Synopsis by Sarah Ing
The important role of non-fiction in recording history is profiled in British Documentary Movement, Vol. 4: Wartime Homefront. Humphrey Jennings was one of the most important filmmakers of his time. His artful explorations of the British experience during the Blitz made him a favorite of viewers at home and abroad. President Roosevelt even used Jennings' work as an impetus for foreign policy changes. In this collection, London Can Take It and Fires Were Started are both included.
Britain, filmmaker, Modernism, movement [social change], short-films