Films from the Home front showcases moving images from seven regional screen archives and collections based around the UK. Click on the links to find out more about their Second World War film collections

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London's Screen Archives: the regional network
The London Screen Study Collection

The London Screen Study Collection is an accessible reference library holding viewing copies of moving image material made about and in London.

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Media Archive for Central England

The recognised body responsible for collecting, preserving and making accessible the moving image heritage of the East and West Midlands.

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Northern Region Film and Television Archive

The public sector moving image archive serving County Durham, Northumberland, Tees Valley and Tyne and Wear.

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Screen Archive South East

The public sector moving image archive working to to locate, collect, preserve, provide access to and promote screen material related to the South East of England.

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South West Film & Television Archive

The official film archive for the South West of England and serving the the region from Gloucester and Wiltshire in the North and East, to the Isles Of Scilly in the West.

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Wessex Film & Sound Archive

Funded by Hampshire County Council, the archive serves not just Hampshire, where it is based, but Central Southern England, including Berkshire and the Isle of Wight.

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Yorkshire Film Archive

The Yorkshire Film Archive finds, preserves and provides access to moving images documenting over one hundred years of life in Yorkshire.



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IWM (Imperial War Museums) Film Archive

IWM (Imperial War Museums) Film Archive has an extensive collection alongside documents, exhibits, images and books relating to conflicts from the First World War to the present day.

Please note that IWM London (Imperial War Museums) is temporarily closed between January – July 2013 as part of our Transformation project. During our closure, the film archive will still be open, located at the All Saints building nearby. For more information, visit



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Their Past Your Future

Visit the website for more information on this project supported by The Big Lottery Fund, as part of official commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.


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Further Links

Selected links to World War Two related websites