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Creations in Metal (Homi D Sethna, 1971)
A documentary about the age old art of the Indian craftsmen working in metals. ... Read more

Danube, Fish, Birds (István Szabó, 1971)
The river Danube dominates the city of Bupdapest. Istvan Szabo, whose latest film. Love Film, was shown in the 1971 Melbourne Film Festival, creates a little fantasy of elements connected with the ri… Read more

DEAR IRENE (Christian Braad Thomsen, 1971)
Irene is a woman who doesn't quite know what she wants to do. She is married with an attractive child, but also has, a lover, Ebbe. He is deeply in love with her, but their relationship is not a happ… Read more

Deck (Gill Eatherley, 1971)
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Den Haag - Holland (Caspar Willers, 1971)
The capital of the Netherlands is a felicitous mixture of the old and the new. The film explores the city and the cultural and international events that take place there. ... Read more

Doodle Film (Don Winkler, 1971)
A film depicting the various stages in a man's life as illustrated by the doodles he scrawls on paper, down through the years. ... Read more

Dresden Dynamo (Lis Rhodes, 1971)
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Earth Air Fire Water (Rick Kabriel, 1971)
Based on the Burke and Wills expedition of 1860-61, when the explorers died of exhaustion, exposure, malnutrition, and collapse of their transport, the film shows how, today, chemicals make an essent… Read more

EMITAI (Ousmane Sèmbene, 1971)
Most of Ousmane Sembene's public statements have been advocating the pressing need to challenge the current French control over African film distribution, and to explore the cultural heritage of his … Read more

Emperor Tomato Ketchup (Shuji Terayama, 1971)
With Emperor Tomato Ketchup, Shuji Terayama takes a Lord of the Flies story hook and milks it to immoral extremes. His hand-held pastiche depicts a world ruled by children - children who, armed with … Read more

Etude 65 (Piotr Kamler, 1971)
An evocation of interstellar space through coloured shapes and music. Kamler used powdered minerals to create this abstract animated film. ... Read more

Evolution (Michael Mills, 1971)
Evolution is an educational film designed primarily for schools, but for theatrical use also. It is a basic introduction into the principles of evolution, set in a whimsical fashion in outer space. .… Read more

Fable-Safe (Erik Barnouw, 1971)
In ironic celebration of the USA's national security, this animated film about the arms race treats the subject in a light manner, with mordant drawings and a lyrical story set to folk music. ... Read more

Faces in a Crowd (Roger Dunton, 1971)
A projection of the modern image of the Port and City of London. ... Read more

Family of Petrukhin (S. Kononenko, 1971)
The kind and shy Petrukhin and his recently acquired, rather strict wife, have their first children: and they are twins. The whole village celebrates the day and to pay for the celebration. Petrukhin… Read more

Femme du vent (Piotr Kamler, 1971)
An abstract illustration of a poetic chanson by Anne Sylvestre. ... Read more

Film No. 1 (David Crosswaite, 1971)
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First Class (Chester Fox, 1971)
Marcel Marceau as a waterfront tramp, dreams that he is sailing on a luxury liner. In this surrealistic misadventure, he plays 16 different roles. ... Read more

Focus (Peter Gidal, 1971)
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FOUR NIGHTS OF A DREAMER (Robert Bresson, 1971)
After having made The Gentle Creature, in Four Nights of a Dreamer, Bresson once again turns to Dostoevsky &ndash: the script being based on "White Nights", and centering on what Bresson calls Dostoe… Read more

Glory to Byk (Andrzej Papuzinski, 1971)
The film presents the graphics and drawings of Franciszek Starowieyski &ndash: alias Jan Byk, and gives account of his varied interests and hobbies. ... Read more

Gold Galore in the Canyon (Zdenek Syrovy, 1971)
An adventure film based upon Jack London's tale about the influence of gold on human character. A lone gold &ndash: digger discovers gold in a deserted canyon. The moment he laboriously extracts it f… Read more

GUSHING PRAYER: A 15 YEAR OLD (Masao Adachi, 1971)
This film from Masao Adachi (who also co-directed Red Army/PFLP) is a radical, subversive and visually arresting parable of self-discovery. Commencing with an extended group copulation scene in which… Read more

Hand Grenade (Gill Eatherley, 1971)
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HAROLD AND MAUDE (Hal Ashby, 1971)
“You know, at one time, I used to break into pet shops to liberate the canaries. But I decided that was an idea way before its time. Zoos are full, prisons are overflowing... oh my, how the world s… Read more

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