Round up/ list

DESISTFILM 2018 FILM ROUND-UP: THE LISTS / LAS LISTAS

These are the lists that our collaborators sent, many of them not necessarily 2018 premieres. They show the need to revisit authors and continue to discover new worlds and voices from both independent and experimental cinema. We feel that this 2018 went too fast and that we still have a lot to see. Thanks to […]

DESISTFILM 2017 FILM ROUND-UP: THE LISTS / LAS LISTAS

Nicole Brenez Programmer (Cinémathèque française, Cinéma du Réel) and researcher (Femis, Université Paris 3). Programadora Cinemateca Francesa e investigadora (Femis, Université Paris 3) (No order. Everyone is Number 1). (Sin orden. Todas son número 1). Des choses comme ça (Paul Grivas, France, 2017) The Ride (Stéphanie Gillard, France-USA, 2016) (to be released in 2018) Sakhisona (Prankit […]

DESISTFILM 2016 FILM ROUND-UP: THE LIST

Our favourite films of 2016: Editorial commitee, staff, friends and filmmakers. ************************** The Last Parisians (2016) Nicole Brenez Film critic, curator, professor- France In alphabetic order Bangkok Joyride (Ing K, Thaïland, 2016) Blanche (White) (Marc Hurtado, France, 1995-2016) Bienvenue à Madagascar (Welcome to Madagascar) (Franssou Prenant, France-Algeria, 2016), Hinterlands (Scott Barley, South Wales, 2016) I Pay for Your Story (Lech Kowalski, […]

DESISTFILM 2014 FILM ROUND-UP: THE LIST

Our favourite films of 2014: Editorial commitee, staff, friends  and filmmakers. Nicole Brenez Film Critic- France Editorial Committee -Desistfilm The most crucial filmic endeavour since 2011 and all along 2014 is the work of the Abounaddara Film Collective, based in Damascus, documenting conflicts and thinking life under the Syrian wars, posting a new film almost […]

DESISTFILM 2013 ROUND – UP: BEST FILMS

Our final tally. ONLY 2013 FILMS. All votes counted! 1. Les trois désastres: 3×3 (Jean-Luc Godard, 2013)   2. Nobody’s Daughter Haewon  (Hong Sang-soo, 2013) 3. P3nd3j05 (Raúl Perrone, 2013) 4. A Touch of Sin (Jia Zhangke, 2013) 5. E Agora? Lembra-Me (Joaquim Pinto, 2013) 6. La Grande Belleza (Paolo Sorrentino, 2013) 7. Mapa (Leon Simiani, 2013) 8. Les Salauds (Claire Denis, 2013) 9. Redemption (Miguel Gomes, 2013) 10. Viola (Matías Piñeiro, […]

DESISTFILM 2012 FILM ROUND – UP: THE LIST

Holy Motors  Dir: Leos Carax In Another Country  Dir: Hong Sang-Soo Tabu  Dir: Miguel Gomes Cosmopolis Dir: David Cronenberg Amour  Dir: Michael Haneke Like Someone in Love Dir: Abbas Kiarostami Leviathan  Dir: Lucien Castaing-Taylor & Verena Paravel The Last Time I Saw Macao  Dir: João Pedro Rodrigues & João Rui Guerra da Mata L’Age Atomique  Dir: Héléna Klotz The Legend of Kaspar Hausen Dir: Davide […]