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Barry Jenkins goes into the Criterion Closet

Academy Award Nominated Writer and Director Barry Jenkins (Moonlight & Medicine for Melancholy) goes into the Criterion Closet and comes out with the following:

  • Fanny and Alexander- The Theatrical Version and Television Version (dir. Ingmar Bergman)
  • The Apu Trilogy- Pather Panchali, Aparajito, and Apur Sansar (dir. Satyajit Ray)
  • Weekend (dir. Andrew Haigh)
  • John Cassavetes: Five Films- Shadows, Faces, A Woman Under the Influence, The Killing of a Chinese Bookie, and Opening Night; Constant Forge) (dir. John Cassavetes; Constant Forge directed by Charles Kiselyak)
  • Dekalog (dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski)
  • La Haine (dir. Mathieu Kassovitz) 
  • Blood Simple. (dir. Joel and Ethan Coen)
  • Fat Girl (dir. Catherine Breillat)
  • Monsoon Wedding (dir. Mira Nair) 
  • Ratcatcher (dir. Lynne Ramsay)
  • George Washington (dir. David Gordon Green)
  • Rashomon (dir. Akira Kurosawa)
  • The Essential Jacques Demy- The Umbrellas of Cherbourg, The Young Girls of Rochefort, Lola, Bay of Angels, Donkey Skin, and Une Chambre En Ville (dir. Jacques Demy)
  • The Complete Jacques Tati- Jour De Fete, Monsieur Hulot’s Holiday, Mon Oncle, Playtime, Trafic, and Parade (dir. Jacques Tati)

Also making appearances:

  • The River (dir. Jean Renoir)
  • I Am Curious… Blue and Yellow (dir. Vilgot Sjöman)
  • A Brighter Summer Day (dir. Edward Yang)
  • Breathless (dir. Jean-Luc Godard)
  • The Three Colors Trilogy- Red, White, and Blue (dir. Krzysztof Kieślowski)
  • La Ciénaga (dir. Lucrecia Martel)
  • Eclipse Series 21: Oshima’s Outlaw Sixties- Pleasures of the Flesh, Violence at Noon, Sing a Song of Sex, Three Resurrected Drunkards, and Japanese Summer: Double Suicide (dir. Nagisa Oshima)