Four films on one DVD from the television archives of the South West Film & TV Archive.
ROBERT LENKIEWICZ - Four films about the artist
THE LEAVES WERE FULL OF CHILDREN (1982) approx 26 minutes
In this documentary Lenkiewicz talks about his unusual approach to painting and gives an extended guide to the ‘Riddle Mural’ in the Round Room at Port Eliot.
THE PORTRAIT PAINTER (1980) approx 9 minutes
While painting a self-portrait with his muse, Mary, Lenkiewicz talks about the romantic myths surrounding the work of painters.
VAGRANCY EXHIBITION (1973) approx 12 minutes
This film includes interviews with some of the vagrants including ‘Diogenes’ and ‘The Bishop’.
INTERVIEW WITH DIOGENES (1973) approx 6½ minutes
Angela Rippon interviews vagrant Diogenes at his makeshift home within a Plymouth rubbish tip.