From the earliest-known example, Whatsoever a Man Soweth (1917) to the comical, but ultimately serious, ‘Ave You Got a Male Assistant Please
Three films by Paul Barnes that celebrate and regret the final days of steam on the railways – preserved by the BFI National Archive and remastered
A fascinating look at the social history of Britain and our ever-evolving attitudes to children and child-rearing.
John Krish is one of British cinema’s best-kept secrets: a master of post-war documentary filmmaking who repeatedly turned his works for spon
Probably the most exciting film discovery of recent times, the films of Sagar Mitchell and James Kenyon were commissioned by travelling exhibitors
The BFI has compiled the definitive collection of films from the 1950s’ Free Cinema movement.
This collection of documentaries, unseen television reports and silent film footage reveals how powerful and enduring the folk traditions of Great Britain have always been.
This extensive collection is a major retrospective of the British documentary film movement during its period of greatest influence.
Films to inform, entertain and galvanise working people across the country from 1947-1984.
A collection of entertaining short dramas, humorous trade films, perceptive documentaries and archival newsreel items, presenting a history of the British boozer.
“The BFI should be congratulated on this DVD.
One of the classics of world cinema, Sergei Eisentein’s 1925 Battleship Potemkin, accompanied with the world premiere of John Grierson’s ground-breaking 1929 documentary Drifters.