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. .

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