In Their Shoes…® with Chris Matthews

Chris Matthews is known for the outspoken and impeccable interviewing skills he employs on MSNBC’s Hardball with Chris Matthews and NBC’s The Chris Matthews Show. At In Their Shoes…®, he moderates in-depth conversations with select Festival guests about their lives and careers, taking the audience on a guided exploration of how their work carried them to prominence in their chosen medium. Past guests have included Frank Langella, Steve Martin, Vera Farmiga, Charlie Kaufman, Jim Carrey, Spike Jonze, Paul Haggis, and Nancy Meyers.

Previous In Their Shoes…® participants have included Frank Langella, Nancy Meyers, Steve Martin, Charlie Kaufman, Jim Carrey, Spike Jonze, William H. Macy, Barry Levinson, Paul Haggis, and Vera Farmiga.










Glenn Close

This six-time Academy Award® nominated actress, best known for her iconic roles in Fatal AttractionDangerous Liaisons, and FX’s Damages, will discuss her prolific career along with commitment to mental health advocacy and founding of the non-profit organization Bring Change 2 Mind.





David O. Russell

Our esteemed Screenwriters Tributee will sit down for an intimate conversation, where he will discuss his critically acclaimed body of work as a screenwriter, director, and producer over the past two decades.