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

Upcoming Events

West Cumbria On Film - 18th September
Furness On Film - 23rd October

See our Public Screenings and Events page for more details.

Calling Blighty: A Message Home to Brighton
Help us to find these veterans and their families from the Calling Blighty Films.

Take a look at our FREE iPhone App - Manchester Time Machine.

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.

A Message HOME.  The Calling Blighty Collection.

NEW! Seeking Brighton veterans and their families


Glimpses of Manchester Then and Now