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  • Ivan's Childhood
  • Triumph Over Violence
  • The Red Tree
  • Men Behind the Sun

Holocaust

15 films

Right now, in the United States, there are concentration camps holding immigrants for no reason other than that they showed…

  • Funeral Parade of Roses
  • The Watermelon Woman
  • BloodSisters
  • Desert Hearts
  • But I'm a Cheerleader

LGBTQIA

430 films

Films with any lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, asexual, pansexual, agender, aromantic, questioning, bigender, third gender, queer, non-binary, or…

  • Men Behind the Sun
  • Go, Go Second Time Virgin
  • The Candy Snatchers
  • The Libertine
  • Pink Flamingos

Exploitation

158 films

And porn. Gialli mostly excluded because I have covered them elsewhere, and most horror, too.

  • But I'm a Cheerleader
  • The Muppet Movie
  • Mermaids
  • Pink Flamingos
  • Crime Wave

Comedies

103 films

Films that actually make me laugh. I laugh at Muppets, John Waters, gay comedy, and things that are really, really…

  • Sweet Movie
  • House
  • Crime Wave
  • Daisies
  • The Third Part of the Night

Weird

176 films

Weird films that aren't necessarily experimental, or are at least partly narrative.

  • Sink or Swim
  • The Angel
  • Four Women
  • Measures of Distance
  • Witch's Cradle

Experimental

386 films

Experimental, avant garde, etc. film.

Not listed: "Expansion," "Enigma," "Connection," "Relation," (all Matsumoto), "Macbeth Horror Suite," "V.O."

  • The Patience Stone
  • The Forest
  • Bab El Oued City
  • Sambizanga
  • An Angel at My Table

International

117 films

My favorite film by country or nation. In alphabetical order by country or nation.

Criteria:

1. Nations are distinct groups…

  • Crime Wave
  • La Région Centrale
  • The Company of Strangers
  • Kissed
  • Ginger Snaps

Canadian

55 films

  • No Home Movie
  • Daughter Rite
  • Suzanne, Suzanne
  • Sink or Swim
  • Hide and Seek

52

512 films

My contribution to the 52 films by women project. All films I've seen since 2016 that were directed by women.…

  • Fiddler on the Roof
  • Into the Woods
  • West Side Story
  • Style Wars
  • The Muppet Christmas Carol

Musicals

228 films

Includes traditional musicals and concert and rock'n'roll movies.

  • Mädchen in Uniform
  • L'Atalante
  • Make Way for Tomorrow
  • Stage Door
  • A Night on Bald Mountain

1930s

92 films

Actual release dates.

  • The Day I Became a Woman
  • The Odds of Recovery
  • Waitress
  • 35 Shots of Rum
  • Saving Face

2000s

314 films

Not listed: "Persian Series"