The Hollywood Reporter’s Directors 2017 Oscars Roundtable is finally online in full. Below, watch Join Mel Gibson (“Hacksaw Ridge”), Oliver Stone (“Snowden”), Denzel Washington (“Fences”), Damien Chazelle (“La La Land”), Mira Nair (“Queen of Katwe”), and Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”) in an hour-long, uncensored discussion on a variety of topics mostly related to directing (of course) – working with actors, handling fear, the trials and triumphs of being on set, challenges faced in bringing their individual projects to the screen, the importance of authenticity in giving a film life, and more.

As always with The Hollywood Reporter’s Oscars Roundtables, it’s an enlighten and entertaining conversation with the most talked about directors heading into Oscar season. Watch it in full below (as the other roundtables become available online, we’ll share them here):

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