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  1. BFI's 50 Essential South Asian Films's icon

    BFI's 50 Essential South Asian Films

    Favs/dislikes: 27:0. "This list of films is supposed to be a representative sample of the kinds of films that are produced and consumed in South Asia and elsewhere. It formed part of bfi's South Asian Cinema 2002 programme designed to present to the British public for the first time the immense diversity of South Asian cinema." This is the list that was compiled by experts. BFI also ran a [url=http://www.icheckmovies.com/lists/bfi+south+asian+top+50+-+readers+poll/sienel/]user poll[/url]. The list is divided into 5 sections: 1-10: Bangladeshi 11-20: Diaspora 21-30: Indian 31-40: Pakistani 41-50: Sri Lankan
  2. Cinemaya's Greatest Asian Films's icon

    Cinemaya's Greatest Asian Films

    Favs/dislikes: 27:0. In 1998, Cinemaya asked 34 critics (mostly Asian critics) to list their 10 favorite Asian films. Cinemaya published all of these lists in issue #41 of the magazine. #1 Tokyo Story appeared on 20 of the lists. This is a list of films that appeared on at least 2 lists. See [url=https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AhCbA3xledPhdGNGLXJ5VmtlZl94R015NDNwWEgxbnc]this spreadsheet[/url] for vote counts. 6 of the critics listed "The Apu Trilogy" without specifying an individual film, so I counted each trilogy vote as a vote for all 3 films. You can see some of the top 10 lists in this [url=http://books.google.com/books?id=lZZ-mxaqP6IC&pg=PT416]Google book preview[/url].
  3. BFI South Asian Top 50 - Readers Poll's icon

    BFI South Asian Top 50 - Readers Poll

    Favs/dislikes: 1:0. In 2002 the BFI published a list of Top 50 South Asian films as voted on by select critics. In conjunction they also ran a poll asking readers for their top films. Four titles currently missing from list. 1-10: Bangladesh 11-20: diaspora 21-30: India 31-40: Pakistan [missing #6 - Dooriyan (1984) and #10 - Gharana (1973)] 41-50: Sri Lanka [#3 - Ahas Guavwa (1974) and #8 - Tani Tatuwen Piyabanna (2002)]
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