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See Again: 12 (9.8%)
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NYU UGFTV Recommended

This screening list is recommended by the faculty of Department of Film and Television, Undergraduate. The works below are essential to understand the full potential of film and television.

 

Fiction

1. A Man Escaped (1956)
2. Andrei Rublev (1966)
3. Annie Hall (1977)
4. Avatar (2009)
5. Battleship Potemkin (1925)
6. The Battle of Algiers (1966)
7. Beasts of the Southern Wild (2012)
8. The Bicycle Thief (1948)
9. Black Girl (1966)
10. Breaking the Waves (1996)
11. Broken Blossoms (1919)
12. The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920)
13. Casablanca (1942)
14. Citizen Kane (1941)
15. The Conformist (1970)
16. Contempt (1963)
17. The Dark Knight (2008)
18. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
19. Duck Soup (1933)
20. 8 1/2 (1963)
21. The 400 Blows (1959)
22. The Godfather (1972)
23. Gomorrah (2008)
24. The Gospel According To St. Matthew (1964)
25. Harvest: 3,000 Years (1976)
26. La Haine (1995)
27. L'Avventura (1960)
28. Lawrence of Arabia (1962)
29. The Leopard (1963)
30. The Lives of Others (2006)
31. The Little Foxes (1941)
32. Los Olvidados (1950)
33. M (1931)
34. Magnolia (1999)
35. Songs of My Motherland (2002)
36. Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
37. Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)
38. Memento (2000)
39. Menilmontant (1926)
40. My Darling Clementine (1946)
41. Mulholland Drive (2001)
42. Pather Panchali (1955)
43. The Philadelphia Story (1940)
44. Pixote (1981)
45. Pulp Fiction (1994)
46. Raging Bull (1980)
47. Reds (1981)
48. Repentance (1984)
49. The Rules of the Game (1939)
50. Sansho the Bailiff (1954)
51. The Seven Samurai (1954)
52. Sherlock, Jr. (1924)
53. Singin' In the Rain (1952)
54. Sullivan's Travels (1941)
55. Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans (1927)
56. Sunset Boulevard (1950)
57. Tokyo Story (1953)
58. Trainspotting (1996)
59. 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968)
60. Ugetsu (1953)
61. Umberto D (1952)
62. Through the Olive Trees (1994)
63. Vertigo (1958)
64. The White Ribbon (2009)
65. Wild Strawberries (1957)
66. The Wizard of Oz (1939)
67. Zero For Conduct (1933)
68. Z (1969)

Animation

1. Dumbo (1941)
2. The Triplets of Belleville (2003)
3. Princess Mononoke (1997)
4. Allegretto (1936)
5. La main (1969)
6. The Street (1976)
7. Gerald McBoing-Boing (1951)
8. Duck Amuck (1953)
9. Une nuit sur le mont chauve (1933)
10. The Tender Game (1958)
11. Luxo Jr. (1986)
12. Free Radicals (1979)

Documentary

1. 4 Little Girls (1997)
2. Berlin: Symphony of a Great City (1927)
3. Brooklyn Bridge (1981)
4. Chronicle of a Summer (1961)
5. Eyes On the Prize II (1987)
6. The Gleaners & I (2000)
7. Harlan County U.S.A. (1976)
8. Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker's Apocalypse (1991)
9. Isle of Flowers (1990)
10. The Last Waltz (1978)
11. Latcho Drom (1993)
12. Man of Aran (1934)
13. Man With the Movie Camera (1929)
14. Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media (1992)
15. Night and Fog (1955)
16. Pina (2011)
17. Salesman (1969)
18. The Sorrow and the Pity (1969)
19. The Thin Blue Line (1988)
20. Titicut Follies (1967)
21. Tokyo Olympiad (1965)
22. Triumph of the Will (1935)
23. Winged Migration (2001)

Experimental

1. Film About a Woman Who... (1974)
2. A Movie (1958)
3. Ballet mecanique (1924)
4. The Blood of a Poet (1930)
5. Dog Star Man: Part I (1962)
6. Fuses (1967)
7. Global Groove (1973)
8. Histoire(s) du cinema: Fatale beaute (1997)
9. I Do Not Know What It Is I Am Like (1986)
10. La Jetee (1962)
11. Last Year At Marienbad (1961)
12. Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)
13. Reminiscences of a Journey To Lithuania (1972)
14. Sans Soleil (1983)
15. Scorpio Rising (1964)
16. Sink Or Swim (1990)
17. Sleep (1963)
18. Un Chien Andalou (1929)
19. Wavelength (1967)