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Films Screened In 1975

Boléro (Piotr Kamler, 1968)
An abstract illustration of Ravel's Bolero ... Read more

Braverman's Condensed Cream of Beatles (Chuck Braverman, 1973)
Thirteen years of Beatles in seventeen minutes of film - a kaleidoscope of images, music and ideas of the rock group which powerfully influenced the youth of the Sixties. ... Read more

Brazil 5. Amazon (Ib Makwarth, 1974)
An investigation of the position of the Brazilian Amazon-Indians today. In their natural state, in their own surroundings, they enjoy the very things western men crave for -an unhurried and untrouble… Read more

BROTHER CAN YOU SPARE A DIME? (Philippe Mora, 1974)
This compilation documentary about the United States in the 1930s was written and directed by Philippe Mora, who earlier recreated scenes from the life of Hitler in Swastika. Brother Can You Spare a … Read more

Bulls (Christopher Noonan, 1974)
Based on Allan Marshall's short story, the film is set on an isolated dairy farm in the 1930's. A disturbing series of events develops from a young girl's relationship with her parents. disrupting th… Read more

Calabardin (Piotr Kamler, 1962)
A folk story—the fable of Calabardin—told in terms of non-figurative images and experimental music. ... Read more

CANTATA (Miklós Jancsó, 1963)
A young surgeon feels his life has come to an impasse. The deeply humane feelings of an elder colleague make apparent to him the emptiness of his own existence. He recognizes that his concern for hum… Read more

Carlo Collodi (Agostino Bonomi, 1973)
Carlo Lorenzini, who wrote under the name of Collodi, is one of the greatest writers of children's books: he is the creator of Pinocchio. This documentary vividly presents the personality of the auth… Read more

Casse-noisette (Piotr Kamler, 1968)
Abstract variation on the Nutcracker music by Tchaikovski. ... Read more

Cat's Cradle (Paul Driessen, 1974)
An animated film about the threads that pervade life: from spider's webs to man-made threads for children's games or hangman's ropes. ... Read more

CÉLINE AND JULIE GO BOATING (Jacques Rivette, 1974)
This long film from Jacques Rivette spins a fantasy deriving from Alice in Wonderland, and from a minor tale by Henry James. Julie, a librarian, is sitting in a park in Montmartre, reading a book of … Read more

Coeur de secours (Piotr Kamler, 1973)
A fantastic, poetic, enigmatic, cybernetic and tonic tale from which we will learn that 'it is always the tight-rope walker who holds both ends of the rope', even if he needs a chess set and a candle… Read more

Composition (Piotr Kamler, 1961)
Networks of subtly plaited, flexible lines expand in the giddy emptiness of a siren. ... Read more

Conte (Piotr Kamler, 1960)
A moving abstract painting created by the animation of powdered substances. ... Read more

CONTINENT OF ICE (Luigi Turolla, 1974)
The Continent of Ice is the Antarctic. The film first deals with the early explorations and includes some rare film footage of Scott and Amundsen. Then it presents the sparse flora and fauna of the r… Read more

Continu discontinu (Piotr Kamler, 1961)
A play of opposites: space, colour, ... forms, movements . . . ... Read more

COUSIN ANGELICA (Carlos Saura, 1973)
Once again, Carlos Saura returns to the Spanish Civil War and its effects upon his country's social and intellectual life. The protagonist, Luis, played by Jose Luis Lopez Vazquez, comes to Segovia f… Read more

CREE HUNTERS OF MISTASSINI (Boyce Richardson, Tony Ianuzielo, 1974)
Canada's huge James Bay power project creates a conflict between the hunting culture in the area, and the white technical culture which would become dominant there. The film shows the Cree hunters' a… Read more

Cycles (Jordan Belson, Stephen Beck, 1974)
An abstract colour film incorporating images produced by computer, and photographs manipulated by computer. The theme of the film derives from Hindu Chakras and from "The Secret Life of Plants". ... Read more

Danse (Piotr Kamler, 1961)
A dialogue of forms, colours and movements follow a rhythm which is both plastic and musical. ... Read more

Danse norvégienne (Piotr Kamler, )
An abstract illustration of Grieg's famous Norwegian Dance. ... Read more

Death of a Rat (Pascal Aubier, 1974)
Man's exploitation by man automatically creates violence. And man's exploitation by man — the worst of all the forms of aggression — always ends in death. ... Read more

Délicieuse catastrophe (Piotr Kamler, 1970)
A tank, into which a red liquid is dripping. A figure absorbed in an obscure and desperate battle against submersion. A little furry animal comes to disturb this strange world . . . ... Read more

Déménagement tragique (Piotr Kamler, 1965)
A graphic transcription of a story by the humorist, Cami. How can one move out of the house without the concierge noticing it? One has to cut up the furniture into tiny bits. This simple and effectiv… Read more

Diary (Nedeljko Dragić, 1974)
Memories, nostalgia, alienation, the ephemeral quality of life . . . these are the subjects of this animated diary. ... Read more

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