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ARCHIVE

 

• 21st Century London- Sport, Fashion, Music
Includes footage about contemporary sport, fashion and music in 21st Century London more...

• Africa
Includes footage about Apartheid, guerrilla warfare in Zimbabwe, films scripted by Athol Fugard, and aspects of British colonial life in Central Africa in the 1950s. more...

• Anti-Nuclear
Aldermaston, Greenham Common, CND, plus poetry readings by Harold Pinter and Adrian Mitchell. more...

• Art
Picasso, Goya, Giotto, David Hockney, Alan Aldridge. more...

• Black politics and culture
Angela Davis, asylum seekers, Lightnin’ Hopkins, and more...

• China
Chairman Mao, The Cultural Revolution, the films of Felix Greene. more...

• Counter-culture
Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, William Burroughs, Peter Whitehead Archive and the Paul Morrissey Archive ... more...

• Cuba
Che Guevara, Fidel Castro, and the films of Estela Bravo. more...

• Fairs and Exhibitions
Including unique colour footage from the 1939 World's Fair in New York. more...

• The Holocaust
Including the classic film The Wannsee Conference. more...

• India
Documentaries by Yavar Abbas. more...

• Music
John Lennon, Pink Floyd, Reggae, Jazz, Chuck Berry, Satchmo, and much much more. more...

• Soviet Union
Lenin and the Russian revolution, plus Sergei Eisenstein’s films including Battleship Potemkin. more...

• The Spanish Civil War
Unique footage of this ‘prelude’ to World War II, including Joris Ivens’s classic film Spanish Earth. more...

• UK Politics
Communist Party marches, May Day celebrations, Paul Robeson, asylum seekers. more...

• United States of America
Joseph McCarthy and the HUAC hearings, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the Civil Rights Movement, student protests. more...

• Vietnam
The My Lai massacre, and many other aspects of the Vietnam War. more...

Wild animals and Nature
The Victoria Falls, and wildlife in Central Africa in the 50s. more...

 

 

 

 

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