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  Beckett - Film: 1965 "Film"
The film, which has no dialogue, takes its basis Berkeley’s theory Esse est percepti, that is “to be is to be perceived”: even after all outside perception -- be it animal, human or divine -- has been suppressed, self perception remains.
Film was edited by Sydney Meyers and the cinematography was by Boris Kaufman, both of whom were preeminent in their fields.
"Film" by Samuel Beckett -- By Katherine Waugh and Fergus Daly, FilmWest 20, 1995.
www.themodernword.com /beckett/beckett_film_film1965.html   (275 words)

  Encyclopedia: 1965 in film
Film refers to the celluloid media on which movies are printed Film is a term that encompasses motion pictures as individual projects, as well as the field in general.
Cat Ballou is a 1965 comedy Western film which tells the story of a woman who hires a famous gunman to avenge her fathers murder, but finds that the man she hires isnt what she expected.
A Thousand Clowns is a 1965 film which tells the story of a young boy who lives with his eccentric uncle, who is forced to conform to society in order to keep custody of the boy.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/1965-in-film   (360 words)

 Whitney Museum War! Film Schedule   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
This film, made by members of the faculty and the student body, documents this confrontation, including interviews with students, people in the town of Kent, and a member of the National Guard.
Filmed at the Harlem Fall Mobilization March against the war in 1967, three African-American Vietnam veterans discuss the relationship between the racism they encountered in the military, the poverty and discrimination of the ghetto, and war.
Fox's seminal film, one of the earliest and most penetrating documentaries on the Vietnam War, includes candid interviews with young GIs and pilots intercut with images of the devastation they caused.
www.whitney.org /exhibition/war_sched.html   (1089 words)

 USCCB - Office for Film and Broadcasting
The Office for Film and Broadcasting is responsible for reviewing and rating theatrical motion pictures, previewing and evaluating television programming as well as providing the Catholic public with information about the role of the entertainment and news media in influencing societal and personal values.
In recognition of the importance of the videocassette player in the American home, the Office has prepared a volume of capsule reviews assessing the moral and entertainment values of more than 8,000 movies available on television or video.
The office also sponsored a "Faith on Film" festival to commemorate the jubilee.
www.usccb.org /movies   (115 words)

 Film Review - Incubus Found! Cult film lost since 1965 unearthed and restored! - Tower 2000 News
The film was thought to be lost until just recently when producer Tony Taylor found the only surviving copy in France and managed to get the movie re-released on video for home screening.
The film's story is about a nobleman who becomes enticed by a Sucubus and lured towards evil only to later incur the wrath of the male Incubus when he fails to give his soul to the lost dark side.
The viewer is caught by the film's haunting sense of mood, and its violent sense of timeless fable.
www.towerdistrictnews.com /incubus_uncovered.html   (640 words)

 Film Festivals . com - People
The film was co-produced with Canal Plus' documentary unit Docstar for 2 million francs ($260,000), and will be sold internationally by Explore International, a joint venture between Canal Plus and National Geographic.
Films are stipulated to be "European," but not specific to any particular nation in the Continent.
The film will released in UK cinemas on October 13th by Icon Film Distribution, and the premiere will take place on October 12th at UCI Cinema Trafford Centre in Manchester, with the entire team in attendance.
www.filmfestivalspro.com /htmpro/archives/5oct00/bizz.html   (904 words)

Bob picks up the pace in 1965 as he goes electric and produces seminal albums and performances.
Some of the audio from the 1964 Festival is confusingly edited in with the 1965 performance of this song.
Film of the afternoon soundcheck is also included.
www.tvtalkin.com /1965-1969.htm   (1217 words)

 98.01.06: Let Justice Roll Down: The Civil Rights Movement Through Film (1954-1965)
Students should be asked to analyze whether the role of Daisy Bates in the film was an adequate one for the amount of work that she did for the cause.
This film is not so much about the life of Medgar Evers, but rather the white district attorney who reopened the case in 1994 and finally obtained justice.
The film does a good job of recreating the search and impresses upon the audience the magnitude of resources the federal governments was using.
www.yale.edu /ynhti/curriculum/units/1998/1/98.01.06.x.html   (8620 words)

