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Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
All lectures are held in the Djanogly Art Gallery Lecture Theatre, Please book in advance with the Box Office on 0115 846 7777. Wednesday 6 February 6.30 - 7.30pm Shane Meadows and the British Realist Tradition David Forrest (Lecturer Film Studies, Sheffield University) explores how contemporary filmmakers like Meadows continue to work within a tradition of poetic British realism established in films like Saturday Night and Sunday Morning. All lectures are held in the Djanogly Art Gallery Lecture Theatre, Please book in advance with the Box Office on 0115 846 7777. Djanogly Theatre Admission free Thursday 7 February 6.30 - 9.30pm Double Bill Saturday Night and Sunday Morning (1960) Dir. Karel Reisz, 90 mins + The Factory (1965) Dir. Philip Donnellan, 28:26 mins This showing is now fully booked. Please contact the Box Office on 0115 846 7777 to be added to the waiting list. Karel Reisz’ classic adaptation of Alan Sillitoe’s novel with an introduction by the writer’s son, David Sillitoe, and Neil Fulwood (Alan Sillitoe Society). It will be preceded by The Factory (1965). Produced for BBCTV by celebrated documentary filmmaker Philip Donnellan, it provides a moving portrayal of a young boy's first day at the Raleigh cycle factory, the setting for much of Reisz's location filming. Image © Shirley Baker