I’ve never seen my family on film before so it was a wonderful surprise to discover three generations together.Heather Stewart, Creative Director of the BFI
Hidden histories and forgotten stories
The collection of beautifully preserved films includes amateur home movies, documentaries and news footage dating back more than 100 years. These archive films have been digitised with support from the National Lottery. They’re available for you to watch free of charge from the BFI National Archive.
Here’s just a small taste of what Britain on Film has to offer: