Welcome to the Cinematograph: Early Films at Cambridge Midsummer Fair
A fun-filled and informative documentary of Cambridge film/drama club students exploring how the first films shown in Cambridge from 1896 – 1912 were at Tudor’s Circus and the Cambridge Midsummer Fairs. The students visit the BFI and East Anglian Film Archive to find early films, and have fun at the Thursford Collection Museum on the fairground rides.
A Cambridgeshire Film Consortium/Heritage Lottery Funded project
The project was financed by the Heritage Lottery Fund.
Trish Sheil – Project Manager, Film Historian, Editor
Ryd Cook – Filmmaking teacher, Camera, Editing & VFX.
Coleridge Community College Film club & Drama club 2015
Debra King, Matthew Knight, Kay Blayney – Coleridge Community College
Lesley Ford, Mike Levy – Keystage Arts & Heritage