How the directors and critics voted

Hamid Dabashi
Columbia University

Top Ten

  1. Close-up (Kiarostami)
  2. Yol (Gören)
  3. Cairo Station (Chahine)
  4. Kadosh (Gitai)
  5. A Moment of Innocence (M. Makhmalbaf)
  6. Les Silences du palais (Tlatli)
  7. The Runner (Naderi)
  8. A Wedding in Galilee (Khleifi)
  9. Bashu, The Little Stranger (Beyzaï)
  10. Mercedes (Nasrallah)


I have limited myself Arab, Israeli, Iranian and Turkish films, which I know are usually under-represented.

Last Updated: 03 Aug 2011