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  1. The House of Pigs

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    from Nick Jordan Added 70 2 0

    A house with resident pigs, on the Isle of Lewis, Outer Hebrides, Scotland.

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    • Radio Masts

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      from Michael Day Added

      Filmed in Cornwall in the late 1990s, this video has already been through an archival process through its digitisation and image stabilisation. The clip represents an attempt to retain and clarify…

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      • Blue Film III

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        from Alex Pearl Added 102 0 0

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        • Balloon

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          from Annabel Dover Added 206 0 0

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          • mouse

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            from sarah filmer Added 205 1 0

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            • Our primitive craft

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              from Dave Griffiths Added 81 0 0

              Courtesy of North West Film Archive. Used with permission Footage of planes landing and taxiing at Manchester Airport shot by John Newton, a local cine enthusiast. His amateur film society switched…

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              • Demolition of the Gaumont

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                from Dave Griffiths Added 140 0 0

                Courtesy of North West Film Archive, Film no. 3259. Used with permission. This is footage shot in 1990 by Bill Wood during the demolition of the Gaumont Cinema in Manchester. The Gaumont was the…

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                • Tea blending at Booths

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                  from Dave Griffiths Added 158 0 0

                  Courtesy of North West Film Archive. Used with permission. Graham Booth, of family-run Preston supermarket EH Booth, demonstrates the illusionary art of tea-blending. Remixed and compressed from…

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                  • Peripheries

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                    from Joe Duffy Added 196 1 1

                    'Peripheries' is taken from part of a film which explores, location, disjunction and flow around the urban environs of Jakarta. It presents the informal economy of the urban periphery, a…

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                    • Oyster tapping

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                      from mfactor Added 58 1 0

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                      • Feedback Form - 'Take 11'

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                        from Luden AV Added 173 2 0

                        Experiment in generating and manipulating feedback using custom Isadora patches. Originally developed as a test for the MOVES10 ident. Now looking for a soundtrack. Thought I'd share it and see…

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                        Babel Fiche

                        Dave Griffiths Created by Dave Griffiths

                        ... is a unique visual archive that prints fragments of contemporary video onto microfiche film. Aspects of everyday life will be preserved as an imaginary media for future beings. A selection of our behaviours, objects, conflicts and traditions will live on for 500 years in analogue film.

                        Find us at babelfiche.net

                        Contribute a clip and join the conversation. Get involved in the production team. Writers, directors and sound designers are needed for a series of short animations using microfiche as source material.

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