Picture Stories


"inspirational" ****
The Guardian

"a delight to watch...highly recommended for high school students and above"   
Educational Media Reviews Online 

PICTURE STORIES is now available for educational licensing worldwide, through our educational distributor Collective Eye:


Educational value

The film is particularly relevant for photography, media and design students studying subjects such as:

  • the history of British photography and photojournalism
  • the history of magazine design, including innovations in print layout and the photo story
  • social and political change from the 1930s to 1950s, including arguments against fascism. the development of the NHS/Welfare State, and the dawn of multicultural Britain
  • the contribution of refugees to cultural life in Britain.

To request a link to review the film for educational purposes, contact: rob@picturestoriesfilm.com.


PICTURE STORIES includes contributions from leading academics and experts including Prof. Amanda Hopkinson, Prof. MIchael Berkowitz, Colin Jacobson, James Hyman and David Hurn.