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THE MERSEY TEN 2004       (Library ref no. 76)

The IAC North West Region stages two major competitions each year. "The MerseyTen" takes place in February, requires films that are no more than 10 minutes long and is hosted by different clubs.
1.
A LAKELAND YEAR
by John Rickard

A series of beautiful images of the lake district through the seasons, showing all its charms. Music and no commentary.
Still from 'A Lakeland Year'.
travelogue
4m 30s

2.
A PLAGUE ON YOUR HOUSE
by BHW Films

An exploration of Eyam Village - its current charms and its awful history of the plague.
Still from 'A Plague on Your House'.
Documentary
  10m 20s

3.
MARCH ON MIDDLEWICH
by ??

A Roman centurion describes part of his campaign in Britannia. A re-enactment group provides excellent illustration of the narrative.
Still from 'March on Middlewich'.
Documentary
  6 mins

4.
THUD
by Headlock Entertainment

A noise in the house at night suggests all sorts of horrors and some likely causes but is reality worse than the fears?
Still from 'Thud'.
Drama
6m

5.
MR. CHRISTMAS
by Nigel Barton

Christmas a time for Santa and for coloured lights flashing, but a flashing Santa may be going too far for Doncaster.
Still from 'Mr Christmas'.
Spoof Documentary
  7m 

6.
AUTUMN ARBORETUM
by ??

A trip round Westonbirt Arboretum in Autumn when the colours are gorgeous.
Still from 'Arboretum Autumn'.
Documentary
  5 mins

7.
INFERTILE IMAGINATION
by Stoke Cine & Video Society

A husband cannot father a child, so the couple agree to a surrogate father to visit. But is the chap who calls on the same mission?
Still from 'An Infertile Imagination'.
Comedy
7m

interval
8.
TAPE
by Extreme Films

A young couple with a house to themselves for a few days get a video tape through the letter-box ... of the  house and of them. More films follow as tension builds. Not a film for the faint-hearted.
Still from 'Tape'.
Drama
  8 mins

9.
KNOCK KNOCK, WHO'S THERE?
by Mike Waring

Two young girls plan to disrupt a fake medium's seance ... but other unexpected interruptions have a more distrbring effect.
Still from 'Knock Knock Whos There?'.
Comedy
  10 mins

10.
FROM CENTAURS TO EUROS
by ??

A brief recounting of Greek history from the age of myth to modern Europe, mainly told through cleverly animated and manipulated still images.
Still from 'From Centaurs to Euros'.
Documentary
  6m 20s

11.
MARA MEMORIES
by Alan Jordan

Very striking shots of big game and small on Masai Mara, neatly tied up with an informative commentary.
Still from 'Mara Memories'.
Wildlife
  10 mins

12.
AFTERNOON TEA
by Val Ellis

Afifah Rouillard and Val Ellis take tea on the patio ... and Val perpetrates one of her comic tales.
Still from 'Afternoon Tea'.
Comedy
  1 mins

Price 7.50.   DVD

Total running time 94 mins.


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