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100+ Contemplative Movies

100 films

This list flows from the energy for watching films that dwells within our contemplative community of SoulStream and my friendship…

  • In America
  • The Sessions
  • Snow Cake
  • The Visitor
  • Three Colors: Blue

Movies for the Soul

86 films

These are the films our little Alberta BC Soulstream group have been watching together. Usually we go around the circle…

  • Ordet
  • Andrei Rublev
  • The Tree of Life
  • Babette's Feast
  • Of Gods and Men

Arts and Faith Top 100 Spiritually Significant Films (2020)

100 films

Arts & Faith is a free, online forum devoted to discussion of movies, music, and (occasionally) most other art forms. The…

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Andrei Rublev
  • Ordet
  • Dekalog
  • Au Hasard Balthazar

The Most Spiritually Significant Films (Arts & Faith)

209 films

Every now and then someone will put forth the Arts & Faith Top 100 as the finest "great films list" ever…

  • Through a Glass Darkly
  • Winter Light
  • The Silence
  • Where Is My Friend's House?
  • Life, and Nothing More...

The Greatest International Film Trilogies of all Time

54 films

This list was posted on the Internet on February 24, 2015 by Ivan Andonov - an employee of the Venezuelan…

  • Shoeshine
  • Monsieur Vincent
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • The Walls of Malapaga
  • Rashomon

Oscar Winners for Best International Film

72 films

Winners of Oscar for Best International Film (formerly Best Foreign Film) As included in this Wikipedia Master List

  • Landscape in the Mist
  • An Angel at My Table
  • Kanal
  • Memories of Underdevelopment
  • Daisies

March Around the World 2021

37 films

Third time running. It’s hard to resist this annual opportunity to join other Letterboxd followers for a delicious journey through…

  • La Pointe-Courte
  • Cléo from 5 to 7
  • Le Bonheur
  • The Creatures
  • Lions Love

Agnès Varda the Works {Rest in Peace}

18 films

I have heard so much about you Agnes and seen so little of your work (just one film so far…

  • Loveless
  • There Is No Evil
  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire
  • Bamako
  • The Turin Horse

Best of 2020

30 films

Keeping with my tradition of breaking well beyond the bounds of the previous calendar year and in recognition that most…

  • Gate of Hell
  • The Virgin Spring
  • Black Orpheus
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
  • Closely Watched Trains

March Around the World 2020

35 films

Note that the top 9 movies on this list are former Oscar Winners for Best International Film and are viewing…

  • The French Dispatch
  • Blossoms Shanghai
  • Benedetta
  • The Custom of the Country
  • The Night Logan Woke Up
  • Reconstruction
  • Days of '36
  • The Travelling Players
  • The Hunters
  • Alexander the Great

The Theo Angelopoulos Collection

13 films

In 2020, the year of the COVID-19 pandemic, I became intentional about tracking my growing love for contemplative cinema, creating…