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Chairmen (Jean-Thomas Bédard, 1978)
An animated allegory about contemporary society, in which man's development is presented in terms of changes in architectural styles, from the "age of stone" to the "age of the chair". Gold Hugo, Chi… Read more

CHANDNI BAR (Madhur Bhandarkar, 2001)
Chandni Bar launches scathing attacks on an outmoded caste system, police corruption, vice and the appalling conditions endured by the marginalized in one of the world's most populated but poor citie… Read more

Charley (Teru Murakami, Alan Ball, 1965)
Charley has the knack of turning into any conceiv­able thing, and he does this all the time to keep his pet cat amused. ... Lion of St. Mark, Venice Festival. ... Read more

Checking Out (Carl Biorsmark, 1997)
The story of Marija, a poor post-Soviet pensioner struggling to adapt to the accelerated culture of the 90s. A deft blend of documentary and fiction - Marija is played by a real pensioner, Lidija Kov… Read more

CHICO HAMILTON: DANCING TO A DIFFERENT DRUMMER (Julian Benedikt, 2002)
Julian Benedikt's third documentary to be screened at MIFF; this exhaustively researched film traces the life of Chico Hamilton from the early years performing with his school buddies Dexter Gordon a… Read more

CHILDREN (Ragnar Bragason, 2006)
“Reykjavik has never been shown like this before.” - Variety Shot in stylish black and white, Children is a compelling and, at times, darkly humorous look at four intertwined lives in the suburb… Read more

CHILDREN ON STRIKE (Filip Bajon, 1980)
In 1901, when part of Poland was subject to German rule, a group of ... schoolchildren (abetted by a local priest) refused to recite the catechism in German. This film recounts the tale of the childr… Read more

CHILE: HASTA CUANDO? (David Bradbury, 1986)
An account of current political unrest in Chile. 12 years after murder of Allende and installation of military dictatorship under General Pinochet. David Bradbury's most powerful film up to date, not… Read more

CHINA IS NEAR (Marco Bellocchio, 1967)
Two brothers and their sister, living in a small provincial town, are at the centre of a complex plot through which Bellocchio criticizes petit-bourgeois morality and the current political situation.… Read more

CIAO, FEDERICO! (Gideon Bachmann, 1970)
”Fellini says: ‘Reality does not exist. The artist invents it.' I believe it exists. We must live in it. and interpret it. With this film I wanted to experiment: interpret while I was inventing. … Read more

CIRCLE OF GOLD (Uday Bhattacharya, 1988)
A personal essay that entwines the filmmaker's conflicting sense of birthplace Calcutta and home, England The paradoxes of memory, personal and political history are synthesised by a complex montage … Read more

City (Andrzej Baranski, 1988)
The city presented and represented with its geometry divided and rotated to yield new structures from the old ... Read more

Claude Chauvy, the Art of Wood Turning (Jean-Pierre Bonneau, 1970)
The work of Claude Chauvy, wood turner, who specialises in restoring or copying antiques. ... Read more

CLEOPATRA (Júlio Bressane, 2007)
"The legend of Cleopatra unfolds through the nuances of Portuguese literature, music and culture." - The Hollywood Reporter ... Audacious Brazilian filmmaker Júlio Bressane brings us his visio… Read more

Club Video (Philip Brophy, 1986)
A dual monitor Installation designed to steal the show. ... Read more

Coco-Nuts (Charlotte Blom, 2006)
A playful and challenging mixture of fiction film and documentary. Lina´s lusty longing for her lover receives an absurd and musical twist during an unexpected encounter in a coconut cake facto… Read more

Collector (Milan Blažeković, )
He is an obsessed collector of butterflies. He spots the very last specimen needed to complete his collection, and the pursuit begins ... ... Read more

Comic Story (Russell Brooke, 1981)
A humorous comment on the often obsessional nature of animation and its relationship to horror comic characters. ... Read more

COMING UP ROSES (Stephen Bayly, 1986)
This funny, observant and charming film earned the distinction of being the first Welsh-language production selected for an official section at Cannes. It screened there last year in the Un Certain R… Read more

COMPO (Nigel Buesst, 1988)
... ... Fresh-faced university graduate Paul Harper (Jeremy Stanford) doesn't know what he's let himself in for when he starts his new job at the State Compensation Office. Instead of an efficient go… Read more

Construct (Michelle Burns, 1996)
Construct is about texture. It is a short and intense abstract film that takes us through the layers of a human body and back again in the man made world. The film uses chalk pastels, rendered photog… Read more

CONVERSATIONS WITH MY GARDENER (Jean Becker, 2007)
“A well-tended half-acre of entertainment… A sort of al fresco My Dinner with Andre with Daniel Auteuil and Jean-Pierre Darroussin playing an artist and his gardener.” - Variety Veteran fi… Read more

CONVERSATIONS WITH MY MOTHER (Dirk de Bruyn, 1990)
Conversations with My Mother is an intensely moving, even disturbing encounter between the filmmaker and his mother, as they relive the traumatic years of Dirk's childhood. The family emigrated to Au… Read more

Cooperage (Phillip Borsos, 1975)
The dying art of barrel-making is still practised in the Sweeney Cooperage by old hands, working with ancient tools. ... Read more

Corps Profond (Etienne Lalou, Igor Barrere, 1963)
By means of microphotography it is possible for a camera to track through the intricate passages of the human body, an active chemical factory tooled with organs which can be opened up and explored. … Read more

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