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THE MERSEY TEN 2007       (Library ref no. 97)

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.
ANOTHER PLACE
by Paul Bagshaw

An impressionistic study of Antony Gormley's installation with 100 cast-iron figures spread out along 3 kilometres of beach at Crosby. It is cut to music.
Still from 'Another Place'.
Impressionistic
documentary
  5 mins

2.
HAIL AND FAREWELL
by Jerry Clegg

The final visit of Concorde aircraft to Manchester. The film is as much about the patient and devoted crowd as the iconic aircraft.
Still from 'Hail and Farewell'.
Documentary
  10 mins

3.
PICTURE - creating a Pen & Wash
by John Rickard

A detailed explanation of the painting technique, blended with picturesque holiday shots.
Still from 'Picture'.
Documentary
  10 mins

4.
FARMER'S DANCE
by John Morin

A very colourful traditional peasant dance seen in South Korea, shot during the UNICA festival in 2006.
Still from 'Farmers Dance'.
Reportage
2m 42s

5.
BEST SEAT IN THE HOUSE
by Carl Brandwood

A history of cinema presentation with emphasis on modern 35mm projection.
Still from 'Best Seat in the House'.
Documentary
  9m  39s

6.
FRAGILE PEACE
by Warrington Cine & Video Society

The father of a boy killed by an IRA bomb in Warrington explains the scheme he set up to bring Irish and British youngsters together and teaching non-violent conflict resolution.
Still from 'Fragile Peace'.
Documentary
  10 mins

7.
DREAMING
by Malcolm Fox

Pendle club takes on a new life as a massage parlour - a vision of the future or just a dream? Filmed with a cast of several.
Still from 'Dreaming'.
Comedy
7m 45s

8.
THE PINNACLE
by Altrincham Video Society

Facsinating study of David Hipshaw recounting his life in ballroom dancing, its triumphs and travails. Lively, full of music and enthusiasm.
Still from 'Pinnacle'.
Documentary
  10 mins

9.
MUMMY'S BOYS
by Southport Movie Makers

Possibly the dumbest of robbers ever, this pair want to be good to their dear old mum. But mum gets the last laugh.
Still from 'Mummys Boys'.
Comedy
  10 mins

Total running time 94 mins. DVD

Price 7.50.  


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