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2012 MUBI World Cup Introduction- Submit your list of films

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE POST CAREFULLY BEFORE POSTING ANYTHING HERE OR SENDING ME ANY PERSONAL MESSAGES.

This is the first official post of the 2012 MUBI World Cup.

For those of you who are not with the cups at this site, users have been creating and participating in extended games for the past three years in which certain films are collectively watched and discussed. The films are then pitted against each other and voted on in a series of competitive matches.

In 2009 there was a World Cup in which groups of films from similar countries of origin would be created and compete against each other.

In 2010 and 2011 there were Directors’ Cups in which the films chosen to compete came from specific film directors. I participated heavily in both of those two cups, voting in every match. I also managed two directors in 2011 and supplied many of the films. I also assisted with some of the planning, coordinating, and implementing of these cups.

This year I am taking it upon myself to coordinate another World Cup. I am extremely excited, and I hope you are too.

For those of you who have participated in previous cups, please be aware of the fact that this cup will be operating somewhat differently from previous cups. This should not be too difficult to adjust to because there were changes in the ways the cups operated every year. I have thought about how to run this new cup for quite a while. I have listened to what users have said and suggested about how cups have been and should be run. I have observed what people seemed to have enjoyed and responded to and what they have not. This has all gone into the planning of the way I will operate this cup. I think most people will enjoy it a lot. However I am anticipating that some people may be hesitant about accepting the new procedures because I am taking some chances and simply because not everyone agrees. While I will consider suggestions and feedback as the cup progresses, I am asking that you please trust me and accept the rules I put in place if you wish to participate in the cup. Because we have so many wonderfully independent and creative personalities here I know we have many people here who like to challenge rules, but I’m just putting these rules in place because I believe the game won’t work properly unless they are followed, and I do think everyone will enjoy the game the way I am planning to set it up. If after the cup is over you hate the way I did it, then you can gladly complain about it. But I hope for now you will all go along with it and give it your best!

These are my goals in running a World Cup this year: 1. That we can tap the vast knowledge of world cinema from the users at MUBI to present new film discoveries to each other. 2. That because several people will be watching the same movies at the same time we can use this cup as an opportunity for discussion regarding particular films. 3. That we can increase the diversity of our cultural and historical understanding of the world by viewing art that comes from a broad variety of cultures. 4. That we would enjoy the excitement of a game. 5. That we can get to know each other better and make new friends.

If these are not your goals regarding participation in this cup, or you have different goals regarding participation in this cup, you may still participate, but if you do not agree with the way the cup is run please do not use your own different goals as a justification for trying to subvert the cup.

One of my methods of operating this cup will be to not immediately reveal all of the matches or the mechanics of the cup. Instead I will explain the rules of each stage of the cup periodically. I will also announce new matches periodically but on a regular basis. There are several reasons for this. For one, this keeps things more exciting since you will get new matches and developments announced regularly. Secondly, it keeps things simple and allows people to focus on and enjoy the matches in the moment instead of trying to plan too far ahead. If you plan on participating please watch the threads World Cup are of the forum regularly for new posts about upcoming matches and developments. And always make sure you read all rules.

Now for the first step of the Cup: compiling the list of countries and films to be used in the Cup.

PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING DIRECTIONS IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO SUBMIT FILMS TO BE USED IN THE CUP

-The films used in the cup will be taken from lists of films submitted to me via Personal Message (PM) on MUBI. To send me a PM click my name at the top of this post to view my profile. Then click the link that says “send message”.

-Do not post your list here. Only PM it to me. Posting it here to let others see it may cause them to rewrite their lists to try to compete with yours

-The films on the list should be numbered and contain the title of the film, the name of the director, the year of release, and the country of origin. Here is a sample featuring some fictitious films:

1. The Crying Mountain Swans (Gustav Schnauzer) (1972) (Germany)
2. Who Did This? (Harpo Mendoza) (1944) (Guatemala)
3. Be My Underling (Sammy Swanson) (Isle of Man)

-Any MUBI user may submit a list of films to me.

-No more than one film per of country of origin may be used.

I realize that determining the country of origin is sometimes difficult. My guideline is that for a film to be considered to be from a certain country of origin, a majority of the production crew on the film should be from and identify with that country. It would be preferable if most of the film was shot or created in the boundaries of that country although this is not entirely necessary. I am asking that you consider not using films where the country of origin is not very clear to avoid too many headaches. Also, for countries that no longer exist, they will be merged with whatever country currently exists in the same approximate geographic boundaries. If you have any questions, you may PM me before submitting your list. I am very willing to discuss any tricky questions that come up and hear from the many people who I’m sure have more knowledge than me of geographical history in most parts of the world. I will try to give your listing the benefit in questionable situations, but I will make all final decisions about countries of origin.

-You may not use any film that has been used in a previous cup. The list of films used in previous cups will be posted in this thread below this post.

-You may not use any film that has more than 1,000 fans on MUBI. Please check the MUBI page for every film on your list and view the “FANS” section. Below that it will state how many fans the film has.

-All of the films on your list will have to be available for anyone participating in voting in cup matches to see. Thus the film should be available either in wide distribution on DVD or through streaming video on the internet. If a film is not currently available in these formats then you must only list the film if you sincerely plan to make provisions to provide the film in streaming video format promptly if the film is chosen to be in the cup. Many users on the site, including myself, know how and are able to convert a video file to a streaming video on the web and would be willing to do this for you if you do not know how. But you must make sure a video file will be readily available for converting to streaming format, and of course you must actually take responsibility for getting someone to do this for you. I am counting on other users who know how to do these kinds of conversions to give assistance with this. When this becomes an issue, please hang around the appropriate World Cup threads and make your offer to help out known to other users.

-The order of the list is important. The order of the films should correspond with how much you want the film to be featured in the cup. The higher a film is on the list, the more likely it will be chosen.

-Only list films that you have seen.

-Only list films that you that you think are of exceptional quality. Do not list mediocre films just because they are the only films you can think of from certain countries. You will potentially lower the enjoyment of the game if pick movies you do not personally strongly endorse.

-If you are not that familiar with world cinema, do not feel compelled to submit a list. Or if you do submit a list, do not feel bad if it is not very long. The game will work much better if you submit a short list of just a lesser known films that you really love instead a long list of a lot of extra mediocre films. If you are an expert in films from a particular country, now is your time to shine and show us that one hidden gem that no one has heard about yet. If the only film you can think of from a certain country is one that we’ve all heard of before and you know there will probably be a lot of other experts presenting other films from that country, consider leaving it off your list.

