By Claire Monk,Amy Sargeant

motion pictures recreating or addressing 'the prior' - fresh or far away, genuine or imagined - were a mainstay of British cinema because the silent period. From Elizabeth to Carry On Up The Khyber, and from the heritage-film debate to problems with authenticity and questions of style, British historic Cinema explores the ways that British movies have represented the prior on monitor, the problems they increase and the debates they've got provoked. Discussing motion pictures from biopics to literary variations, and from depictions of Britain's colonial previous to the re-imagining of contemporary a long time in unfashionable movies comparable to Velvet Goldmine, a number participants ask whose historical past is being represented, from whose standpoint, and why.

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