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Films Screened In 1982

1940, New York: a private detective ... is looking for God. A non-sense film based upon a short story written by Woody Allen. ... Read more
The everyday life of old and handicapped people in a summer camp in the north of Sweden. The soundtrack is documentary recordings from an existing institution and the persons are portrayed in clay figures that are animated. ... Read more
The Tender Tale of Cinderella Penguin, starring a mistreated, romantic penguin and a supporting cast of rotund look-alikes, is the well-known tale . . . with a preposterous twist. ... Read more
The elliptical/emblematic/symbolic films of Miklos Jancso have always exerted a fascination for festival-goers. His latest film again employs the techniques he has developed — elaborately stylized drama, long tracking shots and the ... representation of myth and Hungarian history, often ... Read more
The Weavers are the embodiment of American folk music. This was the first group to make popular ballads, spirituals, local songs and "appalachian music" in the U.S. Their records sold millions. Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, Ronnie Gilbert and Fred Hellerman belonged to the group. They sang of love, work ... Read more
Internationally-known performing artists, Gilbert & George, have produced their first film. Since 1968, they have worked as sculptors, making living sculptures, photo-pieces. drawings, paintings, video-sculptures, books and so on. In the film, they reveal their hopes, feelings, thoughts, views and ... Read more
A three-color separation film shot on black and white negative with three separate exposures through red, green and blue filters and printed onto color film stock with similar filtration, expressing temporal differences of events through color. The viewer is involved in a kind of game, in which the ... Read more
In a stark landscape burned by desert winds, a family awaits the arrival of a truck. ... Read more
Michael is 17 years old, Angela is 16; they are travellers. They are Irish tinkers, reluctantly married to each other. When they are sent to the north of Ireland to buy radios and other goods for smuggling into the "Free State", they are thrown into intimate contact with each other for the first ... Read more
Two Laws is a feature film of the Borroloola People's struggle for the recognition of Aboriginal Law. It is in four parts: Part 1 — Police Times. Borroloola in the 1930s, dramatic reconstruction of an event in 1933. Part 2 — Welfare Times. Describes life of the Borroloola community ... Read more
Vernon, Florida is a film about some of the ordinary (which is to say extraordinary) people of a small town in Washington County, Florida. There is a man obsessed with shooting wild turkeys who takes us through the ritual of hunting "gobblers", proudly displaying turkey feet trophies. There is ... Read more
The sports reporter, Robert Krohn, meets by chance the ex-UFA star, Veronika Voss, still an attractive and extremely interesting woman. Fascinated by her personality and charm, he is determined to see her again. His investigations reveal that Veronika Voss is staying with a doctor. ... Dr Katz, a ... Read more
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An experimental film. ... Read more
Made over a period of three years for a mere $100,000, Who Shall Live and Who Shall Die? looks raw and unsophisticated, but the very poverty of its means allows a ... devastating political story to recount itself. It is a tale of American shoulder-shrugging and eye-lowering while millions were ... Read more
The year is 1949, a mere four years after Japan's defeat in World War 2. The nation was under the boot of the American occupation, and the U.S. was determined to make Japan a stronghold against the threat of Communism. By contrast, powerful leftist movements were taking place throughout the ... Read more
Wilpena Pound (Flinders Ranges) and environs are filmed in 7381 print stock, Eastmancolor negative and black and white negative to reveal different landscape characteristics. ... Read more
A man is called to his grandmother's deathbed. As he waits for her to die, he recalls his youth: electrostatic generators were his best friends. ... Read more
Workers' Films of the Thirties is an independent film, made from the extant films and documents in the British Film and Photo League Archive. ... The compilation of silent films, with added voice-over and contemporary music, is in two 20-minute parts. Part One deals with the origins of the Film and ... Read more
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