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Films Screened In 1965

This film is by one of Czechoslovakia's few women directors — part documentary, part acted. It is a skilful record of the development of a young uni­versity student who turns model, and gradually realises that her new career, with its intrigues and scepticism, can result in nothing but ... Read more
Are life and death different manifestations of the same Impulse passing from one being to another? In this film we have the haunting evocation of a legend through a study of a Chinese screen. ... Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival. ... Read more
Chinese moutaineers scale the last of the worlds unconquered peaks over 24,000 feet — Muiml Shisha Pangma in Tibet. ... Read more
An animated satirical treatment of the eternal triangle of Artist, Critic and Audience. ... Read more
An animated treatment of the Walter Mitty theme, in which the hero exhausts himself with his day­dreams. ... Read more
The film opens with solemn couples ambling into a shabby suburban dance-hall near Milan. A blind pianist and an accordionist arrive, tune up, and the evening begins. Giovanni, a recently qualified welder, is tensely quarrelling with his fiancee, Liliana. He has been asked to transfer, at an ... Read more
The pleasures and problems of a group of high school pupils during the last weeks of term before the summer holidays. ... Read more
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The Human Dutch depicts the life of a people in a country "with more clouds and water than dry land to stand upon" It reveals a nation at work and at play, unaware of the probing eye of Haanstra s hidden camera. ... The film is not a documentary in Ihe ordinary sense; it is not merely a factual ... Read more
One rainy night on a coast road near the city of Mar del Plata, a man and a woman die in a car accident. The man was a widower, a powerful industrialist. The woman was married, unknown, a nurse by profession. Did a casual adventure bring them together or was it an illict relationship? Whatever it ... Read more
A lone man is plagued by insects, and what at first was a mere annoyance soon develops into all-out war. ... Read more
This is a well photographed and zestfully edited account of the channelling of Israel's water resources from the north to the parched lands in the south. ... Read more
More than half a million Italians live and work in Switzerland. Their labour is needed but their presence is regarded as an intrusion by a small popu­lation proud of its way of life. The Italians live behind ihe barrier of another language; as fellow humans they remain strangers. Such is the ... Read more
This television film presents Damien Parer, well known Australian cameraman of World War II as seen by his contemporaries in the film world, and includes some examples of his work. ... Silver Award, Documentary Category, Australian Film Awards, 1965. ... Read more
Hero worship such as film actors enjoy is of itself not a phenomenon peculiar to our times. Gladiators in Rome provoked public ardour quite as intense. But save in the case of a very few film actors, who died at the height of their fame, it seems to endure only as long as success endures. ... Read more
A gentle observation of a farm boy trying lo find a place where he can keep a fish, and in the process, becoming aware of many things. ... Prize for Youth Film, Tours Festival. ... Read more
This is a vivid demonstration of the techniques used by Zeman in his fantasy films. ... Read more
A simple moving record of the events of August 28th, 1964 when Americans from all parts of the country came to Washington DC and marched in one of the largest demonstrations for Civil Rights in the history of the United States. ... Read more
A narrative about an old abandoned mattress found in a vacant lot, based on a poem by Aaron Kramer. ... Read more
Emily Sprod is a vigorously amorous lady who emerges from a sculptor's block and pursues her creator. ... Read more
The manufacture of the body, and the assembly of the complete Volkswagen, is shown in this film which is distinguished by complex camera work and striking colour effects. ... Silver Award, Public Relations Category, Australian Film Awards, 1965. ... Read more
A very lively record of children miming, to music an imaginary shirt factory production line. ... Read more
A witty and wholly enchanting adaptation of Rossini's overture; a legendary fairy tale of three kings, who declare war on ihe birds in the forest. ... Read more
A witty and wholly enchanting adaptation of Rossini's overture; a legendary fairy tale of three kings, who declare war on the birds in the forest. ... First Prize, Bergamo Festival; Prize, Milan Festival. ... Read more
A description of the extensive excavations started after the discovery of ships from the Viking age, which had been sunk in the Inlet of Roskilde. ... Read more
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