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North East Film Archive and our sister organisation, Yorkshire Film Archive, have a brand new Facebook page where we will be keeping our followers up to date with all our exciting events and news.

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Britain on Film Launches on BFI Player

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The British Film Institute has launched Britain on Film, a new National Lottery-funded project that reveals hidden histories and forgotten stories of people and places from the film and TV archives of the UK, including 100s of titles from the North East Film Archive collections. We’re delighted that this fantastic array of NEFA films featuring local communities and landmark events in the North East will be on our website soon. Watch this space!

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We're delighted to welcome you to our updated and enhanced website for the North East Film Archive. We hope that you'll enjoy exploring the site, which features a selection of great films from our collection - free to view online - including documentaries, newsreels, advertisements, and home movies.

We're always interested to hear about any film collections featuring the North East of England, so please don't hesitate to get in touch.

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Tosh Warwick

A Bridge Across Time

We’re delighted to welcome Middlesbrough born author and historian Tosh Warwick as our latest guest curator. Tosh is Education, Learning and Events Officer on the Tees Transporter Bridge Visitor Experience Project. Perhaps no surprise that his selection features this magnificent Grade II listed structure, a ‘symphony in steel’ with one of Teesside’s best views.

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Turners 1947

1947 | Film No. 13470

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Its summer. It’s 1947. In the hustle and bustle of post-war Newcastle, where would you go to develop your happy holiday snaps? Pink Lane, of course. Home to the hugely successful Turners store “For Everything Photographic and Photographing Everything”. And there's a brand new store on Blackett Street to promote.

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Britain on Film Launches on BFI Player

Jul 7, 2015

 Britain on Film, is a new National Lottery-funded project that reveals hidden histories and forgotten stories of people and places from the film and TV archives of the UK, including 100s of titles from the North East Film Archive collections.   Read more

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Walnor Productions Present Holiday Memories and The Hartlepools

1966 | Film No. 20406

Home movie holiday memories in Hartlepool and all the fun of the fair at the Corporation Carnival in 1966.

20406 Walnor

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