Most Popular Free 2019
Our national fabric has many threads and deep colour. Each year, it gets more vivid and popular…
Includes highlights from our 2019 collections - Victorian Film, Advertising on Film and Disability on Film - as well as unexpected audience favourites reflecting life around the UK.
Promotional196910 mins Location: Folkestone
There's something for everyone in Folkestone as this promotional film claims - including lidos, fine dining, cliff railways and the weirdest fitness machines ever seen
Documentary197626 mins Location: Ingleborough
As if running up one mountain isn’t foolhardy enough, these hardened men in shorts do three, displaying amazing endurance, as well as weary legs and wasted expressions.
Amateur film193825 minsSilent Location: River Medway
Enjoy this curious couple’s epic quest to follow the River Medway - from its source at Butcher's Basin to the Thames Estuary at Sheerness
Documentary197728 mins Location: Southwold
Real ale and folk music in the pub – performed by Fairport Convention – are celebrated in this portrait of Southwold on the Suffolk coast and the work of the Adnams brewery.
News19613 minsSilent Location: Exeter
A medieval move that hits newsdesks around the world as a timber house finds a new settlement to satisfy the town planners.
Magazine and Review show19683 mins Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
A young Ian McKellen remakes Shakespeare's Richard II for a modern audience at Newcastle Theatre Royal.
Amateur film19505 minsSilent Location: Margate
Holidaymakers flock to the beach to enjoy traditional coastal entertainments in this dazzling, colourful snapshot of Margate in its heyday.
Promotional196917 mins Location: Bournemouth
Bournemouth. A holiday resort that’s got the lot. Sunshine, sandy beaches, gardens, shops, fine dining and entertainment - with sports stars and a few beauty queens thrown in
Sponsored film198113 mins Location: Carrickfergus
'The Twelth' is commemorated with a parade through the streets of the city.
Documentary198032 mins Location: Spitalfields
Racism in Spitalfields reaches crisis point in the 70s as the National Front attack the local Bangladeshi community
Senghenydd - Glamorgan, South Wales, portrait of a mining townSenghenydd - Glamorgan, South Wales, portrait of a mining town
Documentary196417 mins Location: Senghenydd
50 years after the Senghenydd mining disaster the town has changed, with new saw mill, bingo halls and television, but has the devastated community managed to resurrect itself?
Amateur film198015 mins Location: Glasgow
Take a virtual stroll down the streets of Glasgow’s iconic Great Western Road in this 1980s Scottish Film Archive remake of two comparable films shot in 1914 and 1922.