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Programme 14

Willie Dunn's caustic ballad about the history of the Canadian Indians - proud huntsmen systematically stripped of their possessions, land and traditions by the white settlers - is illustrated by a montage of photographs. This documentary was created by a member of a film crew composed of Canadian ... Read more
A science fiction film concerned with the adventures of an inter-galactic traveller. ... Gold Medal for science fiction film ... Trieste; Special Jury Prize, Rio de Janeiro. ... Read more
The beauty of human effort as men ride the wires, sweeping along the skylines to the horizon. ... Read more
Sequoia Sempervirens, the giant everlasting redwood, is a link with the age of the dinosaurs. But the future of these trees is threatened. This film, a tribute to nature's awesome power to create, is also a testament of man's reckless power to destroy, and it pleads for the establishment of a ... Read more
This film is about the tragic lives of the Rumanian peasants, and their revolt against the landowners at the beginning of this century. Two themes of the film are blended: the story of Petre whose sweetheart was raped in the manor, and the breakup of a marriage in the high society of the gentry ... Read more
The film shows the beginnings of bowls up to present day greens with champions showing their various styles and finer points of the game. The latest bowling greens throughout Australia are shown. ... Read more
New Year in the villages of the Moldavian region of Rumania is a festival on which the Christian tradition has made little impact. The pagan world survives apparently unalloyed, with Dionysian masks and merry-makings, a dance of little horses evoking the races at the Roman hippodromes on the third ... Read more
Depicting the search for the Blue Fin Tuna off the south-eastern section of Eyre Peninsula, South Australia, the film shows the pole line method recently introduced into Australia for catching this type of fish in commercial quantities. (Documentary.) ... Read more
Told by means of a series of postcards of the year 1900, the film tells the incredible and amusing story of an honest young man who, in Paris for his apprenticeship, becomes Vampiras, the bandit, hero of fantastic adventures. ... Prix Louis Lumiere. ... Read more
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