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MY TOP 51 OF 2012

by Ardhi Syaifuddin
“Ada satu hal yang selalu ditanamkan oleh dosen kami dari dulu : jadi mahasiswa harus kritis. Apalagi menjadi seorang dokter. Segala sesuatu harus bisa dipertanyakan, kenapa bisa begitu, apa hal tersebut mungkin, dan sebagainya. Hal ini di satu sisi membuat kami penghuni dunia medis menjadi pribadi yang kritis. Apalagi saat menonton film.” “One thing that our professors always taught us: it’s important to be a critical student. Above all, a physician. Everything must be questionable, how could that happened, is it possible, et cetera. These, among many points, made us in the medical profession as being critical. Moreover while watching… Read more

“Ada satu hal yang selalu ditanamkan oleh dosen kami dari dulu : jadi mahasiswa harus kritis. Apalagi menjadi seorang dokter. Segala sesuatu harus bisa dipertanyakan, kenapa bisa begitu, apa hal tersebut mungkin, dan sebagainya. Hal ini di satu sisi membuat kami penghuni dunia medis menjadi pribadi yang kritis. Apalagi saat menonton film.”

“One thing that our professors always taught us: it’s important to be a critical student. Above all, a physician. Everything must be questionable, how could that happened, is it possible, et cetera. These, among many points, made us in the medical profession as being critical. Moreover while watching films.”

Quoted from ‘Buku Ajar Ko-As Racun’, by Andreas Kurniawan. Ugh, I’m such a lousy translator. Anyway, 2012 has been a really good year for films and there are much more good films to choose than last year. As usual, films released in 2011 & 2010 are eligible as well.

Not on mubi, yet:

  1. 2. Atambua 39° Celsius (Riri Riza, Indonesia, 2012)

So everything from #2 – #50 below are actually #3 – #51

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