"film" blog posts
Black History Through Film: Review of Burning an Illusion
Dr Ama Biney is a Lecturer in Black British History, in the University of Liverpool's History Department.
Posted on: 19 October 2022
Five ways to explore LGBT+ history from home
For LGBT+ history month we asked Imogen, Deputy-President of the Guild, to collaborate with us on a list of media to watch and resources to explore. From campaigning for equal rights at Pride in London, to the Harlem ballroom scene in New York, find out more about LGBT+ history here.
Posted on: 27 January 2021
21 of the Best Things to Watch on Netflix if You Are a History Lover!
If you’re looking for your historical fix during these strange times then look no further. We’ve put together a list of the movies and tv shows that we will be watching over the next few weeks. A mixture of documentaries from top historians to comical interpretations of historical events, there will be something to suit any mood.
Posted on: 9 April 2020
BAFTA-nominated film-maker Tina Gharavi gives us an insight into her film ‘People Like Us’
How do you cope with being convicted of a crime you know you did not commit? What happens when you are condemned to death row and spend over 18 or 30 (sometimes many more) years of your life locked away; often not knowing how long you will be alive? How do people survive when placed in such extraordinary situations?
Posted on: 27 February 2017
Jackie Kennedy - America’s most recognisable First Lady
This week sees the release of ‘Jackie’, a film about First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy in the days following the assassination of her husband, President John F. Kennedy, in 1963.
Posted on: 19 January 2017