Steel Be My Sister

Date and time: Thursday 2 March 2017, 6:30pm
Venue: New College, Oxford
Admission is free
(please contact Lucas Wessling if you wish to attend)

“Steel Be My Sister” a film on the life and work of David Jones, poet and painter, who fought in the First World War trenches, and wrote In Parenthesis derived from his war experiences. The film is being screened in New College, Oxford, on March 2nd, 2017, 6.30 pm, presented by The New College English Society.

6:30pm – Undercroft – Arrival and drinks (wine and juice provided)

7:00pm – Ante-Chapel – Tour of Eric Gill’s War Memorial, worked on by David Jones, led by Jack Wakefield

7:30pm – Lecture Room 6 – Screening of “Steel Be My Sister”, a film by Leo Aylen, followed by questions and discussion.

David Jones  specially chose Leo Aylen, who is an award-winning poet and BAFTA-nominated film-maker, to make the film of his life-work.

Upon arrival, please ask the Porter’s Lodge for directions to the appropriate rooms.

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