Simon McCallum
A graduate of the University of East Anglia, Simon joined the BFI in 2005 and programmes a UK-wide network of Mediatheques - a pioneering resource offering free public access to the BFI National Archive, among the most significant film and television archives in the world. He curated a series of national touring programmes including The Big Smoke: Films from a Lost London and Brit Chic: Fashion on Film and has acted as programme contributor for the UK Jewish Film Festival and BFI London Lesbian & Gay Film Festival. Simon also oversees the BFI’s archive channel on YouTube, and recently curated BFI Southbank’s Titanic centenary season.

Blog Entries by Simon McCallum

Raising the Titanic: The Films That Kept the Legend Afloat

2 Comments | Posted 26 March 2012 | (00:00)

April 2012 marks the centenary of a disaster that still haunts us. Shortly before midnight on 14 April 1912, the maiden voyage of the White Star Line's beacon of luxury and progress, RMS Titanic, ended in tragedy when she struck an iceberg and sank in the early hours of 15...

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