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Films Screened In 1967

The legend tells how the owl saved a whole country and became the emblem of Athene, Goddess of Wisdom. ... Read more
Marie, newly married to a man twenty years her senior, lives in an enormous castle on the coast of Normandy. ... The time is 1944. In anticipation of the Allied landing, led by an officer, the Germans occupy the castle, while London parachutes a young French officer into the grounds, with the task ... Read more
A short tale about the rivalry of two men fighting to win the love of the same woman. ... Read more
A vivid coverage of bullfighting — from the bull's point of view. ... Read more
The trials of a young teacher in charge of a class of little girls. ... Read more
A colourful and sophisticated impression of Melbourne by night and day. ... Silver Award, Travel Category, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more
A vivid re-enactment of life in a Moravian village towards the end of the last war. The cynicism of the story effectively conveys the sardonic humour of the villagers' efforts to protect their farms and valuables from the retreating Germans and the Russian liberators. The director has told the ... Read more
The action of the film takes place during two summers and a winter. Keve is a film director whose relationship with his wife is deteriorating, and for a while he finds peace in the arms of another's wife. His leading star is attracted by Ben Carruthers, the American star of Shadows, who arrives to ... Read more
This is a short-story film about the adventures of a young painter who spends a night during Mardi-Gras alone with only his fantasies to keep him company ... Read more
The great choirs of the Welsh mining valleys first grew from the singing of hymns in chapel on Sundays — for many, the only time in the week into which beauty entered. Even now these choirs, and the spirit that causes them to flourish, are part of Welsh culture. ... Golden Gate Award, San ... Read more
Without commentary, this cinematic poem tells of the work of the shrimp fishermen of northern England. ... Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival. ... Read more
Dietrich's first American film was a highly romantic farrago about a singer in a Moroccan cafe, the wealthy hedonist who loves her and the Legionnaire whom she finally decides to follow into the desert, joining the band of native women who follow their men whatever the hardship. Marlene's two songs ... Read more
An amusing reminder of just how loaded the index finger can be in the fantasy world of the child. ... Read more
The Hero is one of Satyajit Ray's modern stories, concerned with the life and thoughts of an Indian film star as he travels by train to collect a prize in Delhi. Through dreams and flashbacks, he tells his story to a woman journalist whom he meets on the train; he is ambitious, loves and fears ... Read more
Developed from a script written by a boy of the same age as the central figure of the story, this film takes a deliberately biased look at the history of one school drop-out, and the system he rejected. ... Read more
This film is a character study of the two girls, Donna and Gail, showing the currents that brought them together and revealing the differences in their natures — contradictions that first attracted them and finally drove them apart. ... Because it induces thought about the nature of ... Read more
A look at racial discrimination in the United States. The background music is sung by Lena Horne. ... Grand Prize, Leipzig Festival. ... Read more
Music and photography have been wedded to images of people, manufacturing, applications and systems, in this unconventional portrayal of a corporation. ... Special Mention, Venice Festival; Industrial Award, Chicago Festival; Golden Eagle, CINE. ... Read more
A searching survey of Australian portraiture and the aims of the artists. ... Silver Award, Documentary Category, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more
An impressionistic account of the production of a newspaper. ... Golden Reel Award, Public Relations Category, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more
A detailed and penetrating ethnographic study of the daily life of a nomadic aboriginal family. ... Silver Award, Documentary Category, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more
A portrait of the oil industry presented with bravura, using exciting compositions, striking camera move­ments and angles. The visuals are splendidly matched with the musical score. ... Gold Award, Chicago Festival; Diploma of Merit, Edinburgh Festival; Certificate of Merit, Cork Festival ... Read more
A disarming attempt to express rhythms in terms of colours. ... Read more
Using experimental techniques in animation, the film is a poetic evocation of the metamorphosis of the carnival character of Pierrot. ... Animation Prize, Bilbao. ... Read more
An impressionistic presentation of Mahabaleshwar, a quiet little hill station, during and after the monsoon rains. ... Read more
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