The Conversations program offers free screenings followed by inspiring Q&As with leading actors and casts, as well as Career Retrospectives with preeminent actors who explore the process and profession with an audience of fellow artists. Conversations focus on personal experiences and artistic influences that inform and shape careers; discuss current and past projects; share valuable insights into the craft and industry; and preserve creative legacies.
Presented in Los Angeles, New York and cities nationwide, we offer two types of Conversations: screenings of films and television shows followed by Q&As with casts and principals, and two-hour Career Retrospectives with influential actors of our time. All Conversations are professionally moderated, recorded and available in our video gallery.
Recent Conversations Q&As include the casts of Moonlight, La La Land, Manchester by the Sea, Fences, Lion, The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime, Mr. Robot, This Is Us, The Crown, Grace and Frankie, Queen Sugar, Veep and Transparent.
Our collection of over 300 Career Retrospectives with notable actors and broadcasters includes Morgan Freeman, Leonardo DiCaprio, Helen Mirren, Michael Keaton, Jake Gyllenhaal, Jennifer Aniston, Mahershala Ali, Kevin Costner, Octavia Spencer, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon, Sir Ian McKellen, Al Pacino, Tom Brokaw, Dan Rather, Shirley MacLaine, Kirk Douglas, Jane Russell, Robert Duvall, Henry Fonda, Charlton Heston, Diahann Carroll and hundreds more live in our permanent archive, with many available for viewing online.
– Julianna Margulies at Conversations
In New York, we host a special Conversations series in partnership with BroadwayWorld.com to celebrate the vibrant theater community in the city and feature actors with careers on both stage and screen including Audra McDonald, Liev Schreiber, Chazz Palminteri, Chita Rivera, Stockard Channing, Ellen Burstyn, David Hyde Pierce, Judy Greer, Vincent D’Onofrio, Jim Parsons and Keith Carradine.
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For those who attend our programs and need disability accommodation, including Sign Language Interpretation, please email email@example.com for Los Angeles programs or firstname.lastname@example.org for New York programs with a minimum of three business days notice and you will be contacted.
The Conversations promo features actors Helen Mirren, Liev Schreiber and Jason Mitchell.