Just when portraiture began to seem antiquated, renowned American artist Chuck Close mastered an innovative technique that reinvented the art form. This absorbing documentary explores Close's creative process, in which he photographs his subjects, enlarges the image, and uses colors and patterns to rebuild each face. As Close explains his methodology, friends and colleagues─Kiki Smith, Philip Glass, Brice Marden, and more─comment on his genius. 116 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.