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About Face

UK, 1978 (MIFF 1979)

Director: Chris James

Facial transformations, human and animal, including Henry VIII, Mick Jagger, Groucho Marx, Oscar Wilde, Prince Phillip, Pablo Picasso Salvador Dali, Idi Amin, etc.

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MY WAY HOME

My Way Home is the third and final part of Bill Douglas' autobiographical trilogy. The first two parts, My Childhood and My Ain Folk, have both been shown in earlier Festivals. ... Set in the 1950's ... More »

Down and Out

A homeless man struggles to cut through obstructive bureaucracy just to get a meal at a Salvation Army hostel. ... With the very first Aardman series Animated Conversations (from which this derives) ... More »

The Oriental Nightfish

An animated film about the Oriental Nightfish that is 'everything we know, and all that we cannot comprehend'. ... More »

The Third Front

Erwin Piscator's work as a producer/director in the Berlin of the 20's moved theatre away from the confines of domestic drama to the play of forces in world politics. ... To equip the stage for this ... More »

Ubu

'Ubu Roi' was written by Alfred Jarry as a schoolboy in 1888 and performed amongst his friends as a puppet play. The first public performance was in 1896, in Paris, with the collaboration of such ... More »

Dancers

A personal view of dancers at the Ballet Rambert. ... More »

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