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The Way We Live
Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger's music and songs accompany Julia James and Kurt Lewenhak's portrait of railway workers during the gradual usurption of railway steamers for diesel trains. Men working on the railways are seen building, repairing and driving the steam engines in and around Darlington.
Today and Tomorrow: Some Problems of Modern Society
Produced by H. K. Lewenhak in the West Midlands for ATV Midlands, the film follows a group of young volunteers at a committee meeting, reporting on the work they do in the community. Narration reflects on what the volunteers can learn from working with elderly and disabled members of the community.
Thread Through the Family
Ewan McColl and Peggy Seeger's songs, written in the folk tradition, narrate the story of two Lancashire families who work at the cotton mills during a time of industrial modernisation and sweated labour in Asia. Interviews with workers are included in this portrait of a day in the life of two families, produced by H. K. Lewenhak in 1961.
[Interview with Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr. Fisher]
Three reporters for Australian newspapers interview Dr. Fisher, The Archbishop of Canterbury, in London. He is questioned on matters of unity in the Church, his position on Catholicism, divorce, the Church being "out of touch" with the people, the Royal Family and political influence and the control of the Anglican Church in Australia by the Church in England.
Road Across the Tamar
Folk songs narrate the building of the Tamar Bridge between Devon and Cornwall, completed in 1959. Footage shot from the water, sky and from the workers' perspective on the bridge is included in this H. K. Lewenhak production.
[Slums and New Housing]
A Newcastle slum resident guides a reporter around the where house he lives. Produced by H. K. Lewenhak in the mid 1960s.
Six promotional music films that use dancers, props and performers, produced by H. K. Lewenhak for A Plymouth Sound in 1963.
The Right to Learn
A film celebrating the United Nations declared International Year of the Child, which focuses on the rights of children to education, produced by H. K. Lewenhak and Visnews International Training in 1979.
The Star Wars Threat
A film made in protest against British support of Reagan's Strategic Defense Initiative or "Star Wars" policy, produced by H. K. Lewenhak while Head of International Training at Visnews in London, and Chairman of the ACTT Peace and Disarmament Committee. A professor at Imperial College London narrates the film, which includes animations and protest footage.
We Are Many
A portrait of the 1983 peace protests against nuclear missiles staged in cities across Europe and the world, produced by H. K. Lewenhak. Banners, voices and titles are in English and several other languages.
[The Making of the Film: March to Aldermaston]
A documentary interviewing the makers of the film 'March to Aldermaston', produced by the Film and TV Committee for Nuclear Disarmament in 1958-1959. Interviewees tell of how a number of individuals and processing labs were brought together, volunteering to produce the film, and of director Lindsay Anderson's role in the shooting and editing of the film.
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A protest film urging for the need to "change direction" with regards to nuclear weapons manufacture and nuclear power. The film, made for the International Peace Bureau by BECTU Peace & Environment Committee in the early 1990s, includes television and news footage of nuclear disasters, weapons manufacture, and mining for uranium.
Fifty years on
Interviews with World War Two veterans and commemorative events taken fifty years after the D-Day landings are interspersed interspersed with wartime footage from the Imperial War Museum and Reuters film archives. They are asked what they were fighting for and whether it was worth it.
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