The British Film Institute presents the best global cinema on-demand:
From classic and contemporary films to the best of the BFI National Archive.

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View 100 Years of Japanese Cinema
100 Years of Japanese Cinema
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100 Years of Japanese Cinema 1996

Archive propels argument in this fascinating exploration of the social and cultural importance of Japan's film heritage.

52 mins United Kingdom Director. Nagisa Oshima

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Part 1: The World Discovers a New Art Form 2011

Lyrical tribute to the moving image begins with an establishing shot: the birth of the movies - spanning 1895 to 1918.

70 mins United Kingdom Director. Mark Cousins

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Part 2: The Triumph of American Film 2011

The 1920s. Moving between Hollywood, Denmark and Moscow, Mark Cousins shows how glamour and gravitas battled to define film.

70 mins United Kingdom Director. Mark Cousins

View Part 3: The Great Rebel Filmmakers Around the World
Part 3: The Great Rebel Filmmakers Around the World
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Part 3: The Great Rebel Filmmakers Around the World 2011

Testing the limits of cinema, German Expressionism, Soviet montage and other international movements are launched.

70 mins United Kingdom Director. Mark Cousins

View Part 5: The Devastation of War and a New Movie Language
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Part 5: The Devastation of War and a New Movie Language 2011

Between 1939-1952, cinema got darker - reflecting the tumult and carnage of war – and more daring. Mark Cousins investigates.

82 mins United Kingdom Director. Mark Cousins

View Part 8: New Waves Sweep Around the World
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Part 8: New Waves Sweep Around the World 2011

Easy Rider and 2001: A Space Odyssey signal a new phase in cinema. It's part of a movement bringing Polanski, Tarkovsky and others to prominence.

62 mins United Kingdom Director. Mark Cousins

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Part 9: New American Cinema 2011

American movies grow up, courtesy of Schrader, Scorsese and Nicholson, Buck Henry, Coppola and Charles Burnett.

70 mins United Kingdom Director. Mark Cousins

View Part 11: Innovation in Popular Culture Around the World
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Part 11: Innovation in Popular Culture Around the World 2011

The blockbuster arrives, driving a new revolution with Jaws and Jedis. Meanwhile, Bollywoood and Hong Kong are adapting too.

70 mins United Kingdom Director. Mark Cousins

View Part 12: Moviemaking and Protest Around the World
Part 12: Moviemaking and Protest Around the World
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Part 12: Moviemaking and Protest Around the World 2011

Political reality stirs a wider dissent among filmmakers in the 1980s from London to Beijing, the Soviet Union and Poland.

70 mins United Kingdom Director. Mark Cousins

View Part 15: Film Moves Full Circle and the Future of the Movies
Part 15: Film Moves Full Circle and the Future of the Movies
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Part 15: Film Moves Full Circle and the Future of the Movies 2011

This stunning series closes with an appraisal of post-9/11 cinema, analysis of its best directors and a speculative look at film in the future.

70 mins United Kingdom Director. Mark Cousins

View A Century of French Cinema
A Century of French Cinema
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A Century of French Cinema 1995

Six regions, six films appraised for cultural and historical meaning. Produced by Jean-Luc Godard.

50 mins France

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A Century of Australian Cinema
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A Century of Australian Cinema 1996

Mad Max director George Miller explores the tradition of film production in Australia.

65 mins

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Alfalfa
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Alfalfa 1987

The queer alphabet - from AC/DC to Zipper.

8 mins United Kingdom Director. Richard Kwietniowski

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Among the Tribes in South-West China 1948

This alluring travelogue follows a missionary on his colourful journey into the ethnically diverse mountains of Yunnan, south west China.

21 mins United Kingdom

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Anatomy of a Pin-up 1971 15

This documentary explores attitudes to nude modelling in Britain - models, photographers and members of the public express their opinions.

31 mins United Kingdom Director. David Cohen

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Anger Me
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Anger Me 2006 15

Like all good magicians, the life and work of Kenneth Anger, the Magus of underground film, is crowded with mystery and myth.

72 mins Canada Director. Elio Gelmini

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Battle of Lebbeke
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Battle of Lebbeke 1914

Extraordinary early WWI footage of Belgian army delaying the German advance - aided by bicycles, armoured cars and machine-gun pulling dogs.

10 mins United Kingdom

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Before Stonewall
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Before Stonewall 1984 15

Documenting the testimonies from those who dared to challenge the world and helped create the modern gay community.

