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Brought to you by the Directors Guild of America, "The Director's Cut" will bring you the behind-the-scenes stories of today's most talked about films. Each episode features a different director interviewed by one of their peers, leading to revealing conversations about the grueling, but rewarding process of bringing their films to life.

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Brought to you by the Directors Guild of America, "The Director's Cut" will bring you the behind-the-scenes stories of today's most talked about films. Each episode features a different director interviewed by one of their peers, leading to revealing conversations about the grueling, but rewarding process of bringing their films to life.

    Meet the Nominees Theatrical Feature Film Symposium 2020 - Part 2 of 3 (Ep. 250)

    Meet the Nominees Theatrical Feature Film Symposium 2020 - Part 2 of 3 (Ep. 250)

    Jeremy Kagan moderates the 29th Annual DGA Meet the Nominees: Theatrical Feature Film Symposium featuring Sam Mendes, Bong Joon Ho, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, and Taika Waititi on their nominated films. Part two shares the nominees' thoughts on dealing with anxiety, how they tackle pre-production issues, and the language they use to adjust an actor's performance.

    • 47 min
    Meet the Nominees Theatrical Feature Film Symposium 2020 - Part 1 of 3 (Ep. 249)

    Meet the Nominees Theatrical Feature Film Symposium 2020 - Part 1 of 3 (Ep. 249)

    Jeremy Kagan moderates the 29th Annual DGA Meet the Nominees: Theatrical Feature Film Symposium featuring Sam Mendes, Bong Joon Ho, Martin Scorsese, Quentin Tarantino, and Taika Waititi on their nominated films. Part one shares the nominees' thoughts on where they like to be on set when directing and share details about shooting the openings and closings of their film.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Three Christs with Jon Avnet and Rodrigo García (Ep. 248)

    Three Christs with Jon Avnet and Rodrigo García (Ep. 248)

    Director Jon Avnet discusses his new film, Three Christs, with fellow director Rodrigo García. The film follows a Michigan psychiatrist as he treats three paranoid schizophrenic patients, each of whom believes that he is Jesus Christ. Please note spoilers are included.

    See photos and a summary of this event below:
    https://www.dga.org/Events/2020/March2020/JonAvnet_discusses_ThreeChrists_QnA_0120.aspx

    • 32 min
    Pain and Glory with Pedro Almódovar and Kenneth Lonergan (Ep. 247)

    Pain and Glory with Pedro Almódovar and Kenneth Lonergan (Ep. 247)

    Director Pedro Almodóvar discusses his new film, Pain and Glory, with fellow director Kenneth Lonergan. This deeply personal film from Spain tells the story of Salvador Mallo, a depressed director who is thinking of leaving filmmaking because of chronic health problems. A series of encounters, both real and remembered, leads Mallo to reflect on the choices he's made. Please note spoilers are included.

    See photos and a summary of this event below:
    https://www.dga.org/Events/2019/Dec2019/GCS_PainYGlory_0919.aspx

    • 37 min
    Atlantics with Mati Diop and Michael Almereyda (Ep. 246)

    Atlantics with Mati Diop and Michael Almereyda (Ep. 246)

    Director Mati Diop discusses her new film, Atlantics, with fellow director Michael Almereyda. Set in the outskirts of Dakar on Senegal's Atlantic coast, the film tells the story of a young woman who is in love with a construction worker, but is already promised to another man. After the construction worker is lost at sea and the devastated woman prepares to go through with her original wedding, strange things begin to happen that may thwart her plans. Please note spoilers are included.

    See photos and a summary of this event below:
    https://www.dga.org/Events/2019/Dec2019/GCS_Atlantics_1019.aspx

    • 39 min
    Richard Jewell with Clint Eastwood and Scott Cooper (Ep. 245)

    Richard Jewell with Clint Eastwood and Scott Cooper (Ep. 245)

    Director Clint Eastwood discusses his new film, Richard Jewell, with fellow director Scott Cooper. The film tells the true story of Jewell, an American security guard who saved thousands of lives from an exploding bomb at the 1996 Olympics. But his life starts to unravel when he becomes the FBI's prime suspect in the bombing attempt and is vilified by press and public alike. Please note spoilers are included.

    See photos and a summary of this event below:
    https://www.dga.org/Events/2020/Feb2020/RichardJewell_QnA_1219.aspx

    • 33 min

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