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Films Screened In 1967

At the end of the Tokugawa Period, a young man returns to Edo after several years' study at a Dutch medical school in Nagasaki. Told to make a formal call at the public clinic and pay his respects to its head, an apparently despotic doctor called Red Beard, he learns that he is to stay there an ... Read more
A TV commercial aiming at creating a masculine image for a brand of beer. ... Silver Award, Advertising Category, Australian Film Awards. ... Read more
A provocative episode about a gypsy girl who picks up an 18-year-old youth. Her chameleon-like changes leave him baffled and confused. ... Read more
Through a lyrical tracing of the evolution of Rubin's work, this film shows the land of Israel, its moods and its people. ... Read more
In tune with Koto music, Yoji Kuri animates the present day Samurai to show that some of them have a sense of humour. ... First Prize, Animation, Mamaia Festival. ... Read more
A projection of the personality of the President of India as a man of learning and a promoter of world peace. ... Read more
A non-verbal political satire which reflects on mass-society, conformism, and today's infatuation with rockets. ... Award, Bergamo Festival. ... Read more
Rich, conservative, and middle-aged, Arthur Hamilton is jolted out of the routine of life by an extraordinary telephone call from a bizarre organization which offers him a chance to buy himself a new identity — a rebirth in appearance and personality. In the lonely strangeness of his second ... Read more
An evocation of the spirit of New York as seen through the eyes of poets whom it has inspired. ... Read more
This vivid, detailed reconstruction of a bygone age shows the customs and traditions in the villages of Carpathia in the south-west Ukraine during the nineteenth century. The panorama of life, including births, deaths, weddings, harvest and religious festivals, is contained in this episodic story ... Read more
On a train journey from Peiping to Shanghai, Shanghai Lily, notorious white prostitute, meets an old flame, Captain Harvey. The train is stopped by revolutionists led by Chang, and Harvey is held as a hostage. Lily makes a sacrifice... ... Shanghai Express was one of Sternberg's greatest popular ... Read more
The story captures the precise moment when a boy becomes aware of girls. As a background to the central theme, the film highlights, with outstanding colour and brilliant editing, the dazzling skill and daring of young American kids on skater boards. ... Best Short Film, Cannes Festival. ... Read more
One morning, a negro boy walks out of New York's Harlem, into fear... ... Read more
Sons and Daughters is a feature length documentary film about youth and controversy. Set in the San Francisco Bay Area during the International Days of Protest, October 15-16. 1965, it records 36 hours in the life of a community challenged by the impact of war. The camera moves from the university ... Read more
The film deals with five families whose children are physically handicapped or mentally seriously disturbed. It shows their problems which range from accommodation to finance, and that all are waging a day to day battle with courage, hope, and sometimes despair. The filming was done in the ... Read more
A snatch of film-poetry which creates its atmosphere by means of image and music. ... Read more
A young soldier's wife is injured in an accident. The films tells the story of his fight against red tape for a leave pass to visit her. ... Critics' Prize, Pesaro Festival. ... Read more
A plain man's animated guide to the advantages of a bank account. ... First Prize, Industrial Film Awards, London; Third Prize, Industrial Film Awards, Rouen. ... Read more
A business man on a commuter train observes a young lady preparing herself for a day in the city. ... Read more
David, a boy of twelve, was born under an unlucky star. His mother deserted him, and his father, a new immigrant from Morocco, cannot adapt himself to the new surroundings. ... David gets into trouble at school and has violent clashes with his father. Then, in a moment of weakness, the boy agrees ... Read more
A story about a bewitching little boy who becomes attached to a chicken, intended for the family dinner. ... Read more
A beautiful white flower can only be picked by the pure. ... First Prize for Animation, Leipzig Festival. ... Read more
This work, made by one of the leading Dutch directors whose films, The Spitting Image and The Knife, have previously been seen at Melbourne Festivals, is an uncompromising study of a thwarted relationship between a neurotic husband and his exuberant, frustrated wife. Thematically, the title invites ... Read more
Unfinished, for reasons that were never entirely clear, / Claudius has become one of the most intriguing legends in film history. Nobody ever seemed to know how much of the film was shot; nobody knew the facts behind Laughton's reported "tantrums", or whether Merle Oberon's car crash need have been ... Read more
Inspired by the famous exhibition of photographs, "The Family of Man", the camera records the life of a peasant family during a working day. ... Read more
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