Hidden Treasures

Hidden Treasures is a national programme developed by Screen South, in conjunction with the UK Film Council’s Digital Film Archive Fund (DFAF), which aims to increase access to archive-based screenings.

DAD is working together with White Nave cic to deliver Why not start here? – an exciting programme of film as part of the Hidden Treasures project on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September in Dover. This weekend celebrates the launch of the Cultural Olympiad.

DAD and White Nave will be providing a contemporary perspective on our heritage with films from the past to the present day.

DAD’s programme, Everything Disappears: Archiving our Industrial Heritage, will be shown at Buckland House, Buckland Mill, Crabble Hill, Dover on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September 2008 The programme features material of local interest such as Ray Warner’s The River Dour by Canoe 1969 and other local archive footage supplied by Tony Black Film Archive in Whitstable and Screen Archive South East in Brighton.

Alongside the archive footage, there is also a chance to see the Preview of The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher, directed, written and produced by Marianne Kapfer, 2008. Marianne Kapfer will be present on both days.

Screening programme

Everything Disappears: Archiving our Industrial Heritage

Buckland House, Buckland Mill, London Road, Dover.
Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th September 2008

11.00 – 12.30

  • “Our Industrial Heritage”, archive footage from the Tony Blake Film Archive, 30 min.
  • “Tower Hamlets”, produced by Astor School, 1973, 9 min., colour, supplied by Screen Archive South East.
  • “Ashford Railway Work”, produced by John Hanson Richardson, 1947, 26 min., b/w, supplied by Screen Archive South East.
  • “The River Dour by Canoe” by Ray Warner, 1969, Dover, 28 min., colour, by kind permission of Dover Museum.

14.00 – 16.00

  • Preview: “The Photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher”, directed, written and produced by Marianne Kapfer, 2008, Germany, 90 min., colour, German with English subtitles. Marianne Kapfer will be present.
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