Asian Alliance/National Front Demos
Non-Fiction198012 minsSilent Location: Halifax
A rare behind the scenes film of the police, and both sides of the conflict, in action at anti-fascist demos in Dewsbury and Halifax, notable for Asian self-organisation.
Home movie196810 mins Location: Knaresborough
From its market stalls to its house and chapel in the rock, and on to its petrifying well and Mother Shipton pub, Knaresborough shines forth in all the glory of Kodachrome colour.
Industry sponsored film195918 mins Location: Sunderland
A cheery public relations film, laced with English romanticism, illustrates the long journey of local water from scenic Burnhope Reservoir to a Sunderland tap.
Travelogue194834 mins Location: St Ives
Take a tour through St Ives' labyrinthine cobbled streets - Love Lane, Fish St and Teetotal St - crammed with colourful characters, and plenty of cats!
Travelogue195615 mins Location: Rugby
A wonderful short film, produced by British Transport Films, about travelling around Britain by bicycle - with the help of the odd train.
Class of '74
Documentary197438 mins Location: Sowerby Bridge
It's the last year of school for three 16 year old girls in Sowerby Bridge, and they have important decisions to make.
One Man's Meat
Amateur film19517 minsSilent Location: Scarborough
Not too sure what the poison would be in this delightful film of two couples enjoying the Yorkshire coast, certainly not the end of the day beer.
Lady Godiva Procession in Coventry (1902)
Non-Fiction19029 minsSilent Location: Coventry
Crowds pay homage to the legendary naked rider during Coventry’s Edwardian coronation celebrations.
Bringing in the Coal
Non-Fiction19809 mins Location: Gawthorpe
The World Coal Carrying Contest produces plenty of sweat and neck ache as the men and women contestants battle it out on the streets of Gawthorpe.
Panoramic View of Southport Promenade (1902)
Non-Fiction19024 minsSilent Location: Southport
All aboard the charabanc for a trip along an Edwardian promenade.
Robin Knox-Johnston and the Golden Globe Win
Non-Fiction19695 mins Location: Falmouth
Merchant Officer Robin Knox Johnston is the first person ever to complete a solo single-handed round-the-world yacht race.
At Home with Larry Grayson
Biopic198326 mins Location: Nuneaton
Affectionate tribute to the camp comedian Larry Grayson, with showbiz friends and highlights from his TV career
Rails To Talsarn
Non-Fiction19624 mins Location: Talysarn
Horse-drawn railway: 'Prince' and 'Corwen' pull slate wagons from Pen-yr-Orsedd quarry to Tal-y-sarn station, guided by Mr Oswald Jones, guard/driver.
Documentary197513 minsSilent Location: Appleby-in-Westmorland
Appleby Horse Fair - a time to buy and sell, and catch up with old friends, as the caravans roll into town.
The Lambeth Housing Film
Documentary193717 minsSilent Location: Lambeth
An appeal for funds to improve the lot of slum-dwellers in the south London borough of Lambeth
1918 on Film
The final year of the war was a tough one for British film, but the industry did its patriotic best.
Most Popular Free 2017
Our national fabric has many threads and deep colour. Each year, it gets more vivid and popular…
NHS on Film
Film has the power to change lives – and even save them. No surprise, then, that moving images have played an important role in one of the world’s greatest public health services.