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Funeral (József Gémes, 1972)
Obsequies, a moving speech, tears. Suddenly, the orator starts to say curious things and the solemnity of the occasion is brutality destroyed. ... Read more

Gaby's Ass (Killian Dellers, Gaby, 1984)
A stylized "happening" with a difference: a woman's—shall we say, posterior?—is subjected to an onslaught of ornamental ... improvisations, including paint, fruit and confectionery. ... Read more

Galathea (Ion Popescu Gopo, 1957)
The love story of a youth, who inspired old mythological legend, succeeds in a statue. ... Read more

Games, Toys and Players (Enrique Gracian, 1983)
Parent's buy children toy's displayed in advertisments. Children play while developing a fantasy of their own. Other parents make toys themselves. ... Read more

GEORGE WASHINGTON (David Gordon Green, 2000)
"This hypnotic, poignant and richy imaginative work actually uses the 'I cannot tell a lie' folklore of America's first President as an ironic counterpoint to a stylised tale of lost youth in the Sou… Read more

Getting the Message (Ivan Gaal, 1979)
A dramatised documentary in which Tony recalls and experiences the frustrations and failures of his past caused by his illiteracy. The documentary shows the positive actions and attitudes through whi… Read more

GIRLHOOD (Liz Garbus, 2002)
In 2002 Liz Garbus packed a cinematic whallop MIFF audiences won't soon forget with death-row documentary, The Execution of Wanda Jean. Girlhood focuses on the opposite, but no less lethal, end of th… Read more

Glimpses of Indian Cinema (B. D. Garga, 1966)
A brief survey of Indian cinema from its inception to the present day. ... Read more

GOMORRAH (Matteo Garrone, 2008)
Winner of the Grand Prix at this year's Cannes Film Festival. ... A sprawling and intensely involving memoir of contemporary life under the shadow of the mafia, Gomorrah is based on a best-selling bo… Read more

“Much like Thompson at his best, this film will make you want to yell in frustration at America's continuing parade of liars, pimps and thieves.” - San Francisco International Film Festival ... O… Read more

GRANDEUR & DECADENCE (Jean-Luc Godard, 1986)
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GRATEFUL DAWG (Gillian Grisman, 2000)
Grateful Dawg traces the decades long friendship between the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia and bluegrass picker and musicologist, David Grisman, who met by chance at a Bill Monroe concert in 1964. ...… Read more

Great (Bob Godfrey, 1975)
Isambard Kingdom Brunei, the pint-sized architect-designer, strode flamboyantly through the middle of the 19th century, bristling with ideas which were far outside the imagination of his contemporari… Read more

GREENAWAY (Sue Gilbert, 1981)
The film is a portrait of an aristocratic American couple living on their own island (Greenaway Island), and explores wealth and its manifestations from the perspective of an 'insider' Old values pre… Read more

GRIEF (Richard Glatzer, 1993)
Schizophrenic opera divas, circus performing lesbians and Tourette Syndrome sufferers, these are the characters that Mark (story editor for a sleazy daytime TV court soap) conjures up to fuel the his… Read more

A perfect and timely companion to Guy Maddin's latest feature, Twilight of the Ice Nymphs, Noam Gonick's penetrating documentary is a thorough study of emerging genius displaying the matchless Canadi… Read more

H. J. Maxwell, Engineer (Trevor Greenwood, 1964)
A UCLA student's film about an old railroad engineer who looks back on his life and although preferring the days of steam, has some grudging admiration for the diesel. ... Read more

HALF MOON (Bahman Ghobadi, 2006)
“Rarely has gritty naturalism and visual poetry been married so stirringly as in Half Moon.” - Toronto Film Festival The fourth feature from venerated Kurdish filmmaker Bahman Ghobadi (A Time fo… Read more

HALF THE KINGDOM (Francine E. Zuckerman, Roushell N. Goldstein, 1989)
"Is being Jewish and a feminist mutually exclusive?" asks Francine Zuckerman, co-director of this thought-provoking and engrossing enquiry into the role of women in the patriarchal traditions of Juda… Read more

Hall (Peter Gidal, 1969)
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HAMLET (Svend Gade, 1920)
Here is a non-Shakespearian version of Hamlet, drawn from a Danish history recorded by Saxo Grammaticus in the 12th century, and containing characterization and incident not found in any other source. Read more

Hand of Adam (Murray Grigor, 1975)
This film shows the work of Robert Adam, the Scottish architect of the 18th century. His designs were mostly inspired by Ancient Rome and Greece, having spent several years of his youth studying thes… Read more

HANDICAPPED LOVE (Marlies Graf, 1979)
The handicapped experience the difficulties of living together in an extreme form. This film shows four of them in the attempt to overcome their greatest handicap: human isolation. Together with unha… Read more

Hangman (Paul Julian, Les Goldman, 1964)
The film uses painting and design to speak out against the silence of people in the face of evil. ... Silver Sail, Locarno Festival; Silver Medal, San Franciso Festival. ... Read more

Hard to Windward (Max Graham, 1958)
An account of the 680 miles Sydney-Hobart yacht race. Covering the race, from the preparation and start on Sydney Harbour to its finish, the camera travels with the yachts and reports the conditions … Read more

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