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Sussex on the Big Screen Talk

Ellen Cheshire | 2023 | 120 MINS
UK
Focus on Film

From the moment moving pictures began to entertain audiences in 1896, Sussex has been a magnet for moviemakers due to its varied natural and built locations, and its relatively close proximity to London.

In Detail

In this talk illustrated with many clips, Sussex-based film historian and author Ellen Cheshire will share some rare screen moments from Sussex-based film pioneers during the silent film period, followed by range of feature films from the 1940s to the 2020s that were filmed in some of Sussex’s key cities, towns and landscapes, including the South Downs, Brighton, Worthing, Bognor Regis, Arundel and Chichester.

Ellen will have copies of her book ‘Electric Pictures: A Guide to the Films, Film-Makers and Cinemas of Worthing and Shoreham’ for sale for £8 cash (rrp £12.99). Ellen has also written books on The Coen Brothers, Jane Campion, Ang Lee, Silent Film, Bio-Pics and was a contributing author on the current WJEC A Level Film Text Book.

In the Auditorium

From Fri 27 Jan we will be screening Sam Mendes' 'Empire of Light' filmed in Sussex.

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