New York Film Festival Main Slates

Decades: 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, 2010s, 2020s

This series of lists details the featured films of the New York Film Festival “Main Slates,” which excludes sidebars, many shorts, and most other miscellaneous programmed works, in order of first screening.

Key: “*” denotes a gala (Opening Night, Centerpiece, or Closing Night) selection, “^” denotes a retrospective selection, “@” indicates the films that were shown as a double feature, and “%” indicates a film and the short that was advertised with it.

1st (1963):
*The Exterminating Angel (Luis Buñuel)
In the Midst of Life (Robert Enrico)
Knife in the Water (Roman Polański)
A Cozy Cottage (Fejér Tamás)
Harakiri (Kobayashi Masaki)
An Autumn Afternoon (Ozu Yasujiro)
The Terrace (Leopoldo Torre Nilsson)
Elektra at Epidaurus (Ted Zarpas)
Hallelujah the Hills (Adolfas Mekas)
All the Way Home (Alex Segal)
Glory Sky (Takis Kanellopoulos)
The Trial of Joan of Arc (Robert Bresson)
I fidanzati (Ermanno Olmi)
Ro.Go.Pa.G. (Omnibus)
The Servant (Joseph Losey)
Il mare (Giuseppe Patroni Griffi)
Magnet of Doom (Jean-Pierre Melville)
Le Joli Mai (Chris Marker)
Muriel, or the Time of Return (Alain Resnais)
Barravento (Glauber Rocha)
*Sweet and Sour (Jacques Baratier)

2nd (1964):
*Hamlet (Grigori Kozintsev)
The Inheritance (Ricardo Alventosa)%
Joseph Kilian (Pavel Juráček & Jan Schmidt)%
Fail-Safe (Sidney Lumet)
Nobody Waved Good-bye (Don Owen)
Woman in the Dunes (Teshigahara Hiroshi)
Hands Over the City (Francesco Rosi)
Salvatore Giuliano (Francesco Rosi)
A Woman Is a Woman (Jean-Luc Godard)
Band of Outsiders (Jean-Luc Godard)
Nothing But a Man (Michael Roemer)
Lilith (Robert Rossen)
Shin Heike Monogatari (Mizoguchi Kenji)
The Brig (Jonas Mekas)%
The Last Clean Shirt (Alfred Leslie)%
Pasazerka (Andrzej Munk)%
…A Valparaiso (Joris Ivens)%
L’Âge d’Or (Luis Buñuel)
Diary of a Chambermaid (Luis Buñuel)
Enjo (Ichikawa Kon)
To Love (Jörn Donner)
Alone Across the Pacific (Ichikawa Kon)
King & Country (Joseph Losey)
Life Upside Down (Alain Jessua)
Before the Revolution (Bernardo Bertolucci)
She and He (Hani Susumu)
Cyrano and d’Artagnan (Abel Gance)
Ça ira – Il fiume della rivolta (Tinto Brass) {replaced with Siberian Lady Macbeth (Andrzej Wajda)}
*The Big City (Satyajit Ray)

3rd (1965):
*Alphaville (Jean-Luc Godard)
^Knave of Hearts (René Clément)
Mickey One (Arthur Penn)
Raven’s End (Bo Widerberg)
The Shop on Main Street (Ján Kadár & Elmar Klos)
^The Lady Without Camelias (Michelangelo Antonioni)
Charulata (Satyajit Ray)
^The Wedding March (Erich von Stroheim)
Black Peter (Miloš Forman)
Thomas the Impostor (Georges Franju)
Identification Marks: None (Jerzy Skolimowski)
Walkover (Jerzy Skolimowski)
Shakespeare Wallah (James Ivory)
^Les Vampires (Louis Feuillade)
^Buster and Beckett [The Railrodder, Film, Seven Chances] (Gerald Potterton, Alan Schneider, Buster Keaton)
^Tribute to Bette Davis: Of Human Bondage (John Cromwell)
Sweet Substitute (Laurence L. Kent)
Six in Paris (Omnibus)
Le Petit Soldat (Jean-Luc Godard)
Gertrud (Carl Theodor Dreyer)
Fists in the Pocket (Marco Bellocchio)
Sandra (Luchino Visconti)
The Koumiko Mystery (Chris Marker)@
Twilight of Empire (Kevin Billington)@
Not Reconciled (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
*Red Beard (Kurosawa Akira)

4th (1966):
*Loves of a Blonde (Miloš Forman)
The War Game (Peter Watkins)%
Wholly Communion (Peter Whitehead)%
Hunger (Henning Carlsen)
^La commare secca (Bernardo Bertolucci)
The Eavesdropper (Leopoldo Torre Nilsson)
Au hasard Balthazar (Robert Bresson)
Les Créatures (Agnès Varda)
The Hawks and the Sparrows (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
^Accattone (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
Do You Keep a Lion at Home? (Pavel Hobl)
“The Scene” [Meet Marlon Brando, Notes for a Film on Jazz, Troublemakers] (Albert & David Maysles, Gianni Amico, Norman Fruchter & Robert Machover)
^The Burmese Harp (Ichikawa Kon)
^A Woman of Affairs (Clarence Brown)%
^The Cheat (Cecil B. DeMille)%
The Shameless Old Lady (René Allio)
Intimate Lighting (Ivan Passer)%
Three (Aleksandar Petrović)%
The Round-Up (Jancsó Miklós)
Masculin féminin (Jean-Luc Godard)
The Hunt (Carlos Saura)
Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (Sergei Parajanov)
Pearls of the Deep (Omnibus)
Simon of the Desert (Luis Buñuel)%
The Man Who Had His Hair Cut Short (André Delvaux)%
^La Chienne (Jean Renoir) {canceled}
Pierrot le Fou (Jean-Luc Godard)
Almost a Man (Vittorio De Seta)
*The War Is Over (Alain Resnais)

5th (1967):
*The Battle of Algiers (Gillo Pontecorvo)
Hot Years (Dragoslav Lazić)
Yesterday Girl (Alexander Kluge)
Love Affair, or the Case of the Missing Switchboard Operator (Dušan Makavejev)
Le Départ (Jerzy Skolimowski)
^Napoléon (Abel Gance)
Funnyman (John Korty)
Hugs and Kisses (Jonas Cornell)
Young Törless (Volker Schlöndorff)
Samurai Rebellion (Kobayashi Masaki)
The Lion Hunters (Jean Rouch)%
Memorandum (Donald Brittain & John Spotton)%
The Taking of Power by Louis XIV (Roberto Rossellini)
Barrier (Jerzy Skolimowski)
“The London Scene” [Tonite Let’s All Make Love in London, Benefit of the Doubt] (Peter Whitehead)
^Les Carabiniers (Jean-Luc Godard)
Made in U.S.A (Jean-Luc Godard)
Father (Szabó István)
The Other One (René Allio)
Portrait of Jason (Shirley Clarke)
Elvira Madigan (Bo Widerberg)
^Applause (Rouben Mamoulian)%
^Show People (King Vidor)%
A Mother’s Heart (Mark Donskoy)
*Far From Vietnam (Jean-Luc Godard & Joris Ivens & William Klein & Claude Lelouch & Chris Marker & Alain Resnais & Agnès Varda)

6th (1968):
*Capricious Summer (Jiří Menzel)
^Toni (Jean Renoir)
The Immortal Story (Orson Welles)
Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
A Report on the Party and the Guests (Jan Němec)
The Red and the White (Jancsó Miklós)
Mouchette (Robert Bresson)
^L’Argent (Marcel L’Herbier)
The Nun (Jacques Rivette)
^Lola Montès (Max Ophuls)
Faces (John Cassavetes)
Tropics (Gianni Amico)
Partner. (Bernardo Bertolucci)
Kaya (Vatroslav Mimica)
24 Hours in the Life of a Woman (Dominique Delouche)
Signs of Life (Werner Herzog)
2 or 3 Things I Know About Her (Jean-Luc Godard)
Artists Under the Big Top: Perplexed (Alexander Kluge)
Les Biches (Claude Chabrol)
L’Enfance nue (Maurice Pialat)
Week-end (Jean-Luc Godard)
One Plus One (Jean-Luc Godard) {canceled}
Hugo and Josephine (Kjell Grede)
Beyond the Law (Norman Mailer)
Oratorio for Prague (Jan Němec)%
*The Firemen’s Ball (Miloš Forman)%

7th (1969):
*Bob & Carol & Ted & Alice (Paul Mazursky)
The Joke (Jaromil Jireš)
Une femme douce (Robert Bresson)
The Lady From Constantinople (Elek Judit)
The Rite (Ingmar Bergman)
Boy (Oshima Nagisa)
Ådalen 31 (Bo Widerberg)
The Epic That Never Was (Bill Duncalf)
Lions Love (Agnès Varda)
Pierre and Paul (René Allio)
^La Ronde (Max Ophuls)
My Night at Maud’s (Éric Rohmer)
^The Merry Widow (Erich von Stroheim)
Duet for Cannibals (Susan Sontag)
Destroy, She Said (Marguerite Duras)
Goto, Island of Love (Walerian Borowczyk)
^HE Who Gets Slapped (Victor Sjöstrom)
Le Gai Savoir (Jean-Luc Godard)
The Deserter and the Nomads (Juraj Jakubisko)
Porcile (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
Mandabi (Ousmane Sembène)
One Fine Day (Ermanno Olmi)
*Oh! What a Lovely War (Richard Attenborough)

