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A wry tale about a one-eyed woman seeking revenge in Seahouses, Northumberland.
Drama 1991 20 mins
The rugged beauty of the Northumbrian coastline is the setting for this sharply-written short film about lust, revenge and inflatable sumo wrestlers. While walking along Hadrian's Wall, wounded traveller Sian hitches a lift from two men from the circus. She agrees to join their act but still seeks vengeance on her nemesis in nearby Seahouses. England's North East is bleak yet romantic in Ian Dodd's wonderfully dark comedy-drama.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1990 24 mins
Autobiographical account of a mother-daughter relationship, exploring beauty standards and female sexuality.
Student film 1994 12 mins Location: Haringey
Indian proverbs and superstitions shape the complex love life of a young British woman.
Crime 1996 14 mins Location: Fens, The
Dream-like short film starring Samantha Morton, in one of her earliest screen credits, as one half of a couple on the run who hide out in the Fens.
Documentary 1999 12 mins
Duncan Jones, director of Moon, Source Code and Warcraft, presents this ambitious Iron Age short about the star-crossed romance between a slave and gentry girl.
Drama 1996 20 mins Location: Farringdon Station
Ewan Bremner and Dexter Fletcher star as a pair of morbid fortune tellers in this modern tale of dark arts.
Documentary 1997 12 mins
Partying like it's 1997. We follow a rave DJ instigator rigging up decks in abandoned warehouses, a nosebleed 'techno tourist' who chases the hardcore around Europe and a girl addicted to... partying.
Amateur film 1959 9 mins Silent Location: Howick
Castles, shipwrecks and colonies of birds encountered on a journey down the coast of Northumberland.
Amateur film 1969 8 mins Location: Seahouses
Impressions of birdland: around the Farne Islands with a movie camera.
Amateur film 1957 5 mins Silent Location: Seahouses
Fish are being gutted as fishing boats return with live crabs into a lovely harbour on the Northumberland coast, and load them into baskets.
Amateur film 1979 16 mins Location: Holy Island
A tour of Northumberland that reminds us that what once protected us, now itself needs protecting, as does the surrounding wildlife.
Amateur film 1957 20 mins Silent Location: Hexham
A personal portrait of a family tour of some historic Northumbrian sights in the mid-1950s, with Seahouses looking especially idyllic, wonderfully filmed in Kodachrome.
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.