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Films Screened In 1986

One of the first films to be completed by a recipient of the AFC's Documentary Fellowships. LAST DAY'S WORK chronicles working life in six different workplaces. ... Five days of work, one day of going home, and a seventh day of coda that, together with the prelude, provides a framing for the whole ... Read more
A short film with the look of a music video and feminist film noir. ... QUERELLE seen from the other side. ... Read more
Doll water egg mama — these are words a deal mute and blind child has to learn with great effort This documentary uses the hands of the teacher as the central motif in exploring the greatness and ordinariness of the learning process. ... Read more
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Video clip as allegory. ... Read more
Part of the direct-on-film series a series ol films made without a Camera but by working directly on the film's surface by scratching, dyeing bleaching drawing with fell pens This film is a kaleidoscope of Images abstract shapes that move to a frenetic sound track. ... Read more
The look of the image in this black and-white Russian tape appears to be quite simple. A registration without manipulation of an outing with three men: they swim In a lake, picnic on the grass, play a balancing game and carry on a conversation about the beauty of the Russian nature. ... Read more
A documentary which takes us inside Sandlnista Nicaragua where five siblings of the upper-middle-dass Barrios family choose to remain and work with the revolutionary government. ... Read more
A frolicsome exposition of geriatric horniness and moderate-to-heavy bondage, with sly borrowings from Fellini and MACBETH, amid the barren rooftops and rubble-gorged lots of the Lower East End. ... Read more
The- plot of the film is a bit opaque Three old women fondle a young love-slave or art ob| ... Read more
LOVE ON THE GROUND (L'AMOUR PAR TERRE) is probably the most important film Rivette has made since L'AMOUR FOU. the first film in which his opposition to conventional narrative was clearly expressed. ... LOVE ON THE GROUND continues the director's interest in the borderline between fantasy and ... Read more
Director Helene Stork is a medical doctor specialisms in psychology This short documentary without dialogue was realised when she was researching the interactions between mothers and babies in a traditional Hindu milieu It presents some aspects of mothering a three-month-okJ baby in a Brahmin ... Read more
Shot in 23 days at the Republic Studios in Hollywood on a budget of $ 50 000. Orson Welles' adaptation of Shakespeare's ... play has been restored by the Film Archives at the University of ... Southern California. This print contains 21 minutes of previously ... absent materia! including a ... Read more
A dramatic documentary contrasting the reality of street life with TV m a contemporary British city. There is a frantic collision ol images as scenes of power pleasure and play compete against each other in the contemporary mind. ... Read more
In 1969 Armstrong lands on the moon only to find that there is a woman ... there before him. When he recognises his fate, his famous speech is mutilated. ... Read more
In 1969 Armstrong lands on the moon only to find that there is there before him When he recognises his fate his famous speech is mutilated. ... Read more
New York City 1985 - A churning world where the realities of poverty and sex among the desperate musicians, artists and scene markers dictates a mutated parody of normal lifestyles. Consumed with bitterness and hatred, the characters of Manhattan Love Suicides stalk their objects of attention ... Read more
Mary's brothers are determined to marry her oil. She has no intention of marrying until she is ready. Her gesture of independence begins 10 cause some problems. ... Read more
Master animator Hoedeman. who won an Oscar In 1979 for his lilm THE SAND CASTLE gives each ol the puppets in this film a distinctive personality Human foibles are easily discernible behind Ihe papier mache exterior Planning a masquerade, the puppets sew sculpt hammer and generally concoct a bumper ... Read more
Behind a screen of colourful symbolic forms scenes are played wherein life and death appeal to be struggling with each other. The music swells to baroque heights and all ends in darkness. ... Read more
Colour and movement texture and shape order duration frequency and a Fairlight CVI. ... Read more
Colour and movement, shape and texture with the Fairlight CVI. ... Read more
Beautifully designed and photographed, with exquisite use of colour, this stylish and atmospheric film is set in West Java in the early 1930s at a time of particularly right-wing and repressive Dutch colonial rule, only a few years after the Youth Congress of 1928 which declared the aim of a future ... Read more
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