My films

The 'My films' feature allows you to build a personal list of films from the Moving Image Archive catalogue. To add films to your list use the 'Add to my films' button on the full description page for each film or in your search results.

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'WHERE I AM IS HERE' added to 'My films'.

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A film poem in seven parts: 1. Complex, 2. Here and Now, 3. Interlude, 4. Crocodile, 5. Come and See This, 6. Out of this World, 7. The Bravest Boat. In Margaret Tait's own words "Starting with a six-line script which just noted down a kind of event to occur, and recur, my aim was to construct a film with its own logic, its own correspondences within itself, its own echoes and rhymes and comparisons, all through close exploration of the everyday, the commonplace, in the city, Edinburgh, where I stayed at the time...".

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