Essays

Themes and History in the Collection

Archive specialists from the BFI National Archive and Time/Image explore themes and history in the British Council Film Collection

  • The Green Girdle

The Green Girdle - London's green spaces in technicolor glory

* Sarah Cole from creative archivists Time/Image, responsible for the digitising of this extraordinary archive, explores common themes in the Collection

* Patrick Russell, Senior Curator for Non-Fiction at the BFI National Archive assesses the place of the British Council Film Collection within the UK's Documentary movement

* We take a look at some of the Famous Names associated with the Collection including Jack Cardiff and Ken Annakin