Patrick Keiller’s third essay-film in his Robinson series (London and Robinson in Space) combines ironic, witty denunciation of society
A collection of entertaining short dramas, humorous trade films, perceptive documentaries and archival newsreel items, presenting a history of the British boozer.
In the industrial streets and factories of Nottingham, Arthur Seaton (Albert Finney) spends his days at the factory bench, his evenings in the local pubs and his nights in the arms of Brenda (Rachel Roberts), the wife of a fellow factory worker.
The natural world has always inspired fascination.
Separation, scripted and starring Jane Arden, concerns the inner life of a woman during a period of breakdown – marital, and possibly mental.
Shadows of Progress is a landmark collection, bringing together for the first time over 14 hours of film material preserved in the BFI National Arc
Acclaimed British director Shane Meadows’ (Dead Man’s Shoes, This is England) assured debut feature Small Time is a tale of petty crime
Photographed by Frank Hurley, South is the film record of Sir Ernest Shackleton’s heroic but ill-starred attempt to cross Antarctica in 1914-
In the early 1930s, under the nervous eye of the censor, Soviet propaganda films were shown in Britain.
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.
Considered by many to be Britain’s most gifted and remarkable filmmaker, Terence Davies’ visually stunning, intensely personal films ha
While at Coventry Drama School in the early 1970s, Terence Davies wrote the script for Children, which he directed in 1976.