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Films In 1967

This is the story of a divorce, and of the events that led up to it. In her small house, a young woman is spending her last hours with her little boy, before his father claims him for custody. Both she and her ex-husband, on his way to Athens, are haunted by their past life together. In flashbacks ... Read more
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One morning, a negro boy walks out of New York's Harlem, into fear... ... Read more
Sons and Daughters is a feature length documentary film about youth and controversy. Set in the San Francisco Bay Area during the International Days of Protest, October 15-16. 1965, it records 36 hours in the life of a community challenged by the impact of war. The camera moves from the university ... Read more
Man, McLuhan says somewhere or other, becomes the reproductive organ of the technological world. So what, in such a world, becomes of his reproductive organ? This Love Affair (one of several alternative titles to the film) is that of people who try to live ordinary lives against the background of ... Read more
The episodes of this porte-manteau film are based on three stories by Edgar Alan Poe. ... Read more
During the last thirty years, the life of the Hungarian peasantry underwent many changes: From the times of unemployment to the land distribution in 1945, and then, the organisation of the collective farms. ... Embedded in the depiction of the historical events is the story of a friendship between ... Read more
The influence of mass media on the young. A girl tries to live as her magazines tell her she should. ... Award, Cork Festival; Diploma, Oberhausen Festival; Prize, Helsinki Festival. ... Read more
A student-made comedy about a young man seeking a job in New York. But he can't cope with the interviews. ... Read more
The design, creation and performance of puppets for a professional show at the Baird Puppet Theatre. ... Read more
Out of a rainy night comes a little man with a most interesting guest . . . almost as interesting as the box that he carries with him. ... Read more
A white South African, her grandson and Cape coloured servants live out a rigidly conventional life in which Black Africa has no part. When signs of uprising filter into their enclosed world, they cannot comprehend, and refuse to face what is happening. ... Read more
Two aspects of linguistics are demonstrated in this Elm. The first is a series of spontaneous effects intended to make a good impression without actually saying anything. The second shows words used for musical effect. ... Read more
The different values and the quiet pace of living in an Indian village—a dignified rhythm of life long lost to western man. ... Read more
"Just over twenty years ago, Alexander Askoldov was preparing to take his film Komissar to the 1967 San Francisco Film Festival when his work was banned and the trip cancelled Last week Askoldov, 50, had an unprecedented triumph when his long-shelved production was suddenly and mysteriously shown ... Read more
The ancient art of barrel making is re-created by a master craftsman. ... Golden Eagle, CINE; EFLA Blue Ribbon Award. ... Read more
A group of passengers on a pleasure cruise have placed their trust in a multi-faced helmsman and chief steward. A lottery gives the winners an opportunity to play their tune on a magnificent juke box. But the right won by one passenger is usurped by another. At first, every­body is amused. . . . Read more
This is a reconstruction of the journey of Wilfred Thesiger, the last of Britain's great desert explorers. For five years he shared the life of the Bedu of Southern Arabia, living and travelling in the most desolate and and desert in the world. ... First Prize, Trento Festival. ... Read more
Birgit Nilsson sings Brunnhilde. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sings Gunther. The orchestra is the Vienna Philharmonic, the conductor Covent Garden's Georg Solli. The music is, of course, Wagner's. The event is what a leading critic has described as the greatest achievement in gramophone history: the ... Read more
A picture of politicians under pressure, shot during the 1966 elections in Britain. The camera goes to meetings up and down the land, with an eye on angry audience excitement. The result, dramatically and cogently edited, suggests the heat, rather than the light of a campaign. It is crammed with ... Read more
This study of a typical Oriya family shows the life of a small landowner whose grown children have left the village, and who now live on different levels of the social scale. ... Read more
The Indians who speak in this film express no injury, no common com­plaint, but reveal some of the dimensions of the general cultural deprivation of Indians. ... It is the consciousness of an Indian tradition slipping away with nothing equally satisfying or significant to take its place, that ... Read more
An impression of life in the Torres Strait Islands. ... Read more
A film about the production resources of Life magazine. ... Read more
A historical survey of hallucinogens followed by a candid investigation of modern users of the drugs with medical opinions for and against. The hallucinogenic experience is re-created, and the camera reports on an LSD party. ... Read more
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