Launch (1973)

  • Description

    "The launch at the end of a Wallsend Street of World Unicorn, one of a series of oil tankers built by Swan Hunter: it opens up on the epic experience of shipbuilding communities. Despite its short length and minuscule budget (£400) the film was very important in the development of Amber. With a commitment to documenting working life in the North East, the scale and visual drama of shipyards were immediately attractive....."
  • Owner

    Amber Films
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

    What does this mean? Unknown license check permission to reuse
  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Peter Smith
    Last modified: 5 years ago
    Viewed: 401 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.