Lindiwe Dovey

Senior Lecturer, African film, SOAS, University of London; curator, Film Africa festival

UK

Voted in the critics’ poll

Voted for

Battle of Algiers, The

1966

Gillo Pontecorvo

Ceddo

1976

Ousmane Sembene

Come Back, Africa

1959

Lionel Rogosin

Hidden

2004

Michael Haneke

Mirror

1974

Andrei Tarkovsky

Piano, The

1992

Jane Campion

Red Desert

1964

Michelangelo Antonioni

Sea Point Days

2009

François Verster

Touki Bouki

1973

Djibril Diop Mambéty

Waiting for Happiness

2002

Abderrahmane Sissako

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