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MILLENNIUM COMPETITION       (Library ref no. 47)

This tape is a compilation of all 10 entries received for the special 'Millennium Competition' in 2000. The winner was shown at movie 2000 in Buxton, Derbyshire, in March.

1. MUDDLEIUM
Wakefield Movie Makers (West Yorks)
Members arranged to bury a time capsule, but at the ceremony there is an explosion and we go to Hell(!) and see Satan and his assistant keeping an eye on them via a computer. After some backchat, the assistant accidentally pushes the wrong button - how very human! ...

Humour
5.mins


2. MY MILLENNIUM
Chroma Movies
A sequence of personal reflections on past events by a number of individuals.

Documentary
4.mins


3. THE MILLENNIUM BUG EXTERMINATOR
Hornchurch Cine & Video Club (Essex)
Hen-pecked husband (Norman Locke) comes home with a can of spray to remove Millennium bugs but his nagging wife (Sheila Goodwin) tries to tell him it can't be done ... but it can!

Humour
2.mins


4. THE MILLENNIUM BUG CLUB (OR NEVER IN A MILLION YEARS)
Manx Video Camera Club (IoM)
There is a meeting of the titular club to plan events for 31/12/99, but things don't turn out as they expect.

Story
5.mins


5. MORDRED'S MILLENNIUM
Orpington Video Film Makers (Kent)
Mordred (John Heather) and his wife (Penny Heather) have a difference of opinion as to when the second Millennium started!

Story
sepia
3.mins


6. PMM GLOBELINK
Preston Movie Makers (Lancs)
Local newscaster (Wendy Talbot), together with chief reporter Jim Knowit (Col Lamb), present another in Preston's series, 'PMM Globelink'. This time the main item is how the local Council is wasting money on a new project in the town; part of the item contains street 'interviews' with local residents.

Story
6.mins


7. FORWARD TO THE PAST
Stoke Cine and Video Society (Staffs)
A series of mock-historical events over the centuries which we might previously have missed!

Hunour
5.mins


8. SOON IT IS THE PAST
Shooters Hill Cine & Video Society (London)
A look around Greenwich, an appropriate location for 1999/2000.

Documentary
5.mins


9. MILLENNIUM BELLS
Clive Atkins, FRPS
A documentary dealing with church bells and bell-ringing. Nicely photographed and with an interesting commentary.

Documentary
5.mins


10. (no title)
Humphrey Park (Manchester)
The Creator (Alan Cartwright) reviews his work and what Man has done to it - and decides it's time for a fresh start.
This was the winner.

Donated by Liz & Mike Donlan.

Story
4.mins


Total running time 45 mins. DVD

Price: £2.00  


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