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Exhibition Celebrating Louis Le Prince

Exhibition Celebrating Louis Le Prince

The Northern Film School in conjunction with Leeds International Film Festival is delighted to exhibit the work and life of Louis Le Prince.  

Louis Le Prince Image  

Curated by Irfan Shah, a world expert on the life and work of Le Prince, the exhibition will be held in the Local and Family History section of Leeds Central Library and will contain images and artifacts connected to the Le Prince story and in particular, to his years in Leeds. 

Still from Leeds Bridge Footage shot by Le Prince.

Following the Inaugural Louis Le Prince lecture, the exhibition will be formally opened by Laurie Snyder, a descendent of Le Prince, on Thursday 2 November at 13:00. The exhibition will then run until 16 November.


Opening times of Leeds Central Library & the Louis Le Price exhibition:

Monday   09:00 - 19:00
 Tuesday  09:00 - 19:00
 Wednesday  09:00 - 19:00
 Thursday  09:00 - 18:00
 Friday  09:00 - 17:00
 Saturday  10:00 - 17:00
 Sunday  11:00 - 15:00

 Exhibition Contacts: 

Irfan Shah (Exhibition Curator)

Rhian Isaac (Library Collections) 


Event Details

2 November 2017 -
16 November 2017
Leeds Central Library
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