We’re based in Bradford, the first ever UNESCO City of Film, so naturally we’re passionate about cinema. Cinema screenings, film festivals, and cinematography in our collection: read more about everything to do with film at the museum.
With this year’s Widescreen Weekend on the horizon, Joseph Thompson takes a look at the significance of print film and how it’s represented at our festival.
This year’s Widescreen Weekend will include a special celebration of Doris Day. In this post, Samira Ahmed takes another look at an oft-misunderstood star.
It’s 10 years since Bradford became the first ever UNESCO City of Film. Find out about some of the fantastic celebratory events coming up.
You might not realise it, but early British cinema and magic are very closely linked. Magicians used the new moving pictures as part of their shows; film-makers used the popularity of magicians to create appealing films.
Discover the story of the camera used to capture Robert Falcon Scott’s expedition to the South Pole.
This October saw the 22nd edition of our film festival, Widescreen Weekend. Every year, hundreds of film fans from all over the world flock to the museum to indulge in big, bold cinema experiences.
Our special guests’ fantastic introduction to iconic feminist roadtrip movie Thelma & Louise was a highlight of Widescreen Weekend 2018.
This year, our annual Widescreen Weekend film festival is celebrating women in widescreen. Here’s a preview of some of the female-powered films you can look forward to…
With the full programme for this year’s Widescreen Weekend film festival announced today, we consider the significance of widescreen cinema, and look at why it’s important that we restore films.
As well as our galleries, exhibitions and objects, the museum is home to an amazing library. In this post, Sarah examines some of the books and journals in our collection that deal with amateur film-making.
Il Cinema Ritrovato is an Italian film festival dedicated to rediscovered cinema. Rebecca, our festival coordinator, writes about attending this celebration of archive film for the first time.