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Viewfinder 110

Viewfinder 110 was published in March 2018.

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WOMEN’S WORK PROJECT
 Dr Melanie Bell, University of Leeds, provides an overview of a new Learning on Screen resource, which sheds light on the history of women’s contribution to British film and television production

A PICTURE OF LONDON
London’s Screen Archives Manager Beatrice Harbour reports on ‘London: A Bigger Picture’, a three-year Heritage Lottery Funded allowing Londoners in 15 outer boroughs to discover the history of their area on film

SUSTAINABILITY ON SCREEN
Aaron Matthews, Sustainability Manager at BAFTA, shines a light on albert, an initiative to reduce the carbon footprint of the UK’s television and film industriess

ASUNDER
Prof Esther Johnson, Sheffield Hallam University, uses archive footage to tell the story of an English town during World War I, with her documentary feature film, Asunder

BORN FREE
Dr Louise Gentle, Nottingham Trent University, examines James Hill’s classic BORN FREE and its enduring influence on the teaching of higher education wildlife conservation

THE NEARLY MAN
Prof Paul Long, Birmingham City University, takes a look at a new DVD release of the Granada television series The Nearly Man and its resonance today, over 40 years on from its original broadcast

REVIEWS

  • Sergio Angelini: The Best Film I Never Made: And Other Stories About Life in the Arts by Bruce Beresford
  • Prof Ian Christie: Minute Bodies: The Intimate World of F. Percy Smith (DVD)