Film School Picks for the Best Films of 2012

Film School picks for the best films of 2012.

Moonrise Kingdom – Wes Anderson

How to Survive a Plague – David France

Silver Lining Playbook – David O. Russell

Holy Motors – Leos Carax

The Law in These Parts – Ra’anan Alexandrowizc

Middle of Nowhere – Ava DuVernay

Rust and Bone – Jacques Audiard

Lincoln – Steven Speilberg

The House I Live In – Eugene Jarecki

The Master – Paul Thomas Anderson

Beasts of the Southern Wild – Benh Zeitlan

In The Family – Patrick Wang

Django Unchained – Quentin Tarantino

Beauty is Embarrassing – Neil Berkeley

Brooklyn Castle – Katie Dellamaggiore

The Ambassador – Hans Brugger

The Loneliest Planet – Julia Loktev

The Invisible War – Kirby Dick

Hello I Must Be Going – Todd Louiso

Searching For Sugar Man – Malik Bendjeloul

5 Broken Cameras – Emad Burnat

The Waiting Room – Peter Nicks

The Gatekeepers – Dror Moreh

Island President – Jon Schenk

The Imposter – Bart Layton

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry – Alison Klayman

Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best – Ryan O’Nan

Central Park Five – David McMahon, Ken Burns and Sarah Burns

Portrait of Wally – Andrew Shea

Safety Not Guaranteed – Colin Trevorrow

Only The Young – Elizabeth Mims and Jason Tippett

Tchoupitoulas – Bill Ross and Turner Ross

King Kelly -Andrew Neel

The Flat – Arnon Goldfinger

The Kite – Prashant Bhargava

This list is subject to periodic updates because, to my undying shame, I have not yet seen; Zero Dark Thirty, Amour, Footnote, Take This Waltz, The Deep Blue Sea, The Comedy, Oslo, August 31st, Sister, Queen of Versailles, The Sessions, This Is Not a Film, Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Not Present, Sleepwalk With Me, Barbara or Mea Maxima Culpa.

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