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Films that are somehow not in UCT's "African Studies Video Library Collection"

19 films

I only added films that I'm actively looking for right now, so there are probably way more blind spots. I…

  • Au Hasard Balthazar
  • The Baker's Wife
  • The Blue Angel
  • The Brown Bunny
  • Call Me by Your Name

Screen Performance

27 films

My movie love originally came via a fascination with performance. Nowadays, I enjoy films that don't have any actors in…

  • Lancelot of the Lake
  • No Skin Off My Ass
  • Swimming to Cambodia
  • Ben Hur
  • Hovering Over the Water

My Favourite Letterboxd Posters

100 films

I dont know much about poster design, but these are some of the LB posters I find pleasing and will…

  • The Eternal Breasts
  • Le cri de la soie
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
  • Anemic Cinema
  • La Collectionneuse

Movie Titles

100 films

I really love good <a href="https://letterboxd.com/benrrr/list/my-favourite-letterboxd-posters/">posters and titles! These are some of the film titles I find most inviting. I avoided…

  • 24 Frames
  • The Burial of Kojo
  • Burning
  • The Other Side of the Wind
  • Ismael's Ghosts

2018 Favourites

16 films

Top 15, but I’m gunna leave High Fantasy at #16 just because!

Performances I enjoyed:

Alec Baldwin in Blackkklansman John…

  • Rebecca
  • Pakeezah
  • The Ghost and Mrs. Muir
  • Opening Night
  • Poor Little Rich Girl

20 films I loved in 2018

20 films

I included only first-time viewings and one film per director.

  • Personal Shopper
  • Félicité
  • The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
  • Call Me by Your Name
  • Angamaly Diaries

2017 Favourites

15 films

Top 15.

  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • 9 Drawings for Projection
  • Abdullah Ibrahim: A Brother with Perfect Timing
  • Accattone
  • The Aviator's Wife

The Best Movies in the World

30 films

Alphabetical order. I wrote a little one-liner to each film in the notes!

  • End of the Dialogue
  • 9 Drawings for Projection
  • The Last Grave at Dimbaza
  • Letter from an Unknown Woman
  • Personal Shopper

2017 Viewing highlights

41 films

Mostly first-time watches, exceptions being: Window Water Baby Moving L'argent M. Hulot's Holiday L'Avventura

Not only the best ones I…

  • The Loneliest Planet
  • La Ciénaga
  • Mossane
  • Portrait of Jason
  • The Beaches of Agnès

52 Films project 2017

52 films

Excluding rewatches.

  • A Death in the Gunj
  • Newton
  • Tripoli Cancelled
  • My Life as a Zucchini
  • In Time to Come

Dharamshala International Film Festival 2017

24 films

Not on Letterboxd: Her Mother (Yoshinori Sato) Ashwatthama (Pushpendra Singh) The Swallow (Mano Khalil) Out of this World (Lowell Thomas)…

  • Space Is the Place
  • Gigi
  • Black and Tan
  • Jeannette: The Childhood of Joan of Arc
  • Le Million

Musicals To See

20 films

I ended up making a To See list for my three favourite genres: Melodrama, Comedy and Musical.

(I added Guru…