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Festival Film Screening: Peterloo

Sunday 9 June 2019, 3.30PM to 6.30pm

Speaker(s): Mike Leigh (Director)

Join us for a special Festival screening of Mike Leigh’s epic film Peterloo. Written and directed by the internationally-acclaimed filmmaker, it depicts the events surrounding one of the defining moments in British democracy, the 1819 Peterloo Massacre. Starring Rory Kinnear and Maxine Peake, Peterloo provides a passionate and gritty account of the murder of protestors at a peaceful pro-democracy rally.

Free tickets can be booked on the Festival of Ideas website. 

Location: Piazza Building, University of York

Admission: Tickets become available in May.