We're completing a Young Roots Heritage project exploring this history of South Asian Cinema in Southall. The outputs are a documentary and 4 short films.
Our young volunteers are currently on the hunt for archive footage of Southall town and cinemas from 1960 - 1990s. These can be home videos, news archive footage or documentary extracts. They have tried the usual places: BFI etc but are looking for cheaper sources (BFI charge min £720 per minute!) to stay within allocated budget.
Does anyone have any experience of finding alternative sources for archive footage to be used in a documentary or exhibition?
Also we'd like to use extracts from Bollywood films for the documentary and wondered if the fair use policy would cover us?
Any advice or guidance would be greatly appreciated!
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