 The Pentagon's Film Festival - A primer for The Battle of Algiers. By Charles Paul Freund
The first part of the film depicts the campaign of terror launched by the National Liberation Front (FLN, called "the organization" in the film) against French colonial rule in 1956.
The film leaves out the insurrection that was taking place in the rest of Algeria, which makes it impossible for viewers to judge how the FLN finally succeeded in driving out the French, much less what was wrong with French military strategy.
Yet the film treats the Algiers terror campaign as a failure: Its later bombings and shootings are made to appear increasingly desperate and strategically pointless.
www.slate.com /id/2087628   (1682 words)

 screenonline: Debussy Film, The (1965)
The film operates on, and constantly switches between, three levels.
In constantly pushing at the boundaries of what was considered acceptable for a BBC documentary, he had to spend much time thinking about what he was attempting, not least in order to justify it to his boss
His director frequently voices these dilemmas, musing about how to convey particular ideas on film, incorporate additional material without unbalancing the narrative, or simply to vouch for the accuracy of individual scenes.
www.screenonline.org.uk /tv/id/495009   (347 words)

 Film Studies
Film Studies is an interdisciplinary field drawing on the study of the history of art, national cultures and literatures, literary theory, philosophy, sociology, and other areas.
In addition to acquiring a firm grounding in the methods and core material of both film studies and another discipline, the candidate is advised to coordinate a plan of study involving comprehensive knowledge of one or more areas of specialization.
A written protocol between each department and Film Studies outlines the requirements and schedule to be borne in mind as a plan of study is worked out in consultation with the director of graduate studies of Film Studies and the director of graduate studies of the participating department.
www.yale.edu /bulletin/html2003/grad/film.html   (1062 words)

 ::... Fida Film
Fida Film have conducted seven separate researches between 1992 and 2002 to have a better understanding on the moviegoers' consumption habits, profile, and effectiveness of cinema advertising.
All financed by Fida Film, each research have enlightened advertisers and advertising agencies in terms of building the link between their brands and the very valuable target; cinema audience.
Fida Film cooperates with the technical leaders of the sector for organising the transfers of the films from Betacam to 35mm and print operations.
www.fidafilm.com /ffinc/en/ff_01_01.asp   (541 words)

 Samuel Beckett's Film - Buster Keaton - 1965
When I first saw the film years ago I dismissed it as pretentious, but in a recent re-encounter FILM surprised me with its directness and simplicity, and with the strength of its imagery, which reminded me of Magritte's surreal portraits.
For this emphasis on the solipsistic, the length of Film is perfect.
This film, which is only 20 minutes in length, is Buster Keaton's only venture into the psychological part of the cinema.
www.learmedia.ca /product_info.php/products_id/967   (1138 words)

In this emphasis, film and video are treated as artistic media — ideas are considered as important as technique.
Note: ART 345: Film II or ART 346: Video II serves as the gateway course and must be passed with a grade of “B” or better for students to continue on to upper-level film courses.
An introduction to the practice and theory of sound in film, concentrating on the ability of sound to affect the perception of images, evoke an image and extend the film frame.
art.umbc.edu /film.html   (596 words)

 Pierrot le fou / 1965 / film review / Jean-Luc Godard
The film's title is a reference to the nickname of the famous post-World War II gangster Emile Buisson, who has nothing to do with the film whatsoever (other than Pierrot being the name by which Marianne refers to Ferdinand).
In the film, France is as drawn to Italy as Ferdinand is drawn to Marianne, in both cases precisely to posit the gap between them that even love can't bridge.
Raoul Coutard cinematographed both films, but while Les carabinièrs is (purposefully) in newsreelish fl-and-white--to keep its portrayal of war ugly, unsettling and not in the least bit inviting--Pierrot le fou is among the three or four most gorgeous films in color ever made.
frenchfilms.topcities.com /nf_Pierrot_le_fou_rev.html   (2908 words)