-The tentative deadline for submitting your list to me is the end of Saturday, January 28. I will decide at that time if I will enforce the deadline or extend it.

-Your PM to me including your list must also contain this phrase containing a promise from you to me. “I promise that all of the films on this list can be made available for all cup voters to view. I promise that if any of these films are selected for use in the cup I will personally endeavor to the best of my ability to make the film available for all cup voters to view.”

-Again, only send your list to me by Personal Message. Do NOT post it here or anywhere else publically.

These are the rules. I hope you have a lot of fun compiling your list. I am excited to see the results.

Also one other thing. Do not expect the majority of the films you submit to be used. This cup will have less films used than previous cups to make it easier for people to keep up, so depending on how many people submit lists it’s possible only a few films from each list will be taken. Thus make sure you order your list carefully that the films you want most at the very top. Also, users who have more depth and variety of film knowledge will probably have more films being used just by the mechanics of the random selection process. There is no reason to feel slighted if this is the case, but to be happy to have the experience to learn from those who have more knowledge.

And also again, please trust me that I will not rig the selection of the films in any way, and am setting this up to be as fair a method as I can conceive that will also give the cup a sense of variety, discovery, and surprise.

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Here is the list of films that have been used in previous cups:

English Language Release Title Original Title Year
1900 Novecento 1976
¡Qué hacer! ¡Qué hacer! 1970
10 Rillington Place 10 Rillington Place 1971
12 Storeys Shier lou 1997
24 Hour Party People 24 Hour Party People 2002
A Brighter Summer Day Gu ling jie shao nian sha ren shi jian 1991
A City of Sadness Bei qing cheng shi 1989
A Confucian Confusion Du li shi dai 1994
A Letter to Uncle
Boonmee
A Letter to Uncle Boonmee 2009
A Long Journey Largo viaje 1967
A Man Escaped Un condamné à mort s’est échappé ou Le vent souffle où il veut 1956
A Man There Was Terje Vigen 1917
A Married Couple A Married Couple 1969
A Moment of Innocence Nun va Goldoon 1996
A Place in the World Un lugar en el mundo 1992
A River Called Titash Titash Ekti Nadir Naam 1973
A Story Written with Water Mizu de kakareta monogatari 1965
A Tale of the Wind Une histoire de vent 1988
A Touch of Zen Xia nu 1971
A Whole Night Toute une nuit 1982
A Woman Is a Woman Une femme est une femme 1961
Aaltra Aaltra 2004
Accattone! Accattone 1961
Accident Accident 1967
Address Unknown Suchwiin bulmyeong 2001
Adelheid Adelheid 1970
Adoption Örökbefogadás 1975
After the Rain Ame agaru 1999
After the Wedding Efter brylluppet 2006
Aguirre: The Wrath of God Aguirre, der Zorn Gottes 1972
Ajantrik Ajantrik 1958
Alexander Nevsky Aleksandr Nevskiy 1938
Alice Neco z Alenky 1988
All About My Mother Todo sobre mi madre 1999
All Things Fair Lust och fägring stor 1995
Almanac of Fall Öszi almanach 1984
Amarcord Amarcord 1973
An American Werewolf in London An American Werewolf in London 1981
An Angel at My Table An Angel at My Table 1990
And Quiet Rolls the Dawn Ek Din Pratidin 1980
Ankur (The Seedling) Ankur (The Seedling) 1974
Antares Antares 2004
Antichrist Antichrist 2009
Antonio das Mortes O Dragão da Maldade contra o Santo Guerreiro 1969
Apocalypse Now Apocalypse Now 1979
Appointment in Bray Rendez-vous à Bray 1971
Ariel Ariel 1988
Arsenal Arsenal 1929
Assassination Ansatsu 1964
Au Hasard Balthazar Au hasard Balthazar 1966
Audition Audition 1973
Autumn Sonbahar 2008
Autumn Sun Sol de otoño 1996
Bab’Aziz – The Prince That Contemplated His Soul Bab’Aziz 2005
Baby Doll Baby Doll 1956
Bad Guy Nabbeun namja 2001
Barren Lives Vidas Secas 1963
Barrier Bariera 1966
Batch ’81 Batch ’81 1982
Beauty and the Beast La belle et la bête 1946
Before the Rain Before the Rain 1994
Before the Revolution Prima della rivoluzione 1964
Begone Dull Care Begone Dull Care 1949
Belle de Jour Belle de jour 1967
Berta’s Motives Los motivos de Berta 1985
Bhumika: The Role Bhumika: The Role 1977
Bicycle Thieves Ladri di biciclette 1948
Black Book Zwartboek 2006
Black Girl La noire de… 1966
Black God, White Devil Deus e o Diabo na Terra do Sol 1964
Black Ice Black Ice 1994
Black River Kuroi kawa 1957
Black Robe Black Robe 1991
Blackout Contraband 1940
Blind Beast Môjû 1969
Blind Justice Hævnens nat 1916
Blind kind Blind kind 1964
Blind Pig Who Wants to Fly Babi buta yang ingin terbang 2008
Blood and Sand Blood and Sand 1941
Blood Wedding Bodas de sangre 1981
Blow-Up Blowup 1966
Blue Blue 1993
Boat People Tau ban no hoi 1982
Boy Meets Girl Boy Meets Girl 1984
Brand Upon the Brain! A Remembrance in 12 Chapters Brand Upon the Brain! A Remembrance in 12 Chapters 2006
Brazil Brazil 1985
Breaker Morant ‘Breaker’ Morant 1980
Breaking the Waves Breaking the Waves 1996
Brewster McCloud Brewster McCloud 1970
Brief Crossing Brève traversée 2001
Brightness Yeelen 1987
Bringing Out the Dead Bringing Out the Dead 1999
Brothers Brødre 2004
Bulgasari Pulgasari 1985
Bullfighter and the Lady Bullfighter and the Lady 1951
Burnt by the Sun Utomlennye solntsem 1994
Burying Old Alive Goryeo jang 1963
Caché (Hidden) Caché 2005
Calendar Calendar 1993
Camera Camera 2000
Camera Buff Amator 1979
Carandiru Carandiru 2003
Caravaggio Caravaggio 1986
Careful Careful 1992
Castle in the Sky Tenkû no shiro Rapyuta 1986
Castle of Purity El castillo de la pureza 1973
Casual Relations Casual Relations 1973
Ceddo Ceddo 1977
Celine and Julie Go Boating Céline et Julie vont en bateau – Phantom Ladies Over Paris 1974
Center Stage Yuen Ling-yuk 1992
Charulata: The Lonely Wife Charulata 1964
Children in the Wind Kaze no naka no kodomo 1937
