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Films Screened In 1986

The film documents the life of Manuel Rodriguez a 12-ycar-old garbageman working in Mexico City. ... Read more
Part of the series POP MOVIE. MILES OF MUSIC is a rock tour with a difference. Teenage Rockshow takes live rock music to outback towns, high schools and aboriginal settlements. This film shows the musicians working on the road and in performance over a six month working period. ... Read more
A gently amusing animated film about a group of forest animals struggling for possession of a mirror The film could be seen as depicting the rising menace of vanity and selfishness in the community. ... Read more
On six planets six ordinary women metamorphose by association with ... six animals and dispute the truth of some past myths and fairytales. ... Read more
Rita la Punta is a Brazilian drug dealer who has made her home in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. She recruits Hispanics under the age of 15 as they are too young to be prosecuted for murder. She muscles in on the drug monopolies, the suppliers and the dealers. Overprotective towards Thiago. her ... Read more
A young man returns home to the country to attend a mate's funeral A mist of nostalgia clears to reveal an authentically rambling study of rural survivors. ... Read more
Five episodes titled: ... I. The PASTRAMI SANDWICH ... II. DIAL 116 ... iiI. ANATOMY IN MOTION ... IV. HOTEL SUITE ... V. THE FORBIDDEN CHANNEL ... Read more
The musical thread which runs through the Andes extends for thousands of years, its roots lie with the ancient Inca culture, and have been strong enough to resist the Spanish conquest and the forces of modern Western civilisation. This musical travelog moves from small towns and remote mountain ... Read more
After suffering a long-winded sales pitch, Meg buys a Jaguar that will help her make the regular visit to her parents in the country. Meg. however, soon realises that the car is haunted by a ghost — the victim of a murder. Meg's problems are only just beginning and as paranoia begins to take ... Read more
Experimental animation elaborating a musical theme We begin with mundane BCW reality In all its drabness move into colour with the creation of the composition and See the vivid colours and wild shapes of the composers fantasy In the concert finale. ... Read more
Bradley Eros's MUTABLE FIRE! the suavely edited epitome of this Anger ‘povera' style is a junk black mass of operations and explosions, fashioned from monster movies and anthropological documentaries with an insinuating jungle-travelogue soundtrack. ... Read more
A documentary that investigates the Japanese government s compulsory requisition of Korean labour during World War II Tsuchimoto is a veteran director of social issue documentaries who is best known for his series on the victims of Minamata. ... Read more
A discourse about romantic love obsession and abandonment. The film traces a year in La's life alter she has been rejected by her lover Steve A monologue composed of her diary pilings bits of books and unaccompanied love songs complements obsessive detailed shots of Liz's flat and the views of ... Read more
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An intense and claustrophobic fiction about a man locked up in prison The lilm tea psychological study of a man in total isolation, deprived of all his human rights It is dedicated in prisoners of conscience. ... Read more
These images are designed as transitions between different items in the television programme “Nederland C”. At times, these designs take on a recognisable form but more often they arc pioneering neologisms in video language. ... Read more
A documentary which presents seven or. the finest traditional musicians in the north-eastern United States as they play in their homes at dances and at contests passing on their styles to younger fiddlers, and discussing their music ... . ... Read more
First film by young student of Film Department at Tel Aviv University tolls of dramatic encounter between an Israeli soldier on reserve duty and an Arab boy one dark and troubled night in the back streets of Tel Aviv. ... Read more
Sound and images are so inseparably connected in this tape that it is ... impossible to regard them as independent element. ... Read more
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In Bnkoki Niamey there is a market where craftsmen collect old trash to recycle Into useful and artistic creations. A ... fascinating documentary, this film observes such a craftsman in action. ... Read more
A high performance film about the mechanics of desire and socialisation stasis and motion The relationship between a man and his machine initiates a journey through the social sexual and spiritual definition of the individual A range of optical effects are all produced in-camera in this ... Read more
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