November 2020

10/10: Manfred Kirchheimer

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”

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

10/10: Yung Chang

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

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”

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”

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

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

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

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

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

September 2019

Single Take: Patrick Wang on “A Borrowed Life”

The director of A Bread Factory describes watching what would become his favorite film, Wu Nien-jen’s A Borrowed Life, at the Musuem of the Moving Image in Queens, and the conversation it inspired with fellow filmgoers on the subway ride home.

August 2019

10/10: Ognjen Glavonić

The director of The Load, which premiered in Director's Fortnight at Cannes, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

10/10: Bettina Perut and Iván Osnovikoff

The directors of Los Reyes share their ten favorite films from the last ten years.

10/10: Roberto Minervini

The director of What You Gonna Do When the World's On Fire? and The Other Side shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

10/10: Mariano Llinás

The director of the 14-hour feature film La Flor, an epic globe-spanning ode to storytelling and the movies, shares with us his ten favorite films.

June 2019

10/10: Peter Parlow

The director of The Plagiarists, an American filmmaker, writer, musician, and stock photographer, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

May 2019

10/10: Ryūsuke Hamaguchi

The director of Happy Hour and Asako I & II shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

February 2019

Watch: “Field Niggas” by Khalik Allah

Sneak preview ended on 3/8/19. In advance of Khalik Allah's acclaimed new documentary Black Mother, we're proud to present his revelatory 2015 debut Field Niggas. Streaming free for two weeks only.

January 2019

Sneak Preview: “Machorka-Muff” by Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet

Sneak preview ended on 1/15/19. In honor of Jean-Marie Straub's 86th birthday, we're streaming for one week only, and for free, his first collaboration with Danièle Huillet.

Single Take: Dane Komljen on “My Own Private Idaho”

The director of All the Cities of the North recalls watching Gus Van Sant's beguiling drama as a young boy, on a borrowed VHS tape, while his country was descending into war.