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The Brilliant BiographThe Brilliant Biograph

Anthology202052 minsSilent

Immerse yourself in an enchanting compilation of newly-restored rare images from the first years of filmmaking.

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Changing SceneChanging Scene

School programme and Educational film196123 mins Location: Wolverhampton

From coaching inns to churches, Wolverhampton's history is threatened by the rush to modernise and demolish.

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Mark Kermode Online In 3D with Richard Curtis - A Love Actually SpecialMark Kermode Online In 3D with Richard Curtis - A Love Actually Special

Discussion programme202038 mins

This festive season, Mark Kermode takes a deep dive into his favourite ever Christmas movie, Love Actually, with writer and director, Richard Curtis..

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Grove CarnivalGrove Carnival

Documentary198118 mins Location: Notting Hill

West London echoes to the sound of reggae and steel pans in this kaleidoscopic record of the 1980 Notting Hill Carnival.

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Father ThamesFather Thames

Documentary193517 mins Location: Thames Head

Swans, boats and bridges are celebrated by lyrical commentary and fine images in this delightful tour of the Thames from “trivial” beginnings to torrential end.

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PigeonsPigeons

Documentary198524 mins Location: Lofthouse Hill

Mucking out the loft, the serious business of setting the racing clocks, the anxious wait for the pigeons return home, and finally, a beer.

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Mark Kermode's hugely popular film discussion show is now available on BFI Player.

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A salute to the vital workers who keep our essential services running in bad times - and all the time.