News

  • New festive footage added to our collections!

    As a holiday treat watch some amazing newly-digitised films, put your feet up and relax.  December’s additions include festive celebrations from the collection of Darlington amateur filmmaker Peter Dobin, family celebrations, a couple of visits to the pub and finally a quiz to round things off!

    20 December, 2018
  • 20 November, 2018
  • Hull on Film DVD

    Are you searching for the ideal Christmas present for a Hullensian?  Well, look no further than our Hull on Film DVD, packed full of fascinating footage of Hull dating from the early 1900s up to 1980!  The DVD is priced at £12 (including postage and packing), and all proceeds from sales go straight back into the preservation of the films – so every purchase helps to safeguard more of our region's film heritage.

    5 November, 2018
  • The Wolds Wagoners

    In the 1980s, Willerby Film Club made an 8mm film capturing the memories of three Wagoners from the East Riding of Yorkshire, who all recall signing up, mobilisation, and their experiences of the Mons Retreat during WW1.  Thanks to funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund, YFA were able to undertake vital restoration work on the only surviving copy, a poor-quality VHS tape, and the story of the Wagoners can be told once again.

    30 October, 2018
  • Val's Born a Rebel blog: Part 1

    For her latest series of blogs, our fabulous volunteer, Val, has taken inspiration from a newly-commissioned short film, Born a Rebel: a collaboration between Cinema for All, Yorkshire, North East and North West Film Archives (find out more about the film here).  Here’s part one - parts two and three will follow over the next few weeks.

    23 October, 2018

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