Operation Barbarossa, Windrush Generation and more

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.     Tory Leadership Elections With elections ongoing within the Conservative Party to select a new leader, who will become the next British
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19th Amendment, D-Day, Bobby Kennedy killed and more

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.     The 19th Amendment The 4 June marks the 100th Anniversary of the U.S. Congress passing the 19th Amendment, which prohibited states
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Monkeys in Space, Diane Leather, Madaraka Day, Ayatollah Khomeini, and more

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.     The Manchester Ship Canal Opens 21 May marks 125 years since the official opening of the Manchester Ship Canal, by Queen
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Best Use of Footage on Innovative Platforms

We’re absolutely chuffed that our documentary service BRITISH PATHÉ TV has been nominated for “Best Use of Footage on Innovative Platforms” at this year’s FOCAL Awards. It’s a prestigious ceremony that honours the use of archive footage in the media industry. Past attendees have included acclaimed filmmakers, historians, and journalists
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Sinking of Lusitania, Germany Surrenders, VE Day and more

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.     Hoover Becomes Head of the FBIThe 10 May marks the 95th Anniversary of J. Edgar Hoover becoming the 1st Director of the Federal Bureau
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British Pathé Re-Releases BBC 4 Series British Passions on Film

Available for the first time since its original run on BBC 4, the nostalgic and funny three-part series British Passions on Film has been released via online streaming service British Pathé TV (www.britishpathe.tv). It’s a lovely retrospective that depicts the hobbies and leisure activities of Britons during the 20th century.
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Easter Rising, ANZAC Day and more

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       The Easter Rising On 24 April 1916, the Easter Rising began in Ireland. Irish Republicans attempted to establish an independent Irish Republic,
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The USS Thresher Sinks, Titanic Sinking, Apollo 13 and more

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       Brexit With the U.K. preparing to exit the European Union on 12 April, take a look back at the history
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Eiffel Tower Opens, Hitler Imprisoned, and more

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.     The Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty The 26 March marks the 40th Anniversary of the signing of the Egypt-Israel Peace Treaty. It normalized relations between the
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The Anschluss with Austria, The Zeppelin is Patented and more

Here’s our regularly-updated selection of films that may be of use to news editors and journalists in covering important anniversaries, contextualising current events or illustrating trending topics.       Brexit   With the U.K. preparing for Brexit on the 29th March, take a look at these films relating to
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