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From albumen negatives in the 1840s to the gelatin dry plate, which was in use until the 1970s, learn about the history of glass photographic negatives.
Roy Stafford explores the life and work of Japanese director Kurosawa Akira, one of the most important filmmakers in the history of cinema.
If you love animation, you’ll be delighted with
The Illusionist, based on a script by Jacques Tati and directed by Sylvain Chromet (of Belleville Rendezvous fame). Our Film Programmer, Tom Vincent, gives his expert opinion.
On Wednesday the museum made a real landmark achievement: we broke a world record—for the number of people playing Nintendo DS games simultaneously in the same place for 10 minutes.
Leslie Grantham, famous for playing Dirty Den in
EastEnders, came to the museum today and visited our display celebrating 25 years of the BBC soap.
Last week, Hussain Currimbhoy from Sheffield Doc/Fest visited the museum to introduce Academy Award-winning documentary
The Fog of War.
Simon Roberts, whose
We English exhibition is on display until 5 September 2010, returned to the museum yesterday to sit in conversation with Greg Hobson, curator of photographs.
As Fantastic Films Weekend, our festival celebrating horror film, draws to a close for 2010, Emma picks some highlights.
The weather has been sunny and bright here in Bradford, but next weekend at the museum, things are about to get a little darker…
Check out Google today and you might see a very familiar game on the homepage—one you can also find in our Games Lounge!
Bradford International Film Festival is regrettably over for another year, and what an 11 days it’s been!
Our Film Programmer talks about his favourite film of the 16th Bradford International Film Festival.
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