Dennis Harvey: Favorite Films of 2011

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Dennis Harvey: Favorite Films of 2011 [as published by San Francisco Bay Guardian], alphabetically

Documentaries

  • American Teacher – Vanessa Roth & Brian McGinn
  • The Arbor – Clio Barnard
  • Buck – Ciny Meehl
  • The Last Lions – Dereck Joubert
  • My Perestroika – Robin Hessman [pictured]
  • Nostalgia for the Light – Patricio Guzmán
  • Pianomania – Robert Cibis & Lilian Franck
  • Pina – Wim Wenders
  • Shut Up Little Man! An Audio Misadventure – Matthew Bate
  • Vigilante Vigilante: The Battle for Expression – Max Good
  • We Were Here – David Weissman & Bill Weber)

Narrative Features

  • The Artist – Michel Hazanavicius
  • Ceremony – Max Winkler
  • Certified Copy – Abbas Kiarostami
  • The Descendants – Alexander Payne
  • Drive – Nicolas Winding Refn
  • Happy, Happy – Anne Sewitsky
  • Hugo – Martin Scorsese
  • I’m Glad My Mother Is Alive – Claude Miller & Nathan Miller
  • Incendies – Denis Villeneuve
  • Machotaildrop – Corey Adams & Alex Craig
  • The Mill and the Cross – Lech Majewski
  • The Names of Love – Michel Leclerc
  • Oka! – Lavinia Currier
  • Rango – Gore Verbinski
  • A Separation – Asghar Farhadi
  • The Strange Case of Angelica – Manoel de Oliveira
  • Tucker and Dale vs. Evil – Eli Craig
  • Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives – Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • Weekend – Andrew Haigh
  • Young Adult – Jason Reitman