Film
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Asian Women & Cars: Road to Independence

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Asian Women & Cars: Road to Independence celebrates the lives and experiences of first generation South Asian migrant women living in Sandwell and the Black Country. Using oral histories, film, photographs and sound, Dawinder Bansal explores the relationships between the women, driving and their cars. The project was presented as a multimedia installation for the […]


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 […]


High Street Stories

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I’m interested in the spontaneous way in which we talk, respond and converse. People were generous with their time and I’ve tried very hard to edit the movie in a way that is respectful of the individual character of those I photographed and recorded. Daniel Meadows Through the winter of 2014 – 15, British photographer Daniel […]


The Street & Modern Life

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The process is simply that I walk to the centre of the city where many people are. Then I walk around for 10 to 15 minutes. When something in the crowd intrigues me or touches me, I decide that will be the theme of the day. Then I start photographing … Hans Eijkelboom For his […]


Chains, Dogs & CHAOS

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I learned a lot watching the film. It’s so professional and well made. I think it would do really well in schools as a local history lesson. Well done to all concerned. Audience Member Chains, Dogs & CHAOS is a film produced and directed by documentary-maker, Sara Tibbetts. Set in Cradley Heath, in the Black Country, once […]


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 […]


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 […]


Black Country Stories

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Growing up in Leicester, my family would make occasional shopping trips to Birmingham but the Black Country remained relatively undiscovered. Now, all these years later, the area feels both familiar and obscure, which allows me to maintain a certain distance. This is useful in helping me make my work here – a mix of static, […]