Raya Martin

Independence; A Short Film About the Indio Nacional

Philippines

Voted in the directors’ poll

Voted for

Apocalypse Now

1979

Francis Ford Coppola

Manila by Night

1981

Ishmael Bernal

Commingled Containers

Stan Brakhage

ruption volcanique à la Martinique

1902

Georges Méliès

Evolution of a Filipino Family

2004

Lav Díaz

Flowers of St Francis, The

1950

Roberto Rossellini

Histoire(s) du cinéma

Jean-Luc Godard

I am Cuba

1964

Mikhail Kalatozov

Mirror

1974

Andrei Tarkovsky

Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The

1974

Tobe Hooper

Comments

These are ways to live: food, clothing, shelter. Within our daily preoccupations, films have gone beyond depicting: Soviet politics in Cuba, family psychoanalysis, Asian history. Rather we have continued living with it: rediscovering overlooked movies, shooting a ten-hour film in the span of a decade, recreating a war zone for a war movie. Food, clothing, shelter, cinema. These are also ways to die.

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