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The Walker Dialogue and Retrospective Series brings together some of the most innovative and influential filmmakers of our time with leading critics, writers, and historians.


Walker Dialogue and Retrospective

Todd Haynes: 20 Years of Killer Films

The Walker honors boundary-breaking director Todd Haynes for the 60th Walker Dialogue and Retrospective. Explosive, original, thoughtful, and intelligent are only a few of the words that describe Haynes’s films. Pulling from… More

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Christopher Nolan: Moving Through Time

Exploring universal themes of family, love, and loss as well as the implications of more concretely physical phenomena—gravity, matter, and time—Christopher Nolan’s work is renowned by audiences, critics, and fellow filmmakers alike. More

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Steve McQueen: A Dialogue and Retrospective

“A film is an object around which you can have a debate, more so than the incident itself. It’s someone’s view of an incident, an advanced starting point.” —Steve McQueen More

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Noah Baumbach: Visibly Human

Over 18 years, Noah Baumbach has become known for films that are at once compellingly watchable and distinctly—sometimes excruciatingly—uncomfortable. More

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Claire Denis: Unpredictable Universe

To meet Claire Denis is to encounter a moviemaker in exquisite harmony with her films. Her naturally regal bearing carries and transmits an equally natural earthiness (which you can hear in her rough laughter), just as her… More

Regis Dialogues & Film Retrospectives

Harry Belafonte: Singing His Song

Harry Belafonte has been an advocate for civil rights and humanitarian causes throughout a career that spans more than six decades, so when he talks about singing his song, it is as much about activism as it is about his… More