The Spanish Earth

A propaganda film made during the Spanish Civil War in support of the Republican government against the rebellion by Gen. Francisco Franco's forces who were backed by Nazi Ger .....

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The Forgotten Village

Documentary examining the conflicts between the coming of modernization and the traditional culture of a small Mexican village. A sociological study of the people of a smal .....

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Drifters

A silent film by John Grierson. It tells the story of Britain's North Sea herring fishery.

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The Open Road

In the summer of 1924 Claude Friese-Greene, a pioneer of colour cinematography, set out from Cornwall with the aim of recording life on the road between Lands End and John O'G .....

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Culloden

Culloden, Scottish Highlands, April 16th, 1746. It was one of the most mishandled and brutal battles ever fought in Great Britain. Its aftermath was tragic. The men responsibl .....

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The Proud City: A Plan For London

The original LCC project for the replanning and building of London explained by two architects responsible for the plan, Sir Patrick Abercrombie and JH Forshaw.

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The Benefit Of The Doubt

A documentary following US, Peter Brook's experimental play about the moral issues surrounding the Vietnam War, Benefit of the Doubt is the only known film record of the Royal .....

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Night Shift

Documentary short depicting night workers in an armament factory making tank components for the war effort, the commentary largely being supplied by the workers themselves.

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The Lion Has Wings

This early, influential propaganda film blends documentary and studio footage to show the valiant efforts of the Royal Air Force to defend the British people against the Nazis .....

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Theirs Is The Glory

Re-enactment of World War 2 Battle of Arnhem using the survivors from the battle.

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This Time Tomorrow

Documentary showing the 1966 Le Mans 24 hour endurance race.

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Mondo Cane

A documentary consisting of a series of travelogue vignettes providing glimpses into cultural practices throughout the world intended to shock or surprise, including an insect .....

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