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Programme 31

The film shows how the work of the Family Planning Association is directed towards helping not only those who wish to plan their families, but also those who are childless. The film emphasises some of ths evils of over-population in many areas of the world, and illustrates the work of the ... Read more
"Do Not Pass Go" follows the story of two teenagers from broken homes who are arrested by the police for separate offences, and committed for trial in the Children's Court. Both are sentenced to remand centres, and serve out their time. On their release, however, they again come into conflict with ... Read more
A series of scenes, multiplied over one another, depicts dancers progressing from a disciplined exercise class to freer movement. ... Read more
By means of diagrams and actual photography the film tells with imagery and symbolism the story of human reproduction. ... Read more
Near the ruins of classical Greece, live the people of Greece of this age, who are creating new traditions and a life characteristically their own. This is the subject of Angelos Lambrou's film. The producer's love of his country is manifest throughout; Rose Macaulay's script is brought to life ... Read more
This film present the adventures of a six-year-old schoolboy, as recollected through the perspective of adulthood. It is a mixture of fact and fantasy, and it looks at childhood with understanding and amused indulgence. In the company of a group of enfants terribles, the little hero discovers the ... Read more
When two girls turn down two teenage boys for more prosperous, motorised dates, the boys steal a car. ... Read more
The impression of a day at an average Primary School. The main theme of the film is the relationship which develops between child and teacher during the early years of education. Sequences which include classroom and individual instruction, the improvised performance of a play, indoor and outdoor ... Read more
The director of Point of Order (about the TV hearings of Joe McCarthy and the Un-American Activities Committee) and Rush to Judgment (based on Mark Lane's post -: mortem of the Kennedy assassination) has now made a documentary about the war in Vietnam... ... A few paragraphs of description cannot ... Read more
An album of animated characters from a zoo located on Mars. ... Read more
This poetic documentary of the Puerto Rican boxer who became light-heavyweight champion of the world, is the first Japanese production to be filmed in the United States. At first the film has the feeling of an outsider's impression of a far-off land, then of an outsider becoming very much an ... Read more
The visitor Lo Southern England can still find the wild life of cuckoo, mole, hedgehog and rook which Gilbert White made famous in his "Natural History of Seiborne". ... Read more
A lighthearted film about the rivalry of two Sunday fishermen on the shores of the river Marne. ... Read more
An excerpt from Franz Fanon's "Wretched of the Earth"' introduces the French-Algerian production Ramparts of Clay, a study of a period of change between fading traditions and economic and social development. ... In a mountain village in the south of Tunisia shortly after independence, men go on ... Read more
A randy but otherwise impoverished university student borrows from his sister and works at odd jobs to support a life of unrelieved perplexity and emotional indecision. He is frustrated in all directions, including his varied sex life, from which he gains no satisfaction, whether with a fellow ... Read more
The film presents the two most well-known paintings, "The Lonely Cedar" and "Pilgrimage to the Cedar Tree" by the famous Hungarian painter, Csontváry. ... Read more
An introduction to the fabulous world of fine art. The drama of the salesroom, the hunt for new masterpieces, the assiduous cultivation of top clients are seen as we follow the chairman of Sothebys about his business with hidden cameras and concealed microphones. ... Read more
The fantastic adventures of a couple as they settle into their room in a hotel. ... Special Jury Prize, Cannes 1969 ... Read more
A saga of the Port Phillip sea pilots from their beginnings in 1938 to the present day. The film highlights the hazards of one of the most dangerous harbour entrances in the world, and the vital role played by the Pilot Service in the operation of this major port. ... Read more
The lives of three young people are intertwined in this initial feature by Gian Mingozzi. A young girl who wins a pop singing contest is seen to triumph in her work as a singer. An introverted youth takes to spying on a bachelor across the way, who leads a lonely life that somehow attracts the boy ... Read more
Where Mountains Float is the first big Danish colour film and tells of the enterprise of Green-landers and Danes from kayak to cutter &ndash: from a hunting culture to fishing. This story is told in terms of a twelve-year-old boy. his little sister, and the older generation is represented by their ... Read more
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