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Welcome to the Blog of the Media Archive for Central England

Following the awarding of funding from Film Hub Central East, MACE are currently creating seven packages of archive film which will be available for exhibition by Film Hub members. 

Initially we’re putting together a series of five minute shorts that put the spotlight on aspects of the collection.  From a celebration of Asian Britain as seen on television, to some of the traditions and oddities in the Midlands including the ever-popular Shrovetide football in Ashbourne. We’ve also produced a short compilation called LGBT Lives that draws on 1980s material to mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Sexual Offences Act.

Over the coming months we wanted to share some of the highlights and give a flavour of the films we’re looking at. This month we’re celebrating  Asian Britain on film so here’s an extract from a recently digitised film about the now long-gone Natraj Cinema on Belgrave Road in Leicester. Bollywood had truly…

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Posted August 11, 2017 by TeamBritanniaHu in Uncategorized

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