Conversations with Filmmakers Series

Collected interviews with the world's most celebrated filmmakers. Recent titles include: Atom Egoyan: Conversations; Hal Ashby: Conversations. Series editor: Gerald Peary, Professor of Communications and Journalism at Suffolk University, Boston.

Gerald Peary is a professor of communications and journalism at Suffolk University, Boston, a long-time film critic for the Boston Phoenix, and the programmer of the Boston University Cinematheque. He was a Fulbright Fellow in the former Yugoslavia, studying Yugoslavian film comedy, and was the acting curator of the Harvard University Film Archive. He is a member of the National Society of Film Critics and has served on film juries around the world. He is the writer-director of the 2009 feature documentary For the Love of Movies: The Story of American Film Criticism, which has played at over fifty film festivals, museums, and independent theaters. He is the author and editor of eight books on cinema, including Quentin Tarantino: Interviews and John Ford: Interviews, both published by University Press of Mississippi.

Abraham Polonsky: Interviews

Agnès Varda: Interviews

Albert and David Maysles: Interviews

Alexander Payne: Interviews

Alfred Hitchcock: Interviews

Andrei Tarkovsky: Interviews

Ang Lee : Interviews

Anthony Minghella: Interviews

Arthur Penn: Interviews

Atom Egoyan: Interviews

Barbara Kopple : Interviews

Baz Luhrmann: Interviews

Bernardo Bertolucci: Interviews

Bertrand Tavernier: Interviews

Billy Wilder: Interviews

Blake Edwards: Interviews

Brian De Palma: Interviews

Buster Keaton: Interviews

Carlos Saura: Interviews

Charles Burnett: Interviews

Charlie Chaplin: Interviews

Clint Eastwood: Interviews, Revised And Updated

The Coen Brothers: Interviews

D. A. Pennebaker: Interviews

D. W. Griffith: Interviews

Danny Boyle: Interviews

David Fincher: Interviews

David Lean: Interviews

David Lynch: Interviews

David O. Russell: Interviews

Dennis Hopper: Interviews

Elia Kazan: Interviews

Eric Rohmer: Interviews

Errol Morris: Interviews

Francis Ford Coppola: Interviews

François Truffaut: Interviews

Frank Capra: Interviews

Fred Schepisi: Interviews

Fred Zinnemann: Interviews

Fritz Lang: Interviews

George A. Romero: Interviews

George Cukor: Interviews

George Lucas: Interviews

George Stevens: Interviews

Guy Maddin: Interviews

Hal Ashby: Interviews

Harmony Korine: Interviews

Howard Hawks: Interviews

Ingmar Bergman: Interviews

J. J. Abrams: Interviews

Jafar Panahi: Interviews

James Cameron: Interviews

Jane Campion: Interviews

Jean-Luc Godard: Interviews

Jim Jarmusch: Interviews

John Cassavetes: Interviews

John Ford: Interviews

John Huston: Interviews

John Sayles: Interviews

John Singleton: Interviews

John Waters: Interviews

John Woo: Interviews

Jonathan Demme: Interviews

Joseph L. Mankiewicz: Interviews

Kathryn Bigelow: Interviews

Krzysztof Kiesślowski: Interviews

Lars von Trier: Interviews

Liv Ullmann: Interviews

Lois Weber: Interviews

Margarethe von Trotta: Interviews

Martin Ritt: Interviews

Martin Scorsese: Interviews

Martin Scorsese: Interviews, Revised and Updated

Merchant-Ivory: Interviews

Michael Powell: Interviews

Michael Winterbottom: Interviews

Mike Leigh: Interviews

Neil Jordan: Interviews

Oliver Stone: Interviews

Orson Welles: Interviews

Ousmane Sembène: Interviews

Paul Verhoeven: Interviews

Pedro Almodóvar: Interviews

Peter Bogdanovich: Interviews

Peter Greenaway: Interviews

Peter Weir: Interviews

Quentin Tarantino: Interviews

Quentin Tarantino: Interviews, Revised and Updated

Ridley Scott: Interviews

Robert Aldrich: Interviews

Robert Altman: Interviews

Robert Rodriguez: Interviews

Roger Corman: Interviews

Roman Polanski: Interviews

Sam Peckinpah: Interviews

Samuel Fuller: Interviews

Sidney Lumet: Interviews

Spike Lee: Interviews

Stan Brakhage: Interviews

Stanley Kubrick: Interviews

Steven Soderbergh : Interviews, Revised and Updated

Steven Soderbergh: Interviews

Steven Spielberg: Interviews

Steven Spielberg: Interviews, Revised and Updated

Terry Gilliam: Interviews

Theo Angelopolous: Interviews

Tim Burton: Interviews

Todd Haynes: Interviews

Werner Herzog: Interviews

William Wyler: Interviews

Wong Kar-wai: Interviews

Woody Allen: Interviews

Zhang Yimou: Interviews


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