Transmissions

November 2020

10/10: Manfred Kirchheimer
11/06

The director of Free Time, a meticulously restored and constructed 16mm documentary shot in New York between 1958 and 1960 shares his favorite films of all-time.

October 2020

Three Films That Influenced: Oliver Laxe’s “Fire Will Come”
10/28

Oliver Laxe discusses three films that played a role in shaping his latest feature, the acclaimed Fire Will Come

10/10: Yung Chang
10/16

The director of This is Not a Movie, a documentary on journalist Robert Fisk, and the upcoming Wuhan Wuhan, shares his ten favorite films of the past ten years.

July 2020

10/10: Dan Sallitt
07/17

The director of Fourteen, now playing in our Virtual Cinema, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

April 2020

Single Take: David Cale on “Paris, Texas”
04/10

The playwright and Light From Light actor looks back at the pleasure and surprise of going to the movies; in particular, one revelatory showing of Wim Wender's classic at the Paris Theatre in New York City.

February 2020

Three Films That Influenced: Grant Gee’s Radiohead documentary “Meeting People Is Easy”
02/05

Filmmaker Grant Gee looks back on three films that influenced his 1998 Radiohead documentary Meeting People Is Easy, recently released on the band's new online archive.

January 2020

Single Take: Lynne Sachs on Jean-Luc Godard
01/23

Having just completed her new film, the director reflects on the decades-long impact Godard has had on her creative process, recalling first-time viewings of Vivre Sa Vie, Notre Musique, and others.

November 2019

10/10: Brett Story
11/08

The filmmaker behind critically-acclaimed documentaries The Hottest August and The Prison in Twelve Landscapes shares her ten favorite films from the last ten years.

October 2019

10/10: Paul Harrill
10/31

The writer-director of Light From Light lists ten films (and one television show) with his favorite performances from the last ten years.

10/10: Ulrich Köhler
10/10

The filmmaker behind In My Room shares ten favorite films from the last ten years — in his own words, "Difficult, tough choices."