Saturday, July 09, 2016

Saturday, July 09, 2016 1:55 am by M.   No comments
Another alert for today, July 9. At the National Media Museum in Bradford:
Jane Eyre  plus Q&A
Dir: Robert Stevenson
Stars: Orson Welles, Joan Fontaine, Margaret O'Brien. USA (1943) 97mins
Sat 9th Jul 19.30 35mm: Showing from a glorious 35mm print

After a harsh childhood, orphan Jane Eyre is hired by Edward Rochester, the brooding lord of a mysterious manor house.

Who is the greatest Mr Rochester of them all? And when did Heathcliff become sexy instead of just scary? Samira Ahmed leads a panel discussion exploring the many facets of the Brontë phenomenon, from screen adaptations and fan fiction to literary inspiration and tourism.

Mick Jackson, whose latest novel Yuki Chan In Brontë Country follows a young Japanese woman retracing her mother’s footsteps around Haworth
Dr Amber Regis, Lecturer in 19th-Century Literature at the University Of Sheffield
Lauren Livesey of the Brontë Society & Brontë Parsonage Museum.
Check Samira Ahmed's article for the National Media Museum, decoding Jane Eyre


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