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Eyes of a Child

UK, 1961 (MIFF 1963, Child's Vision)

Director: Henry Lewes

The films views the teaching of blind children at Dorton House in Kent - a group of youngsters whose lives must always be different from our own. There is no comment nor any attempt to appeal for sympathy. Award: Best Documentary, Cork Festival.

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Purple Turtle

USA, 1962
A fresh, impromptu, and charming study of children applying paint and crayon. The unrehearsed result disarmingly conveys the stimulation of art on the young mind. ... More »

Kindergarten

Canada, 1962
Presented with little commentary, the film is a candid camera study of children being very much themselves in the special world of the kindergarten classroom. The children's freedom from inhibition i… More »

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