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Title Date Director Production Company Synopsis Minutes Film ID  
Word of Mouth 10 1990 John Gwyn Border Television One of a ten-part series, presented by John Hegley, in which contemporary poets read their work: with John Agard, Brendan Cleary, Zbigniew Herbert, Bob Cobbing, and Hugh Metcalfe. 27 ACE222 Full details
Behind the Eye 1991 John Davies Frontroom Films Visually impaired British painters, Jonathan Huxley (b.1965), Jennifer Maskell Packer, and Mansell Griffith, discuss their disabilities and how they cope with them in their work. 52 ACE223 Full details
Beyond the Forest. Hungarian music in Transylvania 1991 Esther Ronay Flashback Television The dance house movement, which (illegally) brought folk music from the minority Hungarian Gypsies and peasants of Transylvania - now part of Romania - to Budapest, and its effect on views of the value of traditional culture. 53 ACE224 Full details
Beyond the Maypole 1991 Mike Alexander Pelicula Zimbabwean musician, Biggie Tempo (1958-1995), talks to a number of English folk musicians about their work and their views on traditional English music. 53 ACE225 Full details
Birmingham is What I Think With 1991 John Pickard Pallion An account, by British poet and jazz pianist, Roy Fisher (b.1930), of his life and work in his home city of Birmingham. 50 ACE226 Full details
Creation by Joseph Haydn 1990 Chris Hunt Iambic Productions A performance (in English) of The Creation by German Classical composer, Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). 101 ACE227 Full details
Fall 1990 Darshan Singh Bhuller Singh An dance piece devised for television, inspired by the story of British dancer, Celeste Dandeker (b.1951), whose career was abruptly ended by an accident. 10 ACE228 Full details
Far End of the Garden. A profile of choreographer Jonathan Burrows 1991 Ross MacGibbon Beaulieu FIlms A profile of British Royal Ballet soloist, Jonathan Burrows (b.1960), choreographer of radical new work which draws on Morris dancing and everyday gestures as well as classical techniques. 53 ACE229 Full details
Fires Within. Grazia Deledda 1871-1936 1991 Antonella Ibba Large Door A dramatisation of the life and work of Sardinian novelist, Grazia Deledda (1871-1936), the first women to win the Nobel Prize for Literature (1926). 49 ACE230 Full details
Joseph Cornell. Worlds in a Box 1991 Mark Stokes BBC TV A portrait of American scujptor and film-maker, Joseph Cornell (1903-1972), a pioneer of assemblage. 50 ACE231 Full details
Abstract Cinema 1993 Keith Griffiths Koninck The work of some of the pioneers of abstract cinema, Oscar Fischinger (1900-1967), John (1917-1995) and James (1921-1982) Whitney, Jordan Belson (b.1926), Len Lye (1901-1980), Hy Hirsch (1912-1961), Mary Ellen Bute (1906-1983), etc., together with interviews and extracts by Stan Brakhage (1933-2003), Malcom Le Grice (b.1940) and others. 51 ACE232 Full details
Anansi Fantasia 1993 Shirley Thompson Prime Productions One of a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers, a dramatisation of a Caribbean folk tale in which trickster Anansi tries to find out a young woman’s secret name; the narration is by Jamaican-born community activist, Connie Mark (1923-2007). 7 ACE233 Full details
Day and Night 1993 Peter Harvey One of a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers, a dramatized view of London life in the 17th and 20th centuries. 7 ACE234 Full details
Double-Six Pose 1993 Bluette Abrahams One of a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers, a game of dominoes at a barbecue. 6 ACE235 Full details
Eye on X 1993 Pogus Caesar Windrush Productions One of a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers in which Birmingham sculptor, Willard Wiggin, creates two representations of Malcolm X and describes how he found out about Malcolm’s life and a visit he made to Smethwick in 1965. 6 ACE236 Full details
Fro Hair to Eternity 1993 Yve N’Goo One of a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers, a celebration of Afro-Caribbean hair styles with comments by journalist and broadcaster Normski (Norman Anderson), presenter Brenda Emmanus, dance and drama teacher Anne Adeyemi, members of Soho, and barber Audie Cummings. 6 ACE237 Full details
Gospel Truth 1993 Dilly Braimoh One of a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers in which the Bailey family talk about their faith and gospel music. 6 ACE238 Full details
Ragga Gyal D’bout 1993 Inge Blackman One of a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers: three young black London women discuss the ways in which ragga allows them to express their exhibitionist side, and to be proud of their cultural heritage and their sexuality. 6 ACE239 Full details
Sampling London 1993 Ranjana Sharda Mix Productions One of a series of short productions made by young black film- and video-makers, video artist, Ranjana Sharda, uses moving images, digitally-generated pictures, and painting to record the impact of black and Asian cultures on London. 6 ACE240 Full details
Barcelona with Robert Hughes 1992 Gerry Troyna Maya Vision Aspects of life and culture in Barcelona in Olympic year. 50 ACE241 Full details

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