2018: December

1st
Go Tell the Spartans (USA 1978 Post 114m) [€4.25] 18
2nd
A Star Is Born (USA 1976 Pierson 139m) [€4.25] 17

LEUVEN SHORT FILM FESTIVAL (KORTFILMFESTIVAL) [selection, 5-8 December]
Meli Melo (Belgium 2018 Wolf 19m) 19
In the Palace (Belgium 2018 Polfliet 22m) 16
Perfect Moment [Het Moment] (Belgium 2018 Noydens 20m) 16
The Spectacle [Het Spektakel] (Belgium 2018 Neefjes 14m) 15
Fish [Vis] (Belgium 2018 Bos 16m) 17
Undocumented Love (Belgium 2018 Osma 21m) 15
Love Rat (Belgium 2018 Heijenga 10m) 17
Pathetiques [Pathetiek aka Pathos] (Belgium 2018 Terryn 26m) 19
Bunny Cocksman [Bunny Neuktijger] (Belgium 2018 De Plecker 11m) 16
Provence (Belgium 2018 De Boeck 21m) 17
Rubber Coated Steel +(Ger/Leb 2017 Abu Hamdan 21m) 19
Optical Sound +(Finland 2005 Taanila 6m) 16
The Hymns of Muscovy +(Russia 2018 Venkov 14m) 22
The Hollow Coin (USA 2016 Heath 12m) 17
Marfa (UK 2017 McLeod & McLeod 8m) 17
Mountain (Belgium 2018 Verbeke 14m) 18
Our Song to War (Belgium 2018 Onzaga 14m) 16

13th
Guns of the Trees (USA 1961 Mekas 81m) [free] 18

ALTERNATIVE FILM VIDEO Festival, Belgrade
13th
Gede Vizyon [aka Goat Vision] (Haiti/Brazil 2018 Kielwagen, Serafim, Simeon 15m) 27
3 Dreams of Horses (Canada 2018 Hoolboom 6m) 18
Mixed Signals (USA 2018 Stephens 9m) 17
Traces:Birds (France 2018 Rolland 1m) 16
Threnody to the Victims of Hiroshima [Trenodija za žrtve Hirošime] (Croatia 2018 Sirotić 10m) 10
Instructions for making a film in an underdeveloped country [Instrucciones para hacer un film en un país subdesarrollado] (Mexico 2016 Torres 3m) 10
Digital Trauma (and the Crystal Image) (Neth/Spn 2018 Peiró 8m) 11
An Infinite Loop for Resistance (USA 2017 Woods 6m) 4
UNAMERICA: Relocating Memories (Germany 2018 Schröder 17m) 13
Empire Valley (Canada 2018 Ermacora 13m) 18
13th
Olympia (Mexico 2018 Los Ingrávidos collective 7m) 19
Doblaje y Desfase Gubernamental (Mexico 2015 Los Ingrávidos collective 3m) 16
Fracking (Mexico 2018 Los Ingrávidos collective 3m) 13
Piedra del Sol (Mexico 2017 Los Ingrávidos collective 9m) 11
¿Has visto? (Mexico 2017 Los Ingrávidos collective 7m) 10
Sangre Seca (Mexico 2017 Los Ingrávidos collective 9m) 8
Abecedario / B (Mexico 2014 Los Ingrávidos collective 5m) 22
CI(s)NE NEGRO (Mexico 2016 Los Ingrávidos collective 15m) 10
Filmentos/Disolvencia (Mexico 2018 Los Ingrávidos collective 6m) 11
15th
In the Direction of the Beginning [U pravcu početka] (Yugoslavia 1970 Đurković 12m) 16
Two Marches [Dvije koračnice] (Yugoslavia 1972 Povh 9m) 17
Life on a Stage [Daske koje život znače] (Yugoslavia 1972 Mandić 18m) 14
Mother [Dae] (Yugoslavia 1979 Popov 18m) 20
Welcome [Dobrodošlica] (Slovenia 2017 Marc 3m) 20
Breaking Stones (Albania 2017 Lulaj 10m) 14
Intermezzo (Serbia 2018 Petrović 5m) 20
if you say it forty times (Turkey 2018 sağ 5m) 5
Nutrition Fugue (Hungary 2018 Lichter 4m) 17
The Dog Trace (Bulgaria 2018 Belchev 11m) 7
2202m (Macedonia 2018 Paskali 3m) 13
Empire Valley +(Canada 2018 Ermacora 13m) 19
A Bar On Majorca [Eine Kneipe auf Malle] (Germany 2017 Mayland 15m) 13
Pivot (Japan 2017 Satake 6m) 17
Scipio’s Elephants (Spain 2018 Aldea & Pantaleón 6m) 15
the_other_images +(Austria 2018 Blauensteiner 17m) 13

17th
Bisbee ’17 (USA 2018 Greene 112m) [free] 10

19th
After the Ball [Après le bal, le tub aka Après le bal, le tube] (France 1897 Méliès 1m) 14
An Up-to-Date Conjuror [L’Illusionniste fin de siècle] (France 1899 Méliès 1.5m) 18
The Brahmin and the Butterfly [La Chrysalide et le papillon d’or] (France 1900 Méliès 2.5m) 18
The Kingdom of the Fairies [Le Royaume des fées] (France 1903 Méliès 17m) 21
The Wonderful Living Fan [Le Merveilleux éventail vivant] (France 1904 Méliès 5m) 17
An Adventurous Automobile Trip [Le Raid Paris–Monte-Carlo en automobile aka Le Raid Paris–Monte-Carlo en deux heures] (France 1905 Méliès 11m) 18
The Terrible Turkish Executioner aka Decapitation In Turkey [Le Bourreau turc] (France 1904 Méliès 3m) 18
The Witch [La Fée carabosse] (France 1906 Méliès 12m) 15
The Half-Breed (USA 1916 Dwan 73m) [€6 programme including GM shorts] 16
20th
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (USA 2018 Persichetti, Ramsey & Rothman 117m) [€11.50] 20

