Dialogues: Talking With Pictures

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Dialogues: Talking with Pictures is a popular and critically acclaimed series of films curated and introduced by well-known directors or film artists who are invited to select and discuss films that have inspired them, had a significant impact on their careers, or were pivotal in the progression of their own careers.

Past Highlights

Films that have screened in the Dialogues programme include:

  • Mathieu Kassovitz's LA HAINE, introduced by Costa Gavras
  • Bob Fosse’s LIZA WITH A "Z", introduced by Liza Minnelli
  • Francis Ford Coppola's THE CONVERSATION, introduced by Michael Ondaatje
  • Bruce Weber introducing his own LET'S GET LOST
  • Wong Tin-lam’s THE WILD, WILD ROSE, introduced by Tsai Ming-ling
  • a restored version of his own ALIEN, introduced by Sir Ridley Scott
  • Akira Kurosawa's YOJIMBO, introduced by Lawrence Kasdan
  • Monte Hellman's TWO-LANE BLACKTOP, introduced by Richard Linklater

Past Guests

Past guests include:

  • William Eggleston
  • Ousmane Sembene
  • John Woo
  • Patricia Rozema
  • John Sayles
  • Sally Potter
  • Jean-Luc Godard
  • Agnieszka Holland
  • Danny Glover
  • Chantal Akerman
  • Hal Hartley
  • Kevin Smith
  • Robert Lepage
  • Matt Dillon
  • Gena Rowlands
  • Jill Sprecher
  • Fred Schepisi
  • Richard Linklater
  • Sylvia Chang
  • David Cronenberg
  • Jane Campion
  • Peter Greenaway

Check back on Tuesday, August 21, 2007 after 12:00pm for the complete list of films and guests in this programme.