Skip to main content

Satellites of the Sun

Canada, 1974 (MIFF 1976)

Director: Sidney Goldsmith

The solar system pictured by film animator Sidney Goldsmith (whose Universe was screened at the 1961 Melbourne Film Festival) reflects new knowledge gained from man's probes into space.

See also...

Espolio

The film is based on the poem, in which a carpenter builds a cross and speaks of his pride in his work and his reluctance to be involved with the situations which bring men to die on crosses. ... More »

The Day Off

Daily, the communications media inundate us with scenes of horror. Minds become haunted by images conjured up by screen and newsprint. There is little respite from the shock waves of turmoil and ... More »

Wilderness Nomads

The Wilderness Nomads is a group of boys and girls (ages 14 to 17) who set out with their leader, Mr Frenetee, on a 400-mile, month-long wilderness canoe trip, through a Northern Canadian Wilderness ... More »

Perspectrum

This animated film uses the phenomenon of perspective to create new effects and illusions. ... More »

Cat's Cradle

An animated film about the threads that pervade life: from spider's webs to man-made threads for children's games or hangman's ropes. ... More »

The Owl Who Married the Goose

This animated film illustrates the Eskimo fable about the tragicomical love story of an owl and a goose. ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director