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The all powerful monetary conglomerate (led by a Hearst style industrialist played by Sir Derek Jacobi) that covertly controls America decide to become overt - the denouement played out to save "The Land of the Free".
Land Speed Record
Currently British held by Wing Commander Andy Green at 763 mph – the new team headed by Richard Noble and the car again driven by Green will attempt 1050mph. Exciting, innovative and daring this high profile project is the ultimate challenge.
Moguls – greed, avarice, energy and raw talent. The men who created Hollywood had all this and more. The story evolves from the discovery of the village itself to the death of the last mogul and the ascendance of television. It’s a tale of adventure and determination and a lust for power.
Set in New York, a brilliant young chef is involved in a car accident. Obsessed about his career and believing he will be put away for his misdemeanour, he decides to serve up the compromising evidence to his repugnant aunt in whose house he resides – with surprising results.
Inspired by friezes on the walls of the Borobudur temple in Java BRAVING THE CAPE is the story of the reconstruction of an 8th century replica ship and its voyage across the Indian Ocean and around the Cape to Ghana. The programme having been sold to a number of TV stations globally this powerful documentary is also available on DVD.
Barney Broom has written and directed numerous films for the Ministry of Defence and this clip shows examples of that work. Many of the films are drama based whose topics relate to social issues within the services.
Told with a remarkable fluency and gusto the story follows four punk lads making a sortie into an amusement park where they antagonise other customers and come upon a group of teenage girls. However, they are consistently thwarted by the apparition of four spectral youths – the 'Knights Electric' – who ultimately squire the girls away. (BFI Newsletter) Catalogued by the British Film Institute as an iconic memoir of the 1980s, this short theatrical film (35mm Anamorphic/Dolby Stereo) is regarded as a forerunner of the Music Video. The ever-popular soundtrack features pieces by Blondie, John Foxx, Madness, Gary Numan, The Pretenders and many more.