Children of Hiroshima Gembaku no ko 1952
Chungking Express Chung Hing sam lam 1994
Cinématon Cinématon 1984
City of God Cidade de Deus 2002
City of Life and Death Nanjing! Nanjing! 2009
City of Pirates La ville des pirates 1983
City Streets City Streets 1931
Claire’s Knee Le genou de Claire 1970
Clean Clean 2004
Cleo from 5 to 7 Cléo de 5 à 7 1962
Climates Iklimler 2006
Close-Up Nema-ye Nazdik 1990
Clouds of May Mayis sikintisi 1999
Colonel Redl Oberst Redl 1985
Colossal Youth Juventude Em Marcha 2006
Comedy of Innocence Comédie de l’innocence 2000
Comfort and Joy Comfort and Joy 1984
Comrades Comrades 1986
Conspirators of Pleasure Spiklenci slasti 1996
Copy Shop Copy Shop 2001
Coup D’Etat Kaigenrei 1973
Courage for Every Day Kazdy den odvahu 1964
Cowards Bend the Knee or The Blue Hands Cowards Bend the Knee or The Blue Hands 2003
Crazed Fruit Kurutta kajitsu 1956
Cria Cuervos Cría cuervos 1976
Crimson Gold Talaye sorkh 2003
Crouching Tiger, Hidden
Dragon
Wo hu cang long 2000
Cuadecuc, vampir Cuadecuc, vampir 1971
Cyclo Xich lo 1995
Dacii Dacii 1967
Dajang Soembi, the Woman Who Was Married to a Dog Dajang Soembi, perempoean jang dikawini andjing 2005
Damnation Kárhozat 1988
Danton Danton 1983
Day of Wrath Vredens dag 1943
Daybreak Tianming 1933
Days and Nights in the Forest Aranyer Din Ratri 1970
Days of Being Wild A Fei jingjyuhn 1990
Days of Heaven Days of Heaven 1978
Dead Alive Braindead 1992
Dead Ringers Dead Ringers 1988
Dealer Dealer 2004
Deep Crimson Profundo carmesí 1996
Deep End Deep End 1970
Dersu Uzala Dersu Uzala 1975
Deserter Dezertir 1933
Devils on the Doorstep Guizi lai le 2000
Diamonds of the Night Démanty noci 1964
Diary for My Children Napló gyermekeimnek 1984
Diary of a Country Priest Journal d’un curé de campagne 1951
Dirty Ho Lan tou He 1976
Distant Uzak 2002
Distant Thunder Ashani Sanket 1973
Do You Remember Dolly Bell? Sjecas li se Dolly Bell 1981
Dog Days Hundstage 2001
Donkey in a Brahmin Village Agraharathil Kazhuthai 1978
Down by Law Down by Law 1986
Dr. Mabuse: The Gambler Dr. Mabuse, der Spieler – Ein Bild der Zeit 1922
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb 1964
Drifting Clouds Kauas pilvet karkaavat 1996
Dry Season Daratt 2006
Dust Devil Dust Devil 1992
Dying at Grace Dying at Grace 2003
Earth Zemlya 1930
Edvard Munch Edvard Munch 1974
El compadre Mendoza El compadre Mendoza 1934
El Sur El sur 1983
El Topo El topo 1970
Electra, My Love Szerelmem, Elektra 1974
Elephant Elephant 1989
Elvis Elvis 1979
Enthusiasm Entuziazm: Simfoniya Donbassa 1931
Entranced Earth Terra em Transe 1967
Epidemic Epidemic 1987
Eraserhead Eraserhead 1977
Eros Plus Massacre Erosu purasu Gyakusatsu 1969
Euridice BA 2O37 Evridiki BA 2O37 1975
Europa Europa Europa Europa 1990
Every Man for Himself Sauve qui peut (la vie) 1980
Faces Faces 1968
Failan Failan 2001
Fanny and Alexander Fanny och Alexander 1982
Fantasma Fantasma 2006
Farewell to the Ark Saraba hakobune 1984
Fast Film Fast Film 2003
Father Apa 1966
Few of Us Few of Us 1996
Film Is Film ist. 2000
Film Is a Girl & a
Gun
Film ist a Girl & a Gun 2009
Film ist. 7-12 Film ist. 7-12 2002
Fitzcarraldo Fitzcarraldo 1982
Flame and Women Honô to onna 1967
Flesh+Blood Flesh+Blood 1985
Flower in Hell Jiokhwa 1958
Flowers of Shanghai Hai shang hua 1998
Forest Rengeteg 2003
Forest of the Hanged Padurea spânzuratilor 1966
Fragments of an
Alms-Film
Fragmentos de um Filme-Esmola: A Sagrada Família 1972
Friday Night Vendredi soir 2002
From the Clouds to the
Resistance
Dalla nube alla resistenza 1979
Gabbeh Gabbeh 1996
Gardens of Stone Gardens of Stone 1987
Gasman Gasman 1998
Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai 1999
Giants and Toys Kyojin to gangu 1958
Go, Go Second Time Virgin Yuke yuke nidome no shojo 1969
God’s Country God’s Country 1986
Good Bye, Dragon Inn Bu san 2003
Goodbye Pork Pie Goodbye Pork Pie 1981
Goodfellas Goodfellas 1990
Grand Illusion La grande illusion 1937
Greed Greed 1924
Green Fish Chorok mulkogi 1997
Gregory’s Girl Gregory’s Girl 1981
Guelwaar Guelwaar 1993
Halloween Halloween 1978
Hamlet Gamlet 1964
Happiness Le bonheur 1965
Happy Together Chun gwong cha sit 1997
Harakiri Seppuku 1962
Hardware Hardware 1990
Hasta el viento tiene
miedo
Hasta el viento tiene miedo 1968
Häxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages Häxan 1922
He Who Gets Slapped He Who Gets Slapped 1924
Head-On Gegen die Wand 2004
Heat Heat 1995
Heat-Haze Theatre Kagerô-za 1981
Heavenly Creatures Heavenly Creatures 1994
Hell Without Limits El lugar sin límites 1978
Henry Fool Henry Fool 1997
Heroic Purgatory Rengoku eroica 1970
High and Low Tengoku to jigoku 1963
Himala Himala 1982
Hiroshima Mon Amour Hiroshima mon amour 1959
Holy Smoke Holy Smoke 1999
Hôtel du Nord Hôtel du Nord 1938
House by the River House by the River 1950
Housekeeping Housekeeping 1987
Hovering Over the Water À Flor do Mar 1986
How Tasty Was My Little
Frenchman
Como Era Gostoso o Meu Francês 1971
How Wang-Fo Was Saved Comment Wang-Fo fut sauvé 1987
Hulahoop Soundings Hulahoop Soundings 2008
Humanity and Paper
Balloons
Ninjô kami fûsen 1937
Hunger Sult 1966
Hyenas Hyènes 1992
I am Von Höfler (Variation on Werther – Private Hungary 15) Von Höfler vagyok (Werther variáció I.-II. – Privát
Magyarország 15)
2008
I Even Met Happy Gypsies Skupljaci perja 1967
I Vitelloni I vitelloni 1953
I Was Born, But… Otona no miru ehon – Umarete wa mita keredo 1932
Identification Marks:
None
Rysopis 1965
Il Posto Il posto 1961
I’m Not There. I’m Not There. 2007
In a Lonely Place In a Lonely Place 1950
In Search of Famine Akaler Sandhane 1981
In the Mood for Love Fa yeung nin wa 2000
In Vanda’s Room No Quarto da Vanda 2000
Insiang Insiang 1976
Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine Instructions for a Light and Sound Machine 2005
Invasion Invasión 1969
Io Island Iodo 1977
It Rains in My Village Bice skoro propast sveta 1969
Ivan the Terrible, Part I Ivan Groznyy 1944
Ivan’s Childhood Ivanovo detstvo 1962
