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Portraits in Motion

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Winner of the Total Theatre Award for Innovation, Experimentation & Playing with Form at Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2015, Volker Gerling is a passionate creator of flipbooks and of the film form he calls Daumenkino– literally ‘thumb-cinema’. Since the summer of 2002 he has walked over 3,500km throughout Germany, creating flipbook portraits of some of the people […]


Women at Work

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As we commemorate the centenary of the start of World War One, we must take time to remember what the women of Sandwell did for our country and Borough. I think this publication shows how much we owe to our women. The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Sandwell 2013-14, Councillor Linda Horton. Women at Work in […]


Martin Parr: Black Country Stories

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Black Country Stories is now on The Space – a joint initiative by the BBC and the Arts Council. The Space is a new on-demand digital arts channel that will help transform the way people connect with and experience arts, music, film and give artists space to innovate and experiment. The images, stories and ambient […]


Where We Dream

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Where We Dream: West Bromwich Operatic Society and the Fine Art of Musical Theatre This project resulted in a book written by François Matarasso with a film by Benjamin Wigley and images by Kate Jackson; commissioned by Multistory. Where We Dream tells the story of West Bromwich Operatic Society (WBOS), an amateur group that has […]


Digital Stories

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Telling, sharing and listening to stories is fundamental to every human being, culture and society that has ever been known to exist. Each and everyone one of us has a story to tell; we are the experts of our own lives and best placed to narrate these stories and experiences. We want people to have […]


Back to school

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This project brought International best selling children’s author, Allan Ahlberg, back to the Black Country school he went to as a child in the 1950s, and the school where he did his teacher training in the 1970s (Rood End and Bleak House respectively). During 2011, Multistory worked with Allan on a project that took place […]


24 KARRAT

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Born in 1973 in Wolverhampton, UK, Anand’s work is based on telling stories of people in communities through photography and film. Manjit Krumbein (24) has a degree in civil engineering and is looking to make his name in the music world as a rapper. He has just made his first official music video ‘Gold Bars’ […]


Black Country Cinema

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Black Country Cinema is a collective of four film makers based in the Black Country. Passionate about real cinema, they aim to portray the Black Country and British culture honestly and authentically through the medium of film. Multistory commissioned Black Country Cinema to produce a series of short films that responded to the theme of […]