37 feature films and 113 short films were screened from 29 May to 15 June
Program in Focus
The 1964 program featured seminal films from auteurs that would enjoy a long affiliation with the festival. Major films included Fellini's 8 ½, Georges Franju's Thérèse Desqueyroux, based upon the novel of the same name, Ingmar Bergman's So Close to Life, Luis Buñuel's Exterminating Angel and Yasujiro Ozu's An Autumn Afternoon.
Hands on the City (Francesco Rosi, 1963)
The Given Word (Anselmo Duarte, 1962)