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Title Date Director Production Company Synopsis Minutes Film ID  
Julian Opie 1984 Geoff Dunlop, John Wyver Illuminations British sculptor, Julian Opie (b.1958) talks about his work. 19 ACE142 Full details
Tony Cragg 1984 Geoff Dunlop, John Wyver Illuminations The work of British sculptor, Tony Cragg (b.1949), made from found waste materials. 12 ACE143 Full details
Being & Doing 1984 Ken McMullen, Stuart Brisley Match Film (London) Performance art and its roots in ancient European folk rituals; extracts from performance pieces by artists from Britain and Eastern Europe. 55 ACE144 Full details
Case of Marcel Duchamp 1984 David Rowan Arbor A semi-dramatised investigation - by Sherlock Holmes - of the life and work of French-American Surrealist, Marcel Duchamp (1887-1968) 99 ACE145 Full details
Impersonation. Apropos the disappearance of Reginald Pepper 1984 Noël Burch Arbor International An investigation into the disappearance of Primitive painter, Reginald Pepper, and a critique of Primitive art, authenticity, and the construction of reality through art. 55 ACE146 Full details
Keith Vaughan 1984 John Bulmer A survey of the work of British Neo-Romantic painter, Keith Vaughan (1912-1977), with commentary taken from his journals. 29 ACE147 Full details
Scenes & Songs from Boyd Webb 1984 Philip Haas, Boyd Webb Situations created by New Zealand-born photographer, Boyd Webb (b.1947). 20 ACE148 Full details
12 Views of Kensal House 1984 Peter Wyeth Capital Films The history of Kensal House, west London, as seen through the experiences of some of its inhabitants, which has declined in status since its construction in 1936 as a showpiece for the Gas, LIght and Coke Company. 55 ACE149 Full details
Patrick Heron. Interviewed by John Read 1985 John Read Balfour Films Interview material shot for the 1985 film, Ben Nicholson, in which British abstract painter Patrick Heron (1920-1999) talks about Nicholson and his work. 38 ACE150 Full details
Ben Nicholson 1894-1982 1985 John Read Balfour Films Reminiscences by friends of British abstract painter, Ben Nicholson (1894-1982). 52 ACE151 Full details
Buildings. Who Cares? 1985 David Thompson Balfour Films The concept of architectural conservation and an exploration of the changing criteria which define “heritage”. 51 ACE152 Full details
Pottery Ladies. Miss Cooper, Miss Cliff, Miss Rhead and all the forgotten girls...... (Bizarre Girls) 1985 Jenny Wilkes Metropolis Pictures One of a series of films about the paintresses and women designers working in the Stoke-on-Trent potteries during the 1920s and 1930s. 25 ACE153 Full details
Pottery Ladies. Miss Cooper, Miss Cliff, Miss Rhead and all the forgotten girls...... (Charlotte Rhead) 1985 Jenny Wilkes Metropolis Pictures One of a series of films about the paintresses and women designers working in the Stoke-on-Trent potteries during the 1920s and 1930s; this concentrates mainly on the work of Charlotte Rhead (1885-1947). 25 ACE154 Full details
Pottery Ladies. Miss Cooper, Miss Cliff, Miss Rhead and all the forgotten girls...... (Clarice Cliff) 1985 Jenny Wilkes Metropolis Pictures One of a series of films about the paintresses and women designers working in the Stoke-on-Trent potteries during the 1920s and 1930s; this concentrates mainly on the work of Clarice Cliff (1899-1972). 26 ACE155 Full details
Pottery Ladies. Miss Cooper, Miss Cliff, Miss Rhead and all the forgotten girls...... (Susie Cooper) 1985 Jenny Wilkes Metropolis Pictures One of a series of films about the paintresses and women designers working in the Stoke-on-Trent potteries during the 1920s and 1930s; this concentrates mainly on the work of Susie Cooper (1902-1995). 26 ACE156 Full details
Elizabeth Maconchy 1984 Margaret Williams Arbor International The life and work of British composer Elizabeth Maconchy (1907-1994), and her views on being a woman artist in a male-dominated culture. 48 ACE157 Full details
Frog Dance. Solos and indulgences ’80-’84. Lol Coxhill. 1985 Richard White The life and career of British jazz saxophonist, Lol Coxhill (b.1932). 53 ACE158 Full details
Part of the Struggle. Art and politics in the Weimar Republic 1985 Norbert Bunge, Ron Orders Cinecontact The relationship between avant garde art and left wing politics in Germany between 1919 and 1933. 36 ACE159 Full details
Picturing Derry 1985 Dave Fox, Sylvia Stevens Faction Films An analysis of photographic images of Derry from photojournalists, newspaper photographers and community groups, which discusses how images can be used and interpreted in a number of different ways, and how this, in turn, affects viewers’ impressions of reality. 52 ACE160 Full details
Ballet Black 1986 Steve Dwoskin Stephen Dwoskin/Urbane The history of Les Ballets Nègres, the first black ballet troupe in Europe, created in 1946 by Berto Pasuka (born Jamaica, d.1963), with the participation of surviving members of the company. 85 ACE161 Full details

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