All In A Day: The City

All In A Day: The City 1973

Documentary film, without commentary, looking at events in Sheffield on 5th September 1973. Steelworkers retire, babies are born, there are fashion shows and council meetings, crashed lorries and policemen on the beat.

After Liverpool

After Liverpool 1974

An encounter exploring how people can fail to communicate even when they are talking by either not saying anything, not listening or simply evading.

Night Chase

Night Chase 1970

A man fleeing the scene of his wife's shooting forms an unexpected relationship with the tough cab driver he hires to drive him to the Mexican border.

Between Time and Timbuktu

Between Time and Timbuktu 1972

A poet-astronaut is shot through an area of space called the Chronosynclastic Infundibulum. He is duplicated into infinite copies of himself, each of whom finds himself in a bizarre situations on a different world. (These scenarios are all derived from the novels and short stories of 'Kurt Vonnegut Jr.', including Cat's Cradle, Welcome to the Monkey House, 'Harrison Bergeron', and 'Happy Birthday, Wanda June'

Playing with Fire

Playing with Fire 1985

Gary Coleman stars as a teenage arsonist. The authorities, friends, and neighbors warn his absentee parents until it is too late.

Special Olympics

Special Olympics 1978

A single father with three teenaged children struggles to keep his family together. One of them is intellectually disabled. The father enrolls him in a special state-run school, where the boy develops a love for sports.

Un dessert pour Constance

Un dessert pour Constance 1981

Bokolo and Mamadou, sweepers in the city of Paris, are looking for a way to pay for the return home of one of their sick comrades. When they find an old book of recipes in the trash, they discover a passion for French cuisine and decide to participate in a televised cooking competition.

The Survival of Dana

The Survival of Dana 1979

High school transfer student Dana moves to the San Fernando Valley of Los Angeles after her North Dakota parents get divorced.

Aunt Mary

Aunt Mary 1979

The true-life drama about a handicapped Baltimore woman living on welfare who organized a sandlot baseball team and ended up coaching more than 50,000 boys and girls over nearly 40 years.

Season's Greetings

Season's Greetings 1986

Eight people attend a Christmas party in hope of having a pleasant celebration, however it takes various awkward turns and ends with one of the guests leaving sooner than they thought. Alan Ayckbourn's stage play adapted for BBC TV, 1986

The Art of Tripping

The Art of Tripping 1993

Based on the idea that drugs have influenced some of our greatest minds (Poe, Baudelaire etc.), this film documents just how influential drug experiences have been on the minds of great writers, poets and thinkers.