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Changes (Michael Healy, 1977)
A documentary filmed on the university campus, which demonstrates changes that have occurred and that need to occur, concerning architectural and attitudinal barriers to the physically handicapped. ... Read more

CHUQUIAGO (Antonio Eguino, 1977)
Chuquiago, the Indian name for La Paz, Bolivia's capital city, is a mixture of different classes and races that are kept separate and segregated. The film interweaves four stories as a way of illustr… Read more

Church of the Holy Trinity (Ferenc Olasz, 1977)
The church of the West Hungarian town of Velemer was built at the beginning of the 14th Century, and was decorated by frescoes. Some of these still survive, and the film gives, without narration, an … Read more

CITIZEN'S BAND (Jonathan Demme, 1977)
Spider (played by Paul Le Mat, the main ... hot-rodder from American Graffiti), drives a blue and white 1957 limited edition Chevrolet Nomad station wagon. He is hooked on CB, and spends a lot of tim… Read more

City Map (István Szabó, 1977)
The never resting, constantly changing mood of a city. ... Grand Prix, Oberhausen. ... Read more

Csontváry (Ferenc Olasz, 1977)
Tivadar Csontvary Kosztka (1853-1919), a highly individual Hungarian artist, took up painting at the age of 41. He developed an individual style and a personal symbolism that became appreciated only … Read more

David (Paul Driessen, 1977)
The eternal struggle of the small man against the giants. ... Grand Prix, Annecy. ... Read more

Dear Marjery Boobs (Bob Godfrey, 1977)
A parody of the kind of letters written to the problem pages of magazines and newspapers. ... Bob Godfrey is anxious to point out that there is no connection between the film's Marjery Boobs and the … Read more

DEVIL PROBABLY, THE (Robert Bresson, 1977)
"By far the most punk movie ever made." - Richard Hell, punk legend ... Banned in France for its daring portrayal of alienated youth - and called a masterpiece by the likes of Francois Truffaut - The… Read more

DIARY OF A LOVER (Sohrab Shahid Saless, 1977)
This is the latest film from Iranian director Sohrab Shahid Saless, who is now based in Berlin. The protagonist of this film is supposedly the boy from Coming of Age (seen in last year's Festival), m… Read more

Eclipse (Ivan Gaal, 1977)
Using time lapse photography, the film gives an impression of the 1976 total eclipse of the sun over Melbourne. ... Read more

ELISA, MY LOVE (Carlos Saura, 1977)
In this new film by Carlos Saura,Fernando Rey plays the part of an ageing father, a recluse living amonng his books in the Castilian countryside,and Geraldine Chaplin plays his daughter, Elisa. She c… Read more

Elizabeth Swados - The Girl with the Incredible Feeling (Linda Feferman, 1977)
This portrait of the theatrical composer, director and artist, Elizabeth Swados, presents an intimate study of her developing years and her search for the sounds that relate universal emotions throug… Read more

Eugenie (Susan Sussman, 1977)
A little vignette of a twelve year old girl's first brushes with sex. ... Gold Hugo, Chicago. Bronze Plaque, Columbus. Golden Athena, Athens. ... Read more

Experts of Evil (Guido Henderckx, 1977)
An explosion in a chemical plant releases dioxyne, the defoliant used in Vietnam. The workers clean up the machinery, then show signs of a skin disease developing; professional cleaners are called in… Read more

Fantabiblical (Guido Manuli, 1977)
An animated science fiction film based' ... on biblical stories. ... Read more

Faster than the Sun (Robert Enrico, 1977)
Without the aid of a commentary, the film shows the evolution of the Concorde supersonic aircraft. ... Read more

Feedback (Attila Dargay, 1977)
Sometimes feedback can go haywire, producing some odd results. . . ... Read more

Fight (Marcell Jankovics, 1977)
A film about the reciprocal effect between the creative artist and his ... work. ... Grand Prix, Cannes. Silver Hugo, ... Chicago. ... Read more

Flying By Night (Marian Cholerek, 1977)
A novel idea for escaping the wrath of cuckolded husbands. ... Read more

Galaxy's Last Tape (Francine Winham, 1977)
A pop star's wife living in luxury in the country is kidnapped Galaxy's changing relationship with her kidnapper promotes a change of attitude to herself and to her situation as a pop star's wife. Th… Read more

This co-production between Norway and Sweden is the first film that Anja Breien has made since Wives. She has adapted a novel by Hjalmar Soderberg. who also wrote 'Gertrud' from which Carl Dreyer's l… Read more

Gentle Birth (Barbara Chobocky, 1977)
This student film documents the delivery of a baby by the Le Boyer method, that provides immediate contact after birth between the child and the parents. ... Read more

Grandpa (Stephen L. Forman, Paul Desaulniers, 1977)
The portrait of an octogenarian, self-made businessman, Ben Forman,who from humble beginnings, built a successful family business. He relates his story himself for the benefit of his grandson, the ma… Read more

Gravity is My Enemy (John Joseph, 1977)
Mark Hicks fell from a tree at twelve, leaving him only his face and neck muscles in working order. He became a superior student and developed into an artist. ... The film tells about Mark's reaction… Read more

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