These short films are an eclectic mix of music, art, creative writing and oral history. Each in its own way is about lives lived in Blaenau Gwent, from growing up in the 1950s to the COVID-19 lockdown of 2020.
These short films are recollections of life in Blaenau Gwent from tenants at Llys Glyncoed extra care scheme on the outskirts of Ebbw Vale. The residents were interviewed by Year 9 pupils from Ebbw Fawr Learning Community, who in spring 2020 recorded their reminiscences and set them to images.
Why do people become homeless? How many people does it affect? This series of short films explores the complex reasons that lead to people finding themselves on the street and the difficulties in supporting them in light of the consequences of austerity policy.
How do you discuss the weather or make a hotel reservation in German?
This second edition of Rundblick: beginners' German contains a variety of short conversations covering topics as varied as healthy eating and recommending restaurants. The following audio and video collection was devised for those beginning to learn German and touches upon many everyday situations and scenarios that will be interesting to learn while feeling familiar.