Skip to main content

Yudie

USA, 1974 (MIFF 1976)

Director: Mirra Bank

The story of a whole generation is symbolised in this portrait of a witty and independent woman, Yudie.

See also...

Isaac Singer's Nightmare and Mrs. Pupko's Beard

Chaim Pupko, a Yiddish writer married to a woman with a beard, invests in the stock market and becomes rich. Pupko wants Isaac Singer to write about him, but Singer refuses, because Pupko bribes ... More »

Old Fashioned Woman

A portrait of the filmmaker's New England grandmother, Mabel Tilton Coolidge. Intercutting between her present attitudes and activities, and the events of her past, recreated with her own photos, the ... More »

From These Roots

With the use of still photographs alone, the film attempts to recreate the social and political climate of the 'Harlem Renaissance'—a period of great artistic and cultural activities in the ... More »

SUGAR HILL

Smooth, sexy, sweet. Afrodesiac style oozes in every frame. Costume and production design are flagrantly fetishised. Shots usually start with a close-up on clothes, shoes, hats. Marki Bey is Sugar ... More »

The Bearding of the President

An outrageous satirical broadside in which President Nixon interacts with speeches, plays, and killings on television, and with his own ego and guilt. Rip Torn, playing the part of Nixon, combines ... More »

Cycles

An abstract colour film incorporating images produced by computer, and photographs manipulated by computer. The theme of the film derives from Hindu Chakras and from "The Secret Life of Plants". ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director