Tag Film Archives

Open air film screening in a crowded square of seated audience members looking at a screen showing an Thai man on screen.

Preserving Stories: Film Archives in the Face of Climate Change and Global Challenges

As an artist filmmaker, and Senior Lecturer on the Filmmaking programme at SODA, my work has often utilised, deconstructed or imagined film archives. My recent solo exhibition at HOME, Is there anybody there? was comprised solely of footage from seventy films from the amazing North West Film Archive at Manchester Metropolitan University; itself a deep dive into the huge cultural asset archive contains to reveal multitude of histories, traditions, and legacies that may be unknown or uncelebrated.