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Films Screened In 1982

RANCHO NOTORIOUS (Fritz Lang, 1952)
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RED LOVE (Rosa von Praunheim, 1981)
Russia shortly after the October Revolution: Lenin has just announced "the new economic phase". A partial reversion to capitalist economic methods is permitted. The love story of Wassilissa and Vladi… Read more

Redonda Y Viene en Caja Cuadrada (Rolando Diaz, 1979)
A satiric look at Cuba's national sport, baseball ... Read more

RENT CONTROL (Gian L. Polidoro, 1981)
It is not easy living in New York these days, especially if your wife has left you for a cosmetician, your child is roaming Canada in a camper, girls turn you down in rapid succession and you are a w… Read more

RESURGENCE (Tom Sigel, Pamela Yates, 1981)
Resurgence is the story of the recent rise in Ku Klux Klan terror and the growth of the movement for social and economic justice. Dramatic events and characters emerge to tell two sides of a politica… Read more

ROUGH CUT AND READY DUBBED (Hasan Shah, Dom Shaw, 1982)
Originally shot on Super 8 three-minute cassettes, this lively film presents a unique and vivid insight into the relations between children on the street, their 'official' voices in the music press a… Read more

SANDINO NOW AND FOREVER (Jan Kees de Rooy, 1980)
This is a film about the new Nicaragua. A team of filmmakers living in Nicaragua followed the country's progress in the first year after the liberation. All the main issues — the national recon… Read more

Shadows (Royden Irvine, 1982)
This film is a personal journey, a form of diary that ventures into the territory of the unconscious. It is based upon the exploration of the body's movements while asleep. This reality is then alter… Read more

SHILLY-SHALLY (Filip Bajon, 1981)
Michal Szmanda, a sick young man, is haunted by nightmares. He recalls a Christmas that he spent at a sanatorium being treated for asthma; then, flashes of a visit paid by Korean children. The night … Read more

Shine So Hard (John Smith, 1981)
The film ambitiously, humorously and precisely attempts to convey a day in the life of each member of the pop group, Echo and the Bunnymen, culminating in their coming together for the evening's perf… Read more

SOLDIER GIRLS (Nick Broomfield, Joan Churchill, 1980)
A documentary depicting the lives of women army recruits in a camp at Fort Gordon, Georgia. The filmmakers picked out four privates — two black and two white — and followed them closely t… Read more

The relationship between Anna and Robert, and Vietnam. Love and war are two points in a system of coordinates. Vietnam is seemingly very distant. Through pictures and their work, Anna and Robert let … Read more

Speleogenesis (Lindsay Dodd, 1981)
For a million years rainwater has eroded the limestone of the Yorkshire Dales. Forever penetrating crevices in the rock, it has created an underground world — a realm of darkness. This is the d… Read more

SPIES (Fritz Lang, 1928)
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STAGEFRIGHT (Jon Jost, 1981)
Stagefright is an essay-film which examines the nature of theatre, of language, of magic and of 'acting'. Through purely cinematic means it moves, step-by-step, through the layers of human expression… Read more

Stiletto (Melvie Arslanian, 1981)
In Stiletto, a woman, Nadja Vidal, searches for the murderer of her sister. This search goes through differing moments of reality, or unreality, that are imbricated within each other in facets of a b… Read more

Stoney Knows How (Bruce “Pacho” Lane, )
The film provides an inside view of American tattooing, focusing on Stoney St Clair's life and career. Besides being a master tattoo artist, Stoney is an extraordinary human being. Confined to a whee… Read more

TAKE THE MONEY AND BEAT IT (Mahmoud Zemmouri, 1981)
The film tells the story of an Algerian immigrant family that decides to return to Algeria after the promulgation of a new law offering 10,000 francs to immigrants who agree to return to their countr… Read more

TENDER HOURS (Carlos Saura, 1981)
Juan comes home late one evening and must listen to his parents' accusations of always being late. Nobody believes his excuse that he had stayed late at school. In fact, his uncle immediately grabs t… Read more

THE ANIMALS FILM (Victor Schonfeld, Myriam Alaux, 1981)
Made over a period of two years, in the U.S. and Britain, The Animals Film is the first film to examine society's mass exploitation of animals — in factory farms, on the streets, in the wild an… Read more

The Applicant (Richard Wherrett, 1982)
A young man applies for a job as a reporter on a children's television show. During the next month he suffers the torture of the damned as the show's compere and producer put him through the hoops. ... Read more

THE ARTIST WAS A WOMAN (Suzanne Bauman, 1980)
A re-discovery of 400 years of paintings by women, from the Renaissance to mid-20th Century. Filmed in Europe and the U.S., it uses diaries and letters of the artists to help tell the story. ... Read more

THE AVIATOR'S WIFE (Eric Rohmer, 1981)
A young boy, Francois, working during the night, loves Anne who works in daytime. They never see one another. He gets into a fight with Anne because he saw her going out one morning with an aviator. … Read more

The Babysitter (Casper Verbrugge, 1980)
One evening, a man is looking after the six-year-old daughter of friends. He starts playing innocently with the child only to discover latent paedophile tendencies in himself. His response disturbs h… Read more

THE CASABLANCA CIRCUS (Erik Clausen, 1981)
The Casablanca Circus is a story about three people's drive for happiness. Laila, Charles and Sylvester belong to the proletariat of the streets. In a happy-go-lucky way they move from town to town, … Read more

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