Skip to main content

Next Door

USA, 1975 (MIFF 1976)

Director: Andrew Silver

An eight year old boy is left at home alone for an evening. He listens to the radio and overhears a quarrelling couple next door. By the time his parents return, he has outgrown his babyhood. The film is based on a short story by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

See also...

Film For My Son

A documentary about a four-year-old boy, his world, real and imaginary, set against the memory of another childhood, in another country. Although the film focuses on one child, he becomes a link not ... More »

Iron and Horse

A student-directed period piece about a school teacher's involvement with a young cowboy. ... More »

Coney

An animated jaunt through Coney Island. ... More »

Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.: A Self-Portrait

Kurt Vonnegut Jr. speaks candidly about his self-discovery as a writer, his themes and his special vision of American life. ... More »

Alaska: Land in the Balance

A documentary on the wild lands of Alaska, the last great herds of caribou, and the threats to the existence of wilderness as oil development and mining take over the State. ... More »

African Carving: A Dogon Kanaga Mask

The Kanaga Mask is used in deeply sacred rituals by the Dogon, a people famous for their sculptural arts, living in the Republic of Mali, West Africa. The film follows the creation of the mask, and ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director