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  BIAFF 2010 Awards Selection 4 - two disk set.       (Library ref no. 110)

This is the fourth and final selection of entries from the BIAFF 2010 Competition. It includes standards ranging from 3 stars to IAC Diamond. There is approximately 2 hours of material to enable a club to choose an evening’s programme to suit themselves. Selection by Val Ellis, reviews by Michael Gough.

DISC A - 4:3 format some letterboxed

1. Still from 'Love Basildon Park'. LOVE BASILDON PARK
Geoff Addis (Berkshire)

Geoff is meticulous with his photography, often assisting on other people’s films but this is one of his own. Basildon Park is a National Trust property and Geoff made this beautiful guide for disabled visitors who were unable to gain access to some areas of the house.

IAC Diamond, 2010.
(article on making it)


2. GAMBIT Still from 'Gambit'.
Chris Hetherington (Worcestershire)

A fascinating minute spent in the company of a very talented card magician. The special effects are as intriguing as the sleight of hand.

IAC Three Stars, 2010

(preview it here)


3. Still from 'Dancing in the Air'.DANCING IN THE AIR
Willy Van der Linden (Belgium)

A sweetly gentle story about a lonely old lady, ignored by her own family. She reminisces about her first love who taught her how to dance. As she says “Where did the time go?”

IAC Five Star, 2010
(article on making it)


4. DECEPTIONStill from 'Deception'.
Beveridge Brown Productions (Kent)

An ambitious production from a group of youngsters. The time is 1943. The south coast of England is an area of military importance and two German spies have information that they must get back to Germany.

IAC Four Star and Best Under-16 Entry 2010

27 mins

DISC B - 4:3 format some letterboxed

5. CANON ROCK- Old Meets NewStill from 'Canon Rock'.
Jürgen Liebenstein, (Germany)

A rock version of Pachelbel’s “Canon” accompanies this intriguingly different view of a German city.

IAC Three Stars 2010


Bob & Pauline Wood (Staffordshire)

It is 1969. Alice has worked “below stairs” in the manor house since before the First World War but she faces a different future after her employer dies. A gently paced drama that uses the background locations of a large house.

IAC Three Stars, 2010


Ken Geen  (Cardiff)

Linda and George Tinkler started recording the sounds of birds on the Solway Firth but have extended to video photography, including some spectacular shots of flocks of starlings shown on national TV

IAC Three Stars, 2010

8. min

8. BRANDON LEWIS - Ultimate ExterminatorStill from 'Brandon Lewis'.
XDL Films (Lanarkshire)

A big man versus a little menace. Who will win? Great fun, full of wit and homage to comic cartoons of the past.

IAC Three-Star, 2010


9. BOB'S PASSIONStill from 'Bobs Passion'.
Brian Salmons (Norfolk)

Who could imagine that a ruined Norfolk church lay hidden beneath a massive canopy of ivy. Since 1992 it has been Bob Davey’s passion to restore St.Mary’s. His trials and tribulations are extremely well documented in this fascinating film.

IAC Five-Stars, 2010


10. HERE KITTY, KITTY!Still from 'Here Kitty, Kitty!'.
Ken & Jean McRonald (Dundee)

Ken and Jean had to sign a disclaimer in case of injury before they could touch a tiger! This is a delightfully informative documentary about arguably the most beautiful of the big cats.

IAC Three-Stars, 2010


Total running time 122 mins. DVD.

Price £7.50.  

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