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 20th November 7.45pm
The HERITAGE OF SPODE – Archive Compilation
Archive films and documentaries of all the pottery processes at Spode from 1901 to the end of production in 2008: Spode Workers (1901), A Peep into a Well-Known Pottery Works (1929), Clay, Hands and Fire (1933), The Story of Spode (1954), Spode - an Introduction (1998), Spode (2004 - final complete film of Spode in full production) , It's Over (2008 - a compilation of still photos of Spode workers in all departments in the run-down to closure), Keep the Flags Flying (2010 - a tour round the empty factory a couple of years after closure), Memories of Spode (2011 - reminiscences of former Spode workers). We come up to date with reference to the British Ceramics Biennial events in the Spode Works and the work of the Spode Museum Heritage Trust.
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.
THE BOVEDY ILLUMINATIONS
Wed 11th December 6.00-9.00pm
Student 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.