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Halifax Catholic Procession (c.1905)
A proud expression of Catholic identity, this Edwardian parade fills the streets of the Yorkshire town.
Non-Fiction 1905 4 mins Silent
For a day, the old religion holds sway over the centre of a mainly Protestant wool town, captured in Mitchell & Kenyon's only 'Catholic' film made outside Lancashire. 'Erin' (Ireland in Gaelic), written in flowers, proclaims the origins of much of Halifax's Catholic community. Priests, worshippers, altar boys, women and girls in elaborate hats and small children throng the streets.
Blue Coat Children Marching to Curzon Hall, Birmingham (1901) Blue Coat Children Marching to Curzon Hall, Birmingham (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 1 mins Silent Location: Birmingham
Church school pupils set off for a trip to the famous Birmingham entertainment hall.
Manchester Catholics Whitsuntide Procession (1904) Manchester Catholics Whitsuntide Procession (1904)
Non-Fiction 1904 11 mins Silent Location: Manchester
A damp and murky day greets the annual Whitsuntide Catholic procession in Edwardian Manchester.
Non-Fiction 1902 13 mins Silent Location: Birkenhead
May Queens and drag queens, cadets and clowns: thousands turn out for an Edwardian fundraiser in the Merseyside town.
Congregation Leaving New Jerusalem Church in Accrington (1902) Congregation Leaving New Jerusalem Church in Accrington (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 3 mins Silent Location: Accrington
An Edwardian congregation emerges after Sunday service in Accrington, Lancashire.
Non-Fiction 1902 5 mins Silent Location: Southport
Colourful carnival floats in the Lancashire seaside resort of Southport.
Non-Fiction 1902 3 mins Silent Location: Manchester
Residents of Manchester's own 'Little Italy' put on a display of religious pomp during the city's annual Whit Walk.
Documentary 1981 6 mins Location: Halifax
Dedicated volunteers from Halifax provide a talking newspaper service for locals on cassettes, strangely not motivated by money.
Factual TV 1987 9 mins Location: Halifax
Halifax’s Calderdale Council inspires real and lasting positive change in the community through infrastructure investment in this film.
Amateur film 1985 9 mins Location: Halifax
An experienced Halifax baker takes us behind the counter and showcases his sweet and savoury secrets in this endearing short film.
Documentary 1910 2 mins Silent Location: Halifax
One of the most industrious and enterprising towns of northern England takes a break to greet the novelty of the movie camera.
Documentary 1985 25 mins Location: Halifax
Women workers give voice to their puzzlement, anger and despair as years of hard work cleaning laundry for hospitals is discarded.
Industry sponsored film 1965 17 mins Location: Halifax
The lesson here is clear, do the right things in the workplace – wear totectors and Rozalex barrier cream – and all will be well, and if not there is a nurse on hand with a plaster.
Drama 2020 11 mins
Having left home to work with his uncle, Iqbal finds himself unable to return because what he is running from is not confined to the city.
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.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2020 10 mins
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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.
Drama 2020 11 mins
A young mother takes the biggest risk of her life when she makes a choice.
Drama 2020 12 mins
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