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Title Date Director Production Company Synopsis Minutes Film ID  
Blue Notes and Exiled Voices 1991 Imre Bakari Ceddo Black South African musicians living in Britain - including Pinise Saul (b.1941), Hugh Masekela (b.1939), Louis Moholo (b.1940) and Mervyn Africa (b.1950) - who use their music as a weapon of resistance and solidarity. 52 ACE242 Full details
Carlo Levi Stopped Here 1993 Virginia Heath Bandung The life and work of the Jewish Italian writer, painter and anti-Fascist activist, Carlo Levi (1902-1975), illustrated with extracts from Francesco Rosi’s 1978 version of Cristo si è fermato a Eboli. 39 ACE243 Full details
London Underground. 36 hours in the life of the London underground scene 1992 Matt Lipsey Wilkinson-IPH The London underground music scene, including scenes of Pressure Drop, The Sandals, Spiral Tribe, Jah Shaka, etc., in rehearsal and performance. 53 ACE244 Full details
Ode on St. Cecilia’s Day by Henry Purcell, from Stationers’ Hall, London where Purcell gave the first performance on St.Cecilia’s Day, November 22nd,1692 1992 Chris Hunt Iambic Productions A performance of the Ode on St Cecilia’s Day (1692), by English Baroque composer, Henry Purcell, 1659-1695). 45 ACE245 Full details
Mirrors of Paradise 1992 Mike Dibb Dibb Productions The enduring legacy of the mediaeval Islamic period in Spain, in music, architecture and decoration, agriculture and cuisine, literature and medicine, and the contribution made by the Jewish population. 52 ACE246 Full details
Sickert’s London 1992 Jake Auerbach Hannah Rothschild, Jake Auerbach The work of British Impressionist painter, Walter Sickert (1860-1942) with particular regard to his depictions of life in north London. 49 ACE247 Full details
Two Autumns. Futatsu no Aki. The work of Andy Goldsworthy in Scotland and Japan 1992 Peter Chapman Lightyears Films Projects by British environmental sculptor, Andy Goldsworthy (b.1956), undertaken in rural settings in Scotland and Japan. 52 ACE248 Full details
Vanishing Rembrandts 1992 Geoff Dunlop Paladin The controversial activities of the Rembrandt Research Project in assessing the authenticity or otherwise of paintings by Dutch painter, Rembrandt van Rijn (1606-1669). 48 ACE249 Full details
Along the Tracks 1993 Maggie Ellis Open Air One of a series on public art, a record of Sustrans (”Sustainable Transport”) and its creation of a National Network of Cycle Paths, for which it commissions sculptures from a number of artists such as Jim Partridge (b.1953), Liz Walmesley, Richard Harris (b.1954), and Andy Goldsworthy (b.1956), and, in particular, David Kemp. 25 ACE250 Full details
Changing Faces 1993 Maggie Ellis Open Air One of a series on public art, looking at Smethwick, where Francis Gomila (b. Gibraltar, 1954) has created murals and other decorations for High Street frontages, and Swansea, where Robert Conybear and other artists and writers have collaborated with the Development department to produce new sculptures. 25 ACE251 Full details
Gallery Without Walls 1993 Maggie Ellis Open Air One of a series on public art, on the Yorkshire Sculpture Park, and efforts by British artist, Don Rankin, with the help of partially-sighted art consultant, William Kirby (d.2006), to make the Access Sculpture Trail more enjoyable for people with disabilities. 25 ACE252 Full details
On Common Ground 1993 Maggie Ellis Open Air One of a series on public art, this shows the conservation work of environmental lobby group, Common Ground, and their commissioning of artists such as British sculptor, Peter Randall-Page (b.1954) to create wayside artworks. 25 ACE253 Full details
Showcase City 1993 Maggie Ellis Open Air One of a series on public art, this looks at Birmingham, with particular reference to the decorative work on the International Convention Centre by British artists, Ron Haselden (b.1944), Deanna Petheridge (b.1939), and Alexander Beleschenko (b.1951), and sculptures and other features in Centenary Square and elsewhere, by Tess Jaray (b.1937), Tom Lomax, Raymond Mason (b.1922), and Antony Gormley (b.1950). 25 ACE254 Full details
Beethoven in Love. A fantasy in five songs 1993 Bob Bentley Songbird Film Productions One of a series of dance pieces created specially for television, this expressionist work derives its inspiration from the composer’s difficult relationships with woman and explores the nature of the outsider. 15 ACE255 Full details
Duets With Autombiles 1993 Terry Braun One of a series of dance pieces created specially for television, this sets Indian classical dance forms in high-tech London office blocks. 14 ACE256 Full details
Rime of the Ancient Mariner 1993 Milfid Ellis Palindrome One of a series of dance pieces created specially for television, an adaptation of the poem by Samuel Taylor Coleridge (1772-1834). 15 ACE257 Full details
Should Accidentally Fall 1993 Ross MacGibbon Landseer One of a series of dance pieces created specially for television, featuring bottles and a bar. 14 ACE258 Full details
From Hill to Castle 1993 Anna Ridley Annalogue The transport and installation of It Takes Two (1991) by Scottish sculptor, David Mach (b.1946), at an exhibition of his work at Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw. 20 ACE259 Full details
Grateful and the Dead 1993 Jeremy Marre Harcourt Films Phil Lesh (b.1940), Jerry Garcia (1942-1995), and Bob Weir (b.1947), members of American Pop group, the Grateful Dead, describe the work of their Rex Foundation in financing British composers like Bernard Stevens (1916-1983), Michael Finnissy (b.1946), Havergal Brian (1876-1972), Richard Barrett (b.1959), and Chris Dench (1953), and American musicians such as Pharoah Sanders (1940) and David Grisman (1945) 60 ACE260 Full details
Lido 1993 Christopher Dudman Cinecontact Personal reminiscence, archive film and new footage are combined in an evocation of the open-air swimming pools built in Britain in the 1920s and 1930s. 10 ACE261 Full details

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