Film Platform was designed to serve as a bridge between the film world and academia. The collection is meticulously curated by film experts and leading academics to showcase meaningful documentaries of social, political and cultural importance by some of the world’s top international filmmakers. The growing catalogue combines in-depth stories with out-of-the-box storytelling on a broad range of topics. In many cases, the films will be accompanied by a selection of study guides, as well as press kits, articles, and interviews with the filmmakers and their subjects.
BoB is Learning on Screen’s on demand TV and radio service for education which includes a massive collection of film that has been broadcast on UK Freeview TV channels. Please note that due to licensing restrictions users can only access this resource from within the UK
InView is a fully searchable collection of over 2,000 non-fiction film and television titles from the 20th century to the early 21st. Subjects covered include: Government and politics, Law and Order, Television, Education, Early Film, Immigration, Race and Equality, Industry, and Environment.
Listen to a selection from the British Library’s extensive collections of unique sound recordings, which come from all over the world and cover the entire range of recorded sound: music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds. Most items are open access but some require a Goldsmiths login.