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Architecture of Japan

Japan (MIFF 1963, The Creative Spirit)

The development of Japanese architecture from the earliest indigenous style and through the period of Chinese influence to the present day, when the most modern designs still show traces of the traditional post and beam method of construction.

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Acropolis of Athens

A lucid exposition of the history of the various temples on the rock of the Acropolis of Athens, with close examination of architectural details. ... More »

Ballet in Chile

A report on the outstanding Ballet of the Chilean National Theatre at rehearsals and at a performance of Carl Orff's "Carmina Burana". ... More »

Symphony in Glass

An interestingly conceived little film showing the work of Finnish designers, who look for inspiration in nature for the original forms which they adapt for their designs in glass. ... More »

DISTANCE

A massacre initiated by the followers of an apocalyptic religious sect has left more than 100 people dead - including the self-appointed executioners slain by fellow cult members. Three years have ... More »

Chikamatsu's ``Love In Osaka``

Based on a kabuki classic by Chikamatsu Monzaemon (1653-1725), Uchida's [Chikamatsu's 'Love in Osaka'] is adapted with a narrative inventiveness decades ahead of its time. ... A young man adopted ... More »

KOJI YAMAMURA: THE UNIQUE UNIVERSE OF YAMAMURA

Breathtaking in their beauty, the free-spirited and surreal animation work of Koji Yamamura has garnered much acclaim throughout the world, including a number of retrospective screenings and a ... More »

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