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Projecting Brighton & Hove – the Birthplace of British film

Projecting Brighton and Hove – the birthplace of British film: from Victorian magic lanterns to Edwardian silent films.

Trevor Beattie presents his live Magic Lantern Show – a Victorian optical entertainment of the kind that were common before the birth of cinema.

Frank Gray, film historian presents The Hove Screen Pioneers: Magic Lantern to Cinematography

This talk introduces Hove’s film pioneers such as George Albert Smith, Laura E Bayley and James Williamson, and those at the forefront during the early days of cinema. Their inventive storytelling and editing techniques transformed the way that films were made.

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Date

Sat
27th Jul

Time

7.15pm

Venue

Blatchington Windmill

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Runtime

90 minutes

Cost

£6