Clubs provide opportunities to watch, review and make film. Start yours today.
There's warmth, humour and real poignancy in this captivating collection of post-war shorts by acclaimed British documentary maker John Krish. Providing richly detailed snapshots of 1950s and 1960s life, the black and white films capture a society in transition that’s visually alien yet emotionally familiar. From the frequently amusing look at teens in a Hertfordshire secondary school to a heart-breaking portrait of a lonely and elderly widower, Krish explores the universal themes of progress, adolescence, old age and loss with sensitivity and technical skill. It’s a compilation packed with memorable and often lovely moments: including a pair of jolly Cockneys enjoying the last days of London’s tram system and the priceless expressions of disadvantaged children as they see the English seaside - many for the first time.
E means that the film's distributor believes the film to be 'exempt' from a BBFC age rating. E certificate films are often designed to inform, educate or instruct.
Find out more on the BBFC website
A comprehensive set of transport short films that expertly show Britain's changing social history from 1950 to 1980.
11+ years 212 mins
Propaganda documentaries that paint a fascinating portrait of life in the British armed forces from 1946 to 1985.
11+ years 264 mins
Collection of films about life during World War Two from British documentary pioneer Humphrey Jennings.
11+ years 184 mins
Club Leaders can rate films! Help other club leaders decide if this film is suitable for use in their film club by giving it a rating.