Director: Dan Drasin
Dan Drasin's free cinema-direct camera captures the confrontation between police and a group of folk singers with a directness and liveliness that is rare for documentaries in the early sixties.
In the spring of 1961, authorities forbade folk singers the use of Washington Square which, hitherto, had been the centre of their gatherings. On Sunday, April 9th, 1961, about 100 folk singers ... More »
The definitive film about watermelons: they are cut, sawed, run over, used as bombs or for masturbation, appear at the UN and in toilet bowls. ... More »
A film fantasy concerning the adventures of a modern girl whose passion for peaches is eventually replaced by a very different type of passion. ... More »
This film is an attempt to speak some bitter words of truth about human beings. One might call it a philosophical grotesque or a pantomimic etude. ... More »
A condensed imaginative survey of Czechoslovakia's 42 years under communist rule-as seen through the eyes and mind of surrealist Jan Svankmajer. ... More »
The protagonists of Hollywood melodramas of the fifties and sixties are coming home a choreography of glances and gestures ... More »