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This new Channel 4 documentary about our project was broadcast on Sunday June 26th. Made by Oxford Scientific Films, the programme introduced us to five of the families we found and revealed their amazing stories. If you missed it you can still catch it via the All4 service until 26th July. Tell us what you think by emailing blighty@mmu.ac.uk

Welcome to the North West Film Archive, the professionally recognised public home for the moving image heritage of the North West of England.

Pay us a visit in our new home at Manchester Central Library where you can watch some films in our cool Viewing Pods, and in the BFI Mediatheque, as part of Archives+. There's a huge variety for all tastes and interests.

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You can search the NWFA online catalogue of over 6,600 titles.

Check out our programme of public screenings.

Set up in 1977, the Archive preserves moving images made in or about Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Cheshire, Merseyside and Cumbria and offers a variety of access services to users in the public, academic and commercial sectors.

The NWFA is part of Library Services Special Collections at Manchester Metropolitan University.