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Films Screened In 1967

Humorous treatment of the develop­ment of numbers and the science of arithmetic. ... Read more
Jean-Louis Duroc, a racing driver, and Anne Gauthier, a script girl, first meet one Sunday while visiting their respective children at a school at Deauville. Both are widowed and feel drawn to each other, but Anne's devotion to her dead husband's memory casts a shadow on their growing love, until ... Read more
Jimmy is a racing driver; Annette a photographer's model - two people whose professions on the glamour fringe of modern society occupy enough of their time and energy to shroud the essential emptiness of their lives. They meet at Zandvoort, fall in love, and let love take its course. At first all ... Read more
A famous Seurat painting forms one of the motifs for this fantasy film, which — as its subtitle, "Seven Authors in Search of a Reader", suggests — deals with the relationship of the author and the public. ... Read more
Sonia takes ballet lessons with the Princess Troubetzkoy. One day, she auditions for a ballet company, but another girl gets the job. So, Sonia goes back to the Princess to continue her studies. ... Read more
Anne, a Swedish fashion designer, travels to Helsinki to meet a man with whom she has had a short love affair in Berlin. When she gets there, she regrets her trip and realizes that in reality she has come to say goodbye. ... The film is about this farewell, which perhaps will not take place. The ... Read more
The artist, Giacometti, shows his portraits, still lifes, and landscapes in his studio at Montparnasse. He then displays his sculptures — surrealist, geometric and realistic — at his studio in the Swiss mountains, and finally, discusses the problems of art. ... Read more
A surrealistic joke about two people quarrelling, in which stilis of actors appear against an animated background. ... Read more
An animated history of communication, seen through the eyes and antics of an engaging little man. ... This film is screened out of competition. ... Read more
A study of suicide in the context of our age. An engrossing film that mocks both characters and audience with visual and aural style and grace. ... First Prize for Short Subjects, Chicago Festival. ... Read more
A highly compressed survey of the whole range of creative expression in the visual arts as performed in the United States today. ... Read more
The donkey, always regarded as an important creature of nature, is the central figure of this film. One is adopted as a pet and christened Balthazar by childhood sweethearts Marie and Jacques, in a small French town. The life of this donkey parallels the ages of man: adored childhood, the harsh ... Read more
"The moment I accepted the scholar­ship, I sold myself to the Government — lock, stock and barrel . . .! And so now I may just as well sell myself to anyone I choose . . .!" These are the first words of the film — a young man suddenly decides to leave behind everything he has been ... Read more
A father reveals, with great embarrass­ment, the facts of life to his son. ... Read more
A unique study of marsupial reproduction which refutes many of the old beliefs. ... Grand Prix, Scientific Festival, Brussels; Orbit Awards, ANZAAS; Silver Award, Teaching Category, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more
A Japanese widow goes as a mail-order bride to a Japanese archaeologist living deep in the Andes in a primitive Peruvian Indian village. She hates her life there, hates the Incan relics, hates the Indians — who in turn hate her. She runs away and returns; goes to the city and again, comes ... Read more
In 1883, a man named Rosch discovered a vast mineral deposit on an outcrop of rock on his employer's range. This hill, known as The Broken Hill, yielded a fortune and formed the basis of Broken Hill Enterprises and much of the prosperity of Australia today. New deposits were found, new mines ... Read more
This film is a tribute to the most indestructible of slapstick comedians, presenting an informal view of Buster, and made while he was on location for The Railrodder. Living with his entourage of film-makers, he relaxes, yarns, and plots the next day's action with considerable flair, despite his ... Read more
A record of the ancient, but now changing, way of life in three villages around Lake Cajititlan in west central Mexico. ... Read more
Scenes of religious fervour at the centuries old Passion Play enacted each year near Cracow, are juxtaposed with the tumult and clatter of the hawkers and entertainers. ... Grand Prix, Oberhausen Festival. ... Read more
During the last day of the traditional Munich Carnival, the public takes over the streets. Costumed children at play are filmed with hidden cameras, in this kaleidoscopic record of the day. ... Read more
Felix Greene travelled with his camera over 15,000 miles throughout China to make this visual report on the day-to day life of the Chinese people. Given relative freedom to travel and take photographs, he spent several months collecting twelve hours of film. China! was compiled from this uncensored ... Read more
Animated clay forms create a visual variation on Darwin's theory of evolution. ... Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival. ... Read more
Climax is a modern psychological thriller about a youth named Kirster whose mother was so excessively devoted to him that she alienated her husband's affection for both herself and the boy. Deprived of his father's love, Kirster developed an intense hatred for his mother, which finally drove him to ... Read more
The film is based on coloured crayon paintings by a 14-year-old Indian girl, Sundaravalli. ... The All India Certificate of Merit, Government of India. ... Read more
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