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Programme 34

Farrebique is the name of a farm in the Aveyron district in central France. The farm is worked by grandfather who owns it, his wife, their two sons, Roch and Henri, and Roch's wife Berthe with her growing number of children. Farrebique is the story of a year on the farm: the life of the family, the ... Read more
A 12-year-old girl on holiday in the Swiss Alps rescues a small wild bird from the claws of an eagle. The tender relationship between the two is charmingly narrated in animation and colour, revitalizing a famous children's story from Central Europe. ... Read more
Born from the belly of the Himalayas, India has been nurtured by two great rivers which have their source in them: the Ganges and the Brahmaputra. The course of either leads through Eastern India, the cradle of its civilization, the heart of its culture. This film takes a journey of glimpses, from ... Read more
A very careful reconstruction of Leonardo da Vinci's artistic endeavour and scientific explorations, based on his writings, told in his own words, and illustrated with his works. ... The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences "Emmy Award." ... Read more
A ballet film in which live dancers move among cartoon figures. The eternal couple experience dangers, joys, then disappear as they came. ... Read more
Most Ghanaians know 'Anansesem' —the stories of Ananse. In Akan mythology, Kweku Ananse is the younger brother of Nyankopon, the great god of the sky. But Ananse is earthy, with an insatiable greed. He is a spider-man or man-spider personifying shrewdness and cunning. Always in mischief, his ... Read more
This Hungarian film tackles an adult theme of whether love has the right to disturb the peace and happiness of a family - whether one can teach ideals and not live up to them. ... Maria, a young school-mistress, begins, with great ambition, her work at a school in Budapest. She feels that she has ... Read more
A visually striking and dramatic presentation of iron and steel production. Told without commentary, it emphasises the relative insignificance of men to machines, yet attempts to show the importance of men in the pattern of steel-making. ... Read more
A young Portuguese woman has problems with her marriage, and leaves her husband after being beaten for infidelity. She becomes the mistress of an American airline worker, who puts her up in an apartment. Still unsatisfied, she becomes a model and has an affair with a Portuguese photographer, whom ... Read more
A historical survey of hallucinogens followed by a candid investigation of modern users of the drugs with medical opinions for and against. The hallucinogenic experience is re-created, and the camera reports on an LSD party. ... Read more
In this cartoon the vain hedgehog is unkind to the other animals in the forest, but he receives his just reward when he gets involved in a difficult situation. ... Read more
Large areas of a once-prosperous mill town in Yorkshire are facing demolition, and many inhabitants are being moved to new housing nearby. The proliferation of 19th Century houses and factories still survives as living evidence of the town's boom during the Industrial Revolution. It remains to be ... Read more
This film explains the United Nations' Declaration of the Rights of the Child, a ten point charter passed in 1959. ... The children discuss their concepts of the problems they face and paint their ideas on the right of a child to stay with its mother, to have adequate housing, freedom of religion ... Read more
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