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Around the Village Green
Rural life in the Essex villages of Finchingfield and Great Bardfield - and the mixed reactions of older residents to changing times.
Travelogue 1937 12 mins
The Essex villages of Finchingfield and Great Bardfield represent the idyllic English village of popular cliché in this film, aimed chiefly at the overseas tourist market of the 1930s. The charm is backed up by an informative commentary laden with intriguing detail and enhanced by Benjamin Britten’s music, which evokes the joys of maypole dancing.
The Camera is Ours: Britain's Women Documentary Makers
Documentary 1983 30 mins
Immerse yourself in the work of Frida Kahlo and Tina Modotti - icons of the Mexican Renaissance.
Documentary 1942 9 mins
Innocent bunnies face an onslaught of badgers, bombs and birds of prey in this black comedy masquerading as a nature film.
Documentary drama 1973 40 mins Location: Stepney
Tired of being hassled by the police and with no job opportunities, a group of teenage East End lads plan to rob a bank.
Documentary 1933 14 mins Silent Location: Westminster
London at its best? This gorgeous lyrical portrait was made by pioneering female director Marion Grierson.
Current affairs 1978 27 mins Location: Brixton
World in Action interviews the residents of Haycroft Road, Brixton as a controversial by-election stokes concerns about race and immigration.
Documentary 1933 8 mins
The exhilaration of spring in the country – blossom, piglets, ducklings and more delights on the farm.
School programme and Educational film 1957 8 mins Location: Finchingfield
It looks like time stands still there, but Finchingfield in Essex is changing: talk to the locals when visiting a village to find out what's new in their lives.
School programme and Educational film 1953 8 mins Location: Finchingfield
A young boy's bad dream about having an accident on his bicycle leads to some timely repair work with his father the following morning.
Drama 2020 69 mins
After a huge argument and years of silence, two teenage boys living in Phuket meet up again by chance and gradually rebuild their relationship in this highly-acclaimed Thai TV series.
Drama 2020 84 mins
Episode 4 of a highly-acclaimed Thai TV series about two friends navigating love, friendship and identity.
Drama 2020 76 mins
Episode 3 of a highly-acclaimed Thai TV series about two friends navigating love, friendship and identity.
Drama 2020 83 mins
Episode 5 of a highly-acclaimed Thai TV series about two friends navigating love, friendship and identity.
Drama 2020 73 mins
Episode 2 of a highly-acclaimed Thai TV series about two friends navigating love, friendship and identity.
Drama 2019 33 mins
China in the early 1990s. By day, Chen Shi is a man employed in a textile workshop. At night, she is a woman in a red dress. One evening, she falls in love with a man she meets at a dance hall.