Transmissions

November 2019

10/10: Brett Story
11/08

The filmmaker behind critically-acclaimed documentaries The Hottest August and The Prison in Twelve Landscapes shares her ten favorite films from the last ten years.

October 2019

10/10: Paul Harrill
10/31

The writer-director of Light From Light lists ten films (and one television show) with his favorite performances from the last ten years.

10/10: Ulrich Köhler
10/10

The filmmaker behind In My Room shares ten favorite films from the last ten years — in his own words, "Difficult, tough choices."

September 2019

Single Take: Patrick Wang on “A Borrowed Life”
09/19

The director of A Bread Factory describes watching what would become his favorite film, Wu Nien-jen’s A Borrowed Life, at the Musuem of the Moving Image in Queens, and the conversation it inspired with fellow filmgoers on the subway ride home.

August 2019

10/10: Ognjen Glavonić
08/27

The director of The Load, which premiered in Director's Fortnight at Cannes, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

10/10: Bettina Perut and Iván Osnovikoff
08/13

The directors of Los Reyes share their ten favorite films from the last ten years.

10/10: Roberto Minervini
08/09

The director of What You Gonna Do When the World's On Fire? and The Other Side shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

10/10: Mariano Llinás
08/02

The director of the 14-hour feature film La Flor, an epic globe-spanning ode to storytelling and the movies, shares with us his ten favorite films.

June 2019

10/10: Peter Parlow
06/27

The director of The Plagiarists, an American filmmaker, writer, musician, and stock photographer, shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

May 2019

10/10: Ryūsuke Hamaguchi
05/10

The director of Happy Hour and Asako I & II shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years.

February 2019

Watch: “Field Niggas” by Khalik Allah
02/22

Sneak preview ended on 3/8/19. In advance of Khalik Allah's acclaimed new documentary Black Mother, we're proud to present his revelatory 2015 debut Field Niggas. Streaming free for two weeks only.

January 2019

Sneak Preview: “Machorka-Muff” by Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet
01/08

Sneak preview ended on 1/15/19. In honor of Jean-Marie Straub's 86th birthday, we're streaming for one week only, and for free, his first collaboration with Danièle Huillet.

Single Take: Dane Komljen on “My Own Private Idaho”
01/08

The director of All the Cities of the North recalls watching Gus Van Sant's beguiling drama as a young boy, on a borrowed VHS tape, while his country was descending into war.

December 2018

10/10: Jonathan Franzen
12/19

For our final post of the year, the award-winning author of Freedom and The Corrections shares his ten favorite films from the last ten years, along with a brief introduction.

November 2018

10/10: Christian Petzold
11/28

The acclaimed director of Phoenix, Barbara, and the forthcoming Transit lists ten favorite films from the last ten years.

10/10: Rachel Kushner
11/20

The author of The Mars Room and The Flamethrowers shares her 10 favorite films from the last 10 years.

October 2018

Single Take: Antonio Mendez Esparza on “The Earrings of Madame De…”
10/23

The award-winning director of Life and Nothing More remembers watching Max Ophul's haunting masterwork in Andrew Sarris' film class.

10/10: Véréna Paravel and Lucien Castaing-Taylor
10/18

The directors of Leviathan and Caniba share the ten best films they saw in the last ten years.

September 2018

10/10: Kevin Jerome Everson
09/27

The multi-disciplinary artist and director whose work includes numerous acclaimed shorts and features, like Tonsler Park, Erie, and Fe26, shares the ten best films he saw in the last ten years.

August 2018

Watch: “Something Horizontal” by Blake Williams
08/24

A stunning 3D short film from Blake Williams, director of Prototype. 3D red & cyan glasses are required.