Catalonia, Land of Film Shoots
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Catalonia, Land of Film Shoots

Sometimes movies will fool you. Films like “The Bourne Identity”, “Sahara” and “Perfume” are set elsewhere when, actually, they were shot in Catalonia. Filmmakers from around the world have travelled to places such as Barcelona, the Costa Brava and Baix Llobregat to shoot their movies. Continue reading

British Pathé opens its archives: London’s last Tram, 1930’s Barcelona & more
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British Pathé opens its archives: London’s last Tram, 1930’s Barcelona & more

Cinema newsreel maker British Pathé has made all of its 85,000 films, spanning 1896 to 1976, available on YouTube.

News that British Pathé has added all 85,000 of its films to its YouTube channel should come with a health warning: dip a toe in its archival stream and you risk losing all sense of time and place – and half a day. More than 3,500 hours of newsreel. Continue reading