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Programme G

There is another form of archaeology: digging up the recent past. This film is a concise account of some Polish excavations on the site of the gas chamber at Auschwitz. ... Read more
A record of the visit to Australia of leading Paris fashion designer, Pierre Cardin. ... Read more
A reminder that viewers should keep their radio/TV licenses up-to-date. ... Silver Award, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more
Each year in May, Gypsies from all over Europe converge upon an isolated village in the Camargue, France, to hold a festival to their patron saint, Sara. Swamped by over 100,000 people, the town gives itself over to two days and nights of ceaseless festivity. The film is both an objective and ... Read more
Anarhai, in Kirghizia, the burning hot steppeland covered with prickly scrub, is silent and unpeopIed except for a single yurta rising in the even desert, and black dots of tractors, moving back and forth, turning up soil that has lain unfilled for centuries. This is the setting for Heat, a story ... Read more
Made by a Black director commissioned by Newsweek, this film was shot in a General Motors plant in the American South during a trial job &ndash: training programme. A hardcore group of unemployed Blacks is brought face to face with White executives who keep talking about “going up the job ... Read more
A creative analysis of an experiment on the interaction between music and painting. ... Read more
Whatever became of Sisyphus? Perhaps this little film may suggest an answer through its allegorical account of a little man mounting a vast, monumental staircase. ... Read more
Clowns, freaks, circuses have been consistently recurring facets of Fellini films from La Strada through 8 1/2 to Satyricon. Now Fellini has given bent to his creative sympathies and made The Clowns, produced during an interlude between his last film and next major venture. ... The Clowns is an ... Read more
In a lonely part of the forest lives Matthew, cared for by Olga, his sister. He is a grown man, but as helpless as a child, alienated and alone. He takes work in an endeavour to make contact with others, but all his attempts fail. When a stranger enters their home, Matthew sees that he is about to ... Read more
A puppet tale about a soldier returned from war who, finding his captain, his marshal and his king in hell, locks them up there to ensure the safety of the world from militarism. ... Read more
Some elements of an original, modern graphic art form are translated in sophisticated symbols. ... Read more
With many fascinating shots of rare species of wildfowl, this colour film documents the twin duties - observation and protection - of the Wildfowl Trust in Gloucestershire. ... First Prize, Vancouver Festival. ... Read more
An off-beat, tourist promotion film, extolling the attractions of the Great Barrier Reef. ... Bronze Award, Jedda Award, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more
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