Transmissions

November 2017

Essay: Ted Fendt on “Moses and Aaron”
11/16

The author of "Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet" discusses the contemporary and political references hidden in the filmmaking duo's masterful biblical tale.

October 2017

First Take: Kleber Mendonça Filho on “Prince of Darkness”
10/13

The director of Neighboring Sounds and Aquarius on discovering a John Carpenter classic at the Art-Palacio cinema, an old movie palace in Recife.

10/10: Bill Morrison
10/05

The director of Dawson City: Frozen Time, one of 2017's most-acclaimed works, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

September 2017

10/10: Jeff Malmberg
09/27

The director of Marwencol and co-director of Spettacolo jots down his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

First Take: Wheeler Winston Dixon on “Four Nights of a Dreamer”
09/25

The author of "A Short History of Film" shares his love of a lesser-seen Bresson masterpiece he first watched at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in New York.

10/10: Sean Price Williams
09/15

The director of photography behind Good Time, Kate Plays Christine, and Marjorie Prime, among numerous others, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

August 2017

10/10: Kogonada
08/10

The director of Columbus shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years, along with five filmmakers that dominated this era.

July 2017

10/10: Sean Baker
07/31

The director of Tangerine and the upcoming The Florida Project shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

June 2017

10/10: Andrew Rossi
06/29

The director of Bronx Gothic and Page One: Inside the New York Times shares his favorite films from the last ten years.

May 2017

10/10: Benjamin Crotty
05/08

The director of Fort Buchanan shares ten films released in the last ten years that left a strong impression.

April 2017

10/10: Feras Fayyad
04/10

The director of Last Men in Aleppo, winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, shares ten films that have influenced him and his work.

January 2017

10/10: Eduardo Williams
01/23

The director of The Human Surge shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years (with some exceptions).

December 2016

10/10: Oliver Laxe
12/22

The director of Mimosas shares his ten eleven favorite films from the last ten years.

On Set: Joaquim Pinto on working with Raul Ruiz (pt.2)
12/14

In this second installment of on set recollections, Joaquim Pinto discusses adapting his methods to Ruiz's working style.

On Set: Joaquim Pinto on working with Manoel de Oliveira (pt.1)
12/11

The director of What Now? Remind Me reflects on his time as a sound engineer with the filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira.

November 2016

10/10: Pietro Marcello
11/30

A great admirer of Russian and Eastern European cinema, the director of Lost and Beautiful shares his all time favorites.

10/10: Jean-Marie Straub
11/01

Together with his late wife and partner Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub created a rigorous, singular and indelible cinema. These are some of his favorite films.

October 2016

First Take: Charlie Lyne on “Love and Other Drugs”
10/27

The director of Fear Itself on how the Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway starrer he saw one rainy afternoon at the Ritzy Theatre in Brixton changed his relationship to cinema.

10/10: Zhao Liang
10/05

The director of Behemoth and Petition, the 2009 Cannes documentary banned by the Chinese government, shares his ten favorite films.

September 2016

10/10: Deborah Stratman
09/21

The director of The Illinois Parables and O'er The Land shares her ten eleven favorite films from the last ten years.