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May 2018

10/10: Bruce LaBruce

May 24, 2018 05/24

The director of L.A. Zombie and the upcoming The Misandrists discusses his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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10/10: Vivian Qu

May 3, 2018 05/03

The director of the upcoming Angels Wear White shares her ten eight favorite films from the last ten years.

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April 2018

10/10: Peter Tscherkassky

April 20, 2018 04/20

The director of The Exquisite Corpus and Outer Space shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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The PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author of Netherland extols the virtues of Michael Almereyda's essay-biopic.

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March 2018

The writer-director of the upcoming Ava recalls watching a banned copy of the Mike Nichols drama as a young girl during the Iran-Iraq war.

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The critic, programmer and author of David Lynch: The Man From Another Place considers Bertrand Bonello's terrorism thriller.

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February 2018

10/10: Travis Wilkerson

February 27, 2018 02/27

The director of Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun? shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years, sort of.

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10/10: Stephen Cone

February 20, 2018 02/20

The director of Princess Cyd and Henry Gamble’s Birthday Party shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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January 2018

10/10: Blake Williams

January 18, 2018 01/18

The director of the upcoming PROTOTYPE shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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10/10: Radu Jude

January 8, 2018 01/08

The director of Aferim! and the upcoming Sacred Hearts shares his eleven favorite films from the last ten years.

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December 2017

The esteemed film critic and author looks at Pedro Costa's "strongest film" and its place in the director's body of work as well as the wider cinematic landscape.

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November 2017

10/10: Bertrand Bonello

November 21, 2017 11/21

The director of Nocturama and Saint Laurent shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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The author of "Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet" discusses the contemporary and political references hidden in the filmmaking duo's masterful biblical tale.

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October 2017

The director of Neighboring Sounds and Aquarius on discovering a John Carpenter classic at the Art-Palacio cinema, an old movie palace in Recife.

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10/10: Bill Morrison

October 5, 2017 10/05

The director of Dawson City: Frozen Time, one of 2017’s most acclaimed works, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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September 2017

10/10: Jeff Malmberg

September 27, 2017 09/27

The director of Marwencol and co-director of Spettacolo jots down his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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The author of "A Short History of Film" shares his love of a lesser-seen Bresson masterpiece he first watched at the Vivian Beaumont Theater in New York.

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10/10: Sean Price Williams

September 15, 2017 09/15

The director of photography behind Good Time, Kate Plays Christine, Marjorie Prime, among numerous others, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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August 2017

10/10: Kogonada

August 10, 2017 08/10

The director of Columbus shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years, along with five filmmakers that dominated this era.

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July 2017

10/10: Sean Baker

July 31, 2017 07/31

The director of Tangerine and the upcoming The Florida Project shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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June 2017

Top 10: Andrew Rossi

June 29, 2017 06/29

The director of Bronx Gothic and Page One: Inside the New York Times shares his favorite films from the last ten years.

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May 2017

10/10: Benjamin Crotty

May 8, 2017 05/08

The director of Fort Buchanan shares ten films released in the last ten years that left a strong impression.

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April 2017

Top 10: Feras Fayyad

April 10, 2017 04/10

The director of the Academy Award nominee for Best Documentary Feature, Last Men in Aleppo, shares ten films that influenced his work.

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January 2017

10/10: Eduardo Williams

January 23, 2017 01/23

The director of The Human Surge shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years (with some exceptions).

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December 2016

10/10: Oliver Laxe

December 22, 2016 12/22

The director of Mimosas shares his ten eleven favorite films from the last ten years.

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In this second installment of on set recollections, Joaquim Pinto discusses adapting his methods to Ruiz's working style.

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The director of What Now? Remind Me reflects on his time as a sound engineer with the filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira.

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November 2016

Top 10: Pietro Marcello

November 30, 2016 11/30

A great admirer of Russian and Eastern European cinema, the director of Lost and Beautiful shares his all time favorites.

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Top 10: Jean-Marie Straub

November 1, 2016 11/01

Together with his late wife and partner, Danièle Huillet, Jean-Marie Straub created a rigorous, singular and indelible cinema. These are some of his favorite films.

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October 2016

The director of Fear Itself on how the Jake Gyllenhaal and Anne Hathaway starrer he saw one rainy afternoon at the Ritzy Theatre in Brixton changed his relationship to cinema.

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10/10: Zhao Liang

October 5, 2016 10/05

The director of Behemoth and Petition, the 2009 Cannes documentary banned by the Chinese government, shares his ten favorite films.

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September 2016

10/10: Deborah Stratman

September 21, 2016 09/21

The director of The Illinois Parables and O’er The Land shares her eleven favorite films from the last ten years.

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August 2016

The director of Listen Up Philip and Queen of Earth on the Sundance winning documentary Kate Plays Christine from Robert Greene, a friend, and editor of his films.

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10/10: Mauro Herce

August 4, 2016 08/04

The director of Dead Slow Ahead and cinematographer of Cannes Critics’ Week winner Mimosas shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years

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July 2016

10/10: Terence Nance

July 20, 2016 07/20

The director of An Oversimplification of Her Beauty lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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June 2016

Essays: Letters by Robert Frank

June 30, 2016 06/30

Four short letters from the famed photographer/filmmaker, compiled by Laura Israel, written in 1969 New York City, read (potentially) by Christopher Walken.

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10/10: Robert Greene

June 24, 2016 06/24

The director of Kate Plays Christine and Actress lists his ten favorite documentaries from the last ten years.

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10/10: José Luis Guerín

June 17, 2016 06/17

The director of In the City of Silvia and the new film The Academy of Muses lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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The director of The Unspeakable Act considers, perhaps, Mikio Naruse's darkest film, the 1935 masterwork The Girl in the Rumor.

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May 2016

10/10: Thom Andersen

May 29, 2016 05/29

The director of Los Angeles Plays Itself and The Thoughts That Once We Had lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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10/10: Bi Gan

May 16, 2016 05/16

The director of Kaili Blues lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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The director of Cemetery of Splendor and Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives lists ten favorite films.

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April 2016

10/10: Pedro Costa

April 30, 2016 04/30

The director of Vitalina Varela and Colossal Youth lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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10/10: Corneliu Porumboiu

April 25, 2016 04/25

The director of Police, Adjective, and The Treasure lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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The Academy Award winning director on the thrill of watching Kaili Blues for the first time at the Venice Film Festival.

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10/10: Matías Piñeiro

April 7, 2016 04/07

The director of The Princess of France and Viola lists his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

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