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Films Screened In 1968

KNOWING TO LEARN (Claude Jutra, 1967)
Filmed in various parts of the U.S. and Canada, Knowing to Learn shows the more tested and accepted of the new teaching instruments (such as closed circuit TV) and the less familiar innovations now b… Read more

La Balade d'Emile (Manuel Otero, 1967)
A brief fantasy on the theme that a little walk can really take a man out of himself. ... Read more

Last Melody (Richard Saunders, 1967)
The film was made for participation in the 1967 International Television Contest, the theme being: "What do young people do in your country at 5 o'clock on Saturday afternoons?'' This humorous entry … Read more

LE DÉPART (Jerzy Skolimowski, 1967)
In The Departure, Jerzy Skolimowski, director of two previous festival films, Walkover and Barrier, has made his first film outside Poland. It was shot in Brussels with a French-speaking cast, and th… Read more

Le mystère Koumiko (Chris Marker, 1965)
Chris Marker whose films, Description of a Struggle, Le joli Mai and La jetee, have been shown at previous Festivals, went to Japan to film the Olympic Games. But there he discovered, working for a f… Read more

Le Voyage (J. Simonet, L. Tovoli, 1967)
A young mother and her three children leave their village in Calabria to join the head of the family, who has found a job in Milan. We observe them during their exhausting journey and are drawn into … Read more

LENIN IN POLAND (Sergei Yutkevich, 1966)
Yutkevitch takes up his hero's life starting with his arrest and working in flashback to his first impressions of Poland and the signs of the clouds of World War One. There are no words except Lenin'… Read more

Let's Go Hunting in the Wood (Jirí Brdecka, 1967)
A traditional song of love, won and tragically lost, is illustrated by graphics that evoke the essence of Czech folk culture. ... Grand Prix, Tours. ... Read more

Low Water (Tom Scott Robson, 1966)
A harsh study of a man in a jarringly unfamiliar British landscape, County Durham. It is an area pitted and scarred by industry and coal mining, in which a small, violent group of men have a strange … Read more

Mafia No! (John Irwin, 1967)
The film attempts to capture the spirit of Danilo Dolci's undertaking when he led a ninety-mile march across Western Sicily as a protest against poverty, corruption and violence. ... Silver Plaque, V… Read more

Mister Lewis (Malcolm Craddock, 1965)
Mister Lewis has something on his mind ... he cannot get into the bathroom in the morning! ... Read more

Mother and Son (Jan Nemec, 1967)
A film that attempts to shatter the conventional view of family love. ... Prix, Oberhausen; Prize, Lugano. ... Read more

MOUCHETTE (Robert Bresson, 1967)
Like Bresson's earlier Diary of a Country Priest, this film is based on a novel by Bernanos, but this time the book has been freely adapted. It is the story of an utterly despised and rejected person… Read more

Moving Mountains (Bryan Lobascher, 1966)
A study of iron ore mining in North-West Australia, depicting the journey of iron from mine to ship. ... Read more

Mr. Rossi Buys a Car (Bruno Bozzetto, 1966)
Mr. Rossi's driving career is not a long one. . . . ... Anica Cup, Venice; Speical Mention, Cannes; Special Mention, Locarno; Golden Mesal, Milan; Award, Bordighera. ... Read more

Mr. Rossi on the Beach (Bruno Bozzetto, 1964)
The misadventures of Signor Rossi during his holidays at the beach. ... Award, Festival of Tourism, Venice; Televisuion Award, Venice. ... Read more

My Garden Japan (Richard N. Jamieson, 1966)
The film expresses the special bond with nature felt by the Japanese; shows how this influenced their traditional art and culture, and their philosophy of landscape design. ... Read more

Nathalie (Anne Dastrée, 1967)
During a routine day in the life of an adolescent girl, the film explores the changes wrought in her by puberty. We see her at school, on the streets, al home; we witness her conflicts with adults, w… Read more

NEVER A BACKWARD STEP (Donald Brittain, 1967)
Portrait from life of Lord Thomson of Fleet, born 1894 Roy Thomson of Toronto, but now a financier with operations on a world scale. ... Center of the Thomson empire is London, England. Much of the f… Read more

Notes on a Triangle (Rene Jodoin, 1967)
The triangle is the basis of this diverting ballet of changing geometrical patterns. ... Prize, Teheran Festival. ... Read more

One Man's Road (Robert Kingsbury, 1967)
Cive Williams, an Aboriginie, who lives with his family in a Sydney suburb today, remembers how he coped with most of the problems of his people: lack of education, substandard housing, apathy and dr… Read more

Op Hop (Pierre Hebert, 1967)
In this hand-made scratched on film, the visuals range and rearrange on the screen in many combinations. ... Best Canadian Short, Montreal Festival. ... Read more

Opus (Don Levy, 1967)
An impressionistic view of contemporary British culture ranging from sculptors and painters to theatre and ballet, and even including sequences on jewellery and fast cars. ... Gold Medal, Barcelona; … Read more

Opus 3 (Pierre Hebert, 1967)
Images of a few simple geometric forms arranged and counter-arranged in various sequences. ... Read more

Parallels (Liviu Ghigort, 1966)
The characters are musical notes all making sweet harmonious sounds — until one note gets his head jammed! ... Read more

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