DIAL M FOR MURDER (REMASTERED 3D EDITION)
BRIGHTON DIGITAL FESTIVAL 2013
TUESDAY 3 SEPTEMBER
Catch this one-off screening of Hitchcock's newly remastered