Susan Seidelman / The Grime and the Glamour

We talk to director Susan Seidelman ahead of screening two of her films, Smithereens and Desperately Seeking Susan, in our season The Grime and the Glamour. Seidelman discusses why New York was so creative, what it was like to be accepted at Cannes Film Festival, what it was like filming with Madonna, and why she directed the pilot episode of Sex and the City. For information regarding your data privacy, visit