Synopsis by Sarah Ing
Director Humphrey Jennings highlights the atrocities of combat in the documentary series British Documentary Movement, Vol. 5: Wartime Moments. Now considered one of the top English filmmakers of all time, Jennings was a master of the non-fiction genre. His work centered on the war at home and how it affected everyday life. For the duration of World War II, Jennings' films captured the terror of living on a battlefield. Listen to Britain, Target for Tonight, and A Diary for Timothy are shown here.
Britain, filmmaker, Modernism, movement [social change], short-films