Amateur film195520 mins Location: West Sussex
The twenty miles of rural railway that once lay between Pulborough and Petersfield is wonderfully immortalised in this film from the mid-fifties
Promotional196920 mins Location: Alverthorpe
A tour that begins with spinning wool and ends with a room full of women, not typing, but silently hand knitting the fashions of swinging London.
Sponsored film196221 mins Location: Chadwell Heath
From fields to housing – fascinating film unfolding over a decade showing construction of a new housing development in Chadwell Heath.
Amateur film19443 mins Location: Nottingham
The hero of the Dambusters raid meets Nottingham's airmen of the future.
News19736 mins Location: Yardley
As their club bites the dust are the Teddy Boys of Birmingham finding their creepers out of step with the more popular platform shoe?
Promotional195417 mins Location: Beverley
Chaplin’s Modern Times comes to mind in this portrait of 1950s factory life, with men metal moulding, and women drilling, assembling, polishing and packaging the end product.
Documentary196824 mins Location: Derry / Londonderry
Meet the McCormick Players and experience one of Ireland’s last travelling theatres before it falls victim to the TV epidemic.
Amateur film1955107 mins
Amateur footage of the British expedition to Kangchenjunga in 1955. Led by Charles Evans, this expedition saw the first ascent of the mountain.
Documentary198033 mins Location: Belfast
An unflinching look at the experience of the 1980 H Block hunger strikers and the potentially stark consequences of their actions.
The final year of the war was a tough one for British film, but the industry did its patriotic best.
Our national fabric has many threads and deep colour. Each year, it gets more vivid and popular…
From Victorian voyeurism to Soho striptease: how a hidden film industry emerged to satisfy the sexual appetites of (male) viewers.