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Sir Ian McKellen introduces Throne of Blood
The champion of BFI's Shakespeare on Film season introduces Akira Kurosawa's great Macbeth adaptation.
Short documentary 2016 2 mins
The champion of BFI's Shakespeare on Film season introduces Akira Kurosawa's great Macbeth adaptation, looking at its place in the history of international translations of Shakespeare's work.
Behind the Camera
News 1972 3 mins Location: Torquay
Writer and Director Ken Russell explains his brush with The Devils.
1989 32 mins
A far reaching interview with multifaceted artist Derek Jarman, conducted in 1987 by producer and critic Simon Field as part of the ICA Guardian Conversations series.
Inside Film 2016 35 mins
The actor discusses Jean-Luc Godard’s film about a young woman who drifts into prostitution, and her relationship with the director.
Inside Film 1968 29 mins
Political beliefs and public profile is the core of Redgrave's interview, conducted at a time of immense upheaval in British life.
Inside Film 1968 19 mins
Happy and relaxed dialogue with the then 28-year-old actor, covering his rise to fame and plans for the future.
Inside Film 1967 16 mins
Teenage actors discuss their work with Franco Zeffirelli on Romeo and Juliet.
Travelogue 1907 9 mins Silent
A grand tour of Japan’s major cities, offering scenic views of the streets and daily life.
Interest film 1913 3 mins Silent
This ethnographic film offers a brief overview of the traditional culture of the Ainu, an ethnic minority in Japan.
Documentary 1905 4 mins
The performance of a masked dancer is followed by a scene from a kendo match, contrasting grace and ferocity.
Non-Fiction 1904 2 mins Silent
In a school gymnastic festival, boys and girls demonstrate their physical rigour through exercise and dance.
Interest film 1909 5 mins Silent
A vibrant festival with parades of fishermen and geisha celebrates the 50th anniversary of the opening of Yokohama Port.
1912 5 mins Silent
Pathécolor’s mechanical stencil colouring is put to good use illustrating a festival at an ancient shrine.