Spring 1964

Exploitation films, children’s film, the Maysles brothers and “direct cinema,” Cannes, interview with Shirley Clarke, cinematic politics, filmmaking in Bulgaria, film censorship in the nation’s capital

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The Truth, the Whole Truth, and Nothing but the Truth about Exploitation Films
Barry Mahon interviewed by Gordon Hitchens

Children’s Film and Screen Education
By Tony Hodgkinson

The Maysles Brothers and “Direct Cinema”
By Maxine Haleff

Something Special
By David S. Hillman

Film in the Chinese Republic

Candid Cannes
By Max Weinberg

Interview with Shirley Clarke
By Harriet Polt

The Benshi
By Tats Yosiyama

Cinematic Politics
By Yale Udoff

The Sixth Annual American Film Festival
By Paula Zweifach

Film Making in Bulgaria
By Edith Laurie

The Boston University Film School
By Austin F. Lamont

Film Censorship in the Nation’s Capital
A Statement by Michael F. Mayer

Jurors Named for Film Comment Anniversary Awards

Film Reviews

The Cool World
By Jesse Walker and Gordon Hitchens

The Night Watch (Le Trou)
By Gordon Hitchens

The Night Watch (O Pagador de Promessas)
By Gordon Hitchens

Book Reviews

The Innocent Eye by Arthur Calder-Marshall
Reviewed by George Amberg

Indian Film by Erik Barnouw and S. Krishnnswamy
Reviewed by Stuart Selby

The Personal Vision of Ingmar Bergman by Jorn Donner, translated by Holger Lundberg
Reviewed by Birgitta Steene

Letters to the Editor