• Film ID:
  • 20855
  • Availability:
  • DVD Available from Shop
  • Film cert:
  • Running time:
  • DVD=162 min.
  • Nationality(ies):
  • Britain.
  • Primary Language(s):
  • English.

The Camera is Ours tells the story of some of the key female pioneers of the British documentary movement beginning in the 1930s and culminating in the late sixties from collections held by the BFI National Archive ,including: Beside the Seaside (Marion Grierson, 1935, 23 mins) Behind the Scenes (Evelyn Spice, 1938, 17 mins) They Also Serve (Ruby Grierson, 1940, 9 mins) 4 and 20 Fit Girls (Mary Field, 1940, 11 mins) The English Inn (Muriel Box, 1941, 11 mins) Birth-day (Brigid ‘Budge’ Cooper and Mary Beales, 1945, 22 mins) Homes for the People (Kay Mander, 1945, 23 mins) Children of the Ruins (Jill Craigie, 1948, 11 mins) The Troubled Mind (Margaret Thomson, 1954, 20 mins) Something Nice to Eat (Sarah Erulkar, 1967, 21 mins)

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