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            Bishop’s Stortford

    Decorative & Fine Arts Society


 Registered Charity Number: 281725


      A Member Society of


     The Arts Society











11th February


“The GPO Film Unit”


Howard Smith


Howard Smith will talk about the birth of documentary films in the 1930s, through the experimental Soviet era to the 129 films produced by the GPO Film Unit in seven years, including 'Night Mail' with poetry by W. H. Auden and music by Benjamin Britten.  He will include clips from Victorian and Edwardian films.


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