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An 'automated biography'. Wedekind was the German precursor of Brecht and the Weimar theatre. Born in 1864, he was imprisoned in 1899 for insulting the Kaiser. George Snow is a respected computer illustrator, and maker of rock-videos for the Art of Noise. Micha Bergese is a leading contemporary ... Read more
Blind and deformed from radiation poisoning, Berik spends his days alone at home - that is until 11-year-old Adil comes knocking. ... --- ... D/S Daniel Joseph Borgman P Katja Adomeit WS Zentropa L Russian, Kazakh w/English subtitles TD 35mm/2010 ... --- ... D/S Daniel Joseph Borgman P Katja ... Read more
Traversing homogenous suburbs and multiplexed freeways, Besenbahn clinically and elegantly fragments the notion of a 'road movie'. Using time slice technology, this videographic experiment transcends time and place as it ruptures the geometries of movement and perception. ... Read more
Bertolucci's latest film is designed with the pure geome­try of music in mind. In Kenya. Shadurai's (Thandie Newton) husband is arrested for opposing the military government. She moves to Rome and takes work cleaning the house of an expatriate English composer and pianist named Kinsky (David ... Read more
Bethune's life has a legendary quality about it: as a roistering young doctor in the Twenties, he was struck down with T.B. and lost one lung. As a result, he put aside the flippancies of his youth and from then on dedicated his life to his profession. In Montreal he became known as a fine surgeon ... Read more
Originally titled Get Back, this Canadian film, directed by Donald Shebib, explores the tensions and rivalries between members of a gang planning an armed robbery. Five people come together to carry out the crime, but dissension, sexual intrigue and even death break up the partnership. ... Will and ... Read more
An interesting study of the region where the world of plants and animals overlap. ... Read more
Coming from a painting tradition, Lisa Roberts has been described as one of the most promising of New Age artists. In this work she explores her interest by way of electronic and computer generated images in traditional cubism and choreographed movement as the natural accompaniment of sound. ... Read more
This television documentary examines the work and theories of Peter Eisenman, Frank Gehry, Michael Graves, and Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, American architect ... int he vanguard of Post-Modernism. ... Philip Johnson, the acknowledged Dean of American architects, appears throughout the ... Read more
In this, her first film, noted Philippine actress, Grace Amilbangsa, displays a sensitive approach to a potentially sensational subject and an impressive command of expressive film language. In a seductive atmosphere of claus­trophobic intimacy and slow-burning menace, she unfolds a tale of ... Read more
A puppet film about Pepin le Bref whose only desire is to sleep; the intrigues of his enemies, and his final triumph. ... Jury Award, Vancouver; Award, La Plata. ... Read more
Bill has two children, Mandy aged 18 months, and Jamie, three years. He has been a single parent since Mandy was three months old. This film looks at an ordinary day with Bill and the children, while he talks about the problems and joy of his family life. ... Read more
Easter, 1994 at an outer western Sydney housing estate. A fight breaks out between wo neighbouring families, one Lebanese, the other Anglo-Australian. Next day, 16-year-old Biillal Eter is crossing the road outside his home when a car driven by one of the neighbours. Linc Jeswick runs him down. Tom ... Read more
The film shows a natural childbirth with some difficulties, and the next day, in a home environment. ... Read more
The social maelstrom of possibly the century's most thoroughly revolutionary decade is divertingly depicted in a boy-meets-girl, girl-gets-pregnant scenario. What our beehive-crowned heroine has gestating inside her is no less than the epoch itself, causing the whole riotous barrage of the period's ... Read more
This documentary examines childbirth practices in Western Society. The commentary is by Dr. R. D. Laing, who asks: 'Why is this celebration of life so often turned into a biological and emotional disaster area?' ... Laing challenges and raises questions about the immediate and long-term effects of ... Read more
They aren't found in cabbage patches and they have nothing to do with storks; the truth is much scarier. ... --- D/S Signe Baumane P Pierre Poire WS Signe Baumane TD 35mm/2009 ... Read more
In fine colour photography, steam locomotives are shown at work with the recorded voices of the men who operate them. Their tributes capture some of the excitement generated by this disappearing form of transport. ... Read more
Tim Burstall Remembered Pioneering filmmaker Tim Burstall, who passed away recently at age 76, was justifiably credited with revitalising the Australian film industry in the 70s. With films such as Stork (1971) and Alvin Purple (1973), Burstall ushered in an era of bold and commercially successful ... Read more
Black children at Coney Island...black light...black...black. ... Read more
“The creators of Hustle and Flow have another raw hit on their hands!” - Hollywood Reporter Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci and Justin Timberlake headline this gritty metamorphosis of deeply wounded people, each hungry for a better life. Bitter and broken by a cheating wife, Lazarus is ... Read more
An internal probe into the violence and mystery of the American psyche seen through the eye of a black man and the Russian Revolution. ... Read more
Vietnam, assassination, racial strife and police clashes are documented in a machine-gun succession of images photographed directly off the television screen to produce the unsettling atmosphere of violence and chaos that flickering TV images often transmit. ... Read more
Typewritten characters enact a story revolving around "once upon a time" . . . ... Read more
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