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Films By Anthony M. Roland

An analysis of the greater part of Degas work which formed the central theme of his career: the ballet dancer. ... World Premiere, Melbourne Festival. ... Read more
A homage to Delacroix on the occasion of the centenary of his death. The image and music alone comment on what are mostly unpublished drawings and sketches. ... Read more
The world of sense and spirit expressed as pure colour in the heart of glass is captured in these transparencies, with all the delicacy and precision of a jeweller's eye. ... Read more
The film depiets the drawings of Josef Herman, the leading British realist who has continued the humanist tradition of Daumier, Millet and Van Gogh, and has found for the miners, peasants and fishermen of our time, a common language. This screening is the film's World Premiere. ... Read more
Without commentary, the film depicts the story of Christ as drawn by Rembrandt. The Christ story takes place in the houses, towns, canals, streets and fields of 17th Century Holland. One hundred and sixty drawings have been selected for the film from more than sixty collections in twelve countries ... Read more
Seurat's dark figures in misty interiors or exteriors are always seen outlined by bursts of light. There is a fascinating atmosphere of profound humanity in these subtle drawings by the master of 'Pointillisme'. ... Read more
A cinematographic essay on the oil paintings and water-colours of the most important period of Turner's work: the last 25 years of his life. The selections used illus­trate the painter's influence on contemporary art. ... Read more
The great French writer, Victor Hugo was also a remarkable draftsman. The film is based on a selec­tion from 400 of his little known drawings. ... Read more
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