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

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April 19th: Sefton on Film

See our Public Screenings and Events page for more details.

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

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 BBC North West Collection.

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