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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 drama 1974 40 mins
Filmed in 1970s East London, this rare, gritty drama deals with the trials faced by a group of young black teenagers. The film follows director Tunde Ikoli and his pals Colin, Micky and Taploe as they struggle to find work on the streets of pre-developed Tower Hamlets. Penniless and constantly harassed by the police, the boys decide to cut their losses and rob a bank. A potent, incisive slice of social realism, with music by Joan Armatrading.
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
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Documentary 1933 14 mins Location: Westminster
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Current affairs 1978 27 mins Location: Brixton
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Documentary 1937 24 mins Location: South Cerney
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Documentary 1933 8 mins
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Amateur film 1930 11 mins Silent Location: Stepney
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Non-Fiction 1911 6 mins Location: Stepney
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Non-Fiction 1935 11 mins Location: Stepney
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Documentary 1964 12 mins Location: London
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Documentary 1938 7 mins Location: Stepney
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Documentary 1939 21 mins Location: Stepney
Cracking partisan portrait of the Stepney Tenants' Defence League's fight against rogue landlords in London's East End
Drama 2019 26 mins
Arkita believes herself to be be modern, liberal and independent. An unprecedented encounter with a transgender sex worker questions her beliefs.
National Blood Service: Chief Executive's up-date, November 2001 National Blood Service: Chief Executive's up-date, November 2001
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Martin Gorham presents a video update to his staff, outlining some of his department's past achievements and upcoming challenges.
Animation & Artists Moving Image 2020 10 mins
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2003 1 mins
A longer version of the famously icky anti-smoking promo in which cigarettes ooze fat.
Public Information Filler 2003 1 mins
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