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Films Screened In 1967

A fluent and engagingly informal impression of the activities of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as reflected in the lives of its members. ... Golden Reel Award, Documentary Category, Kodak Photography Award, Australian Film Awards; Penguin Award, Television Society of Australia; Certificate of ... Read more
Shot on a California ranch, this atmospheric film shows the life of a "cow puncher" and his family. ... Read more
The story of a young woman who becomes chained to the static environment of a small town that seldom changes. The camera explores the life of Stella as a child and as a woman, and describes her desperate attempts at escape. ... Read more
An animated illustration of how man can become subservient to machines. ... Read more
A poetic plea for a return of the lost dignity of the horse, ousted by civilization and exploited almost out of existence. ... Read more
The captain of a ship in port has been entrusted with a secret government mission. He gives leave to the crew, but orders them to report back each morning. As the days go by, and the sailing date still remains a secret, the crew are thrown into a state of increasing uncertainty. The film ... Read more
This first film by a young New Zealand art student uses the motorcycle as a sex symbol in the lives of the "beat" generation. ... Read more
Flora cannot decide what to wear on a date, but eventually finds she doesn't need a thing. ... Award for Best Short, Chicago Festival. ... Read more
A sketch of the emotional quality of life in a great city. ... Read more
An interpretation, set against multi-rhythm jazz, of the life of former gymnast, Igor Youskevitch, showing his transition to dancer, choreographer and teacher. ... Read more
This film present the adventures of a six-year-old schoolboy, as recollected through the perspective of adulthood. It is a mixture of fact and fantasy, and it looks at childhood with understanding and amused indulgence. In the company of a group of enfants terribles, the little hero discovers the ... Read more
Happy Games is composed of two episodes, one a romantic incident, the other a comedy. ... Stick is a comedy about a family's week-end trip — with father, mother, three children, and animals — to grandmother's summer cottage. The humour is simple and unsophisticated. ... Juulia is a ... Read more
A record of Sir Edmund Hillary's expedition to the remote Khumbu area of the Nepalese Himalayas, where he instituted a program of aid to the Sherpa people. ... Cine Golden Eagle; Alpine Award, Trento Festival. ... Read more
These are the real builders of the skyscrapers of New York, the Indians from Quebec, who, with cat-like sureness of foot, work at dizzy heights to erect towers of steel and glass. ... Read more
Photographed and edited to fit a syncopated music score, the film traces the history and growth of a modern, fully automated concern. ... Golden Eagle, CINE. ... Read more
Boy meets girl, and, being "switched-on", they cut the talk about the weather and all that, and get down to communication proper. ... Read more
Pierre Etaix, a most original comedian, reads a vampire story in this parody on horror films. ... Read more
This is a demonstration of the methods an instructor can use in his teaching through the medium of vision. The film itself becomes a model for instructional films. ... First Prize, Venice Festival; First Prize, British Industrial Film Association. ... Read more
Typical of the approach of Czecho­slovakia's new directors is this warm, human comedy by Ivan Passer. Almost free of plot, it snatches incidents from the brief encounter of two former schoolmates — Petr and Bambas — as they prepare for a small-town concert. By the time they have ... Read more
Ireland is a beautiful country, and, even if you left out all the fairy stories nobody could make it anything else. ... Read more
An account of the work of the celebrated artist Lurcat at the Aubusson Ateliers, known for their tapestries and carpets. ... Read more
Joachim's Dictionary gives us twenty-six French words from "animation" to "zoologie" against a background of the most discordant accompaniment ever devised. ... Jury Prize, Critic's Prize, Oberhausen Festival. ... Read more
This poetic documentary of the Puerto Rican boxer who became light-heavyweight champion of the world, is the first Japanese production to be filmed in the United States. At first the film has the feeling of an outsider's impression of a far-off land, then of an outsider becoming very much an ... Read more
Although the central character of Knight Without Armour is a child, as we follow his adventures, we also learn much about the adults surrounding him. ... Vanio's world is presented in a collection of episodes: the first ride in the newly acquired car; a fight on the street; shadowing a "spy"; a day ... Read more
An analysis of the spirit and human qualities of Knud Rasmussen, who made a unique contribution to the exploration of the life and myths of the Polar Eskimos. ... 'Bodil' Award, Danish Film Critics; Golden Bear, Berlin Festival. ... Read more
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