8th (1970):
*The Wild Child (François Truffaut)
Wind From the East (Groupe Dziga Vertov and Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Pierre Gorin)
Five Easy Pieces (Bob Rafelson)
Zorns Lemma (Hollis Frampton)@
Double Pisces, Scorpio Rising (Dick Fontaine)@
Othon (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
Le Boucher (Claude Chabrol)
Comrades (Marin Karmitz)
^The Crucified Lovers (Mizoguchi Kenji)
Mistreatment (Lars Lennart Forsberg)
Kes (Ken Loach)
Street Scenes 1970 (Martin Scorsese)
Je t’aime, je t’aime (Alain Resnais)
The Inheritors (Carlos Diegues)
La Musica (Marguerite Duras & Paul Seban)
Une simple histoire (Marcel Hanoun)
Even Dwarfs Started Small (Werner Herzog)
The Spider’s Stratagem (Bernardo Bertolucci)
Harry Munter (Kjell Grede)
The Garden of Delights (Carlos Saura)
The Conformist (Bernardo Bertolucci)
From Lumiere to Langlois: The French Silent Cinema (Henri Langlois)%
Langlois (Elia Hershon & Roberto Guerra)%
Days and Nights in the Forest (Satyajit Ray)
The Cannibals (Liliana Cavani)
Praise Marx and Pass the Ammunition (Maurice Hatton)
The Scavengers (Ermanno Olmi)
*Tristana (Luis Buñuel)

9th (1971):
*The Debut (Gleb Panfilov)
Family Life (Krzysztof Zanussi)
The Last Picture Show (Peter Bogdanovich)
In the Summertime (Ermanno Olmi)
The Decameron (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
Dodes’ka-den (Kurosawa Akira)
Directed by John Ford (Peter Bogdanovich)
Fata Morgana (Werner Herzog)
Four Nights of a Dreamer (Robert Bresson)
Pioneers in Ingolstadt (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Born to Win (Ivan Passer)
The Sorrow and the Pity (Marcel Ophuls)
Punishment Park (Peter Watkins)
In the Name of the Father (Marco Bellocchio)
W.R.: Mysteries of the Organism (Dušan Makavejev)
Bonaparte and the Revolution (Abel Gance)
A Safe Place (Henry Jaglom)
*Murmur of the Heart (Louis Malle)

10th (1972):
*Love in the Afternoon (Éric Rohmer)
Love (Makk Károly)
We Won’t Grow Old Together (Maurice Pialat)
Summer Soldiers (Teshigahara Hiroshi)
Red Psalm (Jancsó Miklós)%
Behind the Wall (Krzysztof Zanussi)%
A Sense of Loss (Marcel Ophuls)
Family Life (Ken Loach)
Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania (Jonas Mekas)@
Going Home (Adolfas Mekas)@
Heat (Paul Morrissey)
The Inner Scar (Philippe Garrel)
Nathalie Granger (Marguerite Duras)
The Adversary (Satyajit Ray)
Bad Company (Robert Benton)
The Merchant of Four Seasons (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Images (Robert Altman)
L’Amour fou (Jacques Rivette)
Tout va bien (Jean-Luc Godard & Jean-Pierre Gorin)
Two English Girls (François Truffaut)
The King of Marvin Gardens (Bob Rafelson)
The Assassination of Trotsky (Joseph Losey)
The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (Luis Buñuel)
*Last Tango in Paris (Bernardo Bertolucci)

11th (1973):
*Day for Night (François Truffaut)
Ritorno (Gianni Amico)
The Illumination (Krzysztof Zanussi)
Kid Blue (James Frawley)
History Lessons (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)%
Introduction to Arnold Schoenberg’s “Accompaniment to a Cinematographic Scene” (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)%
Réjeanne Padovani (Denys Arcand)
A Doll’s House (Joseph Losey)
Mean Streets (Martin Scorsese)
La Rupture (Claude Chabrol)
The Mother and the Whore (Jean Eustache)
Israel, Why (Claude Lanzmann)
Land of Silence and Darkness (Werner Herzog)
Just Before Nightfall (Claude Chabrol)
Andrei Rublev (Andrei Tarkovsky)
Distant Thunder (Satyajit Ray)
The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
^Dr. Mabuse, the Gambler (Fritz Lang)
*Badlands (Terrence Malick)

12th (1974):
*Don’t Cry With Your Mouth Full (Pascal Thomas)
^Liebelei (Max Ophuls)
The Night of the Scarecrow (Sérgio Ricardo)
Lacombe Lucien (Louis Malle)
Stavisky… (Alain Resnais)
Lancelot du Lac (Robert Bresson)
Part-Time Work of a Domestic Slave (Alexander Kluge)%
The Bench of Desolation (Claude Chabrol)%
Rome Wants Another Caesar (Jancsó Miklós)
“Roots” [Yudie, Old-Fashioned Woman, From These Roots, Italianamerican] (Mirra Bank, Martha Coolidge, William Greaves, Martin Scorsese)
A Bigger Splash (Jack Hazan)
Out 1: Spectre (Jacques Rivette)
The Middle of the World (Alain Tanner)
Ali: Fear Eats the Soul (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
^Les Enfants Terribles (Jean-Pierre Melville)
Céline and Julie Go Boating (Jacques Rivette)
Alice in the Cities (Wim Wenders)
La Paloma (Daniel Schmid)
The Circumstance (Ermanno Olmi)
^Homage to Buñuel [L’Age d’Or, The Exterminating Angel, The Milky Way, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie] (Luis Buñuel)
A Woman Under the Influence (John Cassavetes)
*The Phantom of Liberty (Luis Buñuel)

13th (1975):
*Conversation Piece (Luchino Visconti)
^La Chienne (Jean Renoir)
Fox and His Friends (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Grey Gardens (Albert Maysles & David Maysles & Ellen Hovde & Muffie Meyer)
F for Fake (Orson Welles)
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser (Werner Herzog)
Electra, My Love (Jancsó Miklós)
Black Moon (Louis Malle)
The Wonderful Crook (Claude Goretta)
Xala (Ousmane Sembène)
The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum (Volker Schlöndorff & Margarethe von Trotta)
Hearts of the West (Howard Zieff)
Moses and Aaron (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
Autobiography of a Princess (James Ivory)@
Compañero: Victor Jara of Chile (Stanley Forman & Martin Smith)@
Exhibition (Jean-François Davy)
India Song (Marguerite Duras)
Milestones (Robert Kramer & John Douglas)
Smile (Michael Ritchie)
French Provincial (André Téchiné)
*The Story of Adèle H. (François Truffaut)

14th (1976):
*Small Change (François Truffaut)
^Ossessione (Luchino Visconti)
Jonah Who Will Be 25 in the Year 2000 (Alain Tanner)
In the Realm of the Senses (Oshima Nagisa) {replaced with The Ceremony (Oshima Nagisa)}
Kings of the Road (Wim Wenders)
Dersu Uzala (Kurosawa Akira)
The Memory of Justice (Marcel Ophuls)
Rites of Passage [Sunday Funnies, In the Region of Ice, Bernice Bobs Her Hair] (Ray Karp, Peter Werner, Joan Micklin Silver)
Illustrious Corpses (Francesco Rosi)
Story of Sin (Walerian Borowczyk)
Sérail (Eduardo de Gregorio)
Strongman Ferdinand (Alexander Kluge)
A Touch of Zen (King Hu)
The Middleman (Satyajit Ray)
Duelle (une quarantaine) (Jacques Rivette)
^Nana (Jean Renoir)
Fear of Fear (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Harlan County U.S.A. (Barbara Kopple)
*The Marquise of O… (Éric Rohmer)

15th (1977):
*One Sings, the Other Doesn’t (Agnès Varda)
^L’Enfant de Paris (Léonce Perret)
Tent of Miracles (Nelson Pereira dos Santos)
Men of Bronze (Bill Miles)@
Children of Labor (Noel Buckner & Mary Dore & Richard Broadman & Al Gedicks)@
The American Friend (Wim Wenders)
Padre Padrone (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani)
Pafnucio Santo (Rafael Corkidi)
Le Camion (Marguerite Duras)
Short Eyes (Robert M. Young)
The Devil, Probably (Robert Bresson)
Citizens Band (Jonathan Demme)
Saló, or the 120 Days of Sodom (Pier Paolo Pasolini)
Heart of Glass (Werner Herzog)%
La Soufriere (Werner Herzog)%
The Man Who Loved Women (François Truffaut)
Omar Gatlato (Merzak Allouache)
Roseland (James Ivory)
Hot Tomorrows (Martin Brest)@
^My Grandmother (Kote Mikaberidze)@
Women (Mészáros Márta)
The Lacemaker (Claude Goretta)
1900 (Bernardo Bertolucci)
*That Obscure Object of Desire (Luis Buñuel)

16th (1978):
*A Wedding (Robert Altman)
^Spies (Fritz Lang)
Skip Tracer (Zale Dalen)
The Green Room (François Truffaut)
Camouflage (Krzysztof Zanussi)
Bloodbrothers (Robert Mulligan)
“Styles of Radical Will” [They Are Their Own Gifts, CIA: Case Officer, With Babies and Banners: Story of the Women’s Emergency Brigade] (Lucille Rhodes & Margaret Murphy, Saul Landau, Lorraine Gray)
Newsfront (Phillip Noyce)
The Apple Game (Věra Chytilová)
Get Out Your Handkerchiefs (Bertrand Blier)
The Left-Handed Woman (Peter Handke)
Dossier 51 (Michel Deville)
Despair (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Like a Turtle on Its Back (Luc Béraud)
Gates of Heaven (Errol Morris)@
Manimals (Robin Lehman)@
Elective Affinities (Gianni Amico)
The Shout (Jerzy Skolimowski)
Perceval le Gallois (Éric Rohmer)
American Boy: A Profile of Steven Prince (Martin Scorsese)@
Movies Are My Life (Peter Hayden)@
^The Miracle of the Wolves (Raymond Bernard)
*Violette Nozière (Claude Chabrol)

