My films

The 'My films' feature allows you to build a personal list of films from the Moving Image Archive catalogue. To add films to your list use the 'Add to my films' button on the full description page for each film or in your search results.

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'ORWELL: Against the Tide' added to 'My films'.

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ORWELL: Against the Tide [8110]

Besides the events of Orwell's life and the universal impact of his work, the film looks at the connections between Orwell's ideas and his continuing contribution to the world today. As Orwell developed into one of the most significant writers of modern times we look beyond the public persona, to uncover the heart, humour and humanity of the authentic Orwell.

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