83 mins USA Director. Greta Schiller

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The Big Melt 2013 PG

Jarvis Cocker and acclaimed director Martin Wallace's feature-length elegy to the men and women who toiled in Sheffield's steelworks is a hymn to Britain's proud industrial past.

70 mins United Kingdom

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A Bit of Scarlet
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A Bit of Scarlet 1996 12

Mapping how British film and TV depicts the gay and lesbian lifestyle, Andrea Weiss raids the archives for her funny and persuasive documentary.

74 mins United Kingdom Director. Andrea Weiss

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The Bombing of Canton
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The Bombing of Canton 1938

Harrowing footage of death and destruction in the aftermath of sustained Japanese bombing of the southern Chinese city.

9 mins People's Republic of China

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Carousella
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Carousella 1965 15

A controversial, well-made documentary that follows the lives of three young striptease artistes working in Soho.

28 mins United Kingdom Director. John Irvin

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Man With a Movie Camera
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Man With a Movie Camera 1929 U

Dazzling document of Soviet life, by Dziga Vertov, showing a living city and the people and machines that propel it.

67 mins Director. Dziga Vertov

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Chelsea Bridge Boys 1965 12

Made for Swedish television, a look at a gang of "Rockers" who meet at a tea-kiosk on Chelsea Bridge.

25 mins United Kingdom Director. Staffan Lamm, Peter Davis

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China 1942

Fascinating anti-Japanese, pro-Chinese wartime propaganda film.

40 mins United Kingdom

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Cyclists Abroad
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Cyclists Abroad 1957

A British Cyclists' Touring Club party explores 1950s Salzburg and the Austrian Tyrol in this lesser known British Transport Film.

15 mins United Kingdom Director. Tony Thompson

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Decasia
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Decasia 2002 U

Decasia is an artful collage of found archival footage, shot pre-1950 on a cellulose nitrate base and most of it in advanced stages of decay.

67 mins USA Director. Bill Morrison

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Derek
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Derek 2008 15

Punk Britain, gay Britain, Thatcher’s Britain, Derek Jarman tackled the lot. Isaac Julien’s film celebrates one of Britain’s great artists.

76 mins United Kingdom Director. Isaac Julien

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Derek Jarman: Life As Art
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Derek Jarman: Life As Art 2004

Documentary on the life and work of experimental filmmaker, who died in 1994. Contributors including Tilda Swinton recall Jarman's peculiar genius.

70 mins United Kingdom Director. Andy Kimpton-nye

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Dreams of a Life 2011 12A

Carol Morley's drama-documentary investigates the tragic death of a woman whose body lay undetected for almost three years.

94 mins United Kingdom

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Elstree Story 1952 12

A charming 1952 history of Elstree Studios, its films and the people who made them, from Hitchcock to Olivier.

61 mins United Kingdom Director. Gilbert Gunn

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In China - A Trip on the Imperial Canal
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In China - A Trip on the Imperial Canal 1908

Take a cruise through imperial China on the world's longest man-made waterway, the Grand Canal.

8 mins France

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Fat Man on a Beach
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Fat Man on a Beach 1974

A simple brief - for the influential writer and filmmaker BS Johnson to talk direct to camera - yielded one of the most extraordinary works of 1970s British television.

39 mins United Kingdom Director. Michael Bakewell

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Filmed in Supermarionation 2014 PG

The definitive documentary chronicling how Gerry and Sylvia Anderson pioneered their trademark animation style, ‘Supermarionation’.

90 mins United Kingdom Director. Stephen La Rivière

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Five Broken Cameras 2011 15

The personal meets the political as a Palestinian farmer with a home video camera shoots a local protest against the building of an Israeli 'security fence' in his village, and finds himself the official documentarian of five years worth of footage of the struggle.

94 mins France

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From the Sea to the Land Beyond 2012 U

This fascinating and moving film by award-winning director Penny Woolcock is a lyrical portrait of Britain's coastline which features a score by British Sea Power.

73 mins United Kingdom Director. Penny Woolcock

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A Gate of China
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A Gate of China 1927

Staggering views of 1920s Hong Kong capture the contradictory cocktail of East meets West on this outpost island.

9 mins United Kingdom

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Great Northern Railway Works at Doncaster
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Great Northern Railway Works at Doncaster 1900

Countless men, women and children spill out on to the screen from "The Plant" at the heart of the Yorkshire railway town.

5 mins United Kingdom

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Great Steam Fair
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Great Steam Fair 1964

The Great Steam fair is a documentary filmed at Shottesbrooke Park, Berkshire in 1964, at an event which brought together many traditional fairground rides and steam engines.

