ABOUT THE LAND
59 minute documentary
This film looks at the richness of rural life and is a work in progress.
Produced by Jane Darke and Andrew Tebbs
Directed by Jane Darke who made the iconic film The Wrecking Season about a winter of beachcombing on the North coast of Cornwall, About the Land film looks inland from the same coast.
St Eval is three miles long and two miles wide and yet all life is represented here: changing farming methods, migration of people, war, conservation, green energy production and recycling on an epic scale.
At the centre of the film is the community of St Eval Parish. The film is about gathering an archive from their family photographs and recorded memory.
This film was funded by Feast, Cornwall Council and the Arts Council. They have also contributed funding for the film POET –Charles Causley.