This article outlines with film clips, some of the issues relating to film as evidence.
Investigate different aspects of film evidence with clips. The activities can be accessed either for individual use on a PC or for whole-class teaching using an interactive whiteboard.
The archive contains a range of original footage from the twentieth century as well as some reconstructions of earlier periods of history. All clips have full background information and can either be viewed online or downloaded for free.
Understand the power of the film editor by working with our film archive and online editing tool.
First World War centenary
The National Archives will be marking the centenary of the First World War with an extensive programme, spanning the period from 2014 - 2019. To find out more about our plans, visit our dedicated First World War site.