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  • Shallow Grave
  • The Last of England
  • Christine
  • Road
  • A Clockwork Orange

United Kingdom

471 films

  • I Am Belfast
  • Of Time and the City
  • Stockholm, My Love
  • Listen to Britain
  • Los Angeles Plays Itself

Sense of Place

21 films

  • Devil's Circuit
  • The Black Tower
  • Machine Space
  • A. 13
  • Sundial

Space and Architecture

45 films

Not on Letterboxd:

Gerard Byrne - Subject (2009) Dorit Margreiter - Aporia (2009) Ian Nairn - Nairn Across Britain (1972)…

  • Oxhide
  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks
  • Still Life
  • Platform
  • Kaili Blues

China/Taiwan/Hong Kong

93 films

Chinese and Taiwanese cinema

  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks
  • Bumming in Beijing: The Last Dreamers
  • Meishi Street
  • San Yuan Li
  • The Square

Chinese Independent Documentaries

106 films

It is my born quest to watch everything on this list. If there's anything you deem worthwhile then please comment…

  • The London Perambulator
  • London
  • Robinson in Space
  • Robinson in Ruins
  • London Orbital

psychogeography

36 films

Not on Letterboxd:

Stephen Sutcliffe - City of Dreadful Something (2019)

  • Candyman
  • Los Angeles Plays Itself
  • Metropolis
  • PlayTime
  • Organism

The Urban

9 films

  • Kandahar
  • A Moment of Innocence
  • Silvered Water
  • Waltz with Bashir
  • Persepolis

Middle East

96 films

Films made in, or about, Middle Eastern countries (+ some of North Africa, and East Asia)

  • The Smithsons on Housing
  • Dispossession: The Great Social Housing Swindle
  • Inquiry. The Great British Housing Disaster
  • New Town Utopia
  • Barbican

British Social Housing and Urbanism

11 films

Not on Letterboxd:

Barbican Archive Mixtape: A History of the Barbican Estate (2020)

Farewell to the Welfare State (1986)

Road…

  • Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans
  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • The Only Son
  • Spring in a Small Town
  • The Night of the Hunter
  • In Vanda's Room
  • An American Family
  • Seventeen
  • The Battle Front for the Liberation of Japan – Summer in Sanrizuka
  • Sanrizuka: The Three Day War

Slow Writing

26 films

Films mentioned in Thom Andersen’s book ‘Slow Writing: Thom Andersen on Cinema’. 

  • Blood of the Condor
  • Antonio das Mortes
  • Iracema
  • Prisioneros de la tierra
  • Que Viva Mexico!

Latin

16 films