Mike Leigh—England’s greatest living filmmaker—will be in Los Angeles to present his new film PETERLOO, the story of events leading up to the Peterloo Massacre in Manchester, an event that forever changed Great Britain’s electoral system and journalistic practice.
Following an American Cinematheque screening to launch its upcoming retrospective Bleak But Never Boring: Life According to Mike Leigh, the director will participate in a conversation moderated by Jim Hemphill.
Monday, April 1, at 7:30 pm.
1321 Montana Avenue, Santa Monica.
Peterloo (2019), directed by Mike Leigh. Images courtesy Cornerstone Films.