Last month, award-winning director Asif Kapadia paid a visit to the Criterion closet. Working in both documentary and narrative cinema, the British filmmaker is best known for his movies The Warrior, Senna, and this year’s heartbreaking, Academy Award–nominated Amy Winehouse documentary Amy. Above, watch Kapadia pluck a wide range of selections, from Simon of the Desert to Yi Yi.
Euzhan Palcy’s Closet Picks
The trailblazing director of A Dry White Season reminisces about her childhood love of Hitchcock, the kindness that François Truffaut showed her, and a Brazilian classic that changed her life.
That One Time Five Comics Raided Our Closet
Things got a little hectic (and hilarious) when New York comedians Jaboukie Young-White, Lorelei Ramirez, Fumi Abe, Nore Davis, and Tomas Delgado visited the Criterion offices.