Jackal of Nahueltoro El chacal de Nahueltoro 1970
Japanese Girls at the
Harbor
Minato no nihon musume 1933
Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles 1975
Jenny Jenny 1936
Johnny Guitar Johnny Guitar 1954
Joseph Kilian Postava k podpírání 1965
Journey to Italy Viaggio in Italia 1954
Jubilee Jubilee 1978
Jules and Jim Jules et Jim 1962
July Shilde 1988
July Rhapsody Laam yan sei sap 2002
Juvenile Court Juvenile Court 1973
Kaïrat Kairat 1992
Kanal Kanal 1957
Kanchenjungha Kanchenjungha 1962
Khrustalyov, My Car! Khrustalyov, mashinu! 1998
Killer Tueur à gages 1998
Killing Auntie Zabicie ciotki 1985
King & Country King & Country 1964
Kino Eye Kinoglaz 1924
Kira’s Reason: A Love
Story
En kærlighedshistorie 2001
Kiss of the Spider Woman Kiss of the Spider Woman 1985
Kisses Kuchizuke 1957
Knife in the Water Nóz w wodzie 1962
Kwaidan Kaidan 1964
L’Acadie, l’Acadie?!? L’acadie, l’Acadie 1971
La antena La antena 2007
La Notte La notte 1961
La Promesse La promesse 1996
La Strada La strada 1954
La Terra Trema La terra trema: Episodio del mare 1948
Lacombe, Lucien Lacombe Lucien 1974
Lancelot of the Lake Lancelot du Lac 1974
Land of Silence and
Darkness
Land des Schweigens und der Dunkelheit 1971
Landscape in the Mist Topio stin omichli 1988
L’argent L’argent 1983
Last Tango in Paris Ultimo tango a Parigi 1972
Last Year at Marienbad L’année dernière à Marienbad 1961
Late August at the Hotel
Ozone
Konec srpna v Hotelu Ozon 1967
Late Spring Banshun 1949
L’Avventura L’avventura 1960
Le Amiche Le amiche 1955
Le Boucher Le boucher 1970
Le cercle rouge Le cercle rouge 1970
Le pont du Nord Le pont du Nord 1981
L’Eclisse L’eclisse 1962
Léolo Léolo 1992
Les hautes solitudes Les hautes solitudes 1974
Les raquetteurs Les raquetteurs 1958
Lessons of Darkness Lektionen in Finsternis 1992
Letter from an Unknown Woman Letter from an Unknown Woman 1948
Letters of Love Love Letter 1995
Lianna Lianna 1983
Liebelei Liebelei 1933
L’instant et la patience L’instant et la patience 1994
Little Toys Xiao Wanyi 1933
Living Russia, or The
Man with a Camera
Chelovek s kino-apparatom 1929
Local Color Local Color 1977
Lost Highway Lost Highway 1997
Lost, Lost, Lost Lost, Lost, Lost 1976
Love Szerelem 1971
Love and Anarchy Film d’amore e d’anarchia, ovvero ‘stamattina alle 10 in via dei Fiori nella nota casa di tolleranza…’ 1973
Love and Death Love and Death 1975
Love is Colder Than Death Liebe ist kälter als der Tod 1969
Love Torn in a Dream Combat d’amour en songe 2000
M M 1931
Maborosi Maboroshi no hikari 1995
Macbeth Macbeth 1982
Machuca Machuca 2004
Mág Mág 1988
Mandabi Mandabi 1968
Manhattan Manhattan 1979
Manhunter Manhunter 1986
Manoel’s Destinies Manoel dans l’île des merveilles 1984
Marketa Lazarová Marketa Lazarová 1967
Martyrs of Love Mucedníci lásky 1967
Matador Matador 1986
Matewan Matewan 1987
Mauvais sang Mauvais sang 1986
McCabe & Mrs. Miller McCabe & Mrs. Miller 1971
Mean Streets Mean Streets 1973
Meantime Meantime 1984
Mechanics of the Brain Mekhanika golovnogo mozga 1926
Mélo Mélo 1986
Memories of a Marriage Dansen med Regitze 1989
Memories of Murder Salinui chueok 2003
Men with Guns Men with Guns 1997
Merry-Go-Round Körhinta 1956
Michael the Brave Mihai Viteazul 1971
Milky Way Tejút 2007
Minnie and Moskowitz Minnie and Moskowitz 1971
Mirror Image Ming dai zhui zhu 2001
Moloch Molokh 1999
Mon Oncle Mon oncle 1958
Monsieur Verdoux Monsieur Verdoux 1947
Montenegro Montenegro 1981
Moolaadé Moolaadé 2004
Moonlighting Moonlighting 1982
Morgan! Morgan: A Suitable Case for Treatment 1966
Morning Patrol Proini peripolos 1987
Morvern Callar Morvern Callar 2002
Mother Mat 1926
Mother and Son Mat i syn 1997
Mother of the Dunes Faraw! 1997
Motherland Hotel Anayurt Oteli 1987
Mouchette Mouchette 1967
Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. Mr. Death: The Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. 1999
Muriel, or The Time of Return Muriel ou Le temps d’un retour 1963
My Ain Folk My Ain Folk 1973
My Brilliant Career My Brilliant Career 1979
My Childhood My Childhood 1972
My Friend Ivan Lapshin Moy drug Ivan Lapshin 1986
My Life as a Dog Mitt liv som hund 1985
My Mother and Her Guest Sarangbang sonnimgwa eomeoni 1961
My Neighbor Totoro Tonari no Totoro 1988
Mysterious Object at Noon Dokfa nai meuman 2000
Nashville Nashville 1975
Nausicaä of the Valley
of the Wind
Kaze no tani no Naushika 1984
Neighbours Neighbours 1952
Nightfall Nightfall 1957
Night’s End Nishaant 1975
Nine Days of One Year 9 dney odnogo goda 1962
Ninotchka Ninotchka 1939
No Day Off No Day Off 2006
Nobody Knows Dare mo shiranai 2004
Nocturne 29 Nocturno 29 1968
Nosferatu Nosferatu, eine Symphonie des Grauens 1922
Nostalgia for
Countryland
Thuong nho dong que 1996
Not Reconciled Nicht versöhnt oder Es hilft nur Gewalt wo Gewalt herrscht 1965
Oasis Oasis 2002
Odd Man Out Odd Man Out 1947
Of Time and the City Of Time and the City 2008
Older Brother, Younger
Sister
Ani imôto 1953
On the Silver Globe Na srebrnym globie 1988
On Top of the Whale Het dak van de Walvis 1982
Once Upon a Time There Was a Singing Blackbird Iko shashvi mgalobeli 1970
Once Were Warriors Once Were Warriors 1994
One-Sixth of the World Shestaya chast mira 1926
Only Yesterday Omohide poro poro 1991
Orderers Les ordres 1974
Ordet Ordet 1955
Origins of the 21st Century De l’origine du XXIe siècle 2000
Ossos Ossos 1997
Othello The Tragedy of Othello: The Moor of Venice 1952
Outcast of the Islands Outcast of the Islands 1951
Outer Space Outer Space 2000
Painted Fire Chihwaseon 2002
Pale Flower Kawaita hana 1964
Pan Tadeusz: The Last
Foray in Lithuania
Pan Tadeusz 1999
Paris, Texas Paris, Texas 1984
Pas de deux Pas de deux 1968
Pather Panchali Pather Panchali 1955
Pauline at the Beach Pauline à la plage 1983
Peppermint Candy Bakha satang 1999
Phantom O Fantasma 2000
Pickpocket Pickpocket 1959
Picnic at Hanging Rock Picnic at Hanging Rock 1975
Pierrot le Fou Pierrot le fou 1965
Pilgrimage Pilgrimage 1933
Pirosmani Pirosmani 1969
