Gallery | We say goodbye to 2015 with the unforgettable stories we saw this year on the big screen.
The story of Martin Luther King’s struggle to get African-American people the right to vote, the half-human-half-selkie girl of Celtic legend who must find her voice, photographer Juliano Ribeiro Salgado’s eye of our world and the 15 million people worldwide who marched against the war in Iraq. The year’s top movies as selected by 11Polaroids desk.
Selma, Director: Ava DuVernay
The Duke of Burgundy, Director: Peter Strickland
Song of the Sea, Director: Tomm Moore
We Are Many, Director: Amir Amirani
A Syrian Love Story, Director: Sean McAllister
The Salt of the Earth, Directors: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders
Theeb, Director: Naji Abu Nowar
Sherpa, Director: Jennifer Peedom
Carol, Director: Todd Haynes
The Lobster, Director: Yorgos Lanthimos
The Sky Trembles and the Earth Is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers, Director: Ben Rivers
Read the interview with Theeb director Naji Abu Nowar.
Read the interview with Touching the Void and Sherpa producer John Smithson.