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Adam and Eve

Australia, 1962 (MIFF 1963, Three Artists)

Director: Dusan Marek

Man's fate on earth from Creation to the Bomb and beyond is told in this animated film by Adelaide painter, Dusan Marek. His original technique, individual symbolism, and the richness of thematic and visual material won this film the highest award in the Australian Film Awards Competition, where it was given the Grand Prix and Gold Award in the Experimental Section "for an original and imaginative achievement in the use of symbolism in animation".

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Käthe Kollwitz

West Germany, 1961
An illustration of the life and work of the artist. The important stages and experiences in her life are reproduced in short scenes, and her work has been split up into theme complexes. The timelessn… More »

Vincent Van Gogh: A Self Portrait

USA, 1961
This feature length film, in colour, traces the life of the artist from his birthplace in Zundert, Holland, to Auvers in France, where he died. The "self portrait" title is derived from the fact that… More »

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