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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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19876 Visit of King Queen Gateshead 08 copy

Guest Pick

Kathryn Tickell

A Northern Soul

One of the country’s most innovative folk musicians and composers, Kathryn Tickell finds inspiration in the beautiful landscapes, people and traditions of Northumberland.

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One in a Million

The Great North Run

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The Bupa Great North Run celebrated in style this year when the one millionth runner crossed the finish line. NEFA was thrilled to be part of the breathtaking Opening Ceremony that took place on the banks of the River Tyne, one of the world's most iconic settings.


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A Bridge through Time

NEFA and Transporter Explore Rivers Film Heritage

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Historic footage of the region's bridges, industries and rivers held in the North East Film Archive has been explored and made more accessible to researchers and the public through a link-up between NEFA and the £2.6m Heritage Lottery Fund supported Tees Transporter Bridge Visitor Experience Project.


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Kathryn Tickell - A Northern Soul

Sep 16, 2014

Northumbrian musician Kathryn Tickell is this month's North East Film Archive 'guest pick' and has been searching the online vaults to choose her favourite film. Read more

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