Yale Film Watchlist

I'll be starting a PhD in Art History and Film and Media Studies at Yale University in the fall! They have an essential films list for grad students to watch during our time here - these are the films I've yet to see on the list. Full list: filmstudies.yale.edu/graduate/foundations-field-required-texts-and-films/required-filmography-yale-graduate-students

  • Before the Nickelodeon: The Cinema of Edwin S. Porter
  • The Cheat
  • Within Our Gates
  • Metropolis
  • Blonde Venus
  • Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song
  • À Nous la Liberté
  • Paisan
  • La Dolce Vita
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Loves of a Blonde
  • Andrei Rublev
  • Sisters of the Gion
  • María Candelaria
  • The Young and the Damned
  • Black God, White Devil
  • Sholay
  • Land Without Bread
  • Chronicle of a Summer
  • The Sorrow and the Pity
  • Entr'acte
  • Ballet mécanique
  • A Colour Box
  • Dog Star Man
  • A Time to Live, a Time to Die
  • When Father Was Away on Business
  • Yeelen
  • Where Is My Friend's House?
  • Red Sorghum