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Title Date Director Production Company Synopsis Minutes Film ID  
Edward Hopper 1981 Ron Peck Four Corners The work of American painter, Edward Hopper (1882-1967) 49 ACE102 Full details
Eternal Day of Michel de Ghelderode 1892-1962. Synthesis - Mask - Spectacle 1981 Quay Brothers Atelier Koninck A dramatised account, incorporating puppets, animation and archive film, of the life and work of Belgian avant garde dramatist, Michel de Ghelderode (1898-1962). 29 ACE103 Full details
Grove Carnival 1981 Henry Martin, Steve Shaw Isha Films The film follows the preparations of participants in the run-up to the 1980 Notting Hill Carnival. 18 ACE104 Full details
Grove Music 1981 Henry Martin, Steve Shaw Isha Films Black youth culture - particularly in relation to reggae music - in London’s Notting Hill area around the time of the 1980 Carnival. 48 ACE105 Full details
Jack B. Yeats. Assembled memories, 1871-1957 1981 Thaddeus O’Sullivan Arbor International The life and work of Anglo-Irish social realist painter, Jack B Yeats (1871-1957) 34 ACE106 Full details
Käthe Kollwitz 1981 Ron Orders Cinecontact A dramatisation of the life of the German graphic artist and sculptor, Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945), with emphasis on her political work. 44 ACE107 Full details
Machines for the Suppression of Time 1980 Lizbeth Malkmus, Douglas Lowndes An analysis of the relationship between visual image and narrative with commentary taken from the works of Swiss linguist, Ferdinand de Saussure (1857-1913), French critic and theoretician, Roland Barthes (1915-1980) and French anthropologist and developer of Structuralism, Claude Lévi-Strauss (b.1908). 39 ACE108 Full details
Mark Gertler. Fragments of a biography 1981 Phil Mulloy Mediac A dramatised account of the life of British painter, Mark Gertler (1891-1939). 51 ACE109 Full details
No Problem. The theatre of Ken Campbell 1981 Ian Johnson Henge Films The work of British actor, writer, director, Ken Campbell (b.1941) on The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and The Warp, the longest play in the world. 33 ACE110 Full details
Poets Against the Bomb 1981 Francis Fuchs The record of a poetry event staged by the Kensington and Chelsea branch of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament, at Chelsea Old Town, in 1981, featuring readings by a number of British writers including Adrian Mitchell (b.1932), Harold Pinter (1930), Ivor Cutler (1923-2006), etc. 25 ACE111 Full details
Return Journey 1981 Ian Potts Worktown A comparison of the work and methods of British documentary photographers, Humphrey Spender (1910-2005), who worked for Mass Observation, Derek Smith (b.1954), and Jimmy Forsyth (b.1913) 43 ACE112 Full details
World of Gilbert and George 1981 Gilbert & George Italo-British performance artists, “living sculptures”, Gilbert Proesch (b.1943) and George Passmore (b.1942). 69 ACE113 Full details
African Oasis 1982 Yugesh Singh Walia Birmingham Film Workshop Activities at the the Handsworth Cultural Centre, Birmingham, a community based arts project founded by Trinidad-born Bob Ramdhanie, and funded by the Probation Service, 32 ACE114 Full details
Five Sculptures by Anthony Caro. The artist in conversation with Norbert Lynton 1982 Mick Hartney Work by British sculptor, Anthony Caro (b.1924). 26 ACE115 Full details
Basil Bunting. An introduction to the work of a poet. 1982 Peter Bell Northeast Films An impressionistic view of the life and work of British poet, Basil Bunting (1900-1985), incorporating his own reading of his autobiographical poem, Briggflatts. 38 ACE116 Full details
Burra Interview 19731981 Peter K.Smith All the interview footage shot for the 1973 Arts Council production, assembled in 1981. 35 ACE117 Full details
Eugene Atget Photographer 1982 Peter Wyeth A dramatised account of the life and work of French photographer, Eugene Atget (1857-1927), whose documenting of details of Parisian architecture was brought to public attention through his connection with Man Ray and Berenice Abbott. 50 ACE118 Full details
Frida Kahlo & Tina Modotti 1983 Laura Mulvey, Peter Wollen Modelmark An analysis of the work of Mexican painter, Frida Kahlo (1907-1954), and Italian photographer, Tina Modotti (1896-1942), and ways in which women artists position themselves. 29 ACE119 Full details
Give Us This Day 1982 Phil Mulloy Spectre Productions A dramatisation of the life of British author, Robert Noonan (Robert Tressell) (1870-1911) during the years in which he wrote his Socialist novel, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists. 63 ACE120 Full details
Howard Hodgkin. In conversation 1981 Judy Marle Landseer The semi-abstract work of British painter, Howard Hodgkin (b.1932), in the context of the artist’s close connections with India. 37 ACE121 Full details

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