World renowned film director joins York Festival of Ideas
April 5, 2019
The Oscar-nominated filmmaker Mike Leigh will be joined by Professor of Eighteenth Century Studies at the University of York, Jon Mee, as he discusses the process of bringing the real-life events of the 1819 Manchester protests on parliamentary reform to the big screen.
Peterloo will be screened on Sunday, 9 June, between 12:30pm and 3:30pm, followed by Peterloo: Mike Leigh in conversation from 4pm to 5pm at the Piazza Building, University of York.
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