This film is part of Free
A musical celebration of learning-disabled identity
Music video 2015 4 mins
A music video performed by members of the Mind the Gap Theatre Ensemble and directed by French photographer Denis Darzacq, whose work often involves collaboration with people with learning disabilities.
Filmed in and around Bradford, the film and lyrics challenge the audience to see people for who they are. The music was composed by Jez Colborne, an internationally renowned artist and musician who has been working with Mind the Gap since 1998. Colborne has Williams Syndrome, a rare condition which is characterised, amongst other things, by a strong affinity with music.
Nothing About Us Without Us
2009 15 mins
A Deaf man becomes a world-famous porn star thanks to some advanced skill with his hands.
Science Fiction 2011 24 mins
A moving speculation on the future decline of Deaf culture
Comedy 2015 22 mins
Pity-puncturing odd-couple comedy inspired by Ingmar Bergman
Science Fiction 2014 11 mins
Flatmates fight over the opportunity to experience some very new sensations.
Music video 2016 4 mins
Powerful music video that demands respect for difference.
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.
Charity appeal 2020 2 mins
Beautiful NHS fundraiser, setting Michael Rosen’s poem to powerful archive images.
Manchester's Welcome to the Imperial Yeomanry (1901) Manchester's Welcome to the Imperial Yeomanry (1901)
Non-Fiction 1901 4 mins Silent Location: Manchester
A volunteer cavalry regiment is enthusiastically welcomed home after active service in South Africa.
Non-Fiction 1901 2 mins Silent Location: Liverpool
All ashore! Passengers disembark and crew offload after a long Atlantic crossing.
Spectators Promenading in Weston Park, Sheffield (1902) Spectators Promenading in Weston Park, Sheffield (1902)
Non-Fiction 1902 3 mins Silent Location: Weston Park
A stroll in the park for civilised city-dwellers in Edwardian South Yorkshire.
Non-Fiction 1924 1 mins Silent Location: Woking
The UK's first purpose-built mosque welcomes a huge crowd of worshippers - and newsreel cameras!
Comedy 1914 9 mins Silent
A vicar is caught flirting with an improperly-dressed chorus girl in this saucy silent comedy.