17th (1979):
*La Luna (Bernardo Bertolucci)
^The Golden Coach (Jean Renoir)
The Bugs Bunny/Road Runner Movie (Chuck Jones)
Black Jack (Ken Loach)
Wise Blood (John Huston)
Short Memory (Eduardo de Gregorio)
Angi Vera (Gabór Pál)
Nosferatu the Vampyre (Werner Herzog)
^Howard Hughes Presents… [Scarface, The Sin of Harold Diddlebock] (Howard Hawks, Preston Sturges)
The Europeans (James Ivory)
Molière (Ariane Mnouchkine)
Best Boy (Ira Wohl)
Other People’s Money (Christian de Chalonge)
Alexandria… Why? (Youssef Chahine)
My Brilliant Career (Gillian Armstrong)
A Scream From Silence (Anne Claire Poirier)
In a Year With 13 Moons (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Without Anesthesia (Andrzej Wajda)
The Wobblies (Stewart Bird & Deborah Shaffer)
The Maids of Wilko (Andrzej Wajda)
The Black Stallion (Carroll Ballard)
^Peeping Tom (Michael Powell)
*The Marriage of Maria Braun (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)

18th (1980):
*Melvin and Howard (Jonathan Demme)
The Handyman (Micheline Lanctôt)
Masoch (Franco Brogi Taviani)
The Life and Times of Rosie the Riveter (Connie Field)%
Quilts in Women’s Lives (Pat Ferrero)%
Bye Bye Brazil (Carlos Diegues)
The Conductor (Andrzej Wajda)
Special Treatment (Goran Paskaljević)
Confidence (Szabó István)
And Quiet Rolls the Dawn (Mrinal Sen)
Handicapped Love (Marlies Graf)@
Here’s looking at you, kid. (William Edgar Cohen)@
Sunday Daughters (Rózsa János)
Camera Buff (Krzysztof Kieślowski)
^Europa ’51 (Roberto Rossellini)
^The Martin Scorsese Color Show: Once Upon a Time in the West (Sergio Leone)
The Color of Pomegranates (Sergei Parajanov)
Kagemusha (Kurosawa Akira)
Every Man for Himself (Jean-Luc Godard)
Loulou (Maurice Pialat)
“Americana” [New York Story, Rush, Nights at O’Rear’s] (Jackie Raynal, Evelyn Purcell, Robert Mandel)
The Constant Factor (Krzysztof Zanussi)
^Tih-Minh (Louis Feuillade)
*The Last Metro (François Truffaut)

19th (1981):
*Chariots of Fire (Hugh Hudson)
^Bob le flambeur (Jean-Pierre Melville)
Lightning Over Water (Wim Wenders & Nicholas Ray)
Graduate First (Maurice Pialat)
The Witness (Peter Bacsó)
Soldier Girls (Nick Broomfield & Joan Churchill)@
The Last to Know (Bonnie Friedman)@
The Beads of One Rosary (Kazimierz Kutz)
Mephisto (Szabó István)
Resurgence: The Movement for Equality Versus the Ku Klux Klan (Tom Sigel & Pamela Yates)@
Tighten Your Belts, Bite the Bullet (James Gaffney & Martin Lucas & Jonathan Miller)@
Matti de slegare (Silvano Agosti & Marco Bellochio & Sandro Petraglia & Stefano Rulli)
The Mystery of Oberwald (Michelangelo Antonioni)
Mur Murs (Agnès Varda)@
Documenteur (Agnès Varda)@
Taxi zum Klo (Frank Ripploh)
^Only a Mother (Alf Sjöberg)@
^Karin Mansdotter (Alf Sjöberg)@
Transes (Ahmed El Maanouni)
Contract (Krzysztof Zanussi)
We Were German Jews (Michael Blackwood)@
Hopper’s Silence (Brian O’Doherty)@
Passione D’Amore (Ettore Scola)
Looks and Smiles (Ken Loach)
The Aviator’s Wife (Éric Rohmer)
Le Pont du Nord (Jacques Rivette)
Vernon, Florida (Errol Morris)@
Stations of the Elevated (Manfred Kirchheimer)@
My Dinner With Andre (Louis Malle)
Beau-père (Bertrand Blier)
The Woman Next Door (François Truffaut)
*Man of Iron (Andrzej Wajda)

20th (1982):
*Veronika Voss (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
The Stationmaster’s Wife (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
^The Burning Brazier (Ivan Mozzhukhin)
Another Way (Makk Károly)
Eating Raoul (Paul Bartel)
Moonlighting (Jerzy Skolimowski)
^Madam Satan (Cecil B. DeMille)
^Description of a Struggle (Chris Marker)@
^Letter From Siberia (Chris Marker)@
Tex (Tim Hunter)
The Night of the Shooting Stars (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani)
City Lovers (Barney Simon)@
Coming of Age (Josh Hanig)@
Identification of a Women (Michelangelo Antonioni)
Vortex (Scott B & Beth B)
La Truite (Joseph Losey)
Little Wars (Maroun Baghdadi)
The Draughtsman’s Contract (Peter Greenaway)
The Tyrant’s Heart (Jancsó Miklós)
Koyaanisqatsi (Godfrey Reggio)
Say Amen, Somebody (George T. Nierenberg)
^The Light Ahead (Edgar G. Ulmer)
Yol (Yılmaz Güney)
Time Stands Still (Gothár Péter)
Dark Circle (Chris Beaver)
One Man’s War (Edgardo Cozarinsky)
Before the Nickelodeon (Charles Musser)%
Arshile Gorky (Charlotte Zwerin)%
Little People (Jan Krawitz & Thomas Ott)
*Fitzcarraldo (Werner Herzog)

21st (1983):
*The Big Chill (Lawrence Kasdan)
L’Argent (Robert Bresson)
The Story of Piera (Marco Ferreri)
The Wind (Souleymane Cissé)%
Reassemblage (Trinh T. Minh-ha)%
^La Signora di Tutti (Max Ophuls)
Forbidden Relations (Zsolt Kézdi-Kovács)
In the White City (Alain Tanner)
Boat People (Ann Hui)
Danton (Andrzej Wajda)
Life Is a Bed of Roses (Alain Resnais)
^Rear Window (Alfred Hitchcock)
Erendira (Ruy Guerra)
Lost Illusions (Gazdag Gyula)
Last Night at the Alamo (Eagle Pennell)%
Sifted Evidence (Patricia Gruben)%
Les années 80 (Chantal Akerman)
Seeing Red (Julia Reichert & James Klein)
Red Love (Rosa von Praunheim)
^The New Babylon (Grigori Kozintsev & Leonid Trauberg)
Dhrupad (Mani Kaul)%
So Far From India (Mira Nair)%
Passion (Jean-Luc Godard)%
You the Better (Ericka Beckman)%
Nostalghia (Andrei Tarkovsky)
Heart Like a Wheel (Jonathan Kaplan)
Rumble Fish (Francis Ford Coppola)
Entre Nous (Diane Kurys)
Burroughs (Howard Brookner)%
The Secret Agent (Jacki Ochs)%
*Streamers (Robert Altman)

22nd (1984):
*Country (Richard Pearce)
^Becky Sharp (Rouben Mamoulian)
The Holy Innocents (Mario Camus)
America and Lewis Hine (Nina Rosenblum)%
Los Sures (Diego Echeverria)%
Stranger Than Paradise (Jim Jarmusch)
A Hill on the Dark Side of the Moon (Lennart Hjulström)
Diary for My Children (Meszáros Márta)
A Love in Germany (Andrzej Wajda)
A Sunday in the Country (Bertrand Tavernier)
Shivers (Wojciech Marczewski)
Cammina Cammina (Ermanno Olmi)
Three Crowns of the Sailor (Raúl Ruiz)
A Flash of Green (Victor Nuñez)
Love on the Ground (Jacques Rivette)
Strikebound (Richard Lowenstein)
Class Relations (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
The Times of Harvey Milk (Robert Epstein & Richard Schmiechen)
^Tokyo Olympiad (Ichikawa Kon)
Memoirs of Prison (Nelson Pereira dos Santos)
Man of Flowers (Paul Cox)
À nos Amours (Maurice Pialat)
Blood Simple (Joel & Ethan Coen)
Once Upon a Time in America (Sergio Leone)
^Two English Girls (François Truffaut)
*Paris, Texas (Wim Wenders)

23rd (1985):
*Ran (Kurosawa Akira)
Steaming (Joseph Losey)
^Black Narcissus (Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger)
Huey Long (Ken Burns)
When Father Was Away on Business (Emir Kusturica)
Oriana (Fina Torres)
Angry Harvest (Agnieszka Holland)
Sugarbaby (Percy Adlon)
Colonel Redl (Szabó István)
Himatsuri (Yanagimachi Mitsuo)
Bliss (Ray Lawrence)
No Man’s Land (Alain Tanner)
Renoir, the Boss (Jacques Rivette)@
Jean Cocteau – Self-Portrait of a Man Unknown (Edgardo Cozarinsky)@
^Seven Up! (Paul Almond)@
28 Up (Michael Apted)@
City of Pirates (Raúl Ruiz)
^Nothing Sacred (William Wellman)
Chain Letters (Mark Rappaport)
Private Conversations (Christian Blackwood)
Hail Mary (Jean-Luc Godard)
A Year of the Quiet Sun (Krzysztof Zanussi)
Les Temps Détruit (Pierre Beuchot)@
Harvest of Despair (Slavko Nowytski)@
The Satin Slipper (Manoel de Oliveira)
Boy Meets Girl (Leos Carax)
*Kaos (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani)

24th (1986):
*Down by Law (Jim Jarmusch)
Police (Maurice Pialat)
A Zed and Two Noughts (Peter Greenaway)
Directed by William Wyler (Aviva Slesin)@
^Dodsworth (William Wyler)@
Malandro (Ruy Guerra)
The Blind Director (Alexander Kluge)
Marlene (Maximilian Schell)
A Time To Live and A Time To Die (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
Cactus (Paul Cox)
L’Effrontée (Claude Miller)
Dancing in the Dark (Leon Marr)
The Sacrifice (Andrei Tarkovsky)
Scene of the Crime (André Téchiné)
The Decline of the American Empire (Denys Arcand)
^The Wedding March (Erich von Stroheim)
To Sleep So As To Dream (Hayashi Kaizō)
Isaac In America (Amram Nowak)@
International Sweethearts of Rhythm (Greta Schiller & Andrea Weiss)@
Round Midnight (Bertrand Tavernier)
No End (Krzysztof Kieślowski)
Tenue de soirée (Bertrand Blier)
Thérèse (Alain Cavalier)
Sid and Nancy (Alex Cox)
True Stories (David Byrne)
*Peggy Sue Got Married (Francis Ford Coppola)

