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Sightsavers in Africa
This colour documentary film presented by Mark Curry from the BBC's Blue Peter programme, follows the work of the BBC Blue Peter appeal in 1986 that raised over two million pounds for the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind (Sightsavers) in Africa. The film includes excerpts from the BBC programme leading into a film showing the extent of poor eye health of children in Kenya and the work being done to restore sight with money from the appeal.
A View to the Future in Bangladesh
This colour documentary showcases the charitable work by the Royal Commonwealth Society for the Blind in various regions of Bangladesh. The programme includes an introduction by Abu Siddique, Programme Director of the RCSB in Bangladesh. The film has a voiceover with opening and closing titles. Some scenes of treatment and surgery are shown.
[Guinea Pig Club Reunions 1987]
An amateur film showing highlights of a Guinea Pig Club reunion of wartime patients of the Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, at the Copthorne hotel and The Felbridge Hotel in East Grinstead.
Guinea Pig Club; The Reconstruction of Burned Airmen in WWII
This commercially produced production for broadcast, commemorates the 60th Anniversary of those that underwent pioneering reconstructive surgery as part of the Guinea Pig Club, following injury during their service in the Armed Forces during the Second World War. Contains scenes of medical treatment and severe injury.
The Donkey and the Spell - L'ane et le Sort Jete
This colour animated live action and stop frame fantasy film tells the story of two enemies Super Mouse and M. Zabet. They both want the Cheese Tree. However, Super Mouse wants it to save the world and evil M. Zabet wants it to make money. They battle it out using magic and cunning. The film has opening and closing titles with English subtitles and a spoken English and French narrative.
Aye Aye Captain in a DJ Shop
This live action animated fantasy narrative tells the story of a robber and a policeman in a street. The Policeman is then beamed up into a spaceship where he meets a group of aliens. The Policeman fights the aliens with his sword to get away. The film ends with the Policeman having a party. This film has a voice-over narrative with sound effects. The title music is provided by Beat Express, a learning disabled music group also supported by Carousel.
The Happy Journey
This colour fantasy animation is about two characters: 'Shi Shi In The Ground' and 'Sunny Ghost Head', that go on an adventure to look for a book. Along the way they meet some interesting people that tell them where to go using a different forms of transportation. The film has subtitles, music and voice over narration throughout.
This animated and live-action 'music video' style film shows a dream sequence of a young learning disabled woman called Debbie. Debbie is trapped in her house by her wicked aunt. The only way she can get out of the house is in her dreams. The film shows dream people guiding her and helping her to run away. The music is provided by Beat Express, a learning disabled rock group also supported by Carousel.
The Man in the Hat
This film, made by participants in Carousel, an arts organisation by and for people with learning disabilities, is a black & white animated music video that plays in reverse. It tells the story of the Man in the Hat, who encourages the viewer to follow the signs and movement he creates, as he dances and moves through different locations in a fantasy world. The music is provided by Beat Express, a learning disabled rock group also supported by Carousel.
Arrival in the Big City
This animated colour live action music video, was made by participants in Carousel, an arts organisation by and for people with learning disabilities. It illustrates what it feels like to be lost in a big city – everything is very big and scary, and it always rains. It includes shots of The Apollo theatre, Hammersmith. The music is provided by Beat Express, a learning disabled rock group also supported by Carousel for the Debbie Rock Angel Opera.
This colour contemporary dance and movement film, based on the theme of 'Animals of Land and Sea', tells the story of a group of wild animals attending a party together, with spinning star fish, lions and Elephants. A group of penguins decide to join in and make friends with the other animals. The movement came from stories written by the dancers, accompanied by a soundtrack that represented the sounds of animal life in the sea, the jungle and the city.
This live-action animation that tells the story of the exclusion of learning disabled athletes from Paralympic Sport, following the controversy surrounding several medal winners in the 2000 Sydney Paralympic Games. The film discusses the return of learning disabled categories in competitions for the Paralympic games in London 2012. The film has music and narration from a group of disabled young people with English subtitles.
Let the Games Begin
This short colour film made for the Oska Bright Film Festival, for the show Gold Run, is based on the theme of the Paralympic Games. The film depicts the journey a spectator might make from arrival at a sports stadium, until they take their seat to watch the sporting event. The film contains music performed by Beat Express, a group of learning disabled musicians.
Athletes Hope to Win
This colour spoof documentary with animated sequences, follows a group of learning disabled athletes who are 'training' for the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and live in the same house together. Their sports coaches, give them an unhealthy diet to eat, so they gain lots of weight and are unable to compete in their individual sporting events.
Sports Plus Energy
A colour animated documentary explores how young people with a learning disability feel about participating in sporting activity and the inspiration that it brings. The film is narrated by the group, with English subtitles and a music soundtrack.
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