Film School Drop Outs - Weekly Challenge 2017

From the pioneers of film to post-digital trailblazers, the aim of this challenge is to take you on an adventure through the history of film.

This challenge has been designed to help you navigate through important periods of film, film movements, major auteurs and national cinemas.

This challenge will take place across the 52 weeks of 2017. Each week will address a new topic that will provide signposts through this journey. The goal is to watch at least one film each week that will expand your experience of film.

The syllabus can be found below. Each weeks topic will be accompanied by a link to a list of suggested films but feel free to choose any film that you feel…

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  • A Trip to the Moon

    1

  • Sherlock, Jr.

    2

  • Metropolis

    3

  • The Black Swan

    4

  • October (Ten Days that Shook the World)

    5

  • The Awful Truth

    6

  • Pépé le Moko

    7

  • City Streets

    8

  • Marnie

    9

  • Bicycle Thieves

    10

  • Touch of Evil

    11

  • The Immortal Story

    12

  • The 400 Blows

    13

  • It Came from Outer Space

    14

  • The Searchers

    15

  • The Servant

    16

  • Jason and the Argonauts

    17

  • L'Avventura

    18

  • Black God, White Devil

    19

  • For a Few Dollars More

    20

  • Hour of the Wolf

    21

  • The Cremator

    22

  • All That Heaven Allows

    23

  • The Marriage of Maria Braun

    24

  • 2001: A Space Odyssey

    25

  • Harold and Maude

    26

  • Short Cuts

    27

  • Mad Max 2: The Road Warrior

    28

  • Salesman

    29

  • Café Society

    30

  • Eros + Massacre

    31

  • Foxy Brown

    32

  • 8½

    33

  • Geek Maggot Bingo or The Freak from Suckweasel Mountain

    34

  • The Lickerish Quartet

    35

  • Mirror

    36

  • The Butterfly Murders

    37

  • Meek's Cutoff

    38

  • Belle de Jour

    39

  • Diva

    40

  • Platoon

    41

  • Dersu Uzala

    42

  • The Wind Will Carry Us

    43

  • Eraserhead

    44

  • A Time to Live, a Time to Die

    45

  • Akira

    46

  • Biutiful

    47

  • Groundhog Day

    48

  • Hail, Caesar!

    49

  • Julien Donkey-Boy

    50

  • Wiener-Dog

    51

  • Funny Games

    52

  • Seconds

    53

  • The Conformist

    54

  • Things to Come

    55

  • Shame

    56