25th (1987):
*Dark Eyes (Nikita Mikhalkov)
A Taxing Woman (Itami Juzo)
Diary for My Loved Ones (Mészáros Márta)
Radium City (Carole Langer)
Police Story (Jackie Chan)
A Month in the Country (Pat O’Connor)
^The Manchurian Candidate (John Frankenheimer)
The Theme (Gleb Panfilov)
Mauvais Sang (Leos Carax)
Barfly (Barbet Schroeder)%
Arena Brains (Robert Longo)%
The Belly of an Architect (Peter Greenaway)
Babette’s Feast (Gabriel Axel)
Anna (Yurek Bogayevicz)
Under the Sun of Satan (Maurice Pialat)
Anita – Dances of Vice (Rosa von Praunheim)
Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll! (Taylor Hackford)
Mélo (Alain Resnais)
^Joan of Arc at the Stake (Roberto Rossellini)@
^The Human Voice (Jean Cocteau)@
Horowitz Plays Mozart (Albert Maysles & Susan Froemke & Charlotte Zwerin)%
Young at Heart (Sue Marx & Pam Conn)%
Yeelen (Souleymane Cissé)
Boyfriends and Girlfriends (Éric Rohmer)
Hope and Glory (John Boorman)
Fire From the Mountain (Deborah Shaffer)%
El Centerfielder (Ramiro Lacayo Deshon)%
*House of Games (David Mamet)

26th (1988):
*Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Pedro Almodóvar)
Felix (Omnibus)
^Asya’s Happiness (Andrei Konchalovsky)
Mapantsula (Oliver Schmitz)
High Hopes (Mike Leigh)
La Maschera (Fiorella Infascelli)%
Sarah (Edgardo Cozarinsky)%
Bird (Clint Eastwood)
The Man With Three Coffins (Lee Jang-ho)
The Last of England (Derek Jarman)
Distant Voices, Still Lives (Terence Davies)
Ashik Kerib (Sergei Parajanov)
Daughter of the Nile (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
Pelle the Conqueror (Bille August)
Avant-Garde Voices [I…Dreaming, Marilyn’s Window, Lived in Quotes, Honor and Obey, Fake Fruit Factory] (Stan Brakhage, Stan Brakhage, Laurie Dunphy, Warren Sonbert, Chick Strand)
Opening Night (John Cassavetes)
A Winter Tan (Jackie Burroughs & Louise Clark & John Frizzell & John Walker & Aerlyn Weissman)
Jacob (Mircea Daneliuc)
36 Fillette (Catherine Breillat)
Golub (Jerry Blumenthal & Gordon Quinn)@
Falkenau (Emil Weiss)@
Hard Times (João Botelho)
Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie (Marcel Ophuls)
Salaam Bombay! (Mira Nair)
^The Onset of an Unknown Age (Omnibus)
*Red Sorghum (Zhang Yimou)

27th (1989):
*Too Beautiful for You (Bertrand Blier)
A Short Film About Killing (Krzysztof Kieślowski)
The Plot Against Harry (Michael Roemer)
Strapless (David Hare)
My Left Foot (Jim Sheridan)
Ariel (Aki Kaurismäki)%
London Suite (Vivienne Dick)%
A Tale of the Wind (Joris Ivens & Marceline Loridan)%
Rain (Joris Ivens)%
Black Rain (Imamura Shōhei)
Roger and Me (Michael Moore)
The Mahabharata (Peter Brook)
Mystery Train (Jim Jarmusch)
Speaking Parts (Atom Egoyan)%
Under the Sea (Paul Glabicki)%
Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (Charlotte Zwerin)
The Documentator (Dárday István & Szalai Györgyi)
Avant-Garde Visions [Mercy, Friendly Witness, Water and Power] (Abigail Child, Warren Sonbert, Pat O’Neill)
Looking for Langston (Isaac Julien)@
Book of Days (Meredith Monk)@
^Intolerance (D. W. Griffith)
Life and Nothing But (Bertrand Tavernier)
Confession: A Chronicle of Alienation (Georgi Gavrilov)
Yaaba (Idrissa Ouédraogo)
Monsieur Hire (Patrice Leconte)
A City of Sadness (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
Sweetie (Jane Campion)
Near Death (Frederick Wiseman)
Current Events (Ralph Arlyck)@
Dreams From China (Fred Marx)@
Dancing for Mr. B: Six Balanchine Ballerinas (Anna Belle & Deborah Dickson)
*Breaking In (Bill Forsyth)

28th (1990):
*Miller’s Crossing (Joel & Ethan Coen)
Freeze Die Come to Life (Vitaly Kanevsky)
^L’Atalante (Jean Vigo)
Ju Dou (Zhang Yimou)
King of New York (Abel Ferrara)
Doctor Petiot (Christian de Chalonge)%
The Space Between the Door and the Floor (Pauline Chan)%
Hang Up (Pauline Chan)%
Tilai (Idrissa Ouédraogo)
A Tale of Springtime (Éric Rohmer)
Privilege (Yvonne Rainer)
No, or the Vain Glory of Command (Manoel de Oliveira)
Open Doors (Gianni Amelio)
Night Sun (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani)
The Sting of Death (Oguri Kōhei)
Nouvelle Vague (Jean-Luc Godard)
The Golden Boat (Raúl Ruiz)
Siddheshwari (Mani Kaul)
Avant-Garde Visions [Pièce Touchée, Scenes From the Life of Andy Warhol, Sink or Swim] (Martin Arnold, Jonas Mekas, Su Friedrich)
A Woman’s Revenge (Jacques Doillon)
Taxi Blues (Pavel Lungin)
The Match Factory Girl (Aki Kaurismäki)%
That Burning Question (Alan Taylor)%
Listen Up: The Lives of Quincy Jones (Ellen Weissbrod & Courtney Sale Ross)
An Angel at My Table (Jane Campion)
I Hired a Contract Killer (Aki Kaurismäki)
Golden Braid (Paul Cox)%
Touch My Lips (Jim Garrard)%
To Sleep With Anger (Charles Burnett)
American Dream (Barbara Kopple)
*The Nasty Girl (Michael Verhoeven)

29th (1991):
*The Double Life of Veronique (Krzysztof Kieślowski)
Adam’s Rib (Vyacheslav Krishtofovich)
^Rocco and His Brothers (Luchino Visconti)
Amelia Lopes O’Neill (Valéria Sarmiento)%
Cairo as Told by Youssef Chahine (Youssef Chahine)%
Toto the Hero (Jaco van Dormael)
No Life King (Ichikawa Jun)
The Suspended Step of the Stork (Theo Angelopoulos)
Inventory (Krzysztof Zanussi)
The Other Eye (Johanna Heer & Werner Schmiedel)
Jacquot de Nantes (Agnès Varda)
The Adjuster (Atom Egoyan)
Woman of the Port (Arturo Ripstein)
My Own Private Idaho (Gus Van Sant)
^Une chambre en ville (Jacques Demy)
Prospero’s Books (Peter Greenaway)
Locked-Up Time (Sibylle Schönemann)
Beauty and the Beast (Gary Trousdale & Kirk Wise)
Life on a String (Chen Kaige)
The Rapture (Michael Tolkin)
Avant-Garde Visions [Flaming Creatures, The Making of “Monsters”, Opening the Nineteenth Century: 1896] (Jack Smith, John Greyson, Ken Jacobs)
La Belle Noiseuse (Jacques Rivette)
Intimate Stranger (Alan Berliner)@
The Body Beautiful (Ngozi Onwurah)@
Zombie and the Ghost Train (Mika Kaurismäki)%
Tender, Slender and Tall (Lesley Ellen)%
Night on Earth (Jim Jarmusch)
^Entranced Earth (Glauber Rocha)
Pictures From a Revolution (Susan Meiselas & Richard P. Rogers & Alfred Guzzetti)
Delicatessen (Jean-Pierre Jeunet & Marc Caro)
*Homicide (David Mamet)

30th (1992):
*Olivier, Olivier (Agnieszka Holland)
Life, and Nothing More… (Abbas Kiarostami)
Taking the Pulse [Seen From Elsewhere, A Sense of History, Pets or Meat] (Denys Arcand, Mike Leigh, Michael Moore)
Strictly Ballroom (Baz Luhrmann)
The Crying Game (Neil Jordan)
Autumn Moon (Clara Law)
Benny’s Video (Michael Haneke)
Léolo (Jean-Claude Lauzon)
Allah Tantou (David Achkar)@
Lumumba – Death of a Prophet (Raoul Peck)@
The Quince Tree Sun (Víctor Erice)
The Oak (Lucian Pintilie)
The Story of Qiu Ju (Zhang Yimou)
A Tale of Winter (Éric Rohmer)
Stone (Alexander Sokurov)
Hyenas (Djibril Diop Mambéty)
In the Soup (Alexandre Rockwell)
La Sentinelle (Arnaud Desplechin)
Avant-Garde Visions [Side/Walk/Shuttle, John Five, Short Fuse] (Ernie Gehr, James Herbert, Warren Sonbert)
The Lovers on the Bridge (Leos Carax)
Careful (Guy Maddin)
Idiot (Mani Kaul)
Zebrahead (Anthony Drazan)
Man Bites Dog (Rémy Belvaux & André Bonzel & Benoit Poelvoorde)
La Vie de Bohème (Aki Kaurismäki)
Delivered Vacant (Nora Jacobsen)
*Night and the City (Irwin Winkler)

