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  • Vitalina Varela
  • This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection
  • To the Ends of the Earth
  • Still Processing
  • A Story from Africa

2020: Ranked

127 films

This is the first time that I'm integrating short films, since I've seen a lot more of them this year.…

  • Uppercase Print
  • Isabella
  • The Fever
  • Tesla
  • Nomadland

2020: Watchlist

10 films

The year of Covid-19. Still lots of stuff to catch up on.

  • The Rose of Rhodesia
  • The Will
  • Mr. Omar
  • The Black Market
  • African Jim

African Cinema

516 films

Master list of African films that I've seen and/or am interested in seeing. To be updated constantly. Focus is on…

  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • The Goddess
  • Bambi

Illy's Canon

89 films

Initially began with a top 25 in December 2017. Updated every 4 months.

Updates: April 2018: Added Persona, Woman in…

  • A Page of Madness
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • Vampyr
  • Cat People
  • I Walked with a Zombie

Vibes

159 films

No logic, just a feel for favorite atmospheres.

  • Carlito's Way
  • Blow Out
  • Femme Fatale
  • Hi, Mom!
  • The Fury
  • Meek's Cutoff
  • Wendy and Lucy
  • Certain Women
  • First Cow
  • Night Moves
  • Bombay
  • Maborosi
  • Once Upon a Time in Beirut
  • August in the Water
  • Salaam Cinema

Birth Year Challenge

25 films

Idea taken from Andrew

  • Bled Number One
  • Dernier maquis
  • Story of Judas
  • South Terminal
  • Smugglers' Songs
  • The World
  • A Touch of Sin
  • Platform
  • Still Life
  • Ash Is Purest White
  • The Time That Remains
  • Divine Intervention
  • Introduction to the End of an Argument
  • Chronicle of a Disappearance
  • It Must Be Heaven
  • A Thousand Suns
  • Atlantics
  • Atlantiques
  • In My Room
  • Big in Vietnam