Eros distribute most of the Indian films released in the UK. Bollywood movies are usually around 3 hours long and most are romantic action-comedies packed with songs and dancing, appealing to a wide audience. Eros provide DVDs of all their releases and most have English subtitles. Bhavna Mistry, the booker at Eros, will be happy to recommend titles to choose from.
Eros charge a flat rate fee of £100 + VAT for their titles. Eros Website
Artificial Eye specialises in distributing foreign language films from many different countries. The catalogue on the company's own website is very easy to use, and give a good idea of the films they can provide. However, note that - although you can buy DVDs for home use from Artificial Eye themselves - DVD rentals for screening purposes must be booked through the British Film Institute.
For every film screened you will be charged £80 + VAT and postage = £96.94. Artificial Eye Website
The East Anglian Film Archive, the first Regional Film Archive in England, was established in 1976 as an educational esource for the future by its visionary first Director, David Cleveland, who ran it until his retirement in 2004.
The collection comprises about 12,000 hours of film and up to 30,000 hours of videotape. The content mainly relates to the East of England region (Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Norfolk and Suffolk). It also includes collections of national and international scope. All of the material is intended to be for educational and cultural use.
Go to www.eafa.org.uk for more information.