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.
Jacqueline Novak and John Early’s Closet Picks
Shortly before the critically acclaimed success of their off-Broadway show Get on Your Knees, the two comedians stopped by for a few good laughs in our closet.
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.