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Dune Dreams

Date produced: 1953

Filmmaker(s):

Dick Baty

Description:

An elderly couple visits the beach, where they observe young people engaged in sports and romance. These sights prompt the couple to reflect on the story of how they met at the same beach in their younger years.


Olga

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán

Description:

Después de una noche de tragos en un bar, Olga sale con un extraño y lo lleva a su hogar. Mientras tienen relaciones sexuales, ella ve la foto de un niño pequeño en la pared, y recuerda tocar el piano y divertirse con el. Después el filme muestra a Olga en el baño inyectándose drogas para después vagar por las calles bajo la influencia de narcóticos y alimentar a un perro con pan mientras continúa recordando estar con el pequeño niño. Olga regresa al mismo bar acompañada de una mujer y se emborracha; después de salir juntas hacia el hogar de Olga, empiezan a desvestirse y besarse. Olga ve la foto otra vez y empieza a llorar, esta escena es seguida por imágenes de ella recibiendo oxígeno en una ambulancia y después llorando a lado de la otra mujer, mirando la fotografía.

After a night of drinks in a bar, Olga leaves with a stranger and takes him home. While having sex with him, she sees the picture of a little boy on the wall, and remembers playing piano and having fun with him. Afterwards the film shows Olga in the bathroom injecting herself with drugs, wandering the streets while in the influence of the drugs and feeding a dog with bread while she keeps on remembering being with the kid. Olga then goes to the same bar with a woman and gets drunk, they leave together to Olga’s home and while they begin to undress and kiss, she sees the picture again and starts crying, this scene is followed by images of her receiving oxygen in an ambulance, and then crying again next to the other woman, looking at the picture.


From the Embers

Date produced: 1952

Filmmaker(s):

Glen H. Turner

Description:

"A western, in color, about a drifter looking for work and then falling in love with his employer’s granddaughter." Church History Library.


Largo Caminar, Un [A long walk]

Date produced:

Filmmaker(s):

Eloy González Gavilán

Description:

El filme muestra diversos paisajes naturales de Ribera en Álava (España) mientras se escucha la narración de un hombre reflexionando mientras deja atrás la ciudad y mira las montañas y ríos. El hombre recuerda distintos fragmentos de su vida y mientras mira el río concluye que aún le queda un largo camino en la vida.

The film depicts several natural landscapes of Ribera in Álava (Spain) while a male voice narrates the reflections of a man while he leaves the city behind and watches the mountains and the rivers. The man remembers many fragments of his life and while he sees the river he concludes that there is still a long road ahead for him in life.


Rope of Sand

Date produced: 1961

Filmmaker(s):

Jewell Dawson

Description:

"An archaeologist on an excavation finds a glass cube that allows him to see into the past where he sees an Egyptian Princess standing in a garden." Sacramento Public Library.


Chilmark: a Florethel Film Fantasy

Date produced: 1927

Filmmaker(s):

Alexander Black

Description:

"Combines ancestral memory with reincarnation when the main character falls asleep, sees nymphs dancing in the same landscape hundreds of years in the past, and confronts his previous incarnation herding sheep and wearing fur." UC Berkeley Library.


Red Ring, The

Date produced: 1967

Filmmaker(s):

Yoshiro Hayashi

Description:

"The Red Ring, from Japan, tells the story of a young girl who buys a red ring and buries it on the hillside. Years later, as a young woman, she retells the story through flashbacks. Finally she goes to dig up the ring to tie in with the glimpses of herself as a young girl" PSA Journal, Aug. 1967, 37.


Goyai

Date produced: 1966

Filmmaker(s):

Kevin McMahon

Description:

"Goyai our first 9.5mm film entry in many, many years, is a neat little package that portrays an elderly man who, in the twilight of his light, goes back to see the old homestead that he knew in earlier days. An excellent track is a great help to the mood of the film" PSA Journal, Sept. 1966, 35.


Three Episodes

Date produced: 1928

Filmmaker(s):

Robert Burhans

Description:

"This film discloses, concisely and with cinematic dexterity, what passes in the mind of a dying soldier in a shell hole in Flanders. The three memories flashing back to the suffering doughboy were well done and the film as a whole disclosed the best sense of cinematics revualed bv anv contender in this division." Photoplay, Nov. 1929, 67.


Reflections

Date produced: 1944

Filmmaker(s):

Henry E. Hird

Description:

"In Reflections, Henry E. Hird has followed the intelligent practice of revising footage shot when film was more plentiful, with the result that he has created a new and interesting synthesis by editing. On a winter evening, a man reflects on the joys and adventures of a past summer. Of an athletic disposition, he has swum, sailed and hunted. Interested in wild life, he has observed and filmed birds. From time to time, he adjusts a radio, to find music that expresses the moods of his reverie. Finally, he turns off the radio, the musical accompaniment ceases and the film ends in silence. With excellent cinematography and with a nice editorial sense, Mr. Hird has gathered interesting events into an entertaining whole." Movie Makers, Dec. 1944, 496.


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