Folkestone Films

Our Screen Heritage is looking for films that capture different aspects of LGBTQIA+ life in Kent and the South East. They may feature people, places, everyday scenes and special events such as Pride celebrations and LGBTQIA+ weddings.

Do you have films of Folkestone and the surrounding area that we can preserve and use within our project?

Find more information on how to submit a film by clicking here…


FILMS


Family

Our Screen Heritage Volunteer Curators

Screened as part of the 'Family' exhibition in CT20, Folkestone this video compilation features collected and curated by project volunteers in Folkestone. It focuses on one of their four chosen themes, in this instance 'family'. The montage features domestic scenes as well as outings and events, including the smashing of the gender binary piƱata made by artist Rachel House for Folkestone Pride. The film was edited by Alex Davies.

Leisure

Our Screen Heritage Volunteer Curators

Screened as part of the 'Nature/Leisure' exhibition in DIY4FOLK, Folkestone this video compilation features collected and curated by project volunteers in Folkestone. It focuses on one of their four chosen themes, in this instance 'Nature/Leisure'.

Folkestone Pride 2022

Louise Conway

This video shows various scenes from Folkestone Pride 2022 which took place on the Leas.

Folkestone - Spacious and Gracious

Peter Whale, 1969

A professionally produced publicity film with commentary by Michael Aspel advertising the resort of Folkestone; encouraging holiday-makers to visit the town for its beaches, entertainment and sports facilities and access.

https://screenarchive.brighton.ac.uk/detail/6015/

Hollow Road at Sarabande

Robert George Sanders & Harry Evans

The current pandemic forced artists Robert George Sanders and Harry Evans to reconsider their process and creative purpose in a new context. Split into seasonal chapters which draw influence from pagan festivals in lieu of the Fashion Week calendar, Hollow Road at Sarabande presents a final cut of performances from the Kent countryside. Captured throughout the lockdown year in a curated environment with foraged artefacts