Each semester, Spike Lee gives his New York University graduate students a list of the movies he thinks every filmmaker should see. Here are 25, followed by two indispensable Lee films. Let us know your favorites in the comments section below.
‘Rashomon’ — Akira KurosawaSpike Lee included three Akira Kurosawa's films: “Ran,” “Yojimbo” and 1950's “Rashomon,” with Toshiro Mifune and Machiko Kyo (pictured). See the trailerKyodo News via AP
The contest is accepting entries in one or all of four categories: wildlife, landscapes, underwater and aerials. The grand-prize winner will receive $10,000, publication in National Geographic Magazine and a feature on National Geographic’s Instagram account.