31st (1993):
*Short Cuts (Robert Altman)
^The Story of a Cheat (Sacha Guitry)
The Blue Kite (Tian Zhuangzhuang)
Shades of Doubt (Aline Issermann)
Raining Stones (Ken Loach)
The Night (Mohammad Malas)
Blue (Derek Jarman)
Avant-Garde Visions [Passage l’Acte, Poverties, Dottie Gets Spanked] (Martin Arnold, Laurie Dunphy, Todd Haynes)
Abraham’s Valley (Manoel de Oliveira)
The Puppetmaster (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
Ruby in Paradise (Victor Nuñez)
The Snapper (Stephen Frears)
Farewell My Concubine (Chen Kaige)
Wendemi (S. Pierre Yameogo)%
Untrue Stories (John Petrizelli & Cezary Jaworski)%
The Nightmare Before Christmas (Henry Selick)
Totally Fucked Up (Gregg Araki)
Aileen Wuornos: The Selling of a Serial Killer (Nick Broomfield)
The Scent of Green Papaya (Trần Anh Hùng)
Three Colors: Blue (Krzysztof Kieślowski)
The War Room (D. A. Pennebaker)
Fiorile (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani)
Birthplace (Paveł Łoziński)
The Wonderful, Horrible Life of Leni Riefenstahl (Ray Müller)
It’s All True: Based on an Unfinished Film by Orson Welles (Richard Wilson & Myron Meisel & Bill Krohn)
Naked (Mike Leigh)
Calendar (Atom Egoyan)%
Moving In (Chantal Akerman)%
*The Piano (Jane Campion)

32nd (1994):
*Pulp Fiction (Quentin Tarantino)
^Martha (Rainer Werner Fassbinder)
Exotica (Atom Egoyan)
Strawberry and Chocolate (Tomás Guitérrez Alea & Juan Carlos Tabío)
Ed Wood (Tim Burton)
Chungking Express (Wong Kar-wai)
Through the Olive Trees (Abbas Kiarostami)
Caro diario (Nanni Moretti)
Crumb (Terry Zwigoff)
Avant-Garde Visions [The Cloud Door, Whispering Pages] (Mani Kaul, Alexander Sokurov)
Cold Water (Olivier Assayas)
Amateur (Hal Hartley)
To Live (Zhang Yimou)
The Silences of the Palace (Moufida Tlatli)
A Confucian Confusion (Edward Yang)
*Bullets Over Broadway (Woody Allen)
Theremin: An Electronic Odyssey (Steven M. Martin)
See How They Fall (Jacques Audiard)%
^A Pair of Boots (John Cassavetes)%
To the Starry Island (Park Kwang-su)
Three Colors: Red (Krzysztof Kieślowski)
The Red Lotus Society (Stan Lai)
The Troubles We’ve Seen (Marcel Ophuls)
Ladybird, Ladybird (Ken Loach)
Wild Reeds (André Téchiné)
Postcards From America (Steve McLean)%
The Salesman and Other Adventures (Hannah Weyer)%
Sátántango (Tarr Béla)
*Hoop Dreams (Steve James)

33rd (1995):
*Shanghai Triad (Zhang Yimou)
The White Balloon (Jafar Panahi)
^“Discovering Max Linder” (Max Linder)
Georgia (Ulu Grosbard)
Dead Presidents (Albert & Allen Hughes)
Flamenco (Carlos Saura)
Sixteen Oh Sixty (Vinicius Mainardi)
The Neon Bible (Terence Davies)
Kicking and Screaming (Noah Baumbach)
Lamerica (Gianni Amelio)
Flirt (Hal Hartley)
Land and Freedom (Ken Loach)
Good Men, Good Women (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
Guimba the Tyrant (Cheick Oumar Sissoko)
*Strange Days (Kathryn Bigelow)
The Convent (Manoel de Oliveira)
Fortune Smiles [Le Franc, Augustin] (Djibril Diop Mambéty, Anne Fontaine)
The Son of Gascogne (Pascal Aubier)
Cinema of Unease (Sam Neill & Judy Rymer)@
Citizen Langlois (Edgardo Cozarinsky)@
Avant-Garde Visions [Alpsee, Zone, River Colors] (Matthias Müller, Takashi Ito, Christoph Janetzko)
From the Journals of Jean Seberg (Mark Rappaport)@
Joy Street (Suzan Pitt)@
Cyclo (Trần Anh Hùng)
La Haine (Mathieu Kassovitz)
The Celluloid Closet (Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman)
The Flower of My Secret (Pedro Almodóvar)
The Gate of Heavenly Peace (Carma Hinton & Richard Gordon)
^Rome, Open City (Roberto Rossellini)
^Paisan (Roberto Rossellini)
^Germany, Year Zero (Roberto Rossellini)
*Carrington (Christopher Hampton)

34th (1996):
*Secrets & Lies (Mike Leigh)
Hi Cousin! (Merzak Allouache)
Irma Vep (Olivier Assayas)
Beyond the Clouds (Michelangelo Antonioni & Wim Wenders)
Sling Blade (Billy Bob Thornton)
Le Garçu (Maurice Pialat)
A Self-Made Hero (Jacques Audiard)
Goodbye South, Goodbye (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
Fire (Deepa Mehta)
Illtown (Nick Gomez)
My Sex Life… or How I Got Into an Argument (Arnaud Desplechin)
Breaking the Waves (Lars von Trier)
Suzanne Farrell: Elusive Muse (Anne Belle & Deborah Dickson)
Temptress Moon (Chen Kaige)
*Thieves (André Téchiné)
La Promesse (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
Mahjong (Edward Yang)
Nobody’s Business (Alan Berliner)%
Trofim (Alexei Balabanov)%
Emigration, N.Y. (Egon Humer)
Three Lives and Only One Death (Raúl Ruiz)
Culture Shock [Frantz Fanon: Black Skin, White Mask, Umm Kulthum: A Voice Like Egypt] (Isaac Julien, Michal Goldman)
Gabbeh (Mohsen Makhmalbaf)
Lilies (John Greyson)
SubUrbia (Richard Linklater)
Mandela (Jo Menell & Agnus Gibson)
Underground (Emir Kusturica)
*The People vs. Larry Flynt (Miloš Forman)

35th (1997):
*The Ice Storm (Ang Lee)
^The Saragossa Manuscript (Wojciech Has)
Mother and Son (Alexander Sokurov)
Post Coitum, Animal Triste (Brigitte Roüan)
Love and Death on Long Island (Richard Kwietniowski)
Taste of Cherry (Abbas Kiarostami)%
^The House Is Black (Forough Farrokhzad)%
Hana-bi (Kitano Takeshi)
From Today Until Tomorrow (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
Fast, Cheap & Out of Control (Errol Morris)%
Whiplash (Warren Sonbert)%
Martín (Hache) (Adolfo Aristarain)
Kitchen (Yim Ho)
Kiss or Kill (Bill Bennett)
Ma vie en rose (Alain Berliner)
Washington Square (Agnieszka Holland)
Public Housing (Frederick Wiseman)
Destiny (Youssef Chahine)
*The Sweet Hereafter (Atom Egoyan)
Voyage to the Beginning of the World (Manoel de Oliveira)
Deep Crimson (Arturo Ripstein)
Fallen Angels (Wong Kar-wai)
Boogie Nights (Paul Thomas Anderson)
La Vie de Jésus (Bruno Dumont)
Telling Lies in America (Guy Ferland)
The Apostle (Robert Duvall)
Happy Together (Wong Kar-wai)
*Live Flesh (Pedro Almodóvar)

36th (1998):
*Celebrity (Woody Allen)
^The Joyless Street (G.W. Pabst)
You Laugh (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani)
Gods and Monsters (Bill Condon)
Same Old Song (Alain Resnais)
I Stand Alone (Gaspar Noé)
Dr. Akagi (Imamura Shōhei)
Khrustalyov, My Car! (Aleksei German)
The Apple (Samira Makhmalbaf)
My Name Is Joe (Ken Loach)
Velvet Goldmine (Todd Haynes)
A Tale of Autumn (Éric Rohmer)
The General (John Boorman)
^Point Blank (John Boorman)
Slam (Marc Levin)
*Black Cat, White Cat (Emir Kusturica)
Flowers of Shanghai (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
Late August, Early September (Olivier Assayas)
Festen (Thomas Vinterberg)
The Inheritors (Stefan Ruzowitzky)
Happiness (Todd Solondz)
Rushmore (Wes Anderson)
River of Gold (Paulo Rocha)
The Book of Life (Hal Hartley)@
Life on Earth (Abderrahmane Sissako)@
*The Dreamlife of Angels (Érick Zonca)

37th (1999):
*All About My Mother (Pedro Almodóvar)
^The Edge of the World (Michael Powell)
The Color of Heaven (Majid Majidi)
Rien sur Robert (Pascal Bonitzer)
The Carriers Are Waiting (Benoit Mariage)
License to Live (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
Sicilia! (Jean-Marie Straub & Danièle Huillet)
Princess Mononoke (Miyazaki Hayao)
The Letter (Manoel de Oliveira)
Beau Travail (Claire Denis)
julien donkey-boy (Harmony Korine)
Time Regained (Raúl Ruiz)
Boys Don’t Cry (Kimberly Pierce)
Being John Malkovich (Spike Jonze)
*Topsy-Turvy (Mike Leigh)
Juha (Aki Kaurismäki)
Pripyat (Nikolaus Geyrhalter)
Rosetta (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
Dogma (Kevin Smith)
Pola X (Leos Carax)
Set Me Free (Léa Pool)
The Other (Youssef Chahine)
The Woman Chaser (Robinson Devor)
Holy Smoke (Jane Campion)
Mobutu, King of Zaire (Thierry Michel)
*Felicia’s Journey (Atom Egoyan)

