Skip to main content

The Chinese Screen

France, 1962 (MIFF 1965)

Director: Edmond Agabra

Are life and death different manifestations of the same Impulse passing from one being to another? In this film we have the haunting evocation of a legend through a study of a Chinese screen.

Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival.

See also...

Tassili N'Ajjer

In the heart of the Eastern Sahara, in the rocky moun­tain mass of Tassili des Ajjers, some prehistoric wall-pamtmgs have just been discovered. These, in their rich variety, bear witness to the ... More »

Présence d'Albert Camus

Albert Camus joined the French resistance movement and, in 1945, became the editor of "Combat". Trained in philosophy, he preached rebellion against the absurd­ity of human life. This film does ... More »

Chronique d'une époque incertaine

A child's reaction against slaughter. . .a little boy's tears give a measurement of the horribleness of irreparable damage to life. ... More »

Magic Mountains

A spectacular series of views from a trip through the mountain chain of the Pyrenees. ... More »

Josef Herman

The film depiets the drawings of Josef Herman, the leading British realist who has continued the humanist tradition of Daumier, Millet and Van Gogh, and has found for the miners, peasants and ... More »

A Bird Built of Newspaper

When a little boy is in love with a little girl, what better present could he make than a bird out of newspaper? But a cat interrupts the festivities and the bird takes flight... ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director