Free via the BFI player this collection of films celebrates the Black presence in Britain. They include a significant number of pre-Windrush films and documentaries highlighting black lives . They include footage of this visit of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Johnson to Manchester Docks in 1911.
A new scholar-led digital archive for media, film and communication studies—has just been launched by Jeff Pooley, Associate Professor of Media & Communication, Muhlenberg College (USA) . Papers are being gradually added. Certainly one to watch. Other good sources include: SSRN Papers Core Open access research papers
A fabulous free archival film collection launched on the BFI player combines documentaries of Jewish life and culture with early film depictions of Jewish characters. Some of these, such as the 1908 film The Robber and the Jew do display the anti-Semitism of the time. The Jewish Museum in London has a collections online where you […]