17 mins United Kingdom

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The Great White Silence 1924 U

The BFI Archive's restoration of Herbert Ponting's official film record of Captain Scott's tragic expedition to the South Pole, with a new score by Simon Fisher Turner.

108 mins United Kingdom

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Hit So Hard
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Hit So Hard 2011

Patty Schemel, one-time drummer of grunge band Hole, recounts her turbulent years on tour with the band, piecing together a compelling tale of rock and roll excess, and the personal story of one woman’s survival.

103 mins USA Director. P. David Ebersole

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Hong Kong East Meets West
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Hong Kong East Meets West 1940

This intimate study of Hong Kong explores the life and landscape of the former British colony in exquisite detail.

18 mins United Kingdom

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I Am Divine 2013 15

A unique documentary about a unique person – follow Divine’s life from humble Baltimore beginnings to superstar status as the Queen of Cult.

USA Director. Jeffrey Schwarz

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Into the Abyss  A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life
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Into the Abyss A Tale of Death, a Tale of Life 2011 12

Werner Herzog’s documentary about an unrepentant young murderer on death row is a cool, compassionate study of the dark side of the human condition

107 mins USA

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Introducing Lady Cripps
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Introducing Lady Cripps 1944

British aid-worker Lady Isobel Cripps appeals in crystalline tones for funding for Chinese victims of "unbelievable tortures".

1 mins United Kingdom

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Les Invisibles 2012 15

French gay men and women in their 60s and 70s talk about their lives in Sébastien Lifshitz’s documentary.

112 mins France

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Irish Cinema - Ourselves Alone? 1996

Irish images, foreign fathers: asking why a nation's cinematic identity has been outsourced.

51 mins Ireland

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London the Modern Babylon
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London the Modern Babylon 2012 15

The story of London told through a century of popular music and film archive treasures.

127 mins United Kingdom Director. Julien Temple

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London in the Raw
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London in the Raw 1964 15

Low-budget movie mogul Arnold Louis Miller concocted this exploitation-style documentary which peers behind the grimy net curtains of British life.

76 mins United Kingdom Director. Arnold Louis Miller

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Lord Roberts' Visit to Manchester
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Lord Roberts' Visit to Manchester 1901

The Boer War hero addresses a capacity crowd in Manchester's Piccadilly Gardens and unveils a statue to the late Queen Victoria.

2 mins United Kingdom

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Lotte Reiniger's Art
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Lotte Reiniger's Art 1970

The short documentary gives us a wonderful insight into the enchanting animated film world of Lotte Reiniger.

12 mins United Kingdom

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This Our Still Life
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This Our Still Life 2011 U

23-year-old Eden is shown drawing and painting still lifes in her Pyrenean family home.

58 mins United Kingdom Director. Andrew Kötting

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The Making of Of Time and the City 2009

In new interviews, the director Terence Davies and the film's producers and archive producer discuss the making of the film and the inspirations behind it.

United Kingdom

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Malevich Suprematism 1971

Lutz Becker’s innovative homage to the work of Kazimir Malevich uses one of his unrealised film scripts as the basis for a portrait of the artist and his theory of abstract art, Suprematism.

United Kingdom Director. Lutz Becker

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A Man's Story 2010 15

A documentary charting twelve years in the career of Savile Row tailor Ozwald Boateng.

97 mins United Kingdom Director. Varon Bonicos

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March!
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March! 1971

March! documents the TUC-instigated protest, on 21 February 1971, against the Industrial Relations Bill, which was subsequently passed by parliament in August of the same year.

5 mins United Kingdom

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Memories of John
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Memories of John 2012

A short documentary featuring some of John Cassavetes' key collaborators, actor Peter Falk and producer Al Ruban.

USA Director. Doug Headline

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Miss Thompson Goes Shopping
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Miss Thompson Goes Shopping 1958

From the visionary British director David Gladwell, this 1958 short contrasting rural and urban life is based on the poem by Martin Armstrong.

16 mins United Kingdom Director. David Gladwell

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Night of the Filmmakers
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Night of the Filmmakers 1995

From the director of Heimat, a mini-epic about the history of German cinema.

90 mins Germany

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Nighthawks II: Strip Jack Naked
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Nighthawks II: Strip Jack Naked 1991 18

Ron Peck’s experimental follow up to the groundbreaking Nighthawks is both a making-of documentary and a deeply personal film memoir.

