Isaac Julien

Voted for

Man with a Movie Camera1929Dziga Vertov
The Night of the Hunter1955Charles Laughton
Mandabi1968Ousmane Sembène
Touki Bouki1973Djibril Diop Mambéty
Fear Eats the Soul1974Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Sans Soleil1982Chris Marker
Do the Right Thing1989Spike Lee
Blue1993Derek Jarman
Love Is the Devil Study for a Portrait of Francis Bacon1998John Maybury


1st choices:

Within Our Gates (1919)

Ten Minutes to Live (1932)

The work of Robert Bresson was also very important for me, and from more recently, I would add a couple of Asian films that I really liked: Wong Kar Wai’s In the Mood for Love (2000) and Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite (2019)