As filmmakers and broadcasters strive to better represent all regions of the UK, we take this opportunity, in partnership with the BFI, to present examples of northern talent and creativity.
Each screening in this season will be preceded by a short film showcasing the best of contemporary Northern filmmaking talent – presented in partnership with Film Hub North as part of BFI NETWORK.
Previously in this season
Double Bill: Roll on Four O’Clock + Kisses at Fifty & Intro
This double bill celebrates the work of Colin Welland, an adaptable and magnetic talent on stage, screen and page.
Billy Fisher is a lazy, wildly inventive and irresponsible clerk in a small northern town. Unable to accept an uneasy domestic situation with his parents…
Double Bill: Land of Green Ginger + The Pity of it All
These long-running series transformed the British media landscape, providing regional screenwriters with a platform that allowed for social comment.