentarian Trine Laier and producer Lise Saxtrup talk about turning family history into a whole new medium.
A revival of Leos Carax’s 1986 film showcases the director’s wholly original vision.
Aaron Schimberg and Steve MacFarlane on dominance, avoiding naturalism and psychoanalyzing a character.
On the intricate emotional architecture of Philippe Garrel’s autobiographical classic, based on his own romance with legendary chanteuse Nico.
Czechoslovak New Wave filmmaker Jan Němec discusses jazz and making movies under communism.
Filmmakers Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq discuss their new documentary about the runaway children of Karachi.
Filmmaker Matt Porterfield discusses the degrees of accessibility of his films and the process behind his most recent project I Used to Be Darker, in theaters now.
Filmmaker Jason Osder discusses his documentary Let the Fire Burn, an investigation into the 1985 bombing of the MOVE collective in Philadelphia.
Filmmakers and friends Swanberg and Decker—who both have features at the 2013 La Di Da Film Festival—discuss the immorality of not making comedies and the challenges of making sexually charged films.
Filmmaker Penny Lane on divisive personalities, collateral consequences, and the question of Nixon’s presidency as aberration in her new film, Our Nixon.
David Lynch discusses painterly filmmaking, the importance of having final cut, and his latest musical project, The Big Dream, released July 16th.
Frances Bodomo discusses her films Boneshaker and Afronauts, how she found a Zambian desert in New Jersey, and mythologizing “home.”
Sam Fleischner discusses the dramatic process of completing his new film Stand Clear of the Closing Doors.
How the films in BAM’s TransCultural Express: American and Russian Arts Today shed light on the similarity between Siberia and Brooklyn.
Rachid Djaïdani discusses his new film Rengaine (Hold Back), and the advantages and hazards of guerrilla filmmaking.
The revolutionary strategies of It’s No Good by poet Kirill Medvedev and the 2012 documentary Winter, Go Away!
Filmmaker and photographer Olivia Wyatt on her new film, working in East Africa, and maintaining balance between analog and digital techniques.
Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor on their visceral and experimental new documentary Leviathan.
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Micah Stansell talks about premeditated experimentation, collaborative production processes, and weighs in on the film vs. video debate.
Listen to Kleber Mendonça Filho discuss his short films and his first feature,Neighboring Sounds, as part of last month’s First Look at the Museum of the Moving Image.
Listen to Joana Preiss discuss her film Siberia as part of last month’s First Look at the Museum of the Moving Image.
Read a transcription or listen to a podcast of Nicolás Pereda discussing his recent film Greatest Hits as part of last month’s First Look at the Museum of the Moving Image.
Listen to James Benning discuss his recent film Easy Rider as part of last month’s First Look at the Museum of the Moving Image.
Caveh Zahedi chats about pools and poetry, the analogy of marriage and yoga, and his controversial recent film The Sheik and I.
Multi-media artist Tony Martin talks about his synesthesia-driven take on creating space that draws on human-to-human connection.