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Films Screened In 1971

Heureka (Horst Bienek, 1968)
Heureka is a moving sculpture by Jean Tinguely, a Swiss sculptor now living in Paris, whose sculptures in Central Park, New York, have made him world famous. Heureka is his most massive and significa… Read more

HIGH AND LOW (Akira Kurosawa, 1963)
Gondo, the production head of a shoe factory, mortgages his house and belongings to gain control of the company. Before he proceeds, a kidnapper rings and asks for a large amount of money for the ret… Read more

I + I = I (Ion Popescu-Gopo, 1970)
The Everyman hero of Ion Popescu Gopo's many cartoon films, is bent on solving some mathematical problems, but he is side-tracked by fantasies… ... Read more

I LIVE IN FEAR (Akira Kurosawa, 1955)
The head of a large family, a wealthy industrialist, tries to persuade his family, his mistresses and their children, to emigrate to Brazil, where he thinks they will be safe from atomic extinction. … Read more

I'm a man (Peter Rosen, 1970)
Recreation of events in the life of a black militant leader, depicting relationships with police, lawyers, family, friends, and enemies. ... CINE Golden Eagle: Blue Ribbon, American Film Festival. ... Read more

Invasion (Stefan Schabenbeck, 1970)
A philosophical tale about the influence of technology on human psychology. Technical progress may in future become a serious danger for the biological development of mankind. ... Main Prize. Oberhau… Read more

Invocation of My Demon Brother (Kenneth Anger, 1969)
An idiosyncratic exploration of the world of magic using its raw materials: stigmata, scarabs and weird symbolism, by a magician cum director. ... This elusive film has a soundtrack by Mick Jagger on… Read more

It's All in the Game, I'n It? (Tom Clegg, 1969)
A look at one night in the life of a professional boxer, Jimmy Anderson, showing how a moment of triumph turns a fairly ordinary man into a modern gladiator. ... Italian Sporting Centre Trophy, Corti… Read more

JOE (John G. Avildsen, 1970)
A girl winds up in hospital from an overdose of drugs. Her father, an advertising executive, seeks out her junkie boyfriend and murders him. His action is discovered by a factory worker, who applauds… Read more

JUDO SAGA (Akira Kurosawa, 1943)
Kurosawa's first film was produced in 1943 - a time when a film could be rejected by the Information Bureau for showing American influence, though Judo Saga was safe in its portrayal of Japanese mart… Read more

Julie (Bent Barfod, 1970)
A ballet film in which live dancers move among cartoon figures. The eternal couple experience dangers, joys, then disappear as they came. ... Read more

KES (Ken Loach, 1969)
Billy is a loner. His older brother bullies him, and his good timing mother passes him off to a succession of one night uncles. At the age of 15 years, he is on the brink of an aimless existence of p… Read more

L'Homme aux Chats (Henri Glaeser, 1969)
A black comedy about a solitary man who lives with sixty cats. To them, he pours out his heart, memories of a lost love… ... Read more

La Ville (Jean Bédard, 1970)
Cut to music, this bright collage film gives an impression of a big city. ... Read more

LE DÉPART (Jerzy Skolimowski , 1967)
In The Departure, Jerzy Skolimowski made his first film outside Poland. It was shot in Brussels with a French-speaking cast, and this time, the subtle, moody personality of Jean-Pierre Leaud embodies… Read more

Light (Paul Cohen, 1969)
An experiment in film design showing light in its many forms, its changing moods, and its effect on the senses. ... Read more

Love Bolero (Francisco Betriu, 1970)
A film version of the "fotonovela", or popular magazine story told in terms of photos and captions. Roberto Alonso faithfully retains all the irrational imagery, dialogue, plot, in his satire on this… Read more

LOVE FILM (István Szabó, 1970)
A romantic, nostalgic film of a young man traversing time and distance to recapture a past love. ... On a train between Budapest and Paris, Jancsi relives through a series of flashbacks the period he… Read more

MACUNAÍMA (Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, 1969)
Macunaima comes from the studios of the Brazilian Cinema Novo group, young filmmakers working on Indian culture and usually delving into social, economic and political ills with seriousness or vision… Read more

Masque (Miles Watkins, 1970)
A girl has a profound effect on the relationship of guys who live together. ... Read more

Masque of the Red Death (Pavao Stalter, Branko Ranitovic, 1970)
Based on the story of Edgar Allan Poe, the film tells the tale about Count Prospero, who amidst the plague devastating the world, locks himself into his castle with his decadent court. A ball is inte… Read more

Matrioska (Co Hoedeman, 1970)
A gay, animated film, in which a group of those sturdy female figures that the Russians turn from wood, and that nest inside each other, perform a folk dance. ... Read more

Metamorfeus (Jirí Brdecka, 1969)
An animated film, which demonstrates the immortality of the legend of Orpheus and Euridice. The artwork is based on the style of Pompeian frescoes; the music is by the renowned composer, Zdenek Liska. Read more

METELLO (Mauro Bolognini, 1970)
Born to an anarchist father, Metello follows in his footsteps as a champion of liberty and social justice. When he is imprisoned after a strike action, he repeats the hollow promise his father made b… Read more

Methods (Judit Vas, 1970)
This is a repetition of the social and psychological experiments of Kurt Levin with small children. The object of the experiments was the demonstration of differences between the various communal cli… Read more

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