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Films Screened In 1987

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An adventure to an impossible place the other side of the Looking Glass. A challenge to perceptual assumptions and a regressive journey into pre-symbolic realms! ... Read more
Who was Della Ray? A mythic portrait. ... Read more
An anthology of the best independent Italian video clip productions from the Bolognese electronic rock of the Stupid Set, to the refined dance music of N.O.I.As; from the ambient atmospheres of the Catanese Denovo, to the exquisite black and white imagery of the Florentino Diaframma. ... Read more
An animated documentary that revealingly examines a women s factory culture. Made by ex-factory workers the film juxtaposes still images (reminiscent of the automated processes of factory production) with the commentaries of women, in order to both document and problematise aspects of women's work ... Read more
Ejected from his lonely retreat, William finds inspiration on the street outside. One image gives way to another, it's all quite simple really. ... Read more
A scratch video on the theme of peace. ... Read more
A nightmare journey on the Paris Metro from Mimesis to Abstraction. ... Read more
Morena is made up of little fragments of a personal history: old stills, bits of dreams, identifications, moments of clarity and things only half seen. I hope that from behind these scattered images will emerge a feeling: a thread to connect diverse experiences and suggest something essential that ... Read more
An ethnographic fiction premised upon a dog-napping of presidential consequence. The film's mercurial thermometer measures American cultural vanities from hot pursuits in the local supermarket to the cold Big Mac on Danny's dinner plate. ... Read more
Made to coincide with International Youth Year. A fast-moving video in which seven young women's groups use an engaging combination of Raps, Skits and Songs - all written and performed by the women involved - in an attempt to explore and celebrate their view of being young and female in 1985. The ... Read more
The daily life of women sugar cane workers, emphasising the emotional side of the women's lives. After back-breaking work on the plantations all day, they return home to the drudgery of household chores and responsibilities of caring for their families. ... Read more
Muybridge Revisited consists of re-animation of Muybridge loops, cut with experimental videographics of the people and buildings of Fulham, processed with a 'Pluto' computer programmed by George Snow. ... Read more
Zarah Leander was a Swedish-born singer who was extremely popular in Germany during the Third Reich and became the premier star of UFA. Her deep, dark voice, great beauty and tailor-made roles established her as the darling of the big directors, including Douglas Sirk, and Carl Frohch, and she was ... Read more
A scratch film which foregrounds the superficial self-importance of male authority figures. As the anonymous Negative Man indulges in the endless sermon, he undergoes a series of mutations directly scratched by the filmmaker onto the film emulsion, thus giving the man at least on-the-surface ... Read more
"Nice Coloured Girls is an experimental film dealing with European men's first confrontations with Aboriginal women 200 years ago This is juxtaposed with some present day Aboriginal women's urban ritual: the practice of picking up a captain (sugar daddy). ... Most films which have dealt with ... Read more
With this gripping, disturbing account of the kidnapping, torture and ultimate disappearance of six high school students in the early years of the Argentine military regime's "dirty war" against subversion, Hector Olivera resumes the historical-political line of his best work. ... Ohvera and Daniel ... Read more
Through the hunt for a mad killer, a private detective ends up discovering the truth. By playing with the conventions of the genre, this tape becomes an amiable tribute and homage to thrillers and their heroes. ... Read more
A man prone to daydreaming suddenly loses his sight Overnight, the world becomes a frightening place. Luckily, an angel watches over him. ... Read more
Jack and Diana Weston's lives are intruded upon by Dr de Freis, not long after their car accident. Dr de Freis is a chronicler of car accidents who attempts to verify the psychological changes which occur in victims of accidents and the subsequent articulation of their anxieties. ... Read more
A documentary which examines the plight of children who are born with inherited debts. ... Read more
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