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Programme 41

Documentary on the trade with national-socialist products (books, records, medals and decorations) in West Germany in 1978. ... Read more
Pinjara is a carder in a Bombay cotton factory producing and renovating mattresses. Carding is a skill centuries old, but it can now be done by machine. Pinjara's livelihood is threatened and, in consequence, his very existence. He has been homeless in the city for the forty years he has worked ... Read more
The people on the Fourneaux Group of islands in Bass Strait; farming, mutton birds and holiday attractions. ... Read more
The story of one of the largest annual shareholders' meetings ever held is told entirely through still photographs and actual sound. ... Read more
The Grampians - a wonderland of wildflowers, rocky crags, breathtaking views - effectively caught by the camera. ... Read more
Animated drawings illustrate the poem, by Mary O'Neill, which demonstrates for children some of the associations brought to mind by various colours. ... Read more
"The film begins with a section that refuses to successfully come together. A number of forms traditional to the experimental cinema appear to be developing, but the film seems to refuse to settle into any one of these forms. Since the film is about 'getting started again', the film finally ... Read more
On September 11, 1973 at about 7.30, Salvador Allende enters La Moneda, his seat of office. In the early afternoon he leaves it, wrapped in a blanket - dead. What happened in the intervening period is thoroughly covered here, with a montage of film and photo documents never before published ... Read more
Another valley is to be flooded behind a gigantic dam to keep pace with the demands of the power-hungry cities. This one is in British Columbia. Another race is on: a race by men and machines against time, to clear the valley of usable timber before the flood. And the isolated lumberjacking ... Read more
The development of American painting from the late 18th to the early 20th century as seen in the National Gallery of Art in Washington. ... Read more
The Birdsville Track is over three hundred miles long. It joins Maree in South Australia to Birdsville in Queensland, and is the main stock route for cattle moving south from the stations of Western Queensland and the east of the Northern Territory. It crosses deserts of sand and stones and endless ... Read more
Th film animates the paintings, "The Black Man and His Bride", by Arthur Boyd, which tells the story of an aborigine and his half-caste bride. ... Read more
A chronological arrangement of bits of sequences in a story calls for audience participation to pull the story together into a coherent whole. But oddly enough, each viewer finds a different story. . . . ... Read more
This film was made between the second and third parts of the Apu trilogy. Where the trilogy shows the gradual breaking up of the simple traditional family life and religion, and their replacement by a more vigorous way of life, Jalsaghar gives a picture of the complete breakdown and final decay ... Read more
The subject matter of the arts today is becoming increasingly concerned with the relationship between the creator and his creation. Through his work, the creator enters into a knowledge of life, of the endless cycle of birth and death, which in turn infuses the work and becomes crystallized there ... Read more
Australia's cities and towns, its industries, its pastimes and the lives of its people. ... Read more
Once upon a time there is a king who has three sons. And a king who has three daughters, so no heir. The kings are brothers. A test of courage is arranged to choose which son will inherit the empire. The lot falls on the White Moor, but on his journey a lot more falls on him. A wicked impostor ... Read more
The ever-changing moods of air during the course of a day as observed by a sailplane pilot in search of updrafts. ... Silver Wing Award, Vichy Festival; Bronze Award, New York Film and TV Festival. ... Read more
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