Reel Talks

Talks on movies, the culture of cinema, and filmmaking

Join film connoisseur and thriller novelist Scott Adlerberg with guest authors for discussions on film, the culture of cinema, and filmmaking.

All events are free and open to the public. Books are available for purchase at the events from our retail partner Kinokuniya Bookstore and for signing by the authors.

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2021 Line Up

Monday, June 28

Stephen Whitty, Conversation on Martin Scorsese’s NYC Films

(no program July 5)

Monday, July 12

Marjorie Vecchio, The Films of Claire Denis: Intimacy on the Border

with Noëlle Rouxel-Cubberly and Kirsten Johnson

Monday, July 19

Maria San Filippo, After “Happily Ever After”: Romantic Comedy in the Post-Romantic Age

Monday, July 26

Wallace Stroby, Conversation on Heist Films

Monday, August 2

Glenn Frankel, Shooting Midnight Cowboy: Art, Sex, Loneliness, Liberation, and the Making of a Dark Classic

Monday, August 9

Megan Abbott , Conversation on The Red Shoes: Art, Ballet, and Madness