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A lone box sits in the middle of a warehouse. Its contents will change everything. ... --- D/S Michael Latham P Lester Francois WS VCA School of Film & Television TD digibeta/2008 ... Read more
"Jack learns life like a foreign language... [he] tick tocThe Gks between the boy he was and the man he is, and we wait for the hour to strike." - The Guardian ... After his released from jail into a bewildering adult world, 24-year-old Jack is given a new name, a new job, a new home and a new ... Read more
Brainwash is a science fiction cartoon about a society in the not too distant future, in which everyone is brainwashed. One young member resists . . . ... Read more
Pixillated film from the point of view of a fighter pilot flying toward its target...a peasant woman digging potatoes. ... Read more
"The locale may have changed but the commitment to challenging social drama remains unwavering in Ken Loach's (My Name is Joe, MIFF 1999) first North American venture. Set in Los Angeles - and inspired by the continuing 'Justice For Janitors' union struggles - the latest collaboration between Loach ... Read more
Gondolas, bazongas, marshmallow moun­tains, snack trays, baby bottles, puppies with pink noses, cha chas...Over 200 women, and one man, responded to filmmaker Meema Spadola's 'Breast Questionnaires' distributed to doctors' surgeries, youth centres, schools and strip clubs in New York City. ... Read more
Michael Franti,The Fat Boys, Biz Markie, Doug E. Fresh, Mix Master Mike, Money Mark and a couple of dozen other MCs, DJs and assorted playas join forces to deliver the definitive history of the human beat-box. Along with break-dancing, graffiti, rasping and turntable gymnastics, beat-boxing was a ... Read more
From an Open Letter of Sandino to the President of the United States in 1926: "The USA deprived us of our peace. They came to us in 1909 " Maria Jose Alvarez continues this Open Letter from the viewpoint of a woman living in the Nicaragua of today. ... Read more
An interview with Brian Eno in the San Carpoforo church in Milan about his videosculpture installation. Topics range from the current to the future state of video, art and music. A few hypotheses on the new electronic aesthetic. ... Read more
A Bride of the Seventh Heaven (Jumalan Morsian) FinlandIn the vast, frozen expanses of the Jamal Peninsula in Russia's far north, the astonishing story of a woman's marriage to a god is recounted. Shrouded in the smoke of a tiny fire, scant protection against an impending blizzard, an aged woman ... Read more
Are we what we underwear? Highly stylised in its approach, Brief Secrets enters the personal worlds of five unusual characters who talk about the meaning of their underwear. ... Read more
Bright Leaves USA'Idiosyncratic, funny and genuine, Bright Leaves is a little gem.' -screen International Ross McElwee is best known for his 1986 documentary, Sherman's March, which inaugurated its own genre by combining autobiography, ruminations on social issues and reflections on filmmaking ... Read more
Bring'Em Back is a political and emotional plea for the return of Melbourne's beloved ‘connies' - or conductors, for those of you of a younger vintage. ... Director Phillip Donnellon's documentary, full of humour and passion, harks back to a time before the government sell off of public ... Read more
A T.V. tale of the benefits of briquettes set to a calypso melody. ... Read more
Robert Stephenson's Britannia Bridge across the Menai Strait was almost completely destroyed by fire in 1970. The reconstruction of the bridge, with steel arches supporting and eventually replacing Stephenson's wrought iron tubes, is the subject of this film. ... Read more
Is it possible for a movie to be deeply nostalgic and hilariously funny at the same time? Woody Allen's latest proves it can be ... done. He plays the title role of a vaudeville agent-manager who is the subject of the reminiscences of seven comedians sitting around the Carnegie Deli one afternoon ... Read more
Shelley uses her parents handycam to record her final year break-up party and ends up filming what breaks inside her. Shot completely in one take, this film is disarmmgly real in both style and performance Please Note this film contains scenes that may offend some viewers. ... Read more
The war years of the 1940s have come to the remote districts of Sweden where paths to the other world are narrow and restricted, and where people must rely on themselves alone. Sweden still has peace, but ... ... Here lives 13-year-old Erika with her parents, Marta and Axel, her grandmothers and ... Read more
Shot in grainy black and white, this is a smooth slice of New York's time-warped barber shop culture. Immensely stylish and laid back, Brooklyn on the Bowery exudes an irresistible 50s style and look. You can almost smell the single cuts (remember them?), Brylcream and hot towels as these old ... Read more
Brother is the final film in the acclaimed trilogy that also includes Uncle and Cousin. It is a claymation about the antics of an asthmatic boy and his brother. Although this film is darker than the previous instalments, it still carries Elliot's humorous observations of everyday life, and his ... Read more
A sequel to Growing Girls, tells the story of human gestation from fertilization to the birth of a child. (Age group: 11-13 years.) ... Read more
A sexually confused young man ... searches for his true identify with ... the help of his sister. ... Read more
Brothers and Sisters is the latest and most ambitious production of the British Film Institute Production Board It marks the feature debut of Richard Woolley (born 1948) after a career in radical theatre and the production of a number of short films The film uses the conventions of a thriller, but ... Read more
"Brothers, let us be merry, bravely defy your troubles." So advises the slave's song in Mozart's Zaide while two men sit and stare, grimly determined to fulfil cinema's scopophilic potential.--- D/P/S Ulrich Seidl WS Sixpackfilm L no dialogue TD 35mm/B&W/2006/1min ... Read more
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