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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Anglia Reports - Rural Life
Villages are not just picture postcards – they are real communities with real issues. TV report on the DIY community action in East Anglia.
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The local shop or primary school, a regular bus service; all contribute to providing a sense of community for villagers. However, at the time of an economic recession, cutbacks in public spending often mean closures. This ‘Anglia Reports’ episode takes a look at some of the community projects that loyal and dedicated villagers in rural parts of Norfolk and Suffolk have established to tackle the problems that cutbacks have forced upon them.