The East Anglian Film Archive, the first and largest Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976. Since 1984, EAFA has been owned and operated by the University of East Anglia, Norwich (UEA), to support research and work to preserve our moving image heritage. More than 250 hours are freely available online as examples of the wide range of film which attracts interest the world over.
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About Women - Disabled Living Foundation
Take a look at the creative inventions offered at the Disabled Living Foundation, that provide much needed solutions for independent living.
Magazine and Review show 1973 7 mins Not rated
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Anglia TV's Ellis Hill demonstrates some of the solutions for independent living offered by the Disabled Living Foundation (DLF). The DLF was one of the first organisations to recognise the multiple problems disabled people experience on a daily basis. At the Equipment Demonstration Centre Ellis Hill tests out a variety of equipment, including a stand-you-up bed, a bench for bathing, and an appliance for pulling up stockings.
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Comedy 1906 6 mins Silent
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Science Fiction 1906 3 mins Silent
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1903 1 mins Silent
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