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Films Screened In 1972

Den Haag - Holland (Caspar Willers, 1971)
The capital of the Netherlands is a felicitous mixture of the old and the new. The film explores the city and the cultural and international events that take place there. ... Read more

DERBY DAY (Charlie Squires, 1970)
The film presents a series of impressions of Derby Day 1970, when Nijinsky, ridden by Lester Piggott, gained his legendary victory. The Derby is also an enormous fair with merry-go-rounds, fire eater… Read more

Doodle Film (Don Winkler, 1971)
A film depicting the various stages in a man's life as illustrated by the doodles he scrawls on paper, down through the years. ... Read more

Dr Spock... and his Babies (Herman J Engel, 1970)
The distinguished physician and author speaks against the war in Vietnam. ... Read more

DURING THE SUMMER (Ermanno Olmi, 1970)
As in all his films, Olmi's interest is in ordinary people, and he observes them with equal sympathy and understanding. ... In During the Summer, the central character is a professor (we are not told… Read more

Earth Air Fire Water (Rick Kabriel, 1971)
Based on the Burke and Wills expedition of 1860-61, when the explorers died of exhaustion, exposure, malnutrition, and collapse of their transport, the film shows how, today, chemicals make an essent… Read more

Eclosion (E Bettetini, 1970)
The gradual growth is shown, hour by hour, of a caterpillar larva inside its egg: then once the caterpillar emerges, we watch it slowly change into the brilliantly coloured butterfly called the Chara… Read more

Evolution (Michael Mills, 1971)
Evolution is an educational film designed primarily for schools, but for theatrical use also. It is a basic introduction into the principles of evolution, set in a whimsical fashion in outer space. .… Read more

Faces in a Crowd (Roger Dunton, 1971)
A projection of the modern image of the Port and City of London. ... Read more

FAMILY LIFE (Krzysztof Zanussi, 1970)
A young man returns to his family home to discover that the life he left behind is still very much a pan of him, and not so easy to escape from. ... Wit, an engineer, the son of a once rich industria… Read more

First Class (Chester Fox, 1971)
Marcel Marceau as a waterfront tramp, dreams that he is sailing on a luxury liner. In this surrealistic misadventure, he plays 16 different roles. ... Read more

For the First Time (Octavio Cortázar, 1967)
A mobile projection unit visits a village in the distant, mountainous regions of Cuba, where no film has ever been screened. During the performance, the camera captures the expressions of adults and … Read more

For Your Pleasure (Derek Phillips, 1970)
A beautiful Constable landscape is slowly eroded into an ugly modern metropolis. ... Read more

FOUR MOODS (Pai Chin Zui, Fu Chin Shuan, Lee Hsing, Lee Hang Hsiang, 1970)
Four Moods has become somewhat of a landmark for Taiwan, being the result of the collaboration of the industry's top directors and stars. The film consists of four stories, dealing with four very dif… Read more

FOUR NIGHTS OF A DREAMER (Robert Bresson, 1971)
After having made The Gentle Creature, in Four Nights of a Dreamer, Bresson once again turns to Dostoevsky &ndash: the script being based on "White Nights", and centering on what Bresson calls Dostoe… Read more

G.I.G.O (Peter de Normanville, 1970)
The many tasks a computer will perform, and its use in industry and commerce. ... Read more

Glory to Byk (Andrzej Papuzinski, 1971)
The film presents the graphics and drawings of Franciszek Starowieyski &ndash: alias Jan Byk, and gives account of his varied interests and hobbies. ... Read more

Gold Galore in the Canyon (Zdenek Syrovy, 1971)
An adventure film based upon Jack London's tale about the influence of gold on human character. A lone gold &ndash: digger discovers gold in a deserted canyon. The moment he laboriously extracts it f… Read more

History and Geography of Pablo Neruda: The South; Valparaiso (Hugo Arévalo, 1971)
The two episodes of a TV series show Pablo Neruda, Chile's Nobel Prize winning poet, visiting the South, where be spent his childhood, and Valparaiso, where he hid after escaping from a prison senten… Read more

Hockey Seen Differently (Jan David, 1971)
Every sports fan understands by the word "hockey" a game full of tension, excitement and competition. Hardly anyone, however, knows the "back stage" life of this dynamic game; its demands on the phys… Read more

Homesdale (Peter Weir, 1971)
Homesdale is an expensive private guest house on a remote island where the guests are encouraged to live out their fantasies. They have contrived to do this with considerable facility. Mr. Malfrey, w… Read more

Hot Stuff (Don Arioli, 1971)
A short history of fire; its use and abuse. ... Read more

HOW TASTY WAS MY LITTLE FRENCHMAN? (Nelson Pereira dos Santos, 1971)
In sixteenth century Brazil, a Frenchman is caught by a cannibalistic tribe of Indians. When he demonstrates his skill with firearms, they decide to spare his life so that he can train them in the us… Read more

I CAN JUMP PUDDLES (Karel Kachyna, 1970)
Alan Marshall's autobiographical novel of his own youthful fight against polio, has been transposed on to the screen by Czech director, Karel Kachylia. ... The setting has been transported from the A… Read more

Images (Hugh Raggett, 1971)
The film illustrates the use of photography in science, industry, business, medicine, research, education and communication. ... Read more

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