North East on Film

Tyneside on Film

Join the North East Film Archive for a series of very special screenings at Newcastle upon Tyne's Tyneside Cinema on 10th and 25th October, as we take you on an astonishing film journey through time to reveal the people, the places, the industries, the great events as well as our everyday lives which together make Tyneside the great place it is today.

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NEFA launches ambitious new Search & Rescue campaign


NEFA is excited to announce the launch of its new Search & Rescue campaign.  We’re asking everyone who lives in, works in or loves the North East to help us re-discover those forgotten film and videotape collections that have recorded life in the region over the past one hundred and twenty years.

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In May 2018 we launched CINESECRETS, an initiative where we team up with the region’s media to present 60-second clips from the North East Film Archive showing the people, industries, special events and pastimes of times gone by. 

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Screenings and Special Events

As well as our extensive archive of films available online, we take North East on Film on the road too, connecting the people and communities of the North East with their magnificent film heritage through our programme of curated screenings and events.

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North East on Film

Join us as we reveal the region’s film heritage on screen and online thanks to support from the Heritage Lottery Fund.

We’re searching for, preserving and digitising moving image from across the North East and bringing these films to cinemas, community centres and other venues near you.

Search and Rescue

We need your help to find the region’s hidden film heritage. Check your cupboards, sheds, attics and store rooms to uncover the history of the region captured on film.

Precious and often fragile, these films and videos need preserving to ensure that they can be enjoyed now and in the future.