Skip to main content

HOW THE MYTH WAS MADE

USA, 1979 (MIFF 1980, Programme 44)

Director: George C. Stoney, James Brown

A retrospective view of how Robert Flaherty's ''Man of Aran" was made, including interviews with participants in the original opus shot in Ireland's Aran Islands in 1933 and 1934.

See also...

Proud Years

It is about optimistic people who have learned to overcome the handicaps and disabilities of old age. A fine contribution to the study of the old age problem. ... More »

THE INHERITANCE

The Inheritance is one of the most successful of all compilation films. Most of its newsreel footage is unfamiliar, and Harold Mayer has married this rare material with old stills and specially shot ... More »

CORRECTION PLEASE

What we call the language of Cinema is not a "natural" language. It did not grow spontaneously out of the technology of animated photography, it had to be fashioned by social and cultural forces. It ... More »

Sunday in Melbourne

An experiment in the creative use of visuals and sound, this film shows the loneliness of the aimless wanderers in the city streets. ... More »

Anzac

Using old photographs and early newsreels, the film dramatically tells the story of the Gallipoli assault. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director