Professor Virginia Heath supporting the National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive project

Composite image of From Scotland With Love, directed by Professor Virginia Heath

Made entirely of Scottish film archive, From Scotland With Love is a 75-minute film by award-winning Director and Sheffield Hallam University Professor of Film Virginia Heath with a transcendent score by Scottish musician and composer King Creosote. A journey into our collective past, the film explores universal themes of love, loss, resistance, migration, work and play. Ordinary people, some long since dead, their names and identities largely forgotten, appear shimmering from the depth of the vaults to take a starring role.

Professor Virginia Heath, who appears alongside Kirsty Wark, Brian Cox, Ian Rankin, Bill Paterson and various Scottish luminaries, was interviewed as director of From Scotland With Love for a short campaign film to support the National Library of Scotland’s Moving Image Archive project. At the launch of the campaign for support for the forthcoming move to new premises in Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, Virginia speaks about the the importance of preserving a moving image archive for cultural heritage. The campaign film includes a clip of Virginia’s film From Scotland with Love.

You can see the campaign film where Virginia speaks about on YouTube here.

Professor Virginia Heath is a Professor of Film in the Art and Design Research Centre at Sheffield Hallam University.