The North East Film Archive is one of a network of regional film archives established to collect, preserve and show film made in, or about the North East of England. Our collections are non-fiction, and date from the early 1900s to the present day, providing a rich record of life in the region over the 20th century. Many of our films are available to watch, free of charge, on our website.
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Jewish Ex-Service Men's Coronation Parade 1
A proud expression of Jewish identity and heroism at a Coronation parade to the Eldon Square World War One memorial in Newcastle.
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Ranks of Jewish ex-servicemen march through the decorated streets of Newcastle to the World War One memorial in Eldon Square in May 1937. Despite the shaky footage, this amateur film records a remarkable display of comradeship and patriotism at an annual
In the 1930s the Anglo-Jewish community felt the need to commemorate the part played by Jewish soldiers in the First World War. The North East Branch of the Association of Jewish Ex-Servicemen and Women (AJEX) was formed in the early 1930s to counteract t