38th (2000):
*Dancer in the Dark (Lars von Trier)
Chunhyang (Im Kwon-taek)
Boesman and Lena (John Berry)
The House of Mirth (Terence Davies)
Krapp’s Last Tape (Atom Egoyan)@
Not I (Neil Jordan)@
Comedy of Innocence (Raúl Ruiz)
The Circle (Jafar Panahi)
Brother (Kitano Takeshi)
Faithless (Liv Ullmann)
George Washington (David Gordon Green)
Gohatto (Oshima Nagisa)
Smell of Camphor, Fragrance of Jasmine (Bahman Farmanara)
^Seven Men From Now (Budd Boetticher)
*Pollock (Ed Harris)
The Gleaners and I (Agnès Varda)
In the Mood for Love (Wong Kar-wai)
Yi Yi (Edward Yang)
Kippur (Amos Gitai)
Amores perros (Alejandro González Iñárritu)
Before Night Falls (Julian Schnabel)
The Taste of Others (Agnès Jaoui)
Eureka (Aoyama Shinji)
Chronically Unfeasible (Sergio Bianchi)
Platform (Jia Zhangke)
*Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon (Ang Lee)

39th (2001):
*Va savoir (Jacques Rivette)
What Time Is It There? (Tsai Ming-liang)
I’m Going Home (Manoel de Oliveira)
Warm Water Under a Red Bridge (Imamura Shōhei)
Storytelling (Todd Solondz)
Men At Work [La libertad, That Old Dream That Moves] (Lisandro Alonso, Alain Guiraudie)
La Ciénaga (Lucrecia Martel)
Italian for Beginners (Lone Scherfig)
Time Out (Laurent Cantet)
^The Night of the Hunter (Charles Laughton)
The Royal Tenenbaums (Wes Anderson)
The Lady and the Duke (Éric Rohmer)
Silence, We’re Rolling (Youssef Chahine)
Y Tu Mamá También (Alfonso Cuarón)
*Mulholland Dr. (David Lynch)
Fat Girl (Catherine Breillat)
Baran (Majid Majidi)
Deep Breath (Damian Odoul)
Sobibor, October 14, 1943, 4 PM (Claude Lanzmann)
Intimacy (Patrice Chéreau)
Waking Life (Richard Linklater)
The Son’s Room (Nanni Moretti)
All About Lily Chou-Chou (Iwai Shunji)
*In Praise of Love (Jean-Luc Godard)

40th (2002):
*About Schmidt (Alexander Payne)
The Son (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
Russian Ark (Alexander Sokurov)
Chihwaseon (Im Kwon-taek)
The Magdalene Sisters (Peter Mullan)
Ten (Abbas Kiarostami)
Unknown Pleasures (Jia Zhangke)
The Uncertainty Principle (Manoel de Oliveira)
Bloody Sunday (Paul Greengrass)
The Man Without a Past (Aki Kaurismäki)
My Mother’s Smile (Marco Bellocchio)
Auto Focus (Paul Schrader)
Springtime in a Small Town (Tian Zhuangzhuang)
*Punch-Drunk Love (Paul Thomas Anderson)
On the Occasion of Remembering the Turning Gate (Hong Sang-soo)
Waiting for Happiness (Abderrahmane Sissako)
Divine Intervention (Elia Suleiman)
Safe Conduct (Bertrand Tavernier)
Blind Spot: Hitler’s Secretary (André Heller & Othmar Schmiderer)
Friday Night (Claire Denis)
Monday Morning (Otar Iosseliani)
Love and Diane (Jennifer Dworkin)
To Be and to Have (Nicolas Philibert)
*Talk to Her (Pedro Almodóvar)

41st (2003):
*Mystic River (Clint Eastwood)
^Piccadilly (E.A. Dupont)
A Thousand Months (Faouzi Bensaïdi)
Dogville (Lars von Trier)
S21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine (Panh Rithy)
Mansion by the Lake (Lester James Peries)
Pornography (Jan Jakub Kolski)
Young Adam (David Mackenzie)
The Flower of Evil (Claude Chabrol)
Good Morning, Night (Marco Bellocchio)
Elephant (Gus Van Sant)
*The Fog of War (Errol Morris)
Free Radicals (Barbara Albert)
Bright Leaves (Ross McElwee)
Since Otar Left (Julie Bertuccelli)
Crimson Gold (Jafar Panahi)
Goodbye, Dragon Inn (Tsai Ming-liang)
Distant (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
PTU (Johnnie To)
Raja (Jacques Doillon)
The Barbarian Invasions (Denys Arcand)
Mayor of the Sunset Strip (George Hickenlooper)
*21 Grams (Alejandro González Iñárritu)

42nd (2004):
*Look at Me (Agnès Jaoui)
^The Big Red One: The Reconstruction (Samuel Fuller)
Triple Agent (Éric Rohmer)
Tropical Malady (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
Undertow (David Gordon Green)
Notre musique (Jean-Luc Godard)
In the Battlefields (Danielle Arbid)
Or (My Treasure) (Keren Yedaya)
Tarnation (Jonathan Caouette)
Kings and Queen (Arnaud Desplechin)
Woman Is the Future of Man (Hong Sang-soo)
Vera Drake (Mike Leigh)
The 10th District Court: Moments of Trial (Raymond Depardon)
*Bad Education (Pedro Almodóvar)
House of Flying Daggers (Zhang Yimou)
The Holy Girl (Lucrecia Martel)
Rolling Family (Pablo Trapero)
The World (Jia Zhangke)
Moolaadé (Ousmane Sembène)
Keane (Lodge Kerrigan)
Saraband (Ingmar Bergman)
Palindromes (Todd Solondz)
The Gate of the Sun (Yousry Nasrallah)
Café Lumière (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
*Sideways (Alexander Payne)

43rd (2005):
*Good Night, and Good Luck. (George Clooney)
Regular Lovers (Philippe Garrel)
The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Cristi Puiu)
Methadonia (Michel Negroponte)
L’Enfant (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
Avenge But One of My Two Eyes (Avi Mograbi)
Bubble (Steven Soderbergh)
The Squid and the Whale (Noah Baumbach)
I Am (Dorota Kędzierzawska)
Capote (Bennett Miller)
Something Like Happiness (Bohdan Sláma)
Lady Vengeance (Park Chan-wook)
Manderlay (Lars von Trier)
Tale of Cinema (Hong Sang-soo)
*Breakfast on Pluto (Neil Jordan)
Through the Forest (Jean-Paul Civeyrac)
The President’s Last Bang (Im Sang-soo)
Who’s Camus Anyway? (Yanagimachi Mitsuo)
Three Times (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
Paradise Now (Hany Abu-Assad)
A Cock and Bull Story (Michael Winterbottom)
Gabrielle (Patrice Chéreau)
The Sun (Alexander Sokurov)
^The Passenger (Michelangelo Antonioni)
*Caché (Michael Haneke)

44th (2006):
*The Queen (Stephen Frears)
^Mafioso (Alberto Lattuada)
The Go Master (Tian Zhuangzhuang)
Woman on the Beach (Hong Sang-soo)
Little Children (Todd Field)
August Days (Marc Recha)
Bamako (Abderrahmane Sissako)
Gardens in Autumn (Otar Iosseliani)
^Reds (Warren Beatty)
49 Up (Michael Apted)
Belle Toujours (Manoel de Oliveira)
Private Fears in Public Places (Alain Resnais)
Offside (Jafar Panahi)
Paprika (Kon Satoshi)
Syndromes and a Century (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
*Volver (Pedro Almodóvar)
The Host (Bong Joon-ho)
The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (Zacharias Kunuk & Norman Cohn)
Inland Empire (David Lynch)
Falling (Barbara Albert)
Election 2 (Johnnie To)
Our Daily Bread (Nikolaus Geyrhalter)
These Girls (Tahani Rached)
Climates (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
Poison Friends (Emmanuel Bourdieu)
Marie Antoinette (Sofia Coppola)
^Insiang (Lino Brocka)
*Pan’s Labyrinth (Guillermo Del Toro)

45th (2007):
*The Darjeeling Limited (Wes Anderson)
The Romance of Astrée and Céladon (Éric Rohmer)
4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Cristian Mungiu)
Married Life (Ira Sachs)
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly (Julian Schnabel)
^Blade Runner: The Final Cut (Ridley Scott)
The Orphanage (J. A. Bayona)
The Man From London (Tarr Béla and Hranitzky Ágnes)
Secret Sunshine (Lee Chang-dong)
Silent Light (Carlos Reygadas)
Alexandra (Alexander Sokurov)
I’m Not There (Todd Haynes)
Go Go Tales (Abel Ferrara)
In the City of Sylvia (José Luis Guerín)
The Axe in the Attic (Ed Pincus & Lucia Small)
*No Country for Old Men (Joel & Ethan Coen)
Flight of the Red Balloon (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
Margot at the Wedding (Noah Baumbach)
The Last Mistress (Catherine Breillat)
Paranoid Park (Gus Van Sant)
I Just Didn’t Do It (Suo Masayuki)
Redacted (Brian De Palma)
Actresses (Valeria Bruni Tedeschi)
Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead (Sidney Lumet)
A Girl Cut in Two (Claude Chabrol)
Useless (Jia Zhangke)%
Franz Kafka’s A Country Doctor (Yamamura Kōji)%
Mr. Warmth: The Don Rickles Project (John Landis)
Calle Santa Fe (Carmen Castillo)
*Persepolis (Marjane Satrapi & Vincent Paronnaud)

