In her first blog post our fabulous volunteer Jenna has scoured the archives for films showing mid-century youth fads and fashions. This first instalment explores the baby boomers of the post-war years and their coming of age in the early 1960s, embracing everything from beehives to bouffants and kinky boots to Italian suits.
17 May, 2019
It’s not every day you get to meet your heroes. But decades ago, a star-struck schoolgirl from Stockton, fast tracked as a 16 year old co-presenter on the new Tyne Tees TV children’s programme Sunday Sundae, did just that. Find out what happened when, decades later, North East Film Archive rediscovered an early 80s interview with pop star Sting in their collections.5 April, 2019
Our recent Hexham on Film screening as part of the Tyne Valley Film Festival was terrific, and we were overjoyed to talk to so many people who knew relatives, people, communities and workplaces featured in the programme.4 April, 2019
We were delighted to present our Durham On Film show at the Gala Theatre and Cinema on Saturday 9th March, and were so thrilled to see a sold-out house of over 400 people in attendance.
If you missed the show, which included footage of communities, industries and famous faces from across Durham County dating back to 1902, then fear not! We return to the Gala with the show on Saturday 6th July!17 March, 2019
Moving images of women’s lives over the past 100 years from the Yorkshire/North East Film Archive.
This new programme is supported by the BFI Film Audience Network as part of Changing Times: Women's Histories, a nationwide season celebrating women within the UK's screen heritage collections. 'What About the Women?' features a series of events and screenings based entirely on archive footage drawn from our collections.8 March, 2019