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Best International Feature Films 2021

59 films

Submissions for the 2021 Academy Award for Best International Feature Film. The deadline for submissions to the Academy is 1…

  • City That Never Sleeps
  • The Killer That Stalked New York
  • Force of Evil
  • I Walk Alone
  • Jealousy

NCDC 2021

28 films

Noir City DC 2021 Oct 15 - 28, 2021 AFI Silver Theatre Silver Spring, MD

  • The Lost Daughter
  • The Power of the Dog
  • Zalava
  • Single
  • Big Touch

CCFF 2021

18 films

Chicago Critics Film Festival 2021 November 12-14, 2021 Music Box Theater Chicago, IL

  • Heroic Losers
  • The Best Families
  • Prayers for the Stolen
  • Nudo mixteco
  • Memories of My Father

LAFF 2021 (Ranked)

49 films

Latin American Film Festival 2021 September 23 - October 13, 2021 AFI Silver Theatre Silver Spring, MD

  • Open Door
  • Heliopolis
  • The Sleepwalkers
  • Songs of Solomon
  • What We Wanted

Best International Feature Films 2020

97 films

Submissions for the 2020 Academy Award for Best International Feature Film (previously called Foreign Language Film). A total of 93…

  • Hava, Maryam, Ayesha
  • The Delegation
  • Papicha
  • Heroic Losers
  • Lengthy Night

Best International Feature Films 2019

94 films

Submissions for the 2019 Academy Award for Best International Feature Film (previously called Foreign Language Film). A record number of…

  • After Yang
  • Ahed's Knee
  • Alien on Stage
  • All Light, Everywhere
  • All These Sons
  • Nine Days
  • Rose Plays Julie
  • Undine
  • The Long Walk
  • Sound of Metal

Favorites of 2020

25 films

In the plague year of 2020 I only saw 262 new releases (my lowest since 2016), though I fudged a…

  • The Third Man
  • Twelve O'Clock High
  • On the Town
  • The Fountainhead
  • Adam's Rib

Favorites of 1949

10 films

A retrospective list based on release dates from the database unless noted otherwise. Subject to change as I catch up…

  • The Best Years of Our Lives
  • It's a Wonderful Life
  • The Killers
  • A Matter of Life and Death
  • The Big Sleep

Favorites of 1946

9 films

A retrospective list based on release dates from the database unless noted otherwise. Subject to change as I catch up…

  • Valley of Souls
  • Identifying Features
  • La Llorona
  • Our Mothers
  • The Heist of the Century

LAFF 2020 (Ranked)

26 films

Latin American Film Festival 2020 September 25 - October 7, 2020 AFI Silver Theatre Virtual at Home Screenings on Eventive

  • Nine Days
  • Sound of Metal
  • There Is No Evil
  • Farewell Amor
  • Shadow in the Cloud

My AFI Fest 2020 (Ranked)

31 films

AFI Film Festival 2020 October 15 - 22, 2020 The American Film Institute  Virtual at Home Screenings on Eventive