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Films In 1986

Jason and his dopey companion go looking for a thing from outer-space. Meanwhile, a search party for the pair goes astray and Gonzo munches on a shoe. But sooner or later the spaghetti has got to be cooked. ... Read more
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
A dramatic documentary contrasting the reality of street life with TV m a contemporary British city. There is a frantic collision ol images as scenes of power pleasure and play compete against each other in the contemporary mind. ... 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
While a woman orates on the excellence of the masculine gender, a field of males cheer and chant their appreciation in unison. ... Read more
A scratch video on the theme of peace. ... Read more
Behind a screen of colourful symbolic forms scenes are played wherein life and death appeal to be struggling with each other. The music swells to baroque heights and all ends in darkness. ... Read more
A nightmare journey on the Paris Metro from Mimesis to Abstraction. ... Read more
Part of the series POP MOVIE. MILES OF MUSIC is a rock tour with a difference. Teenage Rockshow takes live rock music to outback towns, high schools and aboriginal settlements. This film shows the musicians working on the road and in performance over a six month working period. ... Read more
Rita la Punta is a Brazilian drug dealer who has made her home in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. She recruits Hispanics under the age of 15 as they are too young to be prosecuted for murder. She muscles in on the drug monopolies, the suppliers and the dealers. Overprotective towards Thiago. her ... 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
A discourse about romantic love obsession and abandonment. The film traces a year in La's life alter she has been rejected by her lover Steve A monologue composed of her diary pilings bits of books and unaccompanied love songs complements obsessive detailed shots of Liz's flat and the views of ... Read more
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First film by young student of Film Department at Tel Aviv University tolls of dramatic encounter between an Israeli soldier on reserve duty and an Arab boy one dark and troubled night in the back streets of Tel Aviv. ... 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
Philip Hartman, co-founder of the Great Jones Cafe, wrote and directed this story of turmoil and chaos in the life of Macabee Cohen, former rock musician, now supplier of records for jukeboxes. Like any self-respecting former underground musician and central character in an experimental 16mm debut ... Read more
"Romantic wishes are so gigantic that they are unable to express themselves, they are mute. The film encircles them through the staging of pantomimed sketches, in fragmented compositions made up of music, sounds and scraps of inner voices. ... A film on love and hatred. Hope in happiness that ... Read more
A potato-headed scarecrow, stuck out in a paddock. bemoans the fate that assails him "It's not a good place to be this, nowerdays... the pig wants to eat my big fat potato head " He's right. It does. ... A pig gets what it wants, a potato gets what it deserves. ... Read more
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