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Brazil, 1955 (MIFF 1955, The World Around Us)

Director: George Tamarski

This film shows the recent exhibition dedicated to the 400th anniversary of Sao Paulo. Ibirapuera reflects the past of the city and its industrial development for the past 400 years.

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Hot Earth

New Zealand, 1955
The coming of the Arawa Maori people to the east coast of New Zealand and their entry into the strange thermal regions of Rolorua and Taupo. ... More »

Letter to a Vandal

Australia, 1955
A fine example of humorous drawing and witty music conveying a ‘difficult' public message. ... More »

The Interwoven Tracks

Yugoslavia, 1953
Montenegro is intersected with roads; they meander in harmony with the countryside, making queer and fantastic arabesques. This film is an attempt to give a visual impression of these patterns. ... More »

The Stone and the Sea

Yugoslavia, 1953
From the mountains of Yugoslavia the rocky shores meet the sea in wonderful landscapes and towns. Old towns, lonely castles and mountain spurs wrapped in cloud confront the traveller on every journey. More »

The Snowline is their Boundary

New Zealand, 1954
In the lee of New Zealand's Southern Alps the High Country sheep stations have the snowline as their boundary. This film shows something of the difficulty and hard work in the lives of the sheep farm… More »

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