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Films Screened In 1965

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 the truth of the walkers' arguments about the brotherhood of man." ... Read more
Two men have trouble with a box... ... Read more
The wheelchair is an ironic comedy whose rather macabre humour masks a deep human and social Insight. It concerns a little old man whose ardent wish is to possess a motorbed wheelchair like that of his best friend. The fact that his legs are per­fectly sound does not deter him. When his family ... Read more
The film traces the development of a system of international co-operation in the task of weather prediction. ... Read more
A pithy commentary, in cartoon form, on an encounter between the forces of construction and destruction. ... Read more
The film uses moving forms and colour, integrated with music and words, to illuminate the concept of Time. ... Read more
This is the story of one day in the life of a married woman. Her husband leaves early in the morning and she is left with a day on her hands. We watch her on the streets of Belgrade, doing her shopping striking up an acquaintance with a young man but all the time essentially alone in the bustle of ... Read more
The Anzac legend, illuminated by the recently com­pleted Gallipoli paintings of Sydney Nolan and a commentary by George Johnston. ... Silver Award, General Category, Australian Film Awards, 1965. ... Read more
This large scale production deals with Rumanian history during the first half of last last century, and shows the struggle of the people for liberty against the oppressive Boyars and Turks. ... In 1812, Tudor Jadimirescu returns to his name village after vicioriously fighting the Turks in the ... Read more
The legend of Hippolytus tells of the tortured love a mother, Phaedra, feels for her son. Hippolytus, in remorse, is borne into the sea by horses, where he is drowned. Subsequently, he is reborn in the heavens when Aesculapius, the physician, endows him with immortality. ... In Twice a Man, Paul, a ... Read more
Through a series of shots of reality, of memories, and of dreams, this film attempts to capture certain moments of the elusive grace and beauty of young girls. ... Read more
The great French writer, Victor Hugo was also a remarkable draftsman. The film is based on a selec­tion from 400 of his little known drawings. ... Read more
This film creates a collage of life in a Yorkshire mining town: this rather enclosed working com­munity is brought into focus by the impending marriage of Don and Para. With Its insistent search­ing of faces, the film — in what might pass as a piece of tele-verite — gently ... Read more
Dramatising the folk ballad of the same name, this film offers a simple plea for peace. ... Golden Eagle Award, Cine. ... Read more
Woman in the Dunes is the second film of Hiroshi Teshigawara. It tells of a teacher, an amateur entomologist, who is on holiday, and led by villagers to stay overnight in a house which is at the bottom of a deep pit amongst the dunes. He finds that he is trapped there, in the company of a strange ... Read more
Drawings, watercolours and oils of Winslow Homer illustrate his artistic development as well as the breadth of fits interest. ... Read more
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