Film Guide 2019

Section
A Conversation With

Since the Festival’s inception, A Conversation With… has been an integral part of HIFF, featuring one-on-one interviews with legendary personalities. Past conversations include Steven Spielberg, Vanessa Redgrave, Annette Bening, Robert Altman, Susan Sarandon, Laura Dern, Holly Hunter, Edward Norton, Frances McDormand, Emily Blunt, Hilary Swank, Mark Ruffalo, Rob Reiner, Matthew Broderick, Richard Gere, Martin Scorsese, and many more.

A Conversation With Alfre Woodard

2019 A Conversation With | panels and events | 60 min In celebration of one of this year’s most talked about performances for her role in Chinonye Chukwu’s CLEMENCY, the festival will honor Alfre Woodard with a special A Conversation With… …


A Conversation With Brian De Palma

2019 A Conversation With | panels and events | 60 min HIFF 2019 will honor legendary director Brian De Palma with a Lifetime Achievement Award, along with a special screening of his iconic film BLOW OUT (1981) on October 12. Equally regarded as a leadi …