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The Task Ahead

(MIFF 1953, International Understanding)

Director: U.N.E.S.C.O

The peoples of the world want food, they want technical resources, they want scientific knowledge, but above all they want peace. Through U.N.E.S.C.O., international exchange of literature, art, and scientific knowledge has become possible. Here for the first time an international organization is working to bring enlightenment and peace to the world.

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Across the Frontiers

Australia, 1953
Deals with work of U.N.E.S.C.O. Technical advances have broken down the old barriers to knowledge, but there still remain the barriers in men's minds. U.N.E.S.C.O. sup¬ports any effort to break d… More »


UK, 1958
In the first film he has scripted for himself, Alec Guinness chose to adapt for the screen this seemingly impossible novel, "The Horse's Mouth'" by Joyce Cary. The story purports to be written by Gul… More »

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