Free Screenings - Current Season 2019 December 02 2016
STAFFORDSHIRE FILM ARCHIVE
FREE SCREENINGS AT THE FILM THEATRE, College Rd, Stoke-on-Trent ST4 2EF
WEDNESDAYS, 7.45pm. Bar open from 7.00pm. Ticket-free – No booking required. Free parking adjacent to Film Theatre - enter from College Road opposite Queen Anne Street
Wed 16th October 7.45pm
“MEN COULD BE DRIVEN MAD ON D-ROADS!” – Arthur Berry
To coincide with Claybody Theatre’s new play The D-Road at The Meadows in the Spode Works, this is a selection of contemporary films and comments made at the time the D-Road was under construction – looking at transport, communication and social issues of the early 1970s in the Potteries.
STAFFORDSHIRE FILM ARCHIVE - Season Oct-Nov 2019
Wed 23rd October 7.45pm
CARIBBEAN VOICES – Black History Month
Memories of North Staffordshire’s Caribbean Community, from those settling here in the late 1950s/early 1960s to the work of Caribbean organisations working tirelessly to improve the lives of their community.
Wed 30th October 7.45pm
THE WHITE COUNTRY (1959) Philip Donnellan
An important documentary from one of our most famous filmmakers, looking at our character and heritage. Plus “SIX TOWNS” (1960) made to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Federation of the Six Towns.
Wed 6th November 7.45pm
TIME TO REMEMBER
An archive compilation relating for Remembrance Day 10th November, coming up to date with current perspectives on Remembrance and the work of the Royal British Legion and SSAFA.
Wed 13th November 7.45pm
MEDICAL MEMORIES – Nursing and Research
To celebrate the refurbishment and re-opening of the NS Medical Institute at Hartshill. Films of nursing and research from the 1920s onwards plus reflections on the importance of the Medical Institute.
Wed 20th November 7.45pm
The HERITAGE OF SPODE – Archive Compilation
Archive films and documentaries from 1929 onwards, reflections on the ending of production a decade ago and developments up to the BCB.
Wed 27th November 7.45pm
THE LOSS OF GIANTS – COAL AND STEEL
It’s a decade since deep coal mining was lost to Staffordshire, and two decades since our steelworks closed down. Here we show both industries in full production on film, and chart the fights against the closure of both.
Wed 11th December 6.00-9.00pm
Studeny Films - "FIRSTS19"
16 Short (3-minute) creative non-fiction films that our first year Film Production students filmed on location at Ambleside, Cumbria in October.