MIFF 1969

Erwin Rado

Festival Program
40 feature films and 93 short films were screened from 6 June to 21 June

Program in Focus
Notable films included Capricious Summer (Mezel), Fando and Lis (Jodorowsky), If (Anderson), Silence and Cry (Jancsó), Diary of a Switchboard Operator (Makavejev), Report of the Party and the Guests (Nemec), Hugo and Josephine (Grede). 

Filmmaker in Focus

Stig Björkman. Björkman was a guest of the Festival, were a collection of his films were screened.
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Featured Film
No Vietnamese Ever Called Me Nigger (David Loeb Weiss, 1968)
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Image Gallery



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MIFF 1969

From the Festival Files

On Screen and in the Cinema

The magic of the festival is reached through its screens. These are places and spaces that captivate our attention, providing windows where films come to life before our eyes. As portals to the world, the festival’s screens allow us to travel the globe, move through time, and see through another’s eyes. … Yet these screens also remind us of home. They are fixed in place, in our memories and in o …

You Had to Be There

The thrill of the festival happens in a moment. In the shared moments created in being present at the festival, and in sharing experiences with others in the MIFF community. These moments are the instances that set the festival apart from the everyday, that remind us that we live in the present, and that some experiences are just too unique to replicate. … Each year, we return to the festival to …