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BFI Film Academy

BFI FIlm Academy
Films produced:
Thinking Inside The Box
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Images provided by BFI Wednesday 16 April

Growing Up In
Post-War Britain

A programme of COI films advising post-war parents on bringing up their families. YOUR CHILDREN'S MEALS (1947) focuses on the benefits of persuading children to eat food. CHARLEY JUNIOR'S SCHOOLDAYS (1949) features the cheerful, quiff-topped cartoon Charley, explaining the Education Act of 1944. YOUR CHILDREN'S SLEEP (1948) investigates the child psychology of sleep for the lay viewer. A FAMILY AFFAIR (1950) encourages foster parents to come forward to aid the lives of vulnerable children.

Tickets: 5 Adult / 4 Concs plus free tea/coffee with each ticket
Bookings available 1 week before each screening 0871 902 5720 or in person at Arts Picturehouse Box office, or

Lottery Funded Arts Picturehouse


Images provided by BFI Wednesday 14 May

Crime & Prevention
In Post-War Britain

Explore community policing and the prevention of youth crime in CHILDREN OF THE CITY (1944), YOUTH CLUB (1954) and THE BRITISH POLICEMAN (1959).

Cost:5 / Concs 4 plus a free tea of coffee with every ticket

Lottery Funded Arts Picturehouse


Mondays, 2 Jun - 7 Jul (6 Weeks)

German Cinema

Explore German cinema between the two world wars, an era of decadence and innovation.

Tutor: Sue Burge
Cost: 70 / Members 65 / Concessions 60

Images provided by BFI Thursday 5 June

Viking Adventures
from the British Museum

See Viking ships, daily life, gods and goddesses, and listen to ancient sagas in this specially produced film from the British Museum.

Cost: Students 2.50 / 4.20 with snack. Teachers free.

Images provided by BFI Wednesday 11 June

Britain on the Move

Follow official advice on road safety in post-war Britain, in 1948's WORTH THE RISK and 1950's TRANSPORT, CHILD CYCLING PROFICIENCY and CYCLISTS TURNING RIGHT.

Bookings: 0871 902 5720 Enquiries: 01223 579 127 /


Images provided by BFI Saturday 19 & 26 July
10.00 - 4.00

Capture: Shoot & Edit
your Mobile/Digital
Camera Footage

For Adults

Led by a professional filmmaker, learn shooting, transfer of footage and editing. Venue: Anglia Ruskin University.

Tutor: Ryd Cook.
Cost: 70 / Concessions 60

Monday 28 & Friday 1 August
10.30 - 3.00

Jump Cuts: Write/Shoot

For Ages 14-19

Script, plan and shoot a short fiction film using DSLR cameras and other filmmaking equipment.

Tutor: Ryd Cook (filmmaker), Rick Harvey (screenwriter).
Cost: 115 Maximum 12 places


Images provided by BFI Monday 15 - Saturday 20 September

Directing a Film:
Intensive Production Course

Age: 21+

With masterclasses, industry guests, screenings and use of professional film equipment. Coming Soon.

Coming Soon!

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