Pixote Pixote: A Lei do Mais Fraco 1981
Play Time Play Time 1967
Poison for the Fairies Veneno para las hadas 1984
Porco Rosso Kurenai no buta 1992
Port of Shadows Le quai des brumes 1938
Possession Possession 1981
Precursor Prekursor 1988
Prisoner 13 El prisionero 13 1933
Promise of the Flesh Yukcheui yaksok 1975
Queen Christina Queen Christina 1933
Quince Tree of the Sun El sol del membrillo 1992
Rabbit-Proof Fence Rabbit-Proof Fence 2002
Raining in the Mountain Kong shan ling yu 1979
Raise the Red Lantern Da hong deng long gao gao gua 1991
Rapture Arrebato 1980
Ratcatcher Ratcatcher 1999
Rat-Trap Elippathayam 1982
Reason, Debate and a Story Jukti, Takko Aar Gappo 1974
Rebels of the Neon God Qing shao nian nuo zha 1993
Recollections of the Yellow House Recordações da Casa Amarela 1989
Reconstruction Reconstituirea 1968
Reconstruction Reconstruction 2003
Reconstruction Anaparastasi 1970
Red Angel Akai tenshi 1966
Red Sorghum Hong gao liang 1987
Reflections Susuz yaz 1964
Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania 1972
Repentance Monanieba 1984
Revanche Revanche 2008
Rikidozan: A Hero
Extraordinary
Yeokdosan 2004
Rio Bravo Rio Bravo 1959
Robin Hood Daffy Robin Hood Daffy 1958
Robinson Crusoe Robinson Crusoe 1954
Ronin Ronin 1998
Rotation Rotation 1949
Run Lola Run Lola rennt 1998
Russian Ark Russkiy kovcheg 2002
Safe Safe 1995
Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom Salò o le 120 giornate di Sodoma 1975
Salón México Salón México 1949
Salut les cubains Salut les cubains 1963
Sans titre Sans titre 1997
Sansho the Bailiff Sanshô dayû 1954
Santa Sangre Santa sangre 1989
Satantango Sátántangó 1994
Scarlet Street Scarlet Street 1945
Scenes of City Life Fengyun ernu 1935
Sebastiane Sebastiane 1976
Seconds Seconds 1966
Seduction Erotikon 1929
See You in Hell, My
Darling
Tha se do stin Kolasi, agapi mou 1999
Senso Senso 1954
Seven Beauties Pasqualino Settebellezze 1975
Seven Invisible Men Septyni nematomi zmones 2005
Seven Samurai Shichinin no samurai 1954
Sex and Lucia Lucía y el sexo 2001
Shadow of a Doubt Shadow of a Doubt 1943
Shadows of Forgotten
Ancestors
Tini zabutykh predkiv 1965
Shine Shine 1996
Show Me Love Fucking Åmål 1998
Silence Chinmoku 1971
Silent Light Stellet licht 2007
Silvestre Silvestre 1982
Sinbad Szindbád 1971
Singapore Sling Singapore sling: O anthropos pou agapise ena ptoma 1990
Slacker Slacker 1991
Slasher Slasher 2004
Small Deaths Small Deaths 1996
Smoke on the Potato Fields Dým bramborové nate 1977
Soldier of Orange Soldaat van Oranje 1977
Sonatine Sonatine 1993
Song of the Exile Ke tu qiu hen 1990
Sopyonje Seopyeonje 1993
Spare Bedroom Spare Bedroom 1970
Spectator Spectator 1970
Spider Spider 2002
Spring in a Small Town Xiao cheng zhi chun 1948
Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter… and Spring Bom yeoreum gaeul gyeoul geurigo bom 2003
Stagecoach Stagecoach 1939
Stairway to Heaven A Matter of Life and Death 1946
Stalker Stalker 1979
Still Life Sanxia haoren 2006
Storm Over Asia Potomok Chingis-Khana 1928
Stranger Than Paradise Stranger Than Paradise 1984
Street Angel Malu tianshi 1937
Street of Shame Akasen chitai 1956
Strictly Ballroom Strictly Ballroom 1992
Stroszek Stroszek 1977
Such Is Life Así es la vida… 2000
Summer Le rayon vert 1986
Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans Sunrise: A Song of Two Humans 1927
Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story 1988
Surviving Desire Surviving Desire 1993
Swan Lake: The Zone Lebedyne ozero-zona 1990
Sweet Bunch Glykia symmoria 1983
Sweet Movie Sweet Movie 1974
Swept Away Travolti da un insolito destino nell’azzurro mare
d’agosto
1974
Syndromes and a Century Sang sattawat 2006
Szamanka Szamanka 1996
Tabu: A Story of the
South Seas
Tabu: A Story of the South Seas 1931
Taira Clan Saga Shin heike monogatari 1955
Tale of Tales Skazka skazok 1980
Tango Tango 1981
Taste of Cherry Ta’m e guilass 1997
Ten Skies Ten Skies 2004
Tess Tess 1979
That Most Important Thing: Love L’important c’est d’aimer 1975
The 36th Chamber of Shaolin Shao Lin san shi liu fang 1978
The Act of Seeing with
One’s Own Eyes
The Act of Seeing with One’s Own Eyes 1971
The Addiction The Addiction 1995
The Adversary Pratidwandi 1971
The Age of the Earth A Idade da Terra 1980
The Age of the Medici L’età di Cosimo de Medici 1973
The Apple Sib 1998
The Ashes Popioly 1965
The Best Years of Our Lives The Best Years of Our Lives 1946
The Big City: Mahanagar Mahanagar 1964
The Big Heat The Big Heat 1953
The Blue Kite Lan feng zheng 1993
The Blues Brothers The Blues Brothers 1980
The Bohemian Life La vie de bohème 1992
The Born Fighter Kenka erejî 1966
The Case Is Closed Kharij 1983
The Children are Watching Us I bambini ci guardano 1944
The Circle Dayereh 2000
The Circus The Circus 1928
The Cloud-Capped Star Meghe Dhaka Tara 1960
The Collector The Collector 1965
The Color of Paradise Rang-e khoda 1999
The Color of Pomegranates Sayat Nova 1968
The Commissar Komissar 1967
The Conformist Il conformista 1970
The Corridor Koridorius 1995
The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz Ensayo de un crimen 1955
The Curlew’s Cry Doa al karawan 1960
The Cyclist Bicycleran 1987
The Dancing Hawk Tanczacy jastrzab 1978
The Danube Exodus The Danube Exodus 1998
The Dark Wind The Dark Wind 1991
The Dawns Here are Quiet A zori zdes tikhie 1972
The Day I Became a Woman Roozi ke zan shodam 2000
The Devil Diabel 1972
The Devil, Probably Le diable probablement 1977
The Devil’s Trap Dáblova past 1962
The Docks of New York The Docks of New York 1928
The Dreamers The Dreamers 2003
The Ear Ucho 1970
The Edge of Heaven Auf der anderen Seite 2007
The Eleventh Year Odinnadtsatyy 1928
The Emigrants Utvandrarna 1971
The Enigma of Kaspar Hauser Jeder für sich und Gott gegen alle 1974
The Exterminating Angel El ángel exterminador 1962
The Eye Above the Well Het oog boven de put 1988
The Fallen Idol The Fallen Idol 1948
The Fast Runner (Atanarjuat) Atanarjuat 2001
