The School of Film, Music and Performing Arts at Leeds Beckett University presents a day of celebration and a two-week exhibition about Louis le Prince, internationally recognised for shooting the first-ever moving images in Leeds. The day of celebration on 2nd November will include the inaugural Louis le Prince Lecture with John Smith at Leeds Art Gallery, the unveiling of a historic plaque marking the site of le Prince’s workshop at on Woodhouse Lane, and the launch of a new exhibition at Leeds Central Library about Le Prince’s achievements. The exhibition at Leeds Central Library is open from 2nd to 16th November: Monday to Wednesday 9am to 7pm, Thursday 9am to 6pm, Friday 9am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 5pm, and Sunday 11am to 3pm. Further details about the exhibition are available here.

Part of a series of special Leeds Film City presentations in LIFF31 that also include:

Carnival Messiah: The Film

Leeds Film Interludes: Guided Walk

Leeds on Film with the Yorkshire Film Archive

Leeds United! BBC Play for Today

A White Horse in Roundhay: Louis le Prince Talk