Heroes of the Victorian Film
We celebrate the youthful, adventurous, tech-savvy and financially astute heroes of British Victorian film.
Total runtime 90min
With live accompaniment by Stephen Horne
The French have the Lumière brothers and the Americans have Thomas Edison, but how many people in Britain can name our own pioneer filmmakers? Come and meet the youthful, adventurous, tech-savvy and financially astute heroes of British Victorian film in a live debate with film screenings. Experts will champion the filmmaker they think deserves to be known by everyone in the land.
With Ian Christie on Robert Paul; Simon Brown on Cecil Hepworth; Frank Gray on GA Smith and James Williamson; Peter Domankiewicz on Birt Acres; and Bryony Dixon on WKL Dickson.