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Within the framework of a social parable, the film attempts to show how easily the structure of a society works to prevent the under-privileged from recognising their true position. Dealing with the … Read more

The Sun (Alexander Sokurov, 2004)
“Wonderfully eccentric and fascinating.” - The New York Times ... Celebrated Russian master, Aleksandr Sokurov, continues his portraits of fading totalitarian leaders with this epic work, the thi… Read more

THE TALE OF THE FOX (Wladyslaw Starewicz, 1931)
Completed in 1931 Starewicz's masterly puppet animation was arguably the worlds first animated feature, preceding Disney's Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs by some seven years. Whilst often referred t… Read more

THE TASTE OF WATER (Orlow Seunke, 1982)
This is the story of a social worker, Hes, who tries to overcome the "system", without having realised that he is already caught in it. ... Hes, who is in his late thirties, has developed a routine w… Read more

THE TIN DRUM (Volker Schlöndorff, 1979)
Volker Schlondörff has been at the head of German production since the mid-sixties when the revival in quality commenced. His earlier films like Young Torless, The Lost Honour of Katherina Blum, The… Read more

The Tree of Life (part of SOUTHERN WINDS) (Cherd Songsri, 1992)
The banyan tree is the symbol of eternity in Thailand. A middle-aged man, feeling the pressures of the city, returns to the village of his birth where the banyan planted during his childhood is full … Read more

THE TROUBLE WITH LOVE (Helke Sander, 1984)
Helke Sander takes her time between productions to pour as much personal philosophical reflection into her films as possible. Following The All-Round Reduced Personality and The Subjective Factor, he… Read more

The True Story of the Civil War (Louis C. Stoumen, 1956)
The camera traverses still photographs of the battles and personalities of the Civil War and shows us scenes of the battles at Bull Run, Antietam, Sheloh, Vicksburg and Gettysburg and such personalit… Read more

The Two of Them (Piotr Spakowicz, 1975)
A young girl's love is menaced by war. ... Read more

What's MIFF without another Sam Fuller film!? This new documentary about the iconoclastic, cigar-puffing octogenarian filmmaker captures Fuller's feisty and loquacious character as well as his princi… Read more

The Vacuum Cleaner (Pavao Stalter, 1980)
A bird whose wings are too weak to take it up into the air, longingly watches a group of happy fliers, among them a flying snail. However, the bird gets an idea and quickly constructs a flying machin… Read more

THE VALLEY (Barbet Schroeder, 1972)
Directed by Barbet Schroeder, photographed by the brilliant Cuban, Nestor Almendros, and scored by American underground rock group, Pink Floyd, La vallee follows the experiences of a young woman disc… Read more

The Valley (Roger Scholes, 1991)
This true story of the transformation of the Omo Valley in Ethiopia has the feel of an anaent fable Blind, 90-year-old Baba Damtew xecalls the changes m his valley from child­hood through the dre… Read more

Ricardo Lopez put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger. At the time he was sitting in front of a home video camera. The tape of the event was broadcast on TV news setvices across the globe, not s… Read more

The Voices (John Schmitz, 1953)
According to the filmmaker "it is a new psychological film which is pure Freudian in tone". Traces an individual's conflict between sex and religion. ... Read more

The Waiting People (Norman Swallow, 1954)
Deals with the problems of Displaced Persons in Europe and efforts to establish these people in Australia, America, Canada and other countries. ... Read more

The Walk (Hamish Sinclair, 1962)
A moving document of the walk across America and Europe to Russia by a small group of the Campaign for Non-Violent Action. "Impeccable editing gives the production a structure that under­lines th… Read more

THE WEATHER UNDERGROUND (Sam Green, Bill Siegel, 2003)
Nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, The Weather Underground is a complete and unflinching history of the extreme militant group that caused one of the biggest manhunts i… Read more

THE WEDDING MARCH (Erich von Stroheim, 1928)
This powerful and complex picture of the collapsing Viennese artistocracy is set against the touching story of a rake (von Stroheim), the poor girl he loves (Fay Wray), and the heiress he is forced t… Read more

The White Summer (Marc Sieger, 1991)
"In the beginning we were unsure. Would it even work? With the news of our success, we were at first relieved. But then, what fol­lowed...the horror. What have we done? What have we invented?" (H… Read more

The Wild Bunch: An Album in Montage (Paul Seydor, 1996)
This astounding documentary takes us to the high desert country of Mexico, where Sam Peckinpah shot his classic 1969 Western, The Wild Bunch. Archival clips alternate with excerpts from the film itse… Read more

The Wild Winds (Steve Simpson, 1991)
Evocative and haunting vision of individual isolation. Set in the bleak American mid-west of desolate highways, hospitals and hotels, this nine-minute film manages to traverse the dan­gerous terr… Read more

The Wilderness of Zin (F. Steinhardt, 1958)
The dramatic story of the archeological exploration of the Negev desert, tracing a road of discoveries from biblical days to the time of Byzantium. ... Read more

THE WIND (Victor Sjöström, 1928)
Print courtesy of The Museum of Modern Art New York, MGM and CIC ... A sensitive young girl from Virginia goes to live with her cousin (Orlamond) and his coarse insensitive wife (Cummings) on a lonel… Read more

The Wonder Hospital (Beomsik Shimbe Shim, 2010)
A surreal voyage inside the walls of a mysterious hospital, which turns the sad befores into happy afters. ... --- ... D/P/S Beomsik Shimbe Shim L no dialogue TD digibeta/2010 ... --- ... D/P/S Beoms… Read more

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