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  • One Hull of a Day!

    We'd like to say a huge thank you to everyone who came to our two 'Hull on Film' screenings at the Vue Cinema, Princes Quay on 1st April.  Both screenings were a sell-out, and reactions from the audience were fantastic. If you missed out on a ticket, don't worry: we'll be back later this year.

    In the meantime, we'd like to share some of the feedback left in response to the question '"What did you enjoy most about the screening?"

    6 April, 2017
  • Calling Blighty: Sheffield Showroom, 26th March 2:30 pm

    A selection of footage from the Calling Blighty series of films, showing servicemen from South Yorkshire and York, will be shown at a special screening at the Showroom Cinema in Sheffield on Sunday 26th March.

    These rare and unseen films show the men sending filmed messages home from India and Burma at the end of WW2. The films were screened at local cinemas in 1944-5 to wives, mothers and sweethearts back home as a way of increasing morale; a sort of one way Skype of their day, they are remarkable and moving documents. 

    16 March, 2017
  • Hull on Film: 1st April 2017

    The Yorkshire Film Archive is delighted with the response to Hull on Film which is now sold out.  We are sorry that audiences are disappointed to have missed out on this occasion.  

    We assure you that, due to the overwhelming interest in Hull on Film, we will be back with a repeat screening and more of Hull’s film heritage soon – watch this space!

    7 March, 2017
  • Newcastle & District ACA: Treasures from the Cine Club World

    The Newcastle & District Amateur Cinematographers Association (ACA) has been making cine stories and capturing the north east on film for nearly a century. It is the sole survivor of the five original ACA organisations in Britain, first set up in 1927, and this year, incredibly, the cine club celebrates its 90th anniversary.

    1 February, 2017
  • Memory Bank: Life on the Home Front

    Age UK Bradford & District, along with colleagues from four other Age UK branches across the region have teamed up with the Yorkshire Film Archive to produce a brand new reminiscence resource, Memory Bank: Life on the Home Front, based on local archive film footage of life in the 1940s and ‘50s.  

    The project, which was made possible thanks to the Chancellor's LIBOR fund, is proving to be a great success with reminiscence session taking place across the region. 

    4 November, 2016

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