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Festival du concierge: A Complete List of the Prestigious Genêts d'or Winners

by Blue K, Custodian of the Cinema
Festival du concierge: A Complete List of the Prestigious Genêts d'or Winners by Blue K, Custodian of the Cinema
Festival du concierge may not have the cachet and the name recognition of Cannes, Berlin, or Venice, but it is an international film festival of utmost prestige. It has been held annually since the advent of cinema, and the much coveted Genêts d’or or The Golden Broom is given to the top screened film. This festival invites no one to its panel of judges, but a jury of one single person—an autodidactic cinephile of dubious intellectual qualifications who may or may not moonlight as a custodian—arbitrarily chooses the winner. P.S. More winners from pre-1920 will be announced at a later time. 1920 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari 1921 The… Read more

Festival du concierge may not have the cachet and the name recognition of Cannes, Berlin, or Venice, but it is an international film festival of utmost prestige. It has been held annually since the advent of cinema, and the much coveted Genêts d’or or The Golden Broom is given to the top screened film. This festival invites no one to its panel of judges, but a jury of one single person—an autodidactic cinephile of dubious intellectual qualifications who may or may not moonlight as a custodian—arbitrarily chooses the winner.

P.S. More winners from pre-1920 will be announced at a later time.

1920 The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari
1921 The Kid
1922 Nosferatu
1923 Our Hospitality
1924 Sherlock Jr.
1925 Battleship Potemkin
1926 A Page of Madness
1927 Sunrise
1928 The Passion of Joan of Arc
1929 The Man with the Movie Camera
1930 L’age d’or
1931 Limite
1932 Freaks
1933 Land without Bread
1934 The Goddess
1935 A Night at the Opera
1936 Modern Times
1937 Grand Illusion
1938 Olympia
1939 Ninotchka
1940 Rebecca
1941 Sullivan’s Travels
1942 To Be or Not to Be
1943 Meshes of the Afternoon
1944 Maria Candelaria
1945 Detour
1946 Beauty and the Beast
1947 Out of the Past
1948 Bicycle Thieves
1949 Kind Hearts and Coronets
1950 In a Lonely Place
1951 Early Summer
1952 Ikiru
1953 Ugetsu
1954 Sansho the Bailiff
1955 Pather Panchali
1956 The Killing
1957 The Cranes Are Flying
1958 Vertigo
1959 Pickpocket
1960 When a Woman Ascends the Stairs
1961 My Mother and Her Guest
1962 Vivre sa vie
1963 The House Is Black
1964 Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
1965 The Secret Formula
1966 Closely Watched Trains
1967 Earth Entranced
1968 Death by Hanging
1969 My Night at Maud’s
1970 Eden and After
1971 Fata Morgana
1972 The Harder They Come
1973 Badlands
1974 Still Life
1975 The Mirror
1976 Cria Cuervos…
1977 Io Island
1978 The Tree of Wooden Clogs
1979 Stalker
1980 The Age of the Earth
1981 Pixote
1982 Yol
1983 Sans Soleil
1984 When the Tenth Month Comes
1985 A Time to Live and a Time to Die
1986 Hannah and Her Sisters
1987 Red Sorghum
1988 Landscape in the Mist
1989 Why Has Bodhi-Dharma Left for East?
1990 Days of Being Wild
1991 Prospero’s Books
1992 Hyenas
1993 Sopyonje
1994 Through the Olive Trees
1995 Maborosi
1996 The Day a Pig Fell into a Well
1997 Mother and Son
1998 I Stand Alone
1999 Peppermint Candy
2000 Werckmeister Harmonies
2001 Where Does Your Hidden Smile Lie?
2002 Name of a River
2003 Forest
2004 The World
2005 Seven Invisible Men
2006 Heremias
2007 Respite
2008 Historias Extraordinarias
2009 Phantoms of Nabua

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