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Moving archives! Films and videos from our holdings.

In 2011 we began the long process of digitising the film and video recordings within our archive collections.

Click on the links below to find catalogue descriptions of various types of video recording, and all cine film, in our holdings. You can view selected films and videos further down the page. There is a also a guide to some of the subjects featured in the digitised films and videos.

All digitised film and video (results can be filtered on categories above)
Cinematograph films

Selected films and videos:

Trade unions and the world of work

Our film

Working better in war-time, 1942.

Our film

One in five

A big union - the Transport and General Workers' Union in 1972.

One in five

My brother’s keeper

A big union in Bristol - the Transport and General Workers' Union in 1972.

My brother

In support of the miners

The troubles of 1984-85.

In support of the miners

The Privatisation Show

A send-up of the sell-off, 1980s.

Privatisation show 2

A pound for Labour

Funding a campaign, 1992.

A Pound for Labour

'All for one, one for all'

Health workers' history, 1993.

All for one

A seafarer’s tale

Mariners assert their rights, 1998.


Grunwick remembered

Memories of a labour movement cause celebre.


Students and their ways

This is your union

The National Union of Students (NUS) in the early 1960s.

This is your union

Student life parts 1/2

Demos and radicalism in the NUS, c.1972.

Student life

The Chosen Few

The struggle for places and space, 1963.

On campus

Warwick life in 1970.

On campus

World Festival of Youth & Students

Politics and frolics in East Berlin, 1973.

World Festival


Blair and Clinton come to Warwick

World leaders in our backyard, 2000.