Q&A

Nan Goldin in Conversation with Agustina Comedi

By Metrograph

The two artists discuss Comedi‘s Silence is a Falling Body and Playback, as well as her journey into filmmaking, LGBT culture in Argentina and the U.S., and cultural movements in each nation.

Q&A

Aaron Sorkin in Conversation with Kenneth Lonergan

By Metrograph

The two writer/directors discuss Sorkin‘s latest film, The Trial of the Chicago 7, tracing its origins involving conversations with Steven Spielberg and Tom Hayden, and detailing a production that only became more relevant as the years progressed.

Q&A

On Chulas Fronteras & Del Mero Corazón

By Metrograph

Editor Maureen Gosling, a co-director of Del Mero Corazón and a longtime collaborator of Les Blank, and Harrod Blank, who oversaw the restoration of the films, joined Argot Pictures’s Jim Browne for an in-theater chat in June 2019.

Interview

Agnès Godard

By Yonca Talu

Claire Denis’s longtime DP talks about filming the beautifully mysterious, Faulkner-inspired L’Intrus in picturesque locales from France’s Jura Mountains to the Polynesian Islands.

Q&A

Barbara Hammer in Conversation with Carmel Curtis

By Carmel Curtis

The pioneering experimental filmmaker joined Metrograph in late 2017 for an extensive Q&A.

Q&A

Gianfranco Rosi in Conversation with Ross McElwee

By Metrograph

The kindred-spirit documentarians take us through Rosi’s career and their shared immersive, one-man approach to filmmaking.

Video

A Conversation with
Kirsten Johnson & Michael Moore

By Metrograph

The two filmmakers talk about Dick Johnson Is Dead following a special February 1 screening of Johnson’s moving love letter to her father.

Q&A

The Directors of Suture in Discussion
with Steven Soderbergh

By Metrograph

In an in-theater chat from 2017, Soderbergh and directors David Siegel and Scott McGehee talk about what it took to make their brain-twisting debut feature.

Q&A

Frederick Wiseman: Q&A on City Hall

By Metrograph

The filmmaker speaks to writer/programmer Eric Hynes following a screening of his latest epic documentary, City Hall, the first of three titles in the series ”City, State, and Town: Three by Frederick Wiseman.“

Interview

Claire Atherton

By Yonca Talu

Chantal Akerman’s frequent editor of three-plus decades talks about the process, and honor, of working with the celebrated Belgian filmmaker on a trio of her later documentaries.

Interview

Eliza Hittman

By Austin Dale

The Never Rarely Sometimes Always director discusses her career, Planned Parenthood, and how she gamed the casting process.

Conversations

Gardener’s Question Time:
Derek Jarman

By Metrograph

Prior to a run of Jarman’s little-seen masterpiece The Garden at Metrograph theater last year, we uncovered this rare interview with the director from 1990 in the movie’s original press materials.