Video Essay

We present this humble homage to the great film directors of the second half of the 20th century -- veritable auteurs whose works have invaluably served to establish cinema as art and a singular form of human expression.

Ingmar Bergman:
- "The Seventh Seal" ("Det sjunde inseglet") (1957)
- "Persona" (1966)
- "Winter Light" ("Nattvardsgästerna") (1962)
- "Fanny and Alexander" ("Fanny och Alexander") (1982)

Federico Fellini:
- "8½" ("Otto e mezzo") (1963)
- "La Dolce Vita" (1960)
- "La Strada" (1954)
- "Nights of Cabiria" ("Le notti di Cabiria") (1957)
- "Amarcord" (1973)

Alfred Hitchcock:
- "Psycho" (1960)
- "Rear Window" (1954)
- "Vertigo" (1958)

David Lean:
- "Lawrence of Arabia" (1962)
- "The Bridge on the River Kwai" (1957)
- "Doctor Zhivago" (1965)

Sergio Leone:
- "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" ("Il buono, il brutto, il cattivo") (1966)
- "Once Upon a Time in the West" ("C'era una volta il West") (1968)
- "Once Upon a Time in America" (1984)

Stanley Kubrick:
- "2001: A Space Odyssey" (1968)
- "A Clockwork Orange" (1971)
- "Eyes Wide Shut" (1999)
- "Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb" (1964)
- "The Shining" (1980)
- "Barry Lyndon" (1975)

Martin Scorsese:
- "Casino" (1995)
- "Gangs of New York" (2002)
- "Goodfellas" (1990)
- "Taxi Driver" (1976)

"A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later."
- Stanley Kubrick

"Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls."
- Ingmar Bergman

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