 EI > Video Risks > The Pawnbroker (1965)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Sidney Lumet's 1965 film "The Pawnbroker" remains as powerful today as it was upon its initial release.
The film's power comes from a career capping performance by Rod Steiger, the unflinching script, mature handling of themes, non-stereotypical depiction of Black and Gay Americans and incredible performances by the rest of the cast.
The film is set 2 days before the 25 anniversary of the death of his family.
www.einsiders.com /reviews/videorisks/thepawnbroker.php   (676 words)

 Film: January 03, 2002
The film’s legacy has not been lost on Canada’s current crop of high-profile auteurs; in the collection of interviews with horror demigod Cronenberg, Cronenberg on Cronenberg, the man behind Dead Ringers recalls that David Secter “had somehow hustled together a feature film… that was intriguing because it was completely unprecedented.
The film is, in a nutshell, a romance between two young men studying at U of T. Secter had fallen in love with another student at the time and the film is an autobiographical take on their bond.
The fact that a film with this plot line (however subtle it may be) was made in a country with virtually no film infrastructure to speak of in the pre-sexual revolutionary mid-’60s is pretty amazing, to say the least.
www.montrealmirror.com /ARCHIVES/2002/011002/film1.html   (1044 words)

 BBC News | ASIA-PACIFIC | Indonesia to allow banned coup film
The Oscar-winning film, starring Mel Gibson and Sigourney Weaver, is awaiting the final approval from Indonesia's censors and is scheduled to go on show at the Jakarta International Film Festival next week.
The film is based on the award-winning novel by Australian author C J Koch about an Australian journalist's reckless pursuit of a front page scoop during the attempted 1965 coup against the Sukarno regime.
In October 1965, seven army officers were murdered by a group of their comrades in an apparent coup attempt, which the military blamed on the communists.
news.bbc.co.uk /hi/english/world/asia-pacific/newsid_1000000/1000394.stm   (422 words)

 Filmi Sangeet - The Indian film song
The term "Film Song" is today somewhat of a misnomer because there are many songs of this genre that have never been in any film.
The birth of the Indian film song may be traced to the advent of India's first sound motion picture in 1931.
It appears that film music is in the process of spawning a number of new and related genre.
chandrakantha.com /articles/indian_music/filmi.html   (1258 words)

 Film 100
The authors of Film 100 considered just about every inventor and scientist connected to the film industry, but under the weight of scrutiny, most were edged out by businessmen who exploited their invention.
Leni shoots a beautiful nude sequence to open the film with a look back on the origins of the Olympics, but her Greece is filled with blonde hair and blue eyes.
A brilliant eulogy to the gangster film, GOODFELLAS tracks the life of Henry Hill through an underworld that goes from romantic to brutal in the blink of an eye.
www.filmsite.org /film100_3.html   (856 words)

 "A Line of Sight: American Avant-Garde Film Since 1965" by Paul Arthur
Avant-garde film wasn’t considered an art form, but a kind of pathological condition, itching to infect commercial cinema — or “bourgeois culture” as a whole — and transform it from the inside out.
In keeping with that, he defines avant-garde film forensically: if a movie is “financed, completed, exhibited, and promoted” like an avant-garde film, then it is one.
While avant-garde film is certainly “anachronistic” in some sense — defections from film to video are the rule, not the exception — in-person screenings just reflect market demand.
www.sensesofcinema.com /contents/books/05/36/line_of_sight.html   (1263 words)

 Film Reviews
This blogs purpose is to translate some of my passion for these films and with luck, inspire you the reader to go check em out.
Instead of the DVD and Film reviews more often he has just pilfered online videos (Eg: Do The Right Thing on Sesame Street) or listed some personal favourites (The best Sean Connery films).
Here is the opening of the film that shows a corrupt fight for freedom is not unique to any one geographic location or place in time.
www.jdmfilmreviews.com   (2809 words)

