Britain on Film (Primary): Film Guide

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A film guide that looks at Britain on Film (Primary), an extraordinary digital archive of British life across the last 120 years, from home movies to feature films.This guide is useful for exploring topics including History, Geography and Media Studies in addition to highlighting themes surrounding urban and rural communities, historical periods including World War One and World War Two, refugees and immigration, and travel and exploration, sporting events and technology.

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This Resource Supports

  • Geography
  • History
  • Local History
  • Media Studies

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