Another England: films by Maxy Neil Bianco & Michael Smith

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LOCATION: Hartlepool & its environs “What does it mean to belong to somewhere?” Another England is a cycle of films by Maxy Neil Bianco and Michael Smith exploring a town on the edges of England, between land and sea. Hartlepool becomes

A Return to White Paint Spills In Public Places: Biannual Review 2016

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WORDS & FILM: Owen Davey This film is the inaugural White Paint Spills In Public Places Biannual Review 2016 and a follow up to last year’s White Paint Spills In Public Places Introductory Review 2015. White Paint Spills In Public

The Strange and the Familiar: Seaside Super8

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LOCATION: Hastings, East Sussex FILM: Featuring the work of Mark French, Richard Heslop, Kate Adams, Nick Pilton, Nichola Bruce, Rebecca Marshall, Sam Sharples and Andrew Kotting Made by Hastings Film Makers for the Coastal Currents project, inspired by the theme of

Lost Bus Routes

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LOCATION: Yorkshire FILM: John Ledger Lost Bus Routes and Pre-Election Rambles is a spoken word account of a series of rambles myself and a friend, Michael Hill, did around former mining villages we grew up in, on the eve of the 2015

White Paint Spills in Public Places

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FILM: Owen D. Davey The above video is a ten-minute essay by Owen D. Davey about why he photographs white paint spills in public places and encourages others to do the same. White Paint Spills In Public Places is an

Astronaut, Spelunker, Deep Sea Diver*

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WORDS & FILM: Emma Bolland LOCATION: Somewhere in Staffordshire, possibly… This is a true and faithful transcript of the story of the cave-wood as related to me by B­––– in the autumn of 2015. Whilst she assured me that the

A Trilogy of Films About Hackney Marshes

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LOCATION: Hackney WORDS & FILMS: Josh Alexander & David Kelly-Mancaux (Erkembode) This trilogy documents the Lea Marshes and what ensues… Breathe Wizard Breathe is a swirl of marsh dwellers (leafy mummers, car parks, tree spirits, pylons, goalposts) but ultimately a singular, omnipresent, character. A

Druids Temple – Ilton, Yorkshire

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LOCATION: Yorkshire FILM: Tony Todd A short film tour of what appears to be an ancient monument but is, in fact, a folly built in 1820 by wealthy landowner Willian Danby. Check out the full story here. For further updates, you

Digbeth – A Hundred Thousand Welcomes

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LOCATION: Birmingham FILM: Andy Howlett A film about typography and ghost signs on the streets of Digbeth… Digbeth – A Hundred Thousand Welcomes from Deadly Serious Productions on Vimeo. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Andy walks around Birmingham and The Black Country

London on the Brink: The Demented DIY Films of Martin Fuller

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LOCATION: London, Newhaven, wherever this man takes his phone. WORDS: Gareth E. Rees Martin Fuller is a fisherman who also makes films about his meandering walks and bike rides through East London’s hinterlands – from the marshes and the Olympic