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The Walker Dialogues & Film Retrospectives program brings together some of the most innovative and influential filmmakers of our time with leading critics, writers, and historians.


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Julian Schnabel: Artist Director

Retrospective: March 4–19, 2011 “The term ‘larger than life’ seems almost too meager for the force of nature that is Julian Schnabel: artist, surfer, bon vivant, and now acclaimed filmmaker.”—Art Newspaper Over the past 20 years, the… More

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Olivier Assayas: Between Love and Terror

Retrospective: October 1–31, 2010 Olivier Assayas has brought his seemingly effortless virtuosity to an extremely diverse range of more than 20 films, including the stylized comedic parody Irma Vep; the erotic, fast-paced corporate… More

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Kelly Reichardt: Off the Beaten Track

Retrospective: May 5–14, 2010 “An indispensable American filmmaker.”—New York Times Working outside the Hollywood system with a bare-bones crew of friends and co-collaborators, Kelly Reichardt has created a body of work that is… More


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Joel and Ethan Coen: Raising Cain

Retrospective: September 18–October 17, 2009 “It’s probable that most filmmakers love making movies, but few of them express this love with such voracious, crazy ardor. The brothers are a pair of brilliant oxymorons: shaggy-dog… More

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In & Out of Fashion: The Films of William Klein

Retrospective: May 15–June 26, 2009 William Klein has spent six decades producing works that are raw, direct, and confrontational. As an artist, he has resisted categorization and worked within and… More

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Mike Leigh: Moments

Retrospective: October 3–25, 2008 Area Premiere: Happy-Go-Lucky “A film can only be interesting if it’s rooted in reality in some way, things can only be funny if they’re rooted in reality, and they can only be tragic if they’re rooted in reality.” —Mike Leigh London… More