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Mankind

USA, 1950 (MIFF 1955, Fact and Fancy)

Director: Ian Hugo

An experimental film composed of sequences dealing with many aspects of the daily lives of the native peoples of Central and South America. Ai-Ye is a Nigerian word meaning "mankind" and is appropriate for a film suggesting the universal story of man everywhere through the ages.

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Bells of Atlantis

USA, 1954
Abstract realisation of Anais Nin's poem to evoke the watery depths of the lost Atlantis, glimpsed as in a dream, with layer on layer of forms and colours interposed between the dreamer and his visio… More »

Jazz of Lights

USA, 1954
The lights of Times Square at night take on new, fresh meanings. Abstracted from their gaudy signs they create intricate patterns of form and colour. ... More »

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