GLASGOW BY THE WAY: City Mission

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A worker with the Glasgow City Mission searches for homeless people sleeping rough in the city at night. (clip - onsite only)

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Places:

  • Glasgow

Subjects:

  • Housing and living conditions

Genres:

  • Television documentary

Series:

  • Glasgow by the way

Decade:

  • 1980s

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Title: GLASGOW BY THE WAY: City Mission

Reference number: 4840

Date: 1987 - 1988

Director: [d. Diane Tammes]

Sponsor: [ Channel 4]

Producer: [ Seona Robertson]

Production company: [ Reality Productions]

Sound: sound

Original format: 16mm

Colour: col

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 4.17 mins

Description: Documentary footage following the work of Glasgow's City Mission, including an interview in which a mission worker who discusses reasons for becoming homeless, and their approach to helping those who sleep rough.

Credits: [p. Seona Robertson]

Shotlist: shot over motorway at night; mission worker shining a torch into recesses [of a housing estate?] where homeless are sleeping; shot of mission worker speaking to an older man lying in a sleeping bag (2.50) iv with two city mission workers (3.54) city mission worker drives off in his van (4.17)