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OS­CAR-win­ning di­rec­tor Peter Jack­son com­bines footage from the Im­pe­rial War Mu­se­ums’ ex­ten­sive ar­chive and in­ter­views with ser­vice­men who fought in the First World War, which was the first time that the hor­rors of con­flict could be caught on cam­era. Th­ese images have been colourised and con­verted us­ing the lat­est pro­duc­tion tech­niques to of­fer mod­ern au­di­ences an un­prece­dented and de­tailed glimpse at life on the bat­tle­fields.

They Shall Not Grow Old screens in 2D and 3D in se­lected cin­e­mas across the UK and Ire­land and is ac­com­pa­nied by a pre­re­corded Q&A with di­rec­tor Peter Jack­son.

As part of the BBC’s cov­er­age of the 100th an­niver­sary of Ar­mistice Day, the film will also be broad­cast on BBC Two on No­vem­ber 11 at 11.30pm.

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