The Socialist Canon

Films with a Marxist, pro-labor, proletariat, pro-union, feminist, anti-capitalist, anti-fascist, anti-colonial or social justice creed. Everything from social-realist cinema to documentaries is worth discussing here. Suggestions are open

(Color coordinated, 'cause why not )

Here are some other lists worth checking out:
-ACAB Canon
-Socialism
-A to 'Z': The Left on Film
-Anarchy at the Cinema
-Anarchism and Cinema
-See You at Mao's: the Theory and Praxis of Class Struggle...
-Revolutionary Socialist, Anti-Imperialist, and Third Worldist Canon
-Soviet Cinema (1912-1992)
-Unions in Film
-Toil and Trouble: Labor Documentaries

  • The Battle of Algiers
  • A Corner in Wheat
  • Man with a Movie Camera
  • The Cloud-Capped Star
  • Eight Hours Don't Make a Day
  • Modern Times
  • Zero for Conduct
  • Bicycle Thieves
  • The Organizer
  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Land Without Bread
  • Harlan County U.S.A.
  • Umberto D.
  • The Human Condition
  • Black Girl
  • The Power of Nightmares
  • Z
  • Simon of the Desert
  • The Insect Woman
  • Tie Xi Qu: West of the Tracks
  • Araya
  • Satantango
  • Throw Away Your Books, Rally in the Streets
  • Salesman
  • The 17th Parallel
  • Rome, Open City
  • Germany Year Zero
  • Northern Lights
  • Cairo Station
  • Eros + Massacre
  • Soleil Ô
  • The Society of the Spectacle
  • Statues Also Die
  • I Am Not Your Negro
  • Street of Shame
  • La Terra Trema
  • Pather Panchali
  • Aparajito
  • The World of Apu
  • The House I Live In
  • Night and Fog
  • The Sixth Side of the Pentagon
  • A Grin Without a Cat
  • Matewan
  • Salt of the Earth
  • La Commune (Paris, 1871)
  • Salvador Allende
  • Lenin in 1918
  • Killer of Sheep
  • 13th
  • From What Is Before
  • Snowpiercer
  • Tout Va Bien
  • Welfare
  • The Last Bolshevik
  • Vivre Sa Vie
  • The Conformist
  • The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie
  • Her Socialist Smile
  • Malcolm X
  • Night and Fog in Japan
  • Tongues Untied
  • The Shop on Main Street
  • Memories of Underdevelopment
  • I Am Cuba
  • Carlos
  • Chronicle of the Years of Fire
  • Cecilia
  • Manila in the Claws of Light
  • Carandiru
  • Birds of Passage
  • There Will Be Blood
  • The Trials of Henry Kissinger
  • Pride
  • Storm Over Asia
  • Godard's Passion
  • Hearts and Minds
  • Two Acres of Land
  • Mamma Roma
  • Hiroshima Mon Amour
  • Platform
  • Two Days, One Night
  • Black God, White Devil
  • Class of Struggle
  • Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance
  • Mephisto
  • Judas and the Black Messiah
  • The Spirit of '45
  • Strike
  • Wind from the East
  • Arsenal
  • Twenty Years Later
  • The Young Karl Marx
  • La Chinoise
  • My Name Is Joe
  • Bush Mama
  • The Moment of Truth
  • Rosetta
  • The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975
  • Weekend