The Fire Within Le feu follet 1963
The Flame and the Arrow The Flame and the Arrow 1950
The Flower of My Secret La flor de mi secreto 1995
The French Lieutenant’s Woman The French Lieutenant’s Woman 1981
The Goddess Shen nu 1934
The Golden Thread Subarnarekha 1965
The Good Fairy The Good Fairy 1935
The Good Life La buena vida 2008
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo. 1966
The Grapes of Wrath The Grapes of Wrath 1940
The Hawks and the Sparrows Uccellacci e uccellini 1966
The Heart of the World The Heart of the World 2000
The Heiress The Heiress 1949
The Hill The Hill 1965
The Hole Dong 1998
The Horse Thief Dao ma zei 1988
The Hour of the Furnaces La hora de los hornos: Notas y testimonios sobre el neocolonialismo, la violencia y la liberación 1970
The House A Casa 1997
The House Is Black Khaneh siah ast 1963
The House of Mirth The House of Mirth 2000
The Human Condition I: No Greater Love Ningen no jôken 1959
The Human Condition II: Road to Eternity Ningen no jôken 1959
The Human Condition III: A Soldier’s Prayer Ningen no jôken 1961
The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting L’hypothèse du tableau volé 1979
The Innocents The Innocents 1961
The Iron Gate Bab el hadid 1958
The Journey El viaje 1992
The Lady from Shanghai The Lady from Shanghai 1947
The Last Laugh Der letzte Mann 1924
The Last Letter La dernière lettre 2002
The Last of England The Last of England 1988
The Last Real Men Die letzten Männer 1994
The Last Wave The Last Wave 1977
The Legend of Doom House Malpertuis 1971
The Legend of Suram Fortress Ambavi Suramis tsikhitsa 1986
The Leopard Il gattopardo 1963
The Leopard Man The Leopard Man 1943
The Life of Oharu Saikaku ichidai onna 1952
The Lighthouse El faro 1998
The Little Girl Who Sold the Sun La petite vendeuse de soleil 1999
The Long Day Closes The Long Day Closes 1992
The Man Who Had His Hair Cut Short De man die zijn haar kort liet knippen 1966
The Manchurian Candidate The Manchurian Candidate 1962
The Marriage of Maria Braun Die Ehe der Maria Braun 1979
The Master and Margaret Il maestro e Margherita 1972
The Match Factory Girl Tulitikkutehtaan tyttö 1990
The Meetings of Anna Les rendez-vous d’Anna 1978
The Middleman Jana Aranya 1976
The Mirror Ayneh 1997
The Mirror Zerkalo 1975
The Mission Cheung fo 1999
The Moon in the Mirror La luna en el espejo 1990
The Most Distant Course Zui yao yuan de ju li 2007
The Mummy Al-mummia 1973
The Music Room Jalsaghar 1958
The Musketeers of Pig Alley The Musketeers of Pig Alley 1912
The Mysterious X Det hemmelighedsfulde X 1914
The Name of a River Ekti Nadir Naam 2002
The Narrow Margin The Narrow Margin 1952
The Night of the Hunter The Night of the Hunter 1955
The Northerners De noorderlingen 1992
The Novena La neuvaine 2005
The Paper Man El hombre de papel 1963
The Passion of Joan of Arc La passion de Jeanne d’Arc 1928
The Pawnbroker The Pawnbroker 1964
The Pear Tree Derakhte Golabi 1998
The Phantom Phantom 1922
The Phantom Carriage Körkarlen 1921
The Phantom of the Opera The Phantom of the Opera 1925
The Piano The Piano 1993
The Power of Kangwon Province Kangwon-do ui him 1998
The Promised Land La tierra prometida 1973
The Pumpkin Eater The Pumpkin Eater 1964
The Puppetmaster Xi meng ren sheng 1993
The Quiet Earth The Quiet Earth 1985
The Rain People The Rain People 1969
The Red and the White Csillagosok, katonák 1967
The Return Vozvrashchenie 2003
The Rites of May Itim 1977
The Ritual Ghatashraddha 1979
The River He liu 1997
The Round-Up Szegénylegények 1966
The Rules of the Game La règle du jeu 1939
The Sacrifice Offret 1986
The Sands of Dee The Sands of Dee 1912
The Scarlet Letter The Scarlet Letter 1926
The Scenic Route The Scenic Route 1978
The Sea Gull The Sea Gull 1968
The Secret Formula La fórmula secreta 1965
The Secret Glory The Secret Glory 2001
The Seventh Continent Der siebente Kontinent 1989
The Seventh Horse of the Sun Suraj Ka Satvan Ghoda 1993
The Seventh Seal Det sjunde inseglet 1957
The Shadow of the Ferns Stín kapradiny 1984
The Silence Before Bach Die Stille vor Bach 2007
The Silences of the Palace Samt el qusur 1994
The South Sur 1988
The Spider’s Stratagem Strategia del ragno 1970
The Spirit of the Beehive El espíritu de la colmena 1973
The Story of Qiu Ju Qiu Ju da guan si 1992
The Story of the Last Chrysanthemums Zangiku monogatari 1939
The Straits of Love and Hate Aien kyo 1937
The Substitute Surogat 1961
The Suspended Vocation La vocation suspendue 1978
The Sweet Hereafter The Sweet Hereafter 1997
The Tall T The Tall T 1957
The Terrorist Theeviravaathi: The Terrorist 1998
The Terrorizers Kong bu fen zi 1986
The Testament of Dr. Mabuse Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse 1933
The Thin Red Line The Thin Red Line 1998
The Thing from Another World The Thing from Another World 1951
The Third Man The Third Man 1949
The Thrushes Are Still Singing Ta kourelia tragoudane akoma… 1979
The Thunder of the Mountain Yama no oto 1954
The Tin Drum Die Blechtrommel 1979
The Travelling Players O thiasos 1975
The Tree of Wooden Clogs L’albero degli zoccoli 1978
The Trial Le procès 1962
The Unbelievable Truth The Unbelievable Truth 1989
The Valiant Ones Zhong lie tu 1975
The Vikings The Vikings 1958
The War Game The War Game 1965
The Waves of the Danube Valurile Dunarii 1959
The Way South De weg naar het zuiden 1981
The Wedding March The Wedding March 1928
The White Balloon Badkonake sefid 1995
The White Darkness The White Darkness 2002
The White Dove Holubice 1960
The Wildcat Die Bergkatze 1921
The Wind Finye 1983
The Wind Will Carry Us Bad ma ra khahad bord 1999
The Wishing Tree Natvris khe 1976
The Witness A tanú 1969
The Woman Who Drinks La femme qui boit 2001
The Year of Living Dangerously The Year of Living Dangerously 1982
The Young and the Damned Los olvidados 1950
The Young One The Young One 1960
The Zero Years The Zero Years 2005
Then I Sentenced Them All to Death Atunci i-am condamnat pe toti la moarte 1972
They Live

