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Out of the Rubble
Out of the Rubble

Out of the Rubble 2015


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Out of the Rubble 2015

17 mins United Kingdom Director. Penny Woolcock

Out of the Rubble is leading filmmaker Penny Woolcock’s creative response to Britain on Film, the archive project from the BFI in collaboration with regional partners from around the UK. Drawing on archive film digitised under the scheme, much of it unseen for decades, Woolcock explores the history of housing and British urban life over the last half a century, crafting a singular and revelatory short film.

Watch the original films used by Woolcock in our collection - Britain on Film: Out of the Rubble - or explore thousands more films in our Britain on Film map.

Directed by

Penny Woolcock


Short documentary


Britain on Film: Out of the Rubble




United Kingdom



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