Newcastle lost between a quarter and third of its architectural heritage in the 20th century. Here are the original buildings and their replacements.
Biografilm Festival in Bologna, Italy, markets itself as an ‘international celebration of lives’, with an emphasis on not just the extraordinary but the ordinary through fiction and documentary.
Both Norman Cornish and Alexander Millar have taken the working men of North East England as their main subject matter. Is the relationship between the two painters as simple as that of master and imitator?
Being in the Championship has made it more difficult for supporters to watch Newcastle United play. NUFC fans have responded by filming and sharing the matches themselves.
The demolition of the Old Odeon will begin in November 2016. Here are a few images of the original interior.
Alexander Millar’s Gadgie, the Geordie working man clad in flat clap and creased suit jacket, crops up everywhere in his artistic work. In this piece I explore what exactly it means.
The Tyne and Wear Metro map has become the dominant way of visualising Newcastle, Sunderland and their suburbs. It does not offer us the full picture.
Ken Loach’s latest film is set in Newcastle and stars Dave Johns as a traditional Geordie facing up to the challenge of living and getting by in 21st century England.
How a few filmmakers, historians and writers have approached the life and legacy of one of North East England’s most notable politicians.
With the migrant crisis looming on television screens and in the pages of newspapers – and in all the other places where news is now disseminated – it is surely about time that cinema will show us the side of the story we haven’t seen or read about yet. While politicians ponder the numbers (for… Continue reading Dheepan and the Refugee Experience