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  • The Man Who Planted Trees
  • Feelings of Mountains and Waters
  • It's Such a Beautiful Day
  • La Maison en Petits Cubes
  • Hedgehog in the Fog

Animation

12 films

  • Gate of Hell
  • A Page of Madness
  • A Straightforward Boy
  • Days of Youth
  • I Was Born, But...

Early Japan

104 films

1900 - 1969

No particular order

  • Close-Up
  • Naked
  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks
  • Three Colors: Blue
  • Oldboy
  • Planet Earth
  • Frozen Planet
  • Life
  • The Man Who Planted Trees
  • Koyaanisqatsi

Earth

27 films

  • LA 92
  • The Keepers
  • O.J.: Made in America
  • Paris Is Burning
  • Paradise Lost: The Child Murders at Robin Hood Hills

My Favourite Documentaries

45 films

Documentaries that I have seen and loved. Hopefully, I'll keep it as an ongoing list.

On the list but are…

  • Burning
  • Utøya: July 22
  • Too Late to Die Young
  • Taste of Cement
  • Shoplifters

LIFF (Leeds International Film Festival)

7 films

Not found on Letterboxd: In the Stillness of Sounds (Dir. Stéphane Manchematin, Serge Steyer, 2018)

  • Syndromes and a Century
  • Knight of Cups
  • Upstream Color
  • The Tree of Life
  • The Brown Bunny
  • Penda's Fen
  • Barry Lyndon
  • A Clockwork Orange
  • The Devils
  • Monty Python and the Holy Grail
  • La Jetée
  • Sherlock, Jr.
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • 8½

Romance and Love

24 films

  • China Power: Art Now After Mao
  • Liu Xiaodong: Hometown Boy
  • Dong
  • Project 798: New Art in New China
  • Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry

Chinese Art

5 films

asiasociety.org/hong-kong/asia-society-chinese-arts-documentary-series

Made in China - 2002 - Yves Scagliola and Roman Weber

Outside the Great Wall - 2010 - Han…

  • A Magical Substance Flowed Into Me
  • Wild Relatives
  • The Goodness Regime
  • Here and Perhaps Elsewhere
  • The Box of Life
  • Study of a River
  • Several Friends
  • The Horse
  • Videograms of a Revolution
  • Workers Leaving the Factory

Losing my mind

134 films