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FROM THE VAULTS: THE REMARKABLE ROY SPENCE COLLECTION

Roy Spence

This film screened 27th October 2016.

The programme will be introduced by Roy Spence.

We mark World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (a UNESCO initiative) with a programme of films by award-winning amateur, Roy Spence. For the past 50 years Roy has been making and screening a series of remarkable, eccentric films in his own cinema in Comber, Co. Down. The films span many genres from sci-fi to horror to folk-life documentaries. This programme includes a small sample from this fine collection of over 40 films now preserved in the IFI Irish Film Archive.

Tudor Style: 8 mins, 1971. The Attack of the Saucer People: 13mins, 1981. Tommy Orr, Blacksmith: 6 mins, 1981. Maidens in Distress: 9 mins, 1976. The Interview: 8 mins, 1981. Keep Watching the Skies: 20 mins, 1975.

90mins, N. Ireland, 1971-1981, Digital

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