A Dream From The Bath
Response to the 1985 Films Act.
Eastern Valley
Documentary detailing the establishment of a co-operative society by unemployed miners in Wales.
Housing Problems
A British documentary movement film drawing attention to the living conditions in the slums of 1930s Britain.

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Land Of Promise
An impassioned post-war call for nationally co-ordinated action to solve the housing crisis that had blighted lives for decades.
Listen To Britain
A symphony of sounds in a day in the life of Britain during wartime.

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Maidan
A documentary about the unrest in Ukraine in 2013 and 2014.
Nightcleaners
A documentary about the campaign to unionise underpaid and victimised women who clean office blocks at night.

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Refuge England
The film records the experiences of a Hungarian refugee arriving in London with no English, little money and with his only prospect of help an incomplete address written on a postcard.
Revue
Based on archive propaganda newsreels produced in the USSR in the 1950s and 60s.
The Silent Village
The true story of the massacre of a small Czech village by the Nazis is retold as if it happened in Wales.
Spare Time
A look at how industry workers spend their off-hours.
Today We Live
Documentary entwining stories from the Rhondda Valley and rural Gloucestershire, showing communities trying to make constructive attempts to improve themselves.
Utopias
A series of individuals explain what socialism means to them.

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We Are The Lambeth Boys
Follows a group of teenagers at work and in their leisure time, giving them space to express their frustrations and aspirations.
Words For Battle
Poetry and excerpts considering conflict.
News

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema

Made In Prague
Czech film showcase

DOC NYC
Celebration of documentary film

French Film Festival
27th edition of the celebration of French-language film

London Korean Film Festival
A celebration of the best in Korean cinema.

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