Leo Aylen‘s film, Steel Be My Sister, which has a good deal of footage concerning David Jones and the culture of the sixties, also has footage of Petra and Denis Tegetmeirer, and of the interior of the chapel at Capel-y-ffin, ends poignantly with the burial of David Jones at Ladywell Cemetery.

Here are the details:

Steel Be My Sister a film on the life and work of David Jones, poet & painter, who fought in the First World War trenches, and wrote In Parenthesis derived from his war experiences, is being screened in —

New College, Oxford, on 2 March at 6.30 pm, presented by The New College English Society.

6:30pm           In the Undercroft

Arrival and drinks (wine and juice provided)

7:00pm           In the Ante-Chapel

Tour of Eric Gill’s War Memorial, worked on by David Jones, led by Jack Wakefield

7:30pm           In Lecture Room 6

A 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.

Admission is free, but please inform Lucas Wessling if you wish to attend —

lucas.wessling@new.ox.ac.uk