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Films Screened In 1976

Using experimental camera techniques, the film expresses the explosion of pent-up emotions relating to the coming out of the Australian Aboriginal from Dreamtime to Action-time. ... Read more
Kees Pulder, a doctor in a small, provincial town, is stirred from his lethargy by the announcement that he is to be visited by Hans van Inge Liedaerd, a famous neuro-surgeon and an old fellow-student. The visit is a memorable one, especially as the distinguished guest steals all the morphine in ... Read more
The domestic architecture, interior furnishings and household objects of the Thirties in England, reveal the taste at different levels of society. ... Aiming to combat the Depression by increasing exports, manufacturers employed Graham Sutherland, Ben Nicholson, Mark Gertler to design wallpapers ... Read more
This film was produced by Europa Nostra, the International Federation of Associations for the Protection of Europe's Cultural and National Heritage, to draw attention to the dangers that threaten Europe's architectural heritage, Shot in fifteen countries in Western and Eastern Europe, the film ... Read more
An immense crowd awaits the arrival of a distinguished guest at the airport… ... Read more
A coin changes hands and affects the lives of people who briefly own it. ... Read more
Algebraic equivalences are presented in simple terms. ... Read more
Edited from newsreels made during Mussolini's reign by the Italian State film instrumentality, Giornale Luce, the Fascista covers the period from 24 October 1922 (a Fascist rally in Naples at which plans were made for the march on Rome) to the 10th June 1940, when Italy declared war on the Allies ... Read more
A documentary about a four-year-old boy, his world, real and imaginary, set against the memory of another childhood, in another country. Although the film focuses on one child, he becomes a link not only to the past, but to other children and childhoods that are always part of us. ... Read more
A philosophical tale about the moulding of children into a social pattern. ... Read more
Rainer Fassbinder's second film of 1975 was made before Mother Kuster. In Fox ... , he plays the leading role himself, as a young homosexual who is seen first as the lover of a fairground showman. He appears in the showman's booth as 'Fox, the Talking Head'. But the showman is arrested and with the ... Read more
A montage of sporting activities, all involving a 'free ride', cut to music. ... Read more
An animated film made for the Public Television programme, 'Feeling Good', on the subject of nutrition. ... Read more
A plea for the preservation of nature. ... Read more
Isambard Kingdom Brunei, the pint-sized architect-designer, strode flamboyantly through the middle of the 19th century, bristling with ideas which were far outside the imagination of his contemporaries, and which he realised in the face of scorn and derision. ... Read more
This film shows the work of Robert Adam, the Scottish architect of the 18th century. His designs were mostly inspired by Ancient Rome and Greece, having spent several years of his youth studying these styles in Italy. ... Read more
The atmosphere of Budapest reconstructed from contemporary picture postcards. ... Read more
Robin Lehman went down into the crater of the Nyiragongo volcano to capture the terrifying, yet spellbinding explosion of molten lava at its very source. ... Read more
Michael Rubbo 'wanders into people's lives' and films them as he finds them. The tree, figuratively speaking, is Cuban society: people bending and being bent toward a different value system. Rubbo talks to many people, among them a doctor who returned from the United States, a tobacco farmer, a ... Read more
An animated film in four sequences that uses the same characters to demonstrate the plight of women in different epochs. ... Read more
The silent world of gliding: the glider that is initially launched by powered craft, and the winged men of the hang glider who launch themselves from cliff tops. ... Read more
Indecision won for its director, Mani Kaul, the Government of India's National Best Director award in 1973. The film dramatises an Indian folk story about a ghost who falls in love with a young bride. When the girl's husband goes off on a long business trip, the ghost assumes human form and ... Read more
A student-directed period piece about a school teacher's involvement with a young cowboy. ... Read more
An account of how two young film makers struggled to make a feature film on a British Film Institute grant, which was lower than the cost of a James Bond title sequence: the production of Winstanley. ... Read more
Two men cross the middle of Germany, from Luneburg to Hof along the East German frontier. Bruno travels in a moving van that he uses to camp in; he is a projectionist and repairs movie equipment. Along the Elbe he meets Robert, a child psychologist who, in a moment of sleepiness, has driven his car ... Read more
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