Three guests have been added to this semester’s Master Class lineup, along with a screening of the much-anticipated Dune. Please note these dates:

Nov. 20 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Harvey Keitel, the star of Reservoir DogsPulp Fiction and The Piano, will be interviewed by award-winning journalist Scott Feinberg after a screening of his new movie, Lansky.*

Dec. 1 (Zoom): Pedro Almodovar, the Oscar-winning director of All About My MotherTalk to Her and Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown. (Time TBD.)

Dec. 4 (10 a.m. to 1 p.m.): Director Denis Villeneuve will screen his epic remake of Dune, before being interviewed by Scott Feinberg.*

*Note: Ticketing information for those who are not enrolled in Scott’s class will be sent out one week prior to the event.

See you there.

MICHAEL STRAHAN – Wednesday, October 20 at 1 p.m. (ZOOM)

Super Bowl champion and Good Morning America host Michael Strahan is the only guy who played 15 years with the New York Giants and went on to topline such shows as $100,000 Pyramid and Live with Kelly and Michael. He’s also a two-time Emmy Award winner, a philanthropist and entrepreneur.

Moderated by Leah Aldridge

WILLEM DAFOE – Wednesday, October 27 at 11 a.m. (ZOOM)

The four-time Oscar nominee may be the single most admired actor among his peers. His pictures include Platoon (1986), Shadow of the Vampire (2000) and The Florida Project (2017). He can be seen this Fall in Wes Anderson’s The French Dispatch, his fourth film with the director following The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004), Fantastic Mr. Fox (2009) and The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014).

Moderated by Russell Boast

DAVID CHASE – Saturday, October 30 at 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (IN PERSON)

David Chase is best-known for writing and producing the landmark HBO drama The Sopranos, often considered the best TV series of all time. The seven-time Emmy Award winner’s next project, The Many Saints of Newark, is a prequel to the epic series and stars Michael Gandolfini (son of James Gandolfini) as the young Tony Soprano. We’ll be screening the movie at Dodge.

Moderated by Scott Feinberg

DEDE GARDNER – Wednesday, November 3 at 7 p.m. (ZOOM)

Dede Gardner has two best-picture Oscars: for Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave (2013) and Barry Jenkins’ Moonlight (2016). The producer is also president of Brad Pitt’s Plan B Films. Her other films include Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life (2011), Ava DuVernay’s Selma (2014) and last year’s breakout, Minari.

Moderated by Dean Stephen Galloway

DAKOTA JOHNSON – Saturday, November 6 at 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (IN PERSON)

A third generation Hollywood scion, granddaughter of Alfred Hitchcock performer and animal activist Tippi Hedren and daughter of Oscar-nominated actress Melanie Griffith, Johnson is best known for her work in the erotic thriller 50 Shades of Gray (2015) and it’s sequels. Her recent roles in films as varied as Suspiria (2018) and The Peanut Butter Falcon (2019) have cemented her as one of the most adventurous actresses working today. She appears next in Maggie Gyllenhaal’s directorial debut, The Lost Daughter, opposite Olivia Colman, which will screen at the Folino ahead of her interview.

Moderated by Scott Feinberg

JAMIE LEE CURTIS – Saturday, November 13 at 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (IN PERSON)

Daughter of legendary Golden Age actors Janet Leigh and Tony Curtis, Jamie Lee Curtis made her debut as an actress in Halloween (1978), the horror franchise in which she continues to star more than 40 years later: David Gordon Greene’s Halloween Kills was released October 15. She’s also the author of 12 best-selling children’s books.

Moderated by Scott Feinberg

HARVEY KEITEL – Saturday, November 20 at 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (IN PERSON)

A fixture of hardscrabble, iconic cinema of the 1970s such as Martin Scorsese’s Mean Streets (1973), Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974), and Taxi Driver (1976), Keitel has continued his impressive career as one of the finest character actors of his generation for six decades. Appearing in essential films such as Ridley Scott’s Thelma & Louise (1991), Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs (1992) and Pulp Fiction (1994), Jane Campion’s The Piano (1993) and Holy Smoke (1999), and Barry Levinson’s Bugsy (1991), for which he received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actor.

Moderated by Scott Feinberg

PEDRO ALMODOVAR – Wednesday, December 1 (Time TBC, via ZOOM)

One of the most acclaimed filmmakers working in cinema today, Almodovar’s latest film, Parallel Mothers debuted to career-best reviews this fall. With a filmography that includes such modern classics as Law of Desire (1987), Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988), All About My Mother (1999), Volver (2005), Pain and Glory (2020), Almodovar’s films have been nominated for seven Academy Awards. He was nominated as Best Director and won the Best Original Screenplay for Talk to Her (2003).

Moderator TBC

DENIS VILLENEUVE – Saturday, December 4 at 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

An Academy Award-nominated French Canadian filmmaker best known for having directed Blade Runner 2049 (2017), Arrival (2016), Sicario (2015) and Incendies (2010), Villeneuve’s attention to detail and visuals have established him as one of the premier filmmakers working today. Villeneuve is gearing up for the release of his highly anticipated film adaptation of Frank Herbert’s epic science fiction novel, Dune.

LUPITA NYONG’O – Wednesday, December 8 at 7 p.m.

A graduate of the Yale School of Drama, Lupita Nyongo earned a Best Supporting Actress Oscar for 12 Years a Slave (2011); an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Narrator for Serengeti (2020); and a Tony Award nomination for Broadway’s Eclipse. But you also know her and love her from Jordan Peele’s Us (2018) and the smash Black Panther (2019). She’s now filming its sequel.

Moderated by Dean Stephen Galloway

HALLE BERRY – Saturday, December 11 at 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. (IN PERSON)

Halle Berry is the first and only Black woman to have won a Best Actress Oscar, for Monster’s Ball (2001). No stranger to iconic characters, she played Storm in the X-Men franchise, starred in the James Bond film Die Another Day (2002) and now stars and directs in Netflix’s Bruised, the story of a disgraced MMA fighter who finds redemption in the cage. Bruised will screen at Dodge ahead of Berry’s interview.

Moderated by Scott Feinberg