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March 2011(A Filmic Month)

by Dylan Ibrahim
Being in the month of March, as Februrary for me being a very slow month for film viewing. I’ve decided to dedicate this entire month to watching. Because I have the feeling that this month is going to be awesome. So many films to explore, directors to discover as well as some overshadowed countries of cinema. So in a sense I consider this a gift to me from me. :) So basically, this is a list of all the films I aspire to see within the month. I have no system of how I’m going to see them but I will. At the end of the month, any film I did not see, is taken off, and I’ll rank what I saw. Wish me luck! (Spring in a Small Town, Fei Mu,… Read more

Being in the month of March, as Februrary for me being a very slow month for film viewing. I’ve decided to dedicate this entire month to watching. Because I have the feeling that this month is going to be awesome.

So many films to explore, directors to discover as well as some overshadowed countries of cinema.

So in a sense I consider this a gift to me from me. :)

So basically, this is a list of all the films I aspire to see within the month. I have no system of how I’m going to see them but I will.

At the end of the month, any film I did not see, is taken off, and I’ll rank what I saw.
Wish me luck!

(Spring in a Small Town, Fei Mu, 1948…5/5)
(The Man with No Shadow, George Schwizgebel, 2004…4.5/5)
(Love is Colder than Death, Rainer Werner Fassbinder, 1969…4/5)
(Testament of Orpheus, Jean Cocteau, 1960…4.5/5)
(Nizza, Jean Vigo, 1930… 4/5)
(Ordet, Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1955…4.5/5)
(Paris, Texas, Wim Wenders, 1984…5/5)
(Between Sweet and Salt Water, Michel Brault, 1967…4.5/5)
(Bamako, Abderrahmane Sissako, 2006…3.5)
(Dry Season, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, 2006…4/5)
(Divine Intervention, Elia Suleiman, 2002…4/5)

UPDATE (3/31/2011): Well, this month didn’t go as I anticipated, but it’s an improvement. Everything has been ranked, sort of. Check what ever of these out. :)
-Dylan

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