46th (2008):
*The Class (Laurent Cantet)
Hunger (Steve McQueen)
24 City (Jia Zhangke)
Happy-Go-Lucky (Mike Leigh)
Wendy and Lucy (Kelly Reichardt)
I’m Gonna Explode (Gerardo Naranjo)
Tony Manero (Pablo Larraín)
The Northern Land (João Botelho)
Summer Hours (Olivier Assayas)
Waltz With Bashir (Ari Folman)
Gomorrah (Matteo Garrone)
Four Nights With Anna (Jerzy Skolimowski)
^Lola Montès (Max Ophuls)
Night and Day (Hong Sang-soo)
^Ashes of Time Redux (Wong Kar-wai)
*Changeling (Clint Eastwood)
The Windmill Movie (Alexander Olch)
Afterschool (Antonio Campos)
The Headless Woman (Lucrecia Martel)
Che (Steven Soderbergh)
Tokyo Sonata (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
Tulpan (Sergey Dvortsevoy)
A Christmas Tale (Arnaud Desplechin)
Let It Rain (Agnès Jaoui)
Chouga (Darezhan Omirbaev)
Bullet in the Head (Jaime Rosales)
Serbis (Brillante Mendoza)
*The Wrestler (Darren Aronofsky)

47th (2009):
*Wild Grass (Alain Resnais)
^The Wizard of Oz (Victor Fleming)
Sweetgrass (Ilisa Barbash & Lucien Castaing-Taylor)
Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl (Manoel de Oliveira)
Vincere (Marco Bellocchio)
Kanikosen (Sabu)
Ghost Town (Zhao Dayong)
Police, Adjective (Corneliu Porumboiu)
The Art of the Steal (Don Argott)
A Room and a Half (Andrey Khrzhanovsky)
To Die Like a Man (João Pedro Rodrigues)
Lebanon (Samuel Maoz)
Trash Humpers (Harmony Korine)
Sweet Rush (Andrzej Wajda)
Antichrist (Lars von Trier)
*Precious: Based on the Novel “Push” by Sapphire (Lee Daniels)
Henri-Georges Clouzot’s Inferno (Serge Bromberg & Ruxandra Medrea)
Independencia (Raya Martin)
Hadewijch (Bruno Dumont)
Everyone Else (Maren Ade)
Min Yè… (Tell Me Who You Are…) (Souleymane Cissé)
The White Ribbon (Michael Haneke)
Around a Small Mountain (Jacques Rivette)
Ne change rien (Pedro Costa)
Mother (Bong Joon-ho)
White Material (Claire Denis)
Life During Wartime (Todd Solondz)
Bluebeard (Catherine Breillat)
*Broken Embraces (Pedro Almodóvar)

48th (2010):
*The Social Network (David Fincher)
Poetry (Lee Chang-dong)
Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
Of Gods and Men (Xavier Beauvois)
LENNONYC (Michael Epstein)
Film Socialisme (Jean-Luc Godard)
Robinson in Ruins (Patrick Keiller)
Le quattro volte (Michelangelo Frammartino)
The Robber (Benjamin Heisenberg)
Tuesday, After Christmas (Radu Muntean)
Silent Souls (Aleksey Fedorchenko)
Oki’s Movie (Hong Sang-soo)
My Joy (Sergei Loznitsa)
Inside Job (Charles Ferguson)
Certified Copy (Abbas Kiarostami)
Carlos (Olivier Assayas)
*The Tempest (Julie Taymor)
Aurora (Cristi Puiu)
The Strange Case of Angelica (Manoel de Oliveira)
Post Mortem (Pablo Larraín)
Another Year (Mike Leigh)
Black Venus (Abdellatif Kechiche)
We Are What We Are (Jorge Michel Grau)
Meek’s Cutoff (Kelly Reichardt)
Old Cats (Sebastián Silva & Pedro Peirano)
Revolución (Omnibus)
Mysteries of Lisbon (Raúl Ruiz)
*Hereafter (Clint Eastwood)

49th (2011):
*Carnage (Roman Polański)
The Loneliest Planet (Julia Loktev)
A Separation (Asghar Farhadi)
Miss Bala (Gerardo Naranjo)
Le Havre (Aki Kaurismäki)
Melancholia (Lars von Trier)
Corpo Celeste (Alice Rohrwacher)
George Harrison: Living in the Material World (Martin Scorsese)
A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg)
The Kid With a Bike (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
The Student (Santiago Mitre)
Sleeping Sickness (Ulrich Köhler)
Once Upon a Time in Anatolia (Nuri Bilge Ceylan)
4:44: Last Day on Earth (Abel Ferrara)
Shame (Steve McQueen)
The Turin Horse (Tarr Béla and Hranitzky Ágnes)
*My Week With Marilyn (Simon Curtis)
Footnote (Joseph Cedar)
Martha Marcy May Marlene (Sean Durkin)
The Skin I Live In (Pedro Almodóvar)
This Is Not a Film (Jafar Panahi & Mojtaba Mirtahmasb)
The Artist (Michel Hazanavicius)
Goodbye First Love (Mia Hansen-Løve)
Play (Ruben Östlund)
Pina (Wim Wenders)
Policeman (Nadav Lapid)
*The Descendants (Alexander Payne)

50th (2012):
*Life of Pi (Ang Lee)
Here and There (Antonio Méndez Esparza)
Camille Rewinds (Noémie Lvovsky)
Caesar Must Die (Paolo & Vittorio Taviani)
Passion (Brian De Palma)
Hyde Park on Hudson (Roger Michell)
Frances Ha (Noah Baumbach)
Barbara (Christian Petzold)
Beyond the Hills (Cristian Mungiu)
You Ain’t Seen Nothin’ Yet (Alain Resnais)
The Paperboy (Lee Daniels)
Araf – Somewhere in Between (Yeşim Ustaoǧlu)
Like Someone in Love (Abbas Kiarostami)
Amour (Michael Haneke)
Something in the Air (Olivier Assayas)
*Not Fade Away (David Chase)
Memories Look at Me (Song Fang)
Bwakaw (Jun Robles Lana)
Night Across the Street (Raúl Ruiz)
Lines of Wellington (Valeria Sarmiento)
Ginger and Rosa (Sally Potter)
The Gatekeepers (Dror Moreh)
Fill the Void (Rama Burshtein)
First Cousin Once Removed (Alan Berliner)
Tabu (Miguel Gomes)
Holy Motors (Leos Carax)
Kinshasa Kids (Marc-Henri Wajnberg)
The Dead Man and Being Happy (Javier Rebollo)
Our Children (Joachim Lafosse)
No (Pablo Larraín)
The Last Time I Saw Macao (João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata)
Leviathan (Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Véréna Paravel)
*Flight (Robert Zemeckis)

51st (2013):
*Captain Phillips (Paul Greengrass)
The Wind Rises (Miyazaki Hayao)
Alan Partridge (Declan Lowney)
At Berkeley (Frederick Wiseman)
A Touch of Sin (Jia Zhangke)
Inside Llewyn Davis (Joel & Ethan Coen)
Norte, The End of History (Lav Diaz)
The Last of the Unjust (Claude Lanzmann)
Le Week-End (Roger Michell)
Nobody’s Daughter Haewon (Hong Sang-soo)
Child of God (James Franco)
Like Father, Like Son (Koreeda Hirokazu)
The Missing Picture (Panh Rithy)
Stranger by the Lake (Alain Guiraudie)
When Evening Falls on Bucharest or Metabolism (Corneliu Porumboiu)
About Time (Richard Curtis)
Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian (Arnaud Desplechin)
Jealousy (Philippe Garrel)
The Square (Jehane Noujaim)
Stray Dogs (Tsai Ming-liang)
Burning Bush (Agnieszka Holland)
American Promise (Joe Brewster & Michèle Stephenson)
*The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Ben Stiller)
The Immigrant (James Gray)
Gloria (Sebastián Lelio)
Abuse of Weakness (Catherine Breillat)
Bastards (Claire Denis)
Real (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
My Name Is Hmmm… (Agnès B.)
Nebraska (Alexander Payne)
The Invisible Woman (Ralph Fiennes)
Only Lovers Left Alive (Jim Jarmusch)
All Is Lost (J. C. Chandor)
Omar (Hany Abu-Assad)
Blue Is the Warmest Color (Abdellatif Kechiche)
*Her (Spike Jonze)

52nd (2014):
*Gone Girl (David Fincher)
Misunderstood (Asia Argento)
La Sapienza (Eugène Green)
’71 (Yann Demange)
Maps to the Stars (David Cronenberg)
Goodbye to Language (Jean-Luc Godard)
Whiplash (Damien Chazelle)
Two Shots Fired (Martín Rejtman)
The Blue Room (Mathieu Amalric)
Hill of Freedom (Hong Sang-soo)
Beloved Sisters (Dominik Graf)
Saint Laurent (Bertrand Bonello)
Timbuktu (Abderrahmane Sissako)
Pasolini (Abel Ferrara)
Heaven Knows What (Josh & Benny Safdie)
The Wonders (Alice Rohrwacher)
Mr. Turner (Mike Leigh)
*Inherent Vice (Paul Thomas Anderson)
The Princess of France (Matías Piñeiro)
Two Days, One Night (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
Time Out of Mind (Oren Moverman)
Eden (Mia Hansen-Løve)
Tales of the Grim Sleeper (Nick Broomfield)
Horse Money (Pedro Costa)
Jauja (Lisandro Alonso)
Clouds of Sils Maria (Olivier Assayas)
Listen Up Philip (Alex Ross Perry)
Citizenfour (Laura Poitras)
Foxcatcher (Bennett Miller)
Life of Riley (Alain Resnais)
*Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) (Alejandro González Iñárritu)

