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Wednesday 22nd Oct 2014

A little girl in a pinafore dress runs across the parade of the York and Lancaster Regiment by Skeldergate Bridge to say goodbye to her father before he goes to war. A woman holds the hand of a soldier as he marches across Lendal Bridge on his way to Flanders. A tank rolls past Micklegate en route to the Knavesmire in peacetime following the end of WW1. These are just few of the fleeting moments captured on film that the Yorkshire Film Archive has preserved and will present at a special screening of Filmed and Not Forgotten on Remembrance Sunday at the National Centre for Early Music.

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Wednesday 8th Oct 2014

YFA's Memory Bank features in BBC Inside Out’s focus on dementia care, which will be broadcast on Monday 13 October at 7:30pm on BBC1 Yorkshire & Lincolnshire. 

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Do you know the lady in the centre of this photograph, or the boys staring back at the camera? Did one of them become your granddad ? All these faces have come to light in a unique film of Ripon, taken in April 1916 when soldiers from the famous Ripon Army Camp joined the townsfolk of Ripon at the Racecourse for a Highland Sports day.

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During Autumn and Winter 2014/15, we will be presenting a series of screenings in relation to our World War One HLF-funded project, Filmed and Not Forgotten. 

We currently have two dates for your diaries; more will be added soon, so do check back for details of further screenings.

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Beverley 1916:  Who is the local policeman? Do you know anything about Corporal Chappell? Who were the ladies fund-raising for the Cottage Hospital? These are just some of the people who feature in an amazing film, made in Beverley in 1916, which has recently been preserved and digitised by the Yorkshire Film Archive as part of our Filmed and Not Forgotten project to commemorate the First World War.

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