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The London Story
Sally Potter's lively dance film about spies and government intrigue.
Musical 1986 16 mins
This tale about three eccentric characters and their conspiratorial plans to reveal government secrets is played out like a silent comedy - or a Technicolor musical. Against a backdrop of familiar London locations, body gestures and movements are precisely but playfully performed to the dramatic music of Prokofiev's Romeo and Juliet.
Women with a Movie Camera
The Body Beautiful
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1990 24 mins
Autobiographical account of a mother-daughter relationship, exploring beauty standards and female sexuality.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1984 16 mins
A first-person essay on the experience of anorexia and its cultural causes
The Pecking Order
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1989 0 mins
A beautifully painted animated critique of modern intensive farming methods
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1975 0 mins
Classic expanded cinema work that proposes a direct relationship between the sonic and the visual.
The Ten Commandments of Love
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1979 4 mins
An impassioned embrace on an ocean pier to 'The Ten Commandments of Love'.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 1976 5 mins
A traditional ‘still life’ serves as subject for a film on colour transformation
All Seasons - the story of Bournemouth as a resort
Promotional 1930 14 mins Location: Waterloo Sta
Ride the Bournemouth Belle to this famous southern seaside resort – in a film featuring golfers, skaters and the Municipal Symphony Orchestra
The World's Greatest Station
Non-Fiction 1922 1 mins Location: Waterloo Sta
Her Majesty Queen Mary officially opens the much rebuilt Waterloo station for the London and South Western Railway, 21 March 1922.
Documentary 1961 33 mins Location: Waterloo Sta
The daily rhythms and dramas of Waterloo station are captured in John Schlesinger’s influential early film.
Documentary 1964 13 mins Location: Waterloo Sta
This fascinating 60s tour catches London's South Bank in the middle of a cultural metamorphosis.
Grounded on the Platters: HMS Conway
Home movie 1953 7 mins Location: Anglesey/Ynysmôn
A sorry end to any ship: timings, tide and wind played their part in pushing HMS Conway onto the Platters rocks in the Menai Strait on 14/4/1953.
Exeter Real Ale Festival
News 1975 3 mins Location: Exeter
The wet and warm ale goes down a treat as aficionados gather to celebrate real ale.
Home movie 1955 8 mins Location: Llanddwyn Island/Ynys Llanddwyn
Sea pinks and samphire, lighthouses and church ruins – Llanddwyn’s charms are many and varied.
News 1979 2 mins Location: Plymouth
Experimentation with a coat for two leaves couples with really no escape.
Bath Festival of Blues and Progressive Music
News 1970 2 mins Location: Shepton Mallet
Progressive gathering of festival goers hits the blues.
Dawson: Lower Penn Show
Home movie 1954 4 mins Location: Lower Penn
Another blustery summer day in the 1950s and it's Lower Penn's carnival parade.