91 mins United Kingdom Director. Ron Peck

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Night Mail
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Night Mail 1936 U

The flagship of the GPO Film Unit's output and a cornerstone of British documentary, featuring music by Benjamin Britten and the verse of W.H. Auden.

23 mins United Kingdom Director. Basil Charles Wright, Harry Watt

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The Nine Muses 2010 PG

John Akomfrah mixes archive material, literary and musical quotations and newly shot silent footage in a wry, rapt meditation on memory and migration.

92 mins United Kingdom Director. John Akomfrah

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Of Time and the City 2008 12

Brilliantly mixing archive film and music, Liverpool-born director Terence Davies reflects with wit and wisdom on a times of change, for good or ill

77 mins United Kingdom Director. Terence Davies

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Parade on West End Pier Morecambe 1901

Edwardian visitors promenade in front of the camera on sea-side pier.

2 mins United Kingdom

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Patience (After Sebald) 2011 12A

An exploration of the life and writing of WG Sebald, author of The Rings of Saturn.

86 mins United Kingdom Director. Grant Gee

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A Personal Journey... Part 1 1995

The first part of Martin Scorsese's 'personal journey' through American Cinema.

72 mins United Kingdom

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A Personal Journey… Part 3
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A Personal Journey… Part 3 1995

The third part of Martin Scorsese's 'personal journey' through American Cinema

73 mins United Kingdom

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A Personal Journey… Part 2
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A Personal Journey… Part 2 1995

The second part of Martin Scorsese's 'personal journey' through American Cinema.

90 mins United Kingdom

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Portrait of David Hockney 1972

Filmed at the time Hockney was painting Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy, this compelling study concentrates on the textures and light which surround the artist in his home and studio.

United Kingdom Director. David Pearce

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Primitive London 1965 15

Arnold Louis Miller's follow-up to London in the Raw lifts the lid on society’s decay with its sideshow spectacle of 60s London depravity.

76 mins United Kingdom Director. Arnold Louis Miller

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Project Wild Thing 2013 PG

Crowning himself as Marketing Director for Nature, a father aims to entice his kids away from TV, toys and technology.

83 mins United Kingdom

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Pub 1962 U

Short documentary originally made for Swedish television which opens the doors a typical working-class pub in East London.

15 mins United Kingdom Director. Peter Davis

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Raleigh: Alan Oakley 1980

Alan Oakley is the man that gave Britain the iconic Raleigh Chopper bike. This 1980 profile finds him moving from drawing board to boardroom.

United Kingdom Director. Graham Moore

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Raleigh: Fred Mitchell 1980

Industrial relations and management's 'pound of flesh', on the shop floor of a large engineering firm in Nottingham.

25 mins United Kingdom

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Recluse: recce footage 2012

Recce footage shot for Recluse at the site of the Luxton family tragedy.

United Kingdom Director. Bob Bentley

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Refugees in Shanghai: Their Life and Their Education 1945

Fascinating, sometimes harrowing record of life in camps run by international aid agencies following the bombing of Shanghai by the Japanese.

21 mins United Kingdom

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Requiem for a Village 1975 18

The idyllic, pastoral past of a Suffolk village is reborn through memory in this extraordinary, little-known film from director David Gladwell.

68 mins United Kingdom

View Rice Cultivation in the Si-kiang Delta, South China
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Rice Cultivation in the Si-kiang Delta, South China 1937

An exceptionally detailed look at the process of rice cultivation, from planting to harvesting to pounding, in the Xi Jiang Delta, Guangdong Province.

4 mins United Kingdom

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Richard Hamilton 1969

A documentary from 1969 about the British painter and collage artist, whose work often referred to pop culture of the 1960s.

24 mins United Kingdom Director. James Scott

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Riding on Air
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Riding on Air 1959

A beautiful and evocative survey of cycling's golden years.

16 mins United Kingdom

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Road to Restoration 2005

How the magnificent Mitchell & Kenyon collection was resurrected, thanks to the dedication and skill of the BFI National Archive.

Great Britain

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Robinson in Ruins 2010 U

The head of a research organisation arranges Robinson’s abandoned research on the English landscape to uncover the origins of capitalist catastrophe.

101 mins United Kingdom Director. Patrick Keiller

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Room 237 15

Rodney Ascher enigmatic essay film weaves together the contrasting theories of five different narrators who believe Stanley Kubrick deliberately buried hidden messages in his 1980 adaptation of Stephen King’s novel.

