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Peter Wollen presents British Independent Filmmaking

"Amy, wonderful Amy, how can you blame me for loving you?" ... When the newspaper editor in John Ford's The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance gave the immortal advice, "When the fact becomes legend, print the legend", he could have asked what makes a legend and what is its basis? ... In 1930 Amy Johnson ... Read more
In 1899 Sigmund Freud began treatment with an 18 year-old girl who was brought to him for analysis by her father after she had written a suicide note. Freud was eager to use this case to demonstrate the hypotheses laid out in his Interpretation of Dreams, but after only three months of treatment ... Read more
A documentary about the experience of two girls who both came to London at an early age from working class backgrounds, one of whom has a child. Both are involved in prostitution; one decides to give up prostitution, one probably never will. Prostitution is not the subject of Taking A Part. You ... Read more
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