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Alberto Giacometti

Switzerland, 1966 (MIFF 1967, Art Films)

Director: Ernst Scheidegger

The artist, Giacometti, shows his portraits, still lifes, and landscapes in his studio at Montparnasse. He then displays his sculptures — surrealist, geometric and realistic — at his studio in the Swiss mountains, and finally, discusses the problems of art.

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USA, 1966
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Clay

USA, 1964
Animated clay forms create a visual variation on Darwin's theory of evolution. ... Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival. ... More »

Cloven Horizon

India, 1965
The film is based on coloured crayon paintings by a 14-year-old Indian girl, Sundaravalli. ... The All India Certificate of Merit, Government of India. ... More »

The Ivory Knife

USA, 1965
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Jean Lurçat and the Song of the World

France, 1965
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