Skip to main content

Beyond the Naked Eye

Canada, 1973 (MIFF 1975)

Director: Claudia Overing

The film concentrates on the invisible world of an aquarium of tropical fish: from the single celled protozoa to the more complex, but still microscopic worms and snails.

See also...

ERNEST BROWN: PIONEER PHOTOGRAPHER

A look at Western Canada at the turn of the century through the critical eyes of Ernest Brown, a photographer, genius, caustic social critic, historian, and lover of life. The film spans his life and ... More »

TOUR EN L'AIR

'Tour en I'air' is a ballet term meaning a complete single, double or trlpie turn in the air. The film presents Anna Marie and David Holmes, Canadian ballet team (earlier seen in Norman McLaren's ... More »

ACTION: THE OCTOBER CRISIS OF 1970

A long and thoughtful look at those desperate days of October 1970, when Quebec Liberation Front (FLQ) terror gripped the streets of Montreal and it seemed that Quebec's search for independence and ... More »

Thanksgiving

A pixillated fantasy on an unusual attempt at escape. ... FIPRESCI Prize, New York ... More »

BETWEEN FRIENDS

Originally titled Get Back, this Canadian film, directed by Donald Shebib, explores the tensions and rivalries between members of a gang planning an armed robbery. Five people come together to carry ... More »

GRIERSON

This is an affectionate tribute to John Grierson, who founded and led the British documentary film movement in the Thirties, and who later established in Montreal, what grew into the largest ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director