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Films Screened In 1974

Kiel Olympiad (Dick Enersen, Laszlo Pal, 1973)
The Olympic yachting races in the North Sea, off Kiel Harbour, Germany, brought the great sailors of the world together in duels of skill and pluck, that were often decided by the weather. ... Read more

Le Macaque (Daniel Suter, 1972)
Illustration of a song from Louisana, interpreted by Alma, a black singer. ... Read more

Le Rouge, Le Rouge et Le Rouge (Jean-Jacques Andrien, 1972)
The transformation of the face of a woman anticipating the possible realisation of an idea, a desire and an image. ... Read more

Life Times Nine (School students, 1973)
An anthology of nine short films, each written and directed by a school student (youngest 11, oldest 16). Each of these filmettes is a commercial for ‘life', to promote people's appreciation of bei… Read more

Love (Vlatko Gilić, 1973)
For workers on distant construction sites, where they have been working for years, far away from their families, every visit is a precious experience. The film observes the visit of one wife, who con… Read more

LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON (Eric Rohmer, 1972)
Frederick is in his thirties, is happily married and runs a small business. His wife. Helene, who teaches English at school, is expecting their second child. Frederick takes long lunch breaks, and he… Read more

LOVE ME TONIGHT (Rouben Mamoulian, 1932)
Love Me Tonight (1932) has been described as Rouben Mamoulian's first flawless masterpiece. This musical is based on a play by Leopold Marchand and Paul Armont. The screenplay was written by Samuel H… Read more

Married Life of Little Red Riding Hood (Zlatko Bourek, 1973)
With a twist in the old story, this is the latest film by the celebrated Yugoslav puppet film maker. Zlatko Bourek. ... Read more

MEAN STREETS (Martin Scorsese, 1973)
Charlie Cappa is a twenty-seven year-old second-generation Italian American. He lives in New York, supported by his mother. For him, life in 'little Italy' is a desperate case of survival, complicate… Read more

Mitch and Barbara (Michael Kravitz, 1973)
Mitch and Barbara is the story of a love affair beginning between a single man and a married woman with husband and child. ... Silver Medal, XXVI Cannes International Amateur Film Festival. Winner, N… Read more

More (Mitchell Rose, 1973)
A satirical look at man's insatiable craving for material goods. ... Golden Gate Award, San Francisco Film Festival. ... Read more

Mr. Shepard and Mr. Milne (Andrew Holmes, 1973)
Between 1923 and 1928. A. A. Milne and Ernest Shepard collaborated in the creation of the four books of Winnie the Pooh. Shepard. at over 90, tells the story. ... Read more

MUD AND WATER MAN (Alister Hallum, 1973)
A documentary about the life and work of the potter, Michael Cardew, who worked in West Africa, developing the traditional craft pottery of Nigeria and Ghana. Now living in Cornwall, Cardew (who work… Read more

MY AIN FOLK (Bill Douglas, 1973)
This is the second part of a projected trilogy by Bill Douglas about the childhood of a lonely boy in a Scots mining village. It is set in the late forties in the desperately poor village of Newcraig… Read more

My Home (L. Saldadze, 1972)
A poetical document of the life of the shepherd, and his close ties with nature. ... Read more

Neighbours (Wolfgang Urchs, 1973)
Two neighbours start a fight, which leads to total destruction. ... Read more

New Sweden (Ann-Kristin Jönsson, Mats Kihl, Lars Sjögren, 1972)
New Sweden is a film about a group of young people in a modern Swedish suburb. 'The gang' in the film consists of about 30 individuals, their ages ranging from 14 to 20. Their existence is characteri… Read more

No. 1 (Joachim Kreck, 1973)
A colour short without narration on the goalkeeper in soccer. Its title refers to the position of this player within the formation of the team. Filmed (among others) at the World Cup '74 stadiums of … Read more

Norman Rockwell's World . . . An American Dream (Robert Deubel, 1972)
American life discovered through six decades of the art of Norman Rockwell—a world filled with happy families, children, humour, friends and love. ... Read more

Oh! Oh! (Bronislaw Zeman, 1973)
A fanciful cartoon about a small island which appears off the sea coast. It offers quite a surprise to the investigators. ... Annecy Animated Film Festival, Jury Prize. ... Read more

Okey (Zlatko Pavlinić, 1972)
One girl, one bed and . . . one man. They negotiate. The price goes up . . . then down. Finally they reach an agreement. ... Read more

ONE MAN'S WAR (Risto Jarva, 1973)
Risto Jarva, one of Finland's leading directors, has been awarded Finland's top prize for this, his sixth picture. The film has similarities to Jarva's earlier and influential A Worker's Diary in bot… Read more

Only This Valley (Rick Megginson, Chris Hunt, 1972)
A Welsh farmer and his family live in a valley under the threat of inundation from a hydro-electric power scheme. It has already affected their lives. ... Read more

Opera (Bruno Bozzetto, Guido Manuli, 1973)
An animated short, made of many crazy gags, tied by a common theme —music: from classical to opera, nothing gets spared from irreverent and affectionate observation. Bach, Beethoven, Wagner, Pa… Read more

Operation X 70 (Raoul Servais, 1971)
A powerful nation has experimented with a new gas, which does not kill or injure the asphyxiated subjects, only puts them in a lethargic and mystical state. ... X-70 gas bombs will be dropped by mist… Read more

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