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Discover the best, the rarest and the most extraordinary films and TV programmes from the British Film Institute National Archive.
Simply log on at your personal viewing station, choose from over 2,500 complete titles and watch at the click of a mouse - FREE.
Start by exploring Brum & Beyond. This collection is devoted to the West Midlands on film and TV during the past century and is brought to you in association with MACE (Media Archive for Central England).
The viewing stations are on level 3 in the Library of Birmingham.
Go to the Customer Service desk on this floor to get a login-in number.
Buy a set of headphones (£1) or bring your own.
Log in to your allocated viewing station, plug in the headphones
Choose from 2,500 titles and watch for free
One of the viewing stations is wheelchair-accessible.
You can choose the films you want to see before your visit from the British Film Institute website