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“This quietly surreal Freudian fable is an elegant exercise of style with a sly humorous undertow.” - Screen International ... Recalling her own childhood antics, contentious French auteur Catherine Breillat (Anatomy of Hell, Romance) retells Charles Perrault's classic serial killer yarn. ... Read more
This sensitive short story focuses on the brief effort to break through to a meaningful relationship on the part of two retarded teenagers. The film's two Down's Syndrome stars give the story a poignant relevance no professional actors could achieve. ... Read more
Along with Peter Tosh, Bob Marley is virtually the only reggae superstar to find fame on the international stage. Born in Jamaica in 1945, Marley was singing and play­ing homemade instruments by the age of 15—thus beginning an extensive musical career that saw him record and perform from ... Read more
A short, 'intimate' documentary that attempts to investigate the inner sensualities that make all our bodies beautiful. It investigates our physicality as human beings, how we use our bodies and how conscious we are of the poten­tials of the flesh. ... Read more
Ten years after his death has come a phenomenal resurgence of interest in the work of Humphrey Bogart. This documentary analyses the Bogart revival through interviews, rare tapes, stills, newsreel material, and clips from such Elms as The Petrified Forest, Little Caesar, High Sierra and The ... Read more
Ravel's most popular work is danced by the Belgian 20th Century Ballet, with choreography by Maurice Bejart. This is a straightforward cinematic record of the performance with neither tricks nor frills, but just the relentless tumescence of the music with its visual counterpart in dance. ... Read more
An abstract illustration of Ravel's Bolero ... Read more
WEDNESDAY 9 AUGUST, 7PM - SOLD OUT ... India is changing. This new generation of call centre employees works late into the night and perfects English and American accents to sell to clients half a world away. ... For their efforts, they are being paid more money than their parents ever dreamed of ... Read more
This is the fourth film produced by the Waterside Workers' Federation Film Unit. ... Deals with the problem of safety precautions in the building trade. ... Read more
One of the earlier of the McLaren experimental films. An abstract film, made without the use of a camera, in which "boogie" played by Albert Amnions and "doodle*' drawn by Norman McLaren combine to make a rhythmic, brightly coloured film experiment. ... Read more
A film about change and crisis in the face of micro-chip technology facing blank walls and finding a way out of a vacuum. An analogy is made between computer and human functioning. ... Read more
Satirist Jules Feiffer makes a pungent comment of the US arms race and ... military build up. ... Read more
An animated satire of the military types who sit in deep bunkers waiting to press the buttong: as ardently pacifist as it is funny. Award: Karlovy Vary Festival. ... Read more
Paving textures and patterns are brought into motion, approximating the abstract by stop-motion animation and editing, while the camera participates rhythmically. ... Read more
An observation of people and activities around Elwood beach, in form of a home movie ... Read more
Using an imaginative and ineventive camera technique this film shows the rehabilitation of a person blinded in an accident. ... Read more
[Born Dead] is Jacek Blawut's powerful and intimate observation of Robert Jurczyga, a 23-year-old man incarcerated in remand centres since he was just 15. Close to his release date, Robert volunteers as a carer in the Duet Rehabilitation Programme, initiated by the Krakow Penitentiary and a local ... Read more
For Johnny Thunders, the party was never over. His lifestyle epitomised rock decadence in all its gutter glory. As a member of cross-dressing proto-punks the New York Dolls, Thunders left a liquored-up legacy for emerging Big Apple bands like The Ramones, Blondie and Talking Heads. Ballsy, noisy ... Read more
This film depicts the lifestyle of three Irish youths living m England It is a lifestyle com­mon to many young Insh people hvmg in Eng­land today The story was influenced by the cases of the 'Guildford Four*, the 'Birmingham Six' and the 'Winchester Three' and gets its influence from the ... Read more
More music wrapped In images. ... Read more
Now that New Zealand is synonymous with The Lord of the Rings, don't think that all Kiwi dark pleasures are confined to the subterranean lairs of Trolls. Director David Blyth has embarked on his own quest for the ring: the nipple ring! Blyth trekked through New Zealand's most notorious dungeons ... Read more
A steady diet of amphetamines has left The Holy Modal Rounders' co-founder Peter Stampfel with a nervous, Woody Allen manner that drives his partner in crime, Steve Weber, crazy. Stampfel gave away drugs in the late 1970s and Weber plans to quit any day now. When Weber goes AWOL for more than a ... Read more
An anarchic mix of juvenile delinquency, comic genius and erratic humour. Winner of the Audience Award and Special Jury Distinction at Annecy Film Festival 2005.---D/P/S Stephan-Flint Muller L German w/English subtitles TD 35mm/col/2005/15mins ... Read more
Fueled on the aroma of bleach, a daring Greek woman embarks on a cleaning frenzy at her local bowling club which leads to cross cutturalisation, misinterpretation and ultimately a loophole capable of launching four women into new found careers. ... Read more
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