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Films Screened In 1975

Life in the director's home from late summer through to spring, when a new member of the family is born. ... Read more
A little factory in Egypt. The people and their horses share everything—they suffer the heat, they work together, and at the end of the day, they bathe together in the Nile. ... Read more
A study showing the changes in the design of Hungarian fortresses in the wake of the development of arms throughout the centuries. ... Read more
The stark contrast between super-abundance and hunger is forcefully depicted in this short film by means of computer-assisted animation. ... Jury Prize, Cannes. Golden Hugo, Chicago. Gold Medal, Barcelona. ... Read more
In this satire on the double standard, a young man wants to establish a relationship with a young woman. But she says: 'Don't you realise, there is a revolution going on?' and insists on a 'one night stand'. ... Read more
A one-minute impression of the ... doomed flight of Icarus. ... Read more
Fiction and documentary are blended in an attempt to produce an insight into the subjective nature of truth. ... Inge Meier, who steals from her lovers, is not a prostitute, but merely combines the satisfaction of ... her sexual and her material desires. Secret agent Rita MiJller-Eisert, instead of ... Read more
A story of the young, modern fishermen of Scotland who use new, up-to-date techniques for their excursions in the western and northern seas. The film shows the whole process of hunting, catching, landing, processing and selling the catch. ... Read more
Two handicapped children, Emanuel and Simon, are unable to walk or talk. But they develop a friendship with each other, communicating only by facial expressions, smiles and inarticulate sounds. The relationship transforms the children: their emotional life is awakened, and becomes full and complex ... Read more
Chaim Pupko, a Yiddish writer married to a woman with a beard, invests in the stock market and becomes rich. Pupko wants Isaac Singer to write about him, but Singer refuses, because Pupko bribes critics. Pupko becomes very ill, and' Mrs. Pupko arrives for a formidable confrontation with Singer ... Read more
The story of a river, the Trent, and ... its tributaries. The film shows how ... pollution is being defeated and the environment preserved. ... Read more
A free suite based on elements borrowed from some of Kamler's abstract works. ... Read more
After sixteen years of marriage, Jean leaves his wife, Nadine. At first she is hysterical at the loss of her husband—she has invested her whole personality in the marriage. ... Her son, an aggressive, extroverted teenager, returns from London and encourages her to take up a new social life ... Read more
The immobile interior of an orange-coloured form, and the evolutions of two blue shapes, at times slow, at times jerky. ... Read more
A film projecting the life of black people in a racist, white-dominated society. A case study of Dimbaza. ... Read more
Unending perspectives, walls throbbing with coloured forms, menacing black birds swooping . . . lost in these abstract surroundings, a man tries desperately to escape from the maze of his solitude. ... Read more
'The heartrending adventures of a non-being in search of himself. One will see it fairly clearly that in order to be alone, it is at times necessary to be two . . .' A short, metaphysical fable told by means of a white ball, a hole and a red ball . , . ... Read more
Infinite star space, where luminous forms evolve; dots swarm in webs of insubstantial lines. ... Read more
At the age of eighty-two. Lina Braake loses her home. The bank has plans to develop the site and her house is about to be pulled down. Against her will, she is placed in an old people's home on the outskirts of the city. The shock of her move renders Lina passive to what is happening to her. But ... Read more
Portrait of a young Australian worker: his soul killing work at the factory, his rather lonely existence at home, his fascination with cars, and some flashes of his fantasy life. ... Read more
The works of the Czech writer, Jan OtcenaSek, who was born in 1924, have already been used as the basis of the films Citizen Brych and Romeo, Juliet and Darkness. Lovers in Year One, directed by Jaroslav Balik, comes from Otcenasek's story and screen-play. The setting is Prague in 1945, immediately ... Read more
The film focuses on the role of an older Yanomamo Indian, Dede-heiwa, who is a prominent political leader and renowned shaman from a Yanomamo village in Venuzuela. It documents the activities that took place in a two-day period, during which Dedeheiwa organized many of the co-villagers in a joint ... Read more
The analysis of six paintings of Master M.S., a Hungarian painter of the Middle Ages, whose name remains unknown. His paintings belong to the most beautiful creations of Hungarian medieval art. ... Read more
Three misfits live together in what is for them the closest approximation to harmony and contentment. Annie, constantly driven by inner torments, bullies and protects her friend Cynthia, a dreamy epileptic. With Victor, an ageing alcoholic, they make their home in a derelict house and shun the ... Read more
An abstract illustration of the famous minuet by Mozart. ... Read more
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