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  • Yorkshire Day 2019

    YFA have teamed up with the York BID to bring the rich film heritage of the city to the big screen, especially for Yorkshire Day 2019. The team here at the YFA have curated a special selection of short films from our vaults for you to watch on a giant screen in St Sampson’s Square on August 1st, from 10am – 7pm, and it’s free.

    15 July, 2019
  • 4 July, 2019
  • Exploring 100 years of women on film

    What reactions do you get when you show young millennials, who didn’t grow up with feminist issues at the forefront of their family life, a selection of films that depict women’s lives over the last 100 years?  Bethany, Zoe and Freya, second year history students at York St John University, recently completed placements with YFA, working on our ‘What About the Women?’ project.  Find out what they thought about the films that they explored.

    4 July, 2019
  • Do something special for Durham!

    Held within the North East Film Archive's vaults are over 600 films - more than a quarter of a million feet of film - comprising the heart and soul of Durham during the 20th century.

    We're asking for your support to raise £5,000 to help preserve and share Durham's film heritage. The collection reveals an extraordinary record of our times, from the changes in industry to the evolving landscape and architecture of the city. Holidays to home life, schooldays to local events. Community occasions such as the miners' galas, popular jazz bands, local crafts and traditions - all captured on film, all building into a compelling visual legacy of the city.

    1 July, 2019
  • Celebrating the success of our North East On Film Search & Rescue campaign!

    After launching last September, our Search & Rescue campaign has now generated over 800 film submissions from the public – and we’re still on the search for more!

    The Search & Rescue campaign, supported by the National Lottery Heritage Fund, is part of our North East on Film project.  As part of the project we are asking the people of the northeast - from the Borders to Teesside - to send in their forgotten film and videotape collections so that they will be preserved for future generations. 

    13 June, 2019

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