Film ID:
YFA 1954

Made by the University of Bradford, this promotional film highlights the benefits of being a student studying at their university.  The film features the University’s facilities and various academic programmes as well as provides a good example of 1970s student life in Britain.

YFA 1954 The potential graduate 1968

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. 

A New Life in Huddersfield

A new documentary ‘A New Life in Huddersfield – Memories of Partition and Migration’ reveals untold stories from Partition survivors on how they escaped the violence, fled their homelands and eventually settled into new lives in Huddersfield.  On Tuesday 22nd May, the documentary premiered to over 80 special guests at the Heritage Quay in Huddersfield.  

Hull on Film DVD - on sale now!

YFA's new DVD - Hull on Film - is now available to buy!  The DVD is priced at £10 (plus 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.

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This is a film of the arrival to York Minster of a new bell, ‘Great Peter’, in 1927.  The bell was cast at Taylor's Bellfoundry in Loughborough on 22nd April, 1927. It arrived in York on Tuesday, 20th September at 2.45 p.m. and was welcomed with a special service outside the cathedral at 4 p.m....

Film ID: 5163 Year: 1927