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21st June 2021

Central Office of Information: 75 years

Explore films produced by the UK government's communications agency
17th June 2021

Digitisation on Demand

Access hidden gems in IWM's collections with our on-demand digitisation service
21st January 2021

German Concentration Camps Factual Survey

Award-winning lost masterpiece of British documentary cinema Blu-ray/DVD re-release
19th October 2020

Digital Futures

IWM embarking on five-year digitisation project to preserve Cold War era collections
21st July 2020

Showreel: VJ Day Celebrations

VJ Celebrations of 1945 caught on film
20th June 2020

Curator's Choice: The Blitz

Senior Film Curator Jane Fish highlights footage of London under fire
6th May 2020

Archive in Action: VE Day 2020 Commemorations

VE Day programming featuring IWM licensed content
24th April 2020

Bringing in the Harvest

British public information films encouraging volunteers to take a 'holiday' on a farm.
20th April 2020

Inspiration for the nation: your morning exercise routine

Joe Wicks 1940s style PT workout
23rd January 2020

Showreel: VE Day Celebrations

VE Day celebrations in London on film
13th January 2020

Curator's Choice: Salvage Saves Shipping

An animated short about recycling
11th December 2019

Post Early this Christmas

The Ministry of Information recognized the capacity of animated films to entertain as well as educate in wartime Britain
6th November 2019

Curator's Choice: Undercover in Norway

Film Curator Fiona Kelly highlights an amateur film featured in the BBC series Lost Films of World War II
6th November 2019

Amateur film of life behind the Berlin Wall

IWM acquires unseen footage of family life in West Berlin during the early days of the Berlin Wall
7th October 2019

IWM films air nationally for first time on Talking Pictures TV

Rarely seen wartime era films to air nationally for the first time on Talking Pictures TV
17th September 2019

Competition: Win tickets to Duxford Battle of Britain Airshow

As well as historic aircraft flying overhead, an on-site cinema will be screening a selection of IWM films.
28th August 2019

Remembering The Battle Of Arnhem 75 Years On

'A bridge too far': Unique footage reveals how Allies' Operation 'Market Garden' fell apart
12th July 2019

Dan Snow meets Alfred Hicks, a cameraman who filmed D-Day

The British Army Film and Photographic Unit (AFPU) produced some of the most enduring images of the Second World War