Louis Frank, Spain, 1939, [U], 55 mins
A striking account of the Spanish Civil War, made during the last desperate days of the Republic. Drawn from the Republic’s rich film archives, this documentary provides in its partisan commentary and searing footage, a poignant epitaph to the dashed hopes of the Popular Front.
WAR IS BEAUTIFUL
Aelwen Wetherby, Spain/France, 2012, [U] 60 mins.
War Is Beautiful
Discussion: Dr Miriam Frank, daughter of director, author and translator andDr Richard Baxell, Historian, Author of among other books: British Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War: The British Battalion in the International Brigades 1936-1939, Chair of International Brigades Memorial Trust
Screenings are at Bolivar Hall, 54 Grafton Way, London W1T 5DL.
Nearest tube: Warren Street. Overground: Euston.
Buses: 10, 14, 18, 24, 27, 29, 30, 73, 88, 134, 205, 390.
Booking information: tickets are available from 10.20 am on the day and may not be booked in advance.
Admission £10, concessions £8. Annual members £6/£4. Sorry no credit cards.