53rd (2015):
*The Walk (Robert Zemeckis)
Mia madre (Nanni Moretti)
The Lobster (Yorgos Lanthimos)
Mountains May Depart (Jia Zhangke)
The Forbidden Room (Guy Maddin and Evan Johnson)
Journey to the Shore (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
Arabian Nights: Volume 1: The Restless One (Miguel Gomes)
Cemetery of Splendor (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
Arabian Nights: Volume 2: The Desolate One (Miguel Gomes)
Les Cowboys (Thomas Bidegain)
Arabian Nights: Volume 3: The Enchanted One (Miguel Gomes)
My Golden Days (Arnaud Desplechin)
Where to Invade Next (Michael Moore)
*Steve Jobs (Danny Boyle)
Microbe & Gasoline (Michel Gondry)
Don’t Blink – Robert Frank (Laura Israel)
Bridge of Spies (Steven Spielberg)
Maggie’s Plan (Rebecca Miller)
In the Shadow of Women (Philippe Garrel)
Experimenter: The Stanley Milgram Story (Michael Almereyda)
No Home Movie (Chantal Akerman)
The Measure of a Man (Stéphane Brizé)
Brooklyn (John Crowley)
The Treasure (Corneliu Porumboiu)
Carol (Todd Haynes)
Right Now, Wrong Then (Hong Sang-soo)
The Assassin (Hou Hsiao-hsien)
*Miles Ahead (Don Cheadle)

54th (2016):
*13th (Ava DuVernay)
I, Daniel Blake (Ken Loach)
Manchester by the Sea (Kenneth Lonergan)
Toni Erdmann (Maren Ade)
Moonlight (Barry Jenkins)
Paterson (Jim Jarmusch)
Certain Women (Kelly Reichardt)
Neruda (Pablo Larraín)
The Rehearsal (Alison Maclean)
Julieta (Pedro Almodóvar)
Fire at Sea (Gianfranco Rosi)
Personal Shopper (Olivier Assayas)
Yourself and Yours (Hong Sang-soo)
*20th Century Women (Mike Mills)
Sieranevada (Cristi Puiu)
The Son of Joseph (Eugéne Green)
Aquarius (Kleber Mendonça Filho)
Hermia & Helena (Matías Piñeiro)
My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea (Dash Shaw)
Graduation (Cristian Mungiu)
Staying Vertical (Alain Guiraudie)
The Unknown Girl (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
Things to Come (Mia Hansen-Løve)
Elle (Paul Verhoeven)
*The Lost City of Z (James Gray)

55th (2017):
*Last Flag Flying (Richard Linklater)
Mrs. Hyde (Serge Bozon)
The Square (Ruben Östlund)
Western (Valeska Grisebach)
Zama (Lucrecia Martel)
Spoor (Agnieszka Holland and Kasia Adamik)
Before We Vanish (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
Faces Places (Agnès Varda & JR)
The Florida Project (Sean Baker)
The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected) (Noah Baumbach)
Call Me by Your Name (Luca Guadagnino)
Félicité (Alain Gomis)
The Other Side of Hope (Aki Kaurismäki)
Thelma (Joachim Trier)
Let the Sunshine In (Claire Denis)
The Day After (Hong Sang-soo)
*Wonderstruck (Todd Haynes)
Lady Bird (Greta Gerwig)
On the Beach at Night Alone (Hong Sang-soo)
120 BPM (Beats Per Minute) (Robin Campillo)
Lover for a Day (Philippe Garrel)
Mudbound (Dee Rees)
The Rider (Chloé Zhao)
Ismael’s Ghosts (Arnaud Desplechin)
*Wonder Wheel (Woody Allen)

56th (2018):
*The Favourite (Yorgos Lanthimos)
In My Room (Ulrich Köhler)
Her Smell (Alex Ross Perry)
Too Late to Die Young (Dominga Sotomayor)
Monrovia, Indiana (Frederick Wiseman)
Wildlife (Paul Dano)
Sorry Angel (Christophe Honoré)
La flor (Mariano Llinás)
Private Life (Tamara Jenkins)
Ash Is Purest White (Jia Zhangke)
Non-Fiction (Olivier Assayas)
A Family Tour (Ying Liang)
Long Day’s Journey Into Night (Bi Gan)
High Life (Claire Denis)
Burning (Lee Chang-dong)
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (Joel & Ethan Coen)
*Roma (Alfonso Cuarón)
Hotel by the River (Hong Sang-soo)
Asako I & II (Hamaguchi Ryusuke)
Happy as Lazzaro (Alice Rohrwacher)
Grass (Hong Sang-soo)
Ray & Liz (Richard Billingham)
Shoplifters (Koreeda Hirokazu)
A Faithful Man (Louis Garrel)
Cold War (Paweł Pawlikowski)
3 Faces (Jafar Panahi)
Transit (Christian Petzold)
If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins)
The Image Book (Jean-Luc Godard)
*At Eternity’s Gate (Julian Schnabel)

57th (2019):
*The Irishman (Martin Scorsese)
Pain and Glory (Pedro Almodóvar)
First Cow (Kelly Reichardt)
Liberté (Albert Serra)
Synonyms (Nadav Lapid)
Portrait of a Lady on Fire (Céline Sciamma)
The Wild Goose Lake (Diao Yinan)
Young Ahmed (Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne)
Oh Mercy! (Arnaud Desplechin)
Zombi Child (Bertrand Bonello)
Bacurau (Kleber Mendonça Filho & Juliano Dornelles)
Fire Will Come (Oliver Laxe)
*Marriage Story (Noah Baumbach)
Sibyl (Justine Triet)
To the Ends of the Earth (Kurosawa Kiyoshi)
Wasp Network (Olivier Assayas)
Parasite (Bong Joon-ho)
The Whistlers (Corneliu Porumboiu)
A Girl Missing (Fukada Koji)
Martin Eden (Pietro Marcello)
The Traitor (Marco Bellocchio)
Vitalina Varela (Pedro Costa)
Beanpole (Kantemir Balagov)
Saturday Fiction (Lou Ye)
I Was at Home, But… (Angela Schanelec)
Varda by Agnès (Agnès Varda)
Atlantics (Mati Diop)
The Moneychanger (Federico Veiroj)
*Motherless Brooklyn (Edward Norton)

58th (2020):
*Lovers Rock (Steve McQueen)
Malmkrog (Cristi Puiu)
The Calming (Song Fang)
Gunda (Victor Kossakovsky)
Time (Garrett Bradley)
MLK/FBI (Sam Pollard)
Isabella (Matías Piñeiro)
Night of the Kings (Philippe Lacôte)
City Hall (Frederick Wiseman)
Days (Tsai Ming-liang)
Mangrove (Steve McQueen)
*Nomadland (Chloé Zhao)
The Disciple (Chaitanya Tamhane)
The Salt of Tears (Philippe Garrel)
Swimming Out Till the Sea Turns Blue (Jia Zhangke)
I Carry You With Me (Heidi Ewing)
The Woman Who Ran (Hong Sang-soo)
Red, White and Blue (Steve McQueen)
Atarrabi and Mikelats (Eugène Green)
Beginning (Dea Kulumbegashvili)
The Truffle Hunters (Michael Dweck & Gregory Kershaw)
Notturno (Gianfranco Rosi)
Tragic Jungle (Yulene Olaizola)
Undine (Christian Petzold)
*French Exit (Azazel Jacobs)

59th (2021):
*The Tragedy of Macbeth (Joel Coen)
The First 54 Years: An Abbreviated Manual for Military Occupation (Avi Mograbi)
Bergman Island (Mia Hansen-Løve)
The Worst Person in the World (Joachim Trier)
Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn (Radu Jude)
Futura (Pietro Marcello & Francesco Munzi & Alice Rohrwacher)
Benedetta (Paul Verhoeven)
The Souvenir: Part II (Joanna Hogg)
Il buco (Michelangelo Frammartino)
Titane (Julia Ducournau)
Ahed’s Knee (Nadav Lapid)
Flee (Jonas Poher Rasmussen)
The Velvet Underground (Todd Haynes)
The Girl and the Spider (Ramon and Silvan Zürcher)
Prayers for the Stolen (Tatiana Huezo)
Vortex (Gaspar Noé)
*The Power of the Dog (Jane Campion)
Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy (Hamaguchi Ryusuke)
What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? (Alexandre Koberidze)
Neptune Frost (Saul Williams & Anisia Uzeyman)
In Front of Your Face (Hong Sang-soo)
A Chiara (Jonas Carpignano)
Drive My Car (Hamaguchi Ryusuke)
Introduction (Hong Sang-soo)
Passing (Rebecca Hall)
France (Bruno Dumont)
Întregalde (Radu Muntean)
Memoria (Apichatpong Weerasethakul)
Unclenching the Fists (Kira Kovalenko)
Petite Maman (Céline Sciamma)
Hit the Road (Panah Panahi)
*Parallel Mothers (Pedro Almodóvar)

60th (2022):
*White Noise (Noah Baumbach)
Corsage (Marie Kreutzer)
Descendant (Margaret Brown)
Master Gardner (Paul Schrader)
A Couple (Frederick Wiseman)
Triangle of Sadness (Ruben Östlund)
Walk Up (Hong Sang-soo)
Stars at Noon (Claire Denis)
De humani corporis fabrica (Véréna Paravel & Lucien Castaing-Taylor)
TÁR (Todd Field)
Saint Omer (Alice Diop)
Scarlet (Pietro Marcello)
Pacifiction (Albert Serra)
Showing Up (Kelly Reichardt)
Alcarràs (Carla Simón)
*All the Beauty and the Bloodshed (Laura Poitras)
The Novelist’s Film (Hong Sang-soo)
Aftersun (Charlotte Wells)
One Fine Morning (Mia Hansen-Løve)
Enys Men (Mark Jenkin)
Decision to Leave (Park Chan-wook)
No Bears (Jafar Panahi)
Unrest (Cyril Schäublin)
R.M.N. (Cristian Mungiu)
Stonewalling (Huang Ji & Otsuka Ryuji)
The Eternal Daughter (Joanna Hogg)
All That Breathes (Shaunak Sen)
EO (Jerzy Skolimowski)
Trenque Lauquen (Laura Citarella)
Return to Seoul (Chou Davy)
Armageddon Time (James Gray)
*The Inspection (Elegance Bratton)