Interview

Welcome Back to the Metrograph Bookstore

By Metrograph

The Metrograph Bookstore has re-opened doors, under the loving care and curatorship of Matt Folden and Nick Pinkerton.

Interview

A teenager with some chalk

By Nick Pinkerton

An interview with Radu Jude about his 2020 film Uppercase Print.

Interview

My Dinner with Andrzej

By Daniel Bird

An interview with Żuławski from 1998.

Interview

Stephanie Hayes

By Yonca Talu

The spellbinding lead of Slow Machine talks about bringing to life the character of a capricious actress, a role tailor-made for her.

Interview

Laurie Anderson

By Chloe Lizotte

The one-of-a-kind interdisciplinary artist and narrator of Sisters with Transistors talks about the women at the heart of that film, her earliest video pieces, and her newest adventures in AI.

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.

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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.

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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.

Interview

Spike Lee

By Jake Perlin

Spike Lee joined Metrograph in person during the 2016 presidential election to present two of his favorite films: Ace in the Hole and A Face in the Crowd.

Conversations

Oliver Laxe

By Yonca Talu

The director talks about his powerfully meditative third feature, Fire Will Come, for which he returned to his roots to make.

Interview

Milton Moses Ginsberg

By Steven Mears

The director of the satirical Watergate-era chiller The Werewolf of Washington considers the nexus of horror and politics, and recalls his attempt to exorcise personal and national demons with his camera.