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Films Screened In 1975

Sebastien Maurelle is a gamekeeper at the castle. He lives a secluded and carefree life, until the day he comes face to face with a terrifying reality: his own death. He ponders on the nature of sleep and decides to describe in his diary the strange aggression of which he has become a victim. ... Read more
An executive is splashed with mud on the street. His anger starts a chain reaction. ... Read more
The Sakkudei live on the island of Siberut, off the West Coast of Sumatra, in valleys cut off from the rest of the world. They live in harmony wilh their environment, unlike other groups which made contact with modern society — and money. ... Read more
The 1968 Race Relations Act in the context of a long line of social legislation. ... Read more
The complete biological life history of a Monarch Butterfly, and all the friends and enemies he meets along the way. ... Read more
This film documents the history of the Canadian cinema from its earliest days to 1939. It contains generous excerpts from films produced during the period, and offers vigorous criticism of the American interests which hindered the development of the film industry. ... Read more
T.V. commercial advertising tobacco. ... Golden Reel, Australian Film Awards ... Read more
A consideration of one possible conceptual model for human existence: that of a primitive yard-chair, upon which sits the Creator, impassively observing the flow of his mountains. ... Read more
The Goddess of Fertility endlessly sows the seeds of life, which brings her into direct conflict with the activities of her partner, Death. The two argue over the fate of the Planet Earth, until the inhabitants of Earth start taking matters into their own hands, and Fertility and Death are assigned ... Read more
Elektreia is based on a play by Laszlo Gyurko that has been playing continuously in Budapest for the past five years. It is adapted from the Greek original, and Jancsd has freely changed the adaptation. His film opens on strange riders, the guards of the country of Aegisthos. They guard the ... Read more
A poem by Verlaine sung by the Freres Jacques group, freely illustrated by a play of coloured abstract forms. ... Read more
An evocation of interstellar space through coloured shapes and music. Kamler used powdered minerals to create this abstract animated film. ... Read more
A man evolves through psychological stages. ... Gold Award, Chicago. ... Read more
The film deals with man's attempts to fly. It lakes a light-hearted look at some of the strange machines which have been invented to try to overcome the force of gravity. ... Read more
An abstract illustration of a poetic chanson by Anne Sylvestre. ... Read more
During the night of January 23rd, 1973. a volcanic eruption broke out on Heimaey, the biggest of the Westmann Islands. A fissure then opened only 200 metres from Iceland's most important fishing centre, the town of Vestmannaeyjar. ... Read more
With the use of still photographs alone, the film attempts to recreate the social and political climate of the 'Harlem Renaissance'—a period of great artistic and cultural activities in the 1920's which had, and still has, a profound influence on Black American art, self-awareness and life ... Read more
The life and power of a distant, red galaxy, which is invaded by an external force, bringing in its wake shadows and destruction. ... Read more
A record about the production of a feature film, directed by Blake Edwards, and demonstrating the close relationship between the director and his star: Peter Sellers. ... Read more
This study of Giotto, the most important Italian painter of the 13th century, presents the most important stages in the life of the itinerant artist, against the background of the social, cultural and artistic environment of the period. The film examines the technique of fresco painting, and ... Read more
Intended as a 'monument' to the soldiers and people of Cambodia, living under the shadow of American bombing, the film is also a ritual celebration of the sexuality of the war in Indo-China. ... Read more
The robust doctor, Angelino, occupies a central position in his village community. He is surrounded by colourful characters, and most of them are his patients. But one of them strikes him especially: she is the new school-teacher and he meets her in his consulting room. Her beauty is enough to make ... Read more
Takehiko returns from a pre-historic land to his own country which is ruled by the words of the sun god. Only Himiko can hear and understand these messages, and she relays them to the king, his two sons, and an old man named Nashime, One day, Takehiko goes out hunting and becomes lost. While ... Read more
A graphic transposition of a movement from Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. ... Read more
The story of a little boy who leaves his Scottish island to go to school on the mainland. ... Read more
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