Steel, be my Sister
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 —