Tag Archives: documentary

Kanopy video streaming at UCL

UCL staff and students now have access to over 26,000 films via Kanopy, an online video streaming resource. Kanopy‘s collection includes thousands of award-winning documentaries, training films and theatrical releases which can be streamed from any location on various devices. … Continue reading

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More UK archive film now online

This month the East Anglian Film Archive (EAFA) has completed a major cataloguing and digitisation programme designed to enable wider access to its holdings, and some 200 hours of material is now available online. The EAFA is unusual in that … Continue reading

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Tales in and out of school

We’ve recently added to stock two very different DVD compilations looking at young people and schooling in Britain. Featuring films from the 1950s and early 1960s by John Krish, ‘A day in the life’ takes a classic documentary view, while … Continue reading

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Amber Films

Last week a major British social documentary co-operative had its work added to the UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register. The UNESCO UK Memory of the World Register is an online catalogue created to help promote the UK’s documentary … Continue reading

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‘Our School’

As I’m currently cataloguing a collection of photographs that mostly covers schools in the post-war period I was interested to hear about the BFI’s Shadows of Progress: British Post-war Documentary Film season, which includes a showing of four films by John Krish, one of which … Continue reading

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