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Here is a continuation of the list of films used in previous cups:

Ugetsu Ugetsu monogatari 1953
Umberto D. Umberto D. 1952
Un Chien Andalou Un chien andalou 1929
Un soir, un train Un soir, un train 1968
Unas fotos en la ciudad de Sylvia Unas fotos en la ciudad de Sylvia 2007
Valerie and Her Week of Wonders Valerie a týden divu 1970
Valley of the Bees Údolí vcel 1968
Vampyr Vampyr 1932
Veronico Cruz La deuda interna 1988
Vigil Vigil 1984
Visitor Q Bijitâ Q 2001
Vive L’Amour Ai qing wan sui 1994
Vivre Sa Vie Vivre sa vie: Film en douze tableaux 1962
Voices of a Distant Star Hoshi no koe 2003
Voyage to Cythera Taxidi sta Kythira 1984
Voyeur Abel 1986
Waiting for Happiness Heremakono 2002
Walden Diaries Notes and Sketches 1969
Walking, Walking Camminacammina 1983
Wanderers of the Desert El-haimoune 1986
Warrendale Warrendale 1967
Warsaw Bridge Pont de Varsòvia 1990
Wavelength Wavelength 1967
We Menq 1969
Werckmeister Harmonies Werckmeister harmóniák 2000
What Time Is It Over There? Ni na bian ji dian 2001
When a Woman Ascends the Stairs Onna ga kaidan wo agaru toki 1960
When the Tenth Month
Comes
Bao gio cho den thang muoi 1985
Where is the Friend’s Home? Khane-ye doust kodjast? 1987
Wife! Be Like a Rose! Tsuma yo bara no yo ni 1935
Wings of Desire Der Himmel über Berlin 1987
Winter Light Nattvardsgästerna 1963
Wittgenstein Tractatus Wittgenstein Tractatus 1992
Womb Womb 2010
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown Mujeres al borde de un ataque de nervios 1988
Wonderland Wonderland 1999
WR: Mysteries of the Organism W.R. – Misterije organizma 1971
Xala Xala 1975
Yaaba Yaaba 1989
Yesterday Girl Abschied von gestern – (Anita G.) 1966
Yi Yi Yi yi 2000
Yol Yol 1982
You and I Berg-Ejvind och hans hustru 1918
You, the Living Du levande 2007
Young Aphrodites Mikres Afrodites 1963
Zelig Zelig 1983

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Please don’t let the part about the availability of the films scare you off. If you know the film is out there somewhere on the internet in some form like rapidshare or bittorrent or something else then someone can get it up streaming. Don’t worry if you don’t have the tech skills. If you pester me or someone else to get it up on streaming, it will get up there. The point is that you can’t be picking some film you saw at a film festival once and you remember it being good but there’s no file of it floating around the internet anywhere yet.

Jirin

over 2 years ago

What constitutes ‘Available to all users’? I personally have no idea how to find links to films.

Not telling us what the rules are, huh? Based on your suggestions in previous cups I’m guessing advancement will have something to do with margins. Oh well, you’re the one running it. :)

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

What constitutes ‘Available to all users’? I personally have no idea how to find links to films.

It’s not really any different than past years. I can’t remember for sure, but weren’t you a manager in the Directors’ Cup?

House 0f Leaves

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Bookmark.

Thanks, again, Riss, for being such a trooper. I’m trying to figure out my list…

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

No problem House. I’m having a fantastic time doing this! I’ve already had a few lists roll in and things are already looking exciting.

House 0f Leaves

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Good! I’ve been hesitant to commit to things but if you need help with anything, please don’t hesitate to ask.

You were there for me last year, and I haven’t forgot.

Malkin

over 2 years ago

Nicely done, man. Thank you again for taking such a great initiative.

If I send a list it’ll be a very short one, consisting of the countries I do know something about (which isn’t very many).

Uli Cain, Cinefidel¹³

over 2 years ago

Maybe I’ll submit a list, but not till late next week, there are some films I want to look at from various places first.

toodead

over 2 years ago

You may not use any film that has more than 1,000 fans on MUBI.

riss! can we rethink this??? 1000? there’s hardly any films on here with a thousand! i was hoping for more like 100….even thinking that was too much!

:(

Kenji

over 2 years ago

I’ll redo my list with hidden treasures i’ve seen, not films i wanna see, so be it. That Percy the Porcupine based list was always a devious pie in the sky tactic. But I hope some of the most experienced international film watchers take part (some from the 1st world cup come to mind), and come up with films i’m unsure about availability that i’ve struggled to get to see.

Jerry Johnson

over 2 years ago

I agree with Magpies- a cursory search showed there are lots of overly-familiar (love that term) films with a thousand fans.

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Kenji or anyone else, if you are worried about availability about certain films you can send me the info and I’ll see if I can find them and confirm if they are availble before you submit your final list.

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Sally and Jerry I do appreciate your concern about the vote cap. I did my own research as well and thought this was an appropriate number. I guess you’ll just have to trust me and the other users on this in submitting our lists. If there are some spcific films you are worried about people using then you can list some examples here and petition for people not to use them. While this film is about discovery, many users such as myself have not seen nearly as many films as both of you two, so there are still quite a few films with less than a 1000 votes that would be discoveries for us. I ask you trust me on this. :)

toodead

over 2 years ago

it’s your game riss! i just can’t remember the last time i watched a film that had over 1000 fans. and that’s not to say i think i watch ‘undiscovered’ films all the time. i just watched my night at maud’s. you’ve all heard of rohmer, haven’t you? not even close to 1000 fans. so now does that make me knowledgable enough about french cinema to pick one film for france? no. where. near. (but that shouldn’t stop anyone watching my night at maud’s. i loved it)

it’s the smaller countries i’m worried about, that have one megafamous director that might overshadow thousands of others….like…kaurismaki (even though i’d marry aki in a heartbeat) for finland, bergman for sweden, and godforbid von trier (or dreyer even) for denmark…

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

As much as this cup should be about discovery if we have a few films of the level of renoun as My Night at Maud’s I don’t think that would be a tragedy. I’m not one to entirely exclude anything that may be considered canon. Just like the other cups I think it’s good to revist it a few that it seems like everyone has heard of to also discover that actually not everyone has already watched them.

I think you underestimate your breadth of knowledge Sally. You hold yourself to too high of standards when you don’t realize your experience where it stands for most countries is already a great resource to a lot of other users here.

There are new users joining this site all the time, and even though the veterans are the lifeblood here, I think we should consider that the possibility of Kaurismaki, Bergman, or Von Trier making their way into the game to represent their country again wouldn’t be the most terrible thing if they are surrounded by mostly other lesser known directors. Just my opinion.

House 0f Leaves

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

This is hard.

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

I know House, but don’t stress over it. Like i said, if your list is short there’s no reason to feel bad. I know you are one guy who has no ego and is just glad to learn from others so don’t feel like you have to contribute too much at this stage.

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Also, I’ll just let everyone know right now I will probably be implementing a rule a provision that we will not be using more than one film from any director so think about that when considering whether or not you want to use some of the bigger names. I’m not saying don’t, but just be aware. :)

House 0f Leaves

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

What is the maximum number of films we can list?

Jerry Johnson

over 2 years ago

Nobody has a smaller ego than me.

Riss- about how many films do you need per submitter? I don’t want to oversubmit, but I also don’t want to leave you short of films.

Patapon

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Does anyone know if Rapidshare being targeted by the feds? Most of my films won’t be available if that site shuts down…

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

What is the maximum number of films we can list?

There’s no max on the total number of films. Just one per country.

Riss- about how many films do you need per submitter? I don’t want to oversubmit, but I also don’t want to leave you short of films

Like I said I really don’t need any particular ammount. I have provisions to work with whatever each person gives me. It’s really up to you. As long as all of the films you are sending me are ones you’ve actually seen and think are good, then you really can’t oversubmit or undersubmit.

Does anyone know if Rapidshare being targeted by the feds? Most of my films won’t be available if that site shuts down…

Rapidshare put out a statement in light of the megaupload thing that they didn’t feel any reason to be worried. There’s also bittorrents…. I sure hope it doesn’t go down though. It would create a lot more hassle!

Rock and Bull

over 2 years ago

I think i understood, but just to be clear, if I send you a list of films, I’m not committing to anything am I? I’m not required to manage these films or countries?

Jirin

over 2 years ago

@Riss

I was a manager in last DC but it was always 4-5 people doing on the link-brokering. Other than random Youtube searches (Which do occasionally work) I have no idea where to find links.

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Jirin, but when you picked your films you were confident that people would be able to see them in some form right? What’s the point of picking films that you didn’t think anyone could see?

Rissela​da

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Rock and Bull, you are not commited to anything after sending me your list other than making sure if the people getting the films up on a streaming video can’t find a source for the film then you have to deliver it. It would be appreciated however if your film gets selected that you make some kind of introduction or discussion thread for the film at some point so people know why you picked it. That won’t be required though.

Adam Cook

-moderator-
over 2 years ago

Nice work, Rissela​da! I’ll definitely be sending a list—when’s the deadline to do so?