By Keith Beattie
Poet, propagandist, surrealist and documentary filmmaker - Jennings' paintings embodies a good mixture of startling apprehension, own expression and representational innovation. This publication conscientiously examines and expertly explains the valuable parts of Jennings' most vital motion pictures, and considers the relevance of his filmmaking to British cinema and modern experience.
Films analysed contain 'Spare Time', 'Words for Battle',' take heed to Britain', 'Fires have been Started', 'The Silent Village', 'A Diary for Timothy' and 'Family Portrait'.
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