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Films In 1976

To Shoot a Mad Dog is an insight into the making of Philippe Mora's Mad Dog Morgan, which features Dennis Hopper at his manic worst/best.Screens with Long Weekend.---D/P David Elfick TD 16mm/1976/26mins ... Read more
A clay animation portrait of a woman who is unable to make up her mind about who she really is or wants to be. ... First Prize for First Film, International Animated Film Festival. ... Read more
This film is based on an autobiographical story by Georgi Leonidze, one of the founders of Soviet Georgian literature. Farmers and shepherds live in a nameless village on the banks of a river that dries up in summer. ... The broad valley is overshadowed by cliffs and mountains; eagles hover in the ... Read more
A stirring history of three women's experience in labour organising in Chicago in the '30s, told through interviews mixed with archive newsreels and period photographs. The film raises the issues of sexism and racism in union organising. ... Read more
Marco Bellocchio's Victory March is a bitter indictment of military establishments and their training methods. The director takes up the theme of his earlier film on the warping effects that rigid institutional discipline has on individuals. Life in the barracks is contrasted with the empty private ... Read more
Canadian novelist. Malcolm Lowry, wrote one of the major novels of this century, 'Under the Volcano', but is relatively little known outside university and literary circles. Volcano: An Inquiry into the Life and Death of Malcolm Lowry, traces his life in Dollarton. British Columbia. Cuernavaca ... Read more
Half a mile from London's Heathrow airport, a wire enclosed compound holds visitors from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, East Africa and Cyprus, who arrived without an immigration permit. ... Amidst the confusion of Britain's immigration laws, an East End cockney, Reuben ('Mr. Fixit') Davis, operates ... Read more
Alan Rudolph has had a long association with Robert Altman, as assistant director on The Long Goodbye, California Split, and Nashville, and as co-writer of Buffalo Bill and the Indians. His film, Welcome to LA, is set in the music industry of Los Angeles. ... After spending three years in London ... Read more
The second part of a trilogy by Claire ... Mussell about her own family, is a portrait of her mother, Win, a woman of 57, who has been blind since her twenties. ... In spite of her handicap, Win tries to ... achieve a stability, a joy in living, which ... will enable her to get the better of the ... Read more
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A student film in which the relationships between three building workers are disturbed by the presence of a woman sunbathing on the roof opposite. ... Read more
It is July 1945; a small group of Germans are waiting in a suburb of Leipzig for the Russians to move in. The Americans have just pulled out of the area after occupying it first. ... The country is about to change drastically, but these civilians, who meet at the local railway crossing, are still ... Read more
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