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Films Screened In 1965

A group of young students, who have just finished exams, set out on a picnic.They bathe in the River Tisza, and one of the boys dives to the bottom, a depth of over twenty feet, and brings up a handful of mud. The others all succeed in emulating this feat, or so it would appear, until later one of ... Read more
A dynamic, documentary report, wilhout commen­tary, of devastation by the hurricane "Flora" through Cuba's provinces of Camueiicv and Ojienie in October, 1963. ... Read more
A sad eyed little boy wanders through the alley of the ancient city of Isfahau — his adventures ending in a final, bitter-sweet taste of first love. ... Prize of the Superior Technical Commission of the French Cinema, Cannes Festival. Prize of the Best Film for Youth, Cannes Festival. ... Read more
An analysis of the greater part of Degas work which formed the central theme of his career: the ballet dancer. ... World Premiere, Melbourne Festival. ... Read more
The artistic development of the well known Nor­wegian painter. Munch, as seen m his works collected in the Oslo Museum. ... Read more
Centering on a production of "The Tempest", the film effectively captures the mood of the last days of term an implicit comment on life at an English prep school. ... Read more
The tensions set up by conflicting old and new ways, and by the pressures of assimilation are illustrated by the stories of four Aborigines. ... Read more
The fascinating shapes of flames, the colour of white-hot furnaces, pouring molten steel; the gold of forging and the sunset reds of cooling forms. ... Read more
Barbara Hepworth. Kenneth Armitage, Lynn Chadwick, Reg Butler and Henry Moore talk about and show their sculpture. ... Lion of San marco, Venice Art Film Festival. ... Read more
Within the framework of a parody on a story con­ference, this brilliantly shot travel film gives fascinat­ing glimpses of the many tourist attractions of Australia. ... Read more
The vitality, exhuherance and sincereity of the Dur­ham miner and his family on the annual Gala Day: a film deeply in tune with the people it is showing. ... Read more
The filmshows the ritual involved in the polination of flowers by bees, and how this pollination is used to raise the yield of vegetables and fruits. ... Read more
James Burk. officially 000. is assigned to apprehend the notorious Goldwhiskcrs. who covers his girl friends with cheese. ... Read more
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
A quite enchanting record of .in exciting woilil seen through lhe eyes of a child. ... Read more
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
An attractive mood film tracing a casual encounter between a teenage boy, on the 'prowl' for suitable company, and an attractive French girl whom he picks up. ... Read more
A man is seated in a bathtub, typing under water — the tub. along with other bathroom fillings, stands on the end of a pier This is his world, but outside intrusions eventually overtake him. A surreahslic. inventive comedy with a lively jazz sound track. ... Special Jury Prize, Cannes ... Read more
Scenes from a dozen lakes in the mountains offer an unfamiliar and attractive facet of the Himalayan landscape. ... Read more
Bitter, unrequited love is the theme of this film. Fclicja is loved by thousands of listeners, she plays in a radio serial about an average Warsaw family. She has her fans abroad too, and is invited to Paris for a holiday. It is her first trip outside Poland and on the flight she recalls the past ... Read more
An old man's life has. in a way. become the ultimate expression of lhat much-discussed twentieth century condition — the failure of communication. ... City of Krakow Prize, 1964. Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival. ... Read more
This pleasant, unpretentious film is about a young man from Siberia who, passing through Moscow, befriends a city boy who shows him the town. They meet a girl and spend a few idyllic hours doing nothing in particular, except a little flirting, and playing harmless pranks on each other . . . ... Read more
This brief film-poem ponders on the ways of the world through the eyes of a child. ... Read more
Made by a young Italian director with a cast of non-professional actors. // Posto concentrates on revealing its characters during a significant period of their lives. The story is very simple. Aged sixteen. Domenico leaves his parents' crowded flat in a suburb of Milan to look for his first job ... Read more
A modern day parable traces the journey of a young carpenter from his Greenwich Village home to a church, where he delivers a commissioned wooden cross. ... Golden Eagle, Cine. ... Read more
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