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a beginners guide to global cinema

350 films

Featuring the movies, movements, and directors you’re likely to encounter in your journey with global cinema.

One movie per director…

  • The Tree of Life
  • Taste of Cherry
  • … ere erera baleibu izik subua aruaren…
  • A Moment of Innocence
  • Beau Travail


58 films

Some of the films that have stood out as the most important, influential, and meaningful to me :)



  • Dante's Inferno
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • The Red Shoes

Global Fare

239 films

Sorted by director chronologically 

- international defined by non-english films. If a film is made outside America but is largely…

  • The Works and Days (of Tayoko Shiojiri in the Shiotani Basin)
  • This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • Blade Runner 2049
  • The Handmaiden

best of every year (1950-2020)

70 films

This has been a really long project, and I finally feel comfortable putting it out there. Tried to watch  several…

  • The Art of Vision
  • The Wind Is Driving Him Toward the Open Sea
  • The Second Journey (To Uluru)
  • Five-Year Diary
  • The Battle of Algiers
  • Date Wine
  • The Street Player
  • Kit Kat
  • Land of Fear

The Top 150 African Narrative Feature Films

150 films

Letterboxd’s Top 150 African films, based on the average weighted rating of all letterboxd users. 

Films must have a minimum…

  • Akira
  • Solaris
  • The Tree of Life
  • The Piano Teacher
  • Y Tu Mamá TambiĂ©n

if you like (music artist) watch (movie)

36 films

I’ll be updating for 2022!  Movies I feel compliment the atmosphere or vibe an artist gives. An ongoing list. Read…

  • Climax
  • Moonlight
  • First Reformed
  • Waves
  • A Ghost Story


51 films

  • The Last Black Man in San Francisco
  • Black Swan
  • Moonlight
  • Hereditary
  • V for Vendetta

pretentious movie night

62 films

when I watch movies with Isaiah, Noah, Alex, and Zack