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Films Screened In 1970

This witty and resourceful cartoon in back and clue begins with two figures: a pat on the shoulder, a kiss, and the leap of one on to the other's back,. But that is only the way it begins... ... Read more
A naked girl chews a pear and paints her toenails while two men argue in the background. As she daydreams, a wig emerges from a drawer to caress her, flowers bloom in her hair, and a box opens to decorate her with jewellery. While the camera slowly pans up and down her body, the background dispute ... Read more
A little girl seems to be the sole ... occupant of an old house. But is it ... her refuge or her prison? Will she ... ever break the tyranny of the old ... stones? ... Read more
The story of a young convict lad: his life in London during the late 18th century his transportation to New South Wales, and his life in the new colony. ... Silver Award. Australian Film Awards 1969 ... Read more
The colours, forms, designs and movements of the toys of India, which have a long history and tradition, are studied against their original backgrounds and regional music. ... Read more
Roy Lichtenstein, one of the originators of pop art, has become one of the most controversial of internationally known American painters for his comic strip canvases. There was a retrospective exhibition at the Tate Gallery in London, and this film records the public reactions to its impact. ... Read more
A stream-of-consciousness excursion through the mind of a young man. Boy, man and elder confront each other: colour changes with mood, ... actuality blends into fantasy, and past, present and future merge and separate. The film was five years in the making ... Grand Prix. St. Lawrence ... Read more
oung Anja, victim of society and of herself. has been sentenced to a young peoples prison. Her loneliness and desperation, her longing for sex and freedom, are studied against the background of strained relationships in this "school home". Then she is released, gets a job and men. But still she ... Read more
ln 1895, the Cuban people revolted ... against Spain. ln |933 they revolted ... against a dictator. Then in thc ... Sixties came Fidel. Lucia is a different ... heroine in each of three moments ... in Cuba`s- liberation struggle. ... 'l`he first Lucia. more concerned with ... love than revolt ... Read more
Through the memories of the daughter of the great painter, and from his most significant works, comes a reconstruction of the image of Mafai, the unknown; both his most intimate aspect, and an objective view of the artist. ... Read more
A girl on a train has a rather horrifying encounter with a fanatic who collects teeth. ... Read more
Before the puppet theatres of India depicted the heroes of Indian independence, the wooden marionettes retold the legends of the great warriors of the ancient Empire and the customs of the courts of the Maharajahs. ... Read more
An absorbing analysis of the structure and meaning of each of the frescoes in the Chiesa del Carmine in Florence. ... Read more
Back and forth across the Tyne a ferry runs, linking Northumberland to County Durham, North to South Shields. The ferry belongs to its environment, but is also an extension of the engineman who guides it. ... Read more
A conversation before an accident , intercut with safety warnings, accompanies shots of wrecked cars and views of impending accidents from behind the wheel. A strong case for careful driving. ... Read more
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