USA Director. Rodney Ascher

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Scoring The Epic of Everest 2013

Composer Simon Fisher Turner discusses his acclaimed soundscapes for the glorious The Epic of Everest

United Kingdom

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Self Made 2010 15

Artist Gillian Wearing’s ‘documentary’ observes seven people creating (fantasy?) identities in collaboration with a drama teacher. Raw and revealing.

84 mins United Kingdom Director. Gillian Wearing

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Seven Green Bottles
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Seven Green Bottles 1975 PG

Warning film about seven young delinquents, played by non-professional actors, who commit a series of offences, increasing in severity.

35 mins United Kingdom Director. Eric Marquis

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Shanghai China - Personal Film 1 - C. 1937 1937

Gruesome home movie scenes of metropolitan Shanghai brought to its knees in the first major battle of the Second Sino-Japanese War.

11 mins United Kingdom

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Silence 2011 PG

Pat Collins' film, following a sound recordist around western Ireland in an intriguing mix of fiction and documentary, makes us really look and listen

87 mins Ireland Director. Pat Collins

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Skyhook 1958

James Hill (Born Free) directs this beautifully shot documentary about the adventure of oil exploration, deep in the tropics of Papua New Guinea .

18 mins United Kingdom Director. James Hill

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Sleep Furiously
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Sleep Furiously 2007 U

Gideon Koppel’s charming documentary about a small farming community in mid-Wales, observing the unalterable rhythms of country life and the monthly visits of a mobile library.

United Kingdom Director. Gideon Koppel

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Spare Time
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Spare Time 1939

A rare glimpse into the leisure pursuits of ordinary people in pre-war Britain.

14 mins United Kingdom Director. Humphrey Jennings

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The Spirit of '45 2012 U

Ken Loach's stirring polemical history explores the immense forces that built Britain's Welfare State from the rubble of the Second World War.

98 mins United Kingdom Director. Ken Loach

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Starting Out: The Making of Deep End 2011

Immersive and informative look at the production of this surreal, seductive film, with contributions from cast and crew.

Germany Director. Robert Fischer

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A Story of Children and Film 2013 PG

Mark Cousins' personal and poetic exploration of the cinema of childhood, as told through 53 great films from 25 countries.

101 mins United Kingdom

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Stringing Along 1947

Careless cyclists beware! This award-winning amateur film lays out the perils and pitfalls of the road for young riders.

5 mins United Kingdom Director. Alan C. Simpson

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Strip
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Strip 1966 15

Documentary about the lives of the women who work at a striptease club called The Phoenix on Old Compton Street, in the heart of Soho in the swinging sixties.

25 mins United Kingdom Director. Staffan Lamm, Peter Davis, Don Defina

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The Stuart Hall Project 2013 12A

Composed of film, music and photographs from the archives, a fascinating portrait of the life and times of the founder of cultural studies and the New Left Experience.

98 mins United Kingdom

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Swandown 2012 12

Filmmaker Andrew Kötting and writer Iain Sinclair embark on a quest from Hastings to East London by pedalo.

98 mins United Kingdom Director. Andrew Kötting

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This Is China
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This Is China 1946

Mesmerising snapshot of a China full of extreme contrasts: Nationalists versus Communists, urban versus rural, advanced versus primitive.

9 mins United Kingdom

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Two Years at Sea 2011 U

The unconventional life of Jake Williams who lives in isolation in the Cairngorms, Aberdeenshire.

90 mins United Kingdom

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Typically British
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Typically British 1994

Stephen Frears explores the wealth of stylish and familiar images created by the British film industry in the 20th century, aided by fellow directors Alexander Mackendrick, Michael Apted, and Alan Parker and writer Gavin Lambert.

74 mins United Kingdom

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We Went to Wonderland 2008

British-Chinese filmmaker Xiaolu Guo follows her ageing parents' journey to the West as they visit Europe. A rare chance to see one of Guo’s most personal films.

United Kingdom Director. Xiaolu Guo

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We Were Here 2011

We Were Here is the first documentary to take a deep and reflective look back at the arrival and impact of AIDS in 1980s San Francisco.

89 mins USA Director. David Weissman

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Wheel in Britain 1953

Speeding round Britain by bike: taking in the scenery in a 1,600-mile competitive tour.

28 mins United Kingdom

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Yang ± Yin - Gender in Chinese Cinema 1997

An inspirational and star-laden journey through Chinese cinema in the company of John Woo, Chen Kaige, Ang Lee and Tsui Hark.

80 mins Director. Stanley Kwan Kam-pang

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