NORTH WEST FILM ARCHIVE celebrates 40 years!

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June 2017 saw the celebration of North West Film Archive’s 40th anniversary – 40 years of working to save the region’s unique film heritage.


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From L/R Sue Todd (BFI), Clare Watson (MACE), Ruth Washbrook (Scotland’s MIA) Sinead Bhreathnach-Cashell (NIScreen),Beatrice Harbour (LSA), Marion Hewitt (NWFA), Sue Howard (YFA/NEFA), Frank Gray (SASE & FAUK Chair), Iola Baines (NSSAW).

FAUK members were able to mark this great occasion with fellow member and Director of NWFA, Marion Hewitt, when they visited Manchester’s Central Library to attend the special 40th Anniversary Exhibition showcasing photographs and ephemera from the North West Film Archive’s collection.


Located in the Central Library, North West Film Archive plays a part in the fascinating interactive digital displays which the public engage with and FAUK members lost no time in joining in.

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