 Amazon.com: Performance Film (1965) : Video   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
By the summer of 1965 it is obvious to even the most casual of viewers that Lenny Bruce is a broken, dying man.
Filmed in 1965 at San Francisco's Basin Street West (in what would be his penultimate live appearance), the show consists of Bruce's responses to the accusations and allegations stemming from his multiple arrests for obscenity and the trials that followed.
I know the circumstances under which the film was made, and the circumstances of Lenny's life and career at that time.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/6302403421?v=glance   (1451 words)

 On Point : The Battle of Algiers - 1/16/2004
Gillo Pontecorvo's 1965 film, "The Battle of Algiers," was a celluloid textbook for 1960s revolutionaries as it recreated the 1950s Algerian independence struggle against French colonials.
The film was banned in France, instigated riots and theater bombings in Europe, and was required watching for America's Black Panthers.
Now, a new print of the film has been re-released, and it is being screened at the Pentagon for insights into armed insurrection.
www.onpointradio.org /shows/2004/01/20040116_b_main.asp   (194 words)

 The Austin Chronicle: Film Listings
That has as much to do with the film’s script, courtesy of Edward Burns (The Brothers McMullen) and Scott Frank (Minority Report), which includes not one but two show-stopping "hopes and dreams" speeches, neither one of which makes you long for anything but a quick demise for those doing the speechifying.
Sporting a blond wig and the sort of shrill vocal mannerisms that fairly cry, "Bad nerd!" his character’s presence in the film is never adequately explained, and the excuse given — "He just showed up one day" at the hinterlands oil station — is perplexing.
The whole film, in fact, is more than a tad surreal, shot through with images of flowing sand dunes and the sense that all is not what it seems.
www.austinchronicle.com /gbase/Calendar/Film?Film=oid:242532   (560 words)

 The Sound of Music (1965)
The Sound of Music (1965) was an exceptionally successful film in the mid-1960s - at the time of its release, it surpassed Gone With the Wind (1939) as the number one box office hit of all time.
The star of the film was the previous year's Best Actress Academy Award winner, a fresh-faced Julie Andrews in a similar role as her governess performance in Mary Poppins (1964).
With a sweeping aerial view, the film opens with a left-to-right camera pan through the clouds and across rocky, snow-covered mountains.
www.filmsite.org /soun.html   (2530 words)

The show was broadcast on 3 April 1965 and though at least one still picture is around, the film is thought to be lost.
The show was filmed by ABC television and broadcast on 18 April 1965.
The whole concert was filmed and broadcast, first by the BBC on 1 March 1966.
www.tvtalkin.com /fab4tv/1965.htm   (565 words)

 We Were Soldiers film review   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
And Young' by Lt Col Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway about the first major battle in the Ia Drang Valley in 1965, the film is a gruesome depiction of the bloody engagement in which 400 American troops, under the leadership of Moore, took on 2000 North Vietnamese.
The other way in which the film differs from almost all other Vietnam movies is that it makes no attempt to address the political aspects of the war.
The idea for which is acknowledged at the film's climax when the two men are reflecting on the horror they had witnessed.
www.tiscali.co.uk /entertainment/film/reviews/we_were_soldiers.html   (662 words)

 At-A-Glance Film Reviews: Thunderball (1965)
Thunderball was originally supposed to be the first Bond film, but legal disputes made the producers shy away from it.
Thunderball restores competence to the character, questionable in the prior entry Goldfinger, but is in other respects an inferior imitation of its style and mood.
It wouldn't be so bad except that the climactic finale, a prolonged underwater battle which was supposed to be the film's highlight, is painfully slow and borders on dull...and the sped-up film of the final struggle with the villain is laughable.
www.rinkworks.com /movies/m/thunderball.1965.shtml   (203 words)

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