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Artificial Limb Making
Occupational therapy turns full circle, as amputee soldiers learn to make artificial limbs for others
Non-Fiction 1916 1 mins
There is some neat symmetry to the idea of training amputee soldiers learning to make artificial limbs for others. This newsreel item was no doubt intended as a positive message, much like the 'and finally' of modern TV news. But today, it also serves as a poignant reminder of just how many were physically disabled by their wartime experience.
Disabled Britain on Film
Science Fiction 2011 24 mins
A moving speculation on the future decline of Deaf culture
2009 15 mins
A Deaf man becomes a world-famous porn star thanks to some advanced skill with his hands.
News 1972 8 mins Location: Bromsgrove
Living in a world that makes no concessions for her size: Joyce Carpenter is Britain's smallest woman.
Music video 2016 4 mins
Powerful music video that demands respect for difference.
Documentary 1946 51 mins Location: Manchester
A brisk look at the tests and education practices for deaf people in 1940s
Drama 2008 13 mins
Artist-activist Liz Crow's haunting film about the Nazis' Aktion-T4 programme during World War Two. In 1939 Germany, a secret institution has sinister plans for its disabled inmates.
Drama 2019 26 mins
Arkita believes herself to be be modern, liberal and independent. An unprecedented encounter with a transgender sex worker questions her beliefs.
National Blood Service: Chief Executive's up-date, November 2001 National Blood Service: Chief Executive's up-date, November 2001
Sponsored film 2001 19 mins
Martin Gorham presents a video update to his staff, outlining some of his department's past achievements and upcoming challenges.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2020 10 mins
In a madcap musical, a 'cat'-stronaut travels the galaxy looking for the meaning of life and encounters a space pup eager to help.
2003 1 mins
A longer version of the famously icky anti-smoking promo in which cigarettes ooze fat.
Public Information Filler 2003 1 mins
“If you care, show it” - is the message to encourage voting in the Scottish elections, long before the galvanising independence referendum of 2014.
Short documentary 2021 4 mins
A South Asian gaze on representation, inequality and discrimination in UK film and TV, set against the backdrop of the casting room.