About the History of Housing Policy in the U.K.

BFI.  Many of the leading documentary filmmakers of the 1930s believed that their films had a purpose to improve people’s lives. Housing conditions were a key social concern, and remained so at least until the 1960s. These works include Housing Problems, a landmark film in the history of British documentary filmmaking, which retains its powerful impact

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