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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 government 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

Victory! The End of the War in Europe

VE Day Celebrations in London caught on film - watch our show-reel
13th January 2020

Curator's Choice: Salvage Saves Shipping

Senior Film Curator Jane Fish's archive highlight for January is 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

New in the archive: 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
11th July 2019

Showreel: Keeping fit

Be inspired by IWM's archive to get fit
11th July 2019

NATO Declassified: Screening event for archive researchers

IWM held an event in June to showcase the NATO Film Collection now available for licensing
11th July 2019

IWM wins two FOCAL Awards

Jane Fish was named Footage Person of the Year and They Shall Not Grow Old won Best Use of Footage in a Cinematic Feature
5th June 2019

Showreel: NATO

Look back at key moments in the history of the first peacetime military alliance via our showreel
28th March 2019

Curator's Choice: And so to France....

Rare archive film of the D-Day Landings
25th March 2019

Look back on 70 years of NATO with our newly digitised collection

Over 2000 titles available for licensing, providing a unique insight into the Cold War era.