Y Gwr O Gwr Yr Aran
197829 mins Location: Llanuwchllyn
Teacher Frank Letch of Llanuwchllyn, Gwynedd discusses his life and living with his acquired disability in this TV documentary. In Welsh with English subtitles.
This Wonderful Creation
Documentary197624 mins Location: Saltaire
Back to Victorian times: a rich employer provides decent housing, a hospital, a library, a school, a boathouse, almshouses and public baths.
Amateur film19627 minsSilent Location: Chichester
A fascinating film showing the cathedral city of Chichester before the arrival of its ringroad and the pedestrianisation of its Roman streets.
Jones: Burton Market
Home movie19655 minsSilent Location: Burton upon Trent
Fruit and vegetables make way for dodgems, the caterpillar and the cake-walk as Burton's annual Statute Fair arrives in town.
Gladding at Watchet
News19694 mins Location: Watchet
An old tradition of gladding to hunt for conger eels on the beach is evidenced here on the shores of the Bristol Channel.
London - King's Road, Chelsea
Amateur film19676 minsSilent Location: Chelsea
Hang out with the ‘dedicated followers of fashion’ down the King’s Road in the Swinging Sixties.
Traffic in Carfax and Horsham
Amateur film196011 minsSilent Location: Horsham
A fascinating view of Horsham's increasingly heavy traffic in the early 1960s, with buses, cars, markets and shops.
Industry sponsored film194727 mins Location: Stafford
An introduction to the glorious heritage of the Staffordshire Potteries, constructed around a young London woman’s visit to the factories.
Glimpse of Oxford
Amateur film19302 minsSilent Location: Oxford
Sydney Martin takes us on a whistle-stop tour of the landmarks of Oxford and surrounds including an occasional wry eye.
Market Day at St. Albans
Amateur film19693 minsSilent Location: St Albans
Amateur filmmaker John Anderson captures the tail end of the sixties, incidentally showing the pop culture and homeware trends of this era, visiting market day in St. Albans.
The Seagulls are Calling
Amateur film193017 minsSilent Location: Port Isaac
An amateur portrait of the pretty Cornish fishing village, Port Isaac, in 1930. More recently the setting for the popular ITV drama Doc Martin.
The Song We Sing is About Freedom
Documentary197517 mins Location: Trawsfynydd
Across the communist/capitalist divide of the Cold War, a choir from Hungary visits a choir in Blaenau Ffestiniog and both discover, despite differences, a shared humanity.
Connah's Quay Carnival and Fete 1965
Amateur film196514 minsSilent Location: Connah's Quay
The Connah's Quay Old People's Association demonstrates that it's not just the young that are embued with carnival spirit.
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13 new short films from new and emerging animators, commissioned through a prestigious initiative by the BFI, BBC Four, and BBC Arts.
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