• YFA and NEFA - now on Facebook!

    The Yorkshire Film Archive and our sister-archive, North East Film Archive, are now on Facebook!  

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  • The Bunker Experience

    There are still some tickets - free! - available for Vespertine:The Bunker Experience on 22nd July. English Heritage's little-known but gripping time-capsule, The York Cold War Bunker, provides the back-drop for archive film footage, curated by YFA's Andy Burns, set to immersive site-responsive soundscapes.

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  • The Great Yorkshire Show

    Around 130,000 visitors are expected to visit this year's Great Yorkshire Show, which runs from 14th to 17th July. Amongst them will be HRH The Prince of Wales and HRH The Duchess of Cornwall who are special guests on Tuesday, when they will meet exhibitors, visitors and staff as they tour the event. This 1957 film also has a royal theme - the Queen visited the show that year and presented a cup to the winner of the show jumping competition.  

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  • Britain on Film launches on BFI Player

    Britain on Film is a new National Lottery-funded project that reveals hidden histories and forgotten stories of people and places from the film and TV archives of the UK, including 100s of titles from the Yorkshire Film Archive collections.  This newly accessible material from across the UK presents a Britain that is vibrant, diverse and eccentric whilst shining a light on issues and situations that affect every generation.

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YFA Selects

1980s
3381
The long-running soap opera, Emmerdale, is filmed on location in the village of Esholt, near Bradford.  This film documents...
1999
1316
'Home Grown' is a film about life-style, personal choice and principles.  Set in the fields of Brickyard Farm,...
1967-1968
1256
This film shows the first few years of a new concept in British agriculture – co-operative farming.  Three farmers...
Filmed and Not Forgotten