21st
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (USA 2018 Coen & Coen 133m) [Netflix] 16
22nd
Den of Thieves (USA 2018 Gudegast 140m) [Netflix] 17
23rd
Scarface (USA 1983 De Palma 163m) [Netflix] 17
24th
The Other Side of the Wind (USA 1976-2018 Welles {+ Graver, Kodar, Murawski, Bogdanovich, etc} 122m) 16
Bushwick
(USA 2017 Milott & Murnion 93m) [Netflix] 16
25th
Family Life (USA 2018 Jenkins 123m) [Netflix] 13
26th
Quatermass and the Pit +(UK 1967 Ward Baker 98m) [TV] 25
28th
Aquaman (USA 2018 Wan 142m) [£9.50] 17
29th
Violent Playground (UK 1958 Dearden 108m) [TV] 18
White Boy Rick (USA 2018 Demange 111m) [£9.75] 16
31st
Terminus (UK 1961 Schlesinger 33m) [TV] 18
Happy New Year, Colin Burstead (UK 2018 Wheatley 95m) [TV] 17
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TOTAL
paid-for (inc. free screenings): 65 (inc. 1 shorts-programme) + 8 = 73
new: 29 + 3 = 32
old: 37 (inc. 1 shorts-programme) + 4 = 41

+: previously seen
bold = 50m+
underlined = new release
all seen in cinemas unless indicated otherwise

TOPS OF THE YEAR
28: —
27: Gede Vizyon (2017 15m). Vous voulez une histoire? (2014 10m)+
26: The Action (2012 4m)+
25: Casablanca (1943 103m)+. Isabella Morra (2015 22m)+. Quatermass and the Pit (1967 98)+. What Happens to the Mountain, or, Laramie (2017 12m; was 24/28).
24: The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant (1972 124m). Blood of the Beasts (1949 23m)+. Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988 95m). Lost & Found (2018 7m). No’i (2016 21m)+. On ira a Neuilly, inch’Allah (2015 19m)+. Ride Lonesome (1959 73m). Ruins Rider (2017 49m)+.
23+ Bullitt (1968 113m)+.
23: Greenland Unrealised (2013 10m)+. Groundhog Day (1993 102m)+. paris (2017 4m). Platoon (1986 120m)+
22: Abecederio / B (2014 5m). Asyl (1975 8m). Braguino (2017 50m). Call Me By Your Name (2017 132m). Canyon Passage (1946 92m). Dead Centre (2017 4m)+. The Disenchantment (1976 97m). Extinction (2018 80m). How Viktor “the Garlic” Took Alexey “the Stud” to the Nursing Home (2017 90m). The Hymns of Muscovy (2018 14m)+. Last Resort +(2000 76m). The Last Seduction (1994 110m). Maskirovka (2018 9m). My Name Is Julia Ross (1945 65m). Night of the Demon (1957 95m)+. Onward Lossless Follows (2017 17m). The Passionate Stranger (1957 97m). Plunder Road (1957 72m). Sec Rouge (2018 27m). What’s On? (1997 2m).
21: The Big Shave (1967 6m)+. 3/60 Bäume im Herbst (1960 5m). Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire (1987 95m). Death of a Rock Star (1981 12m).  Harlequin (1980 95m)+. The Houses We Were (2018 18m). The Kingdom of the Fairies (1903 17m). Mandy (2018 121m). Paddington 2 (2017 104m). Phantom Ride Phantom (2017 10m)+. Run All Night (2015 114m). Shadow of the Vampire (2000 90m)+. Toxos e flores (2016 4m)+. Wishing Well (2018 13m).

first-time views
27 Gede Vizyon (2018 15m).
25 What Happens to the Mountain, or, Laramie (2017 12m was 24/28).
24 The Bitter Tears of Petra Von Kant (1972 124m). Distant Voices, Still Lives (1988 95m). Lost & Found (2018 7m). Ride Lonesome (1959 73m). Ruins Rider (2017 49m).
23 paris (2017 4m)
22 Asyl (1975 8m). Call Me By Your Name (2017 132m). Canyon Passage (1946 92m). The Disenchantment (1976 97m). Extinction (2018 80m). The Last Seduction (1994 110m). How Viktor “the Garlic” Took Alexey “the Stud” to the Nursing Home (2017 90m). Maskirovka (2018 9m). Onward Lossless Follows (2017 17m). The Passionate Stranger (1957 97m). Plunder Road (1957 72m). Sec Rouge (2018 27m). What’s On? (1997 2m)
21 Billy the Kid and the Green Baize Vampire (1987 95m). Death of a Rock Star (1981 12m). 3/60 Bäume im Herbst (1960 5m). The Kingdom of the Fairies (1903 17m). Mandy (2018 121m). Paddington 2 (2017 104m). Run All Night (2015 114m). The Houses We Were (2018 18m). Wishing Well (2018 13m).