The Independent Film & Television Alliance (IFTA) has selected what it regards as the 30 most significant independent films to commemorate its 30th anniversary.
Culled form global films from the past three decades, the list includes Pulp Fiction, A Nightmare On Elm Street, Blue Velvet and The Pianist.
IFTA has partnered with American Cinematheque to screen the films commencing with My Left Foot on September 29 at American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.
The list in full:
1980s:Amadeus; Blue Velvet; Dances With Wolves; Das Boot (The Boat); Gandhi; My Left Foot; A Nightmare On Elm Street; Platoon; Sex, Lies And Videotape; and The Terminator
1990s:Braveheart; Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon; Fargo; Four Weddings And A Funeral; Life Is Beautiful; Pulp Fiction; Reservoir Dogs; The Silence Of The Lambs; The Usual Suspects; and Where The Day Takes You
2000s:Brokeback Mountain; Crash; The Hurt Locker; Inglourious Basterds; Juno; Lord Of The Rings: Fellowship Of The Ring; Million Dollar Baby; Monster; The Pianist; and Slumdog Millionaire.