Top 10: Feras Fayyad

The director of Last Men in Aleppo, Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature and winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, shares ten films that influenced his work.

-in alphabetical order-

1. City Lights (Charlie Chaplin, 1931)

2. A Clockwork Orange (Stanley Kubrick, 1971)

3. Gates of Heaven (Errol Morris, 1978)

4. Mamma Roma (Pier Paolo Pasolini, 1962)

5. Nanook of the North (Robert J. Flaherty, 1922)

6. The Passion of Joan of Arc (Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928)

7. Rome, Open City (Roberto Rossellini, 1946)

8. The Sacrifice (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1986)

9. Seven Samurai (Akira Kurosawa, 1954)

10. Tokyo Story (Yasujiro Ozu, 1953)


Last Man in Aleppo is now available on DVD and Video-on-Demand. Own/stream it here.

10/10 is an ongoing series in which we ask cinephiles to name their ten favorite films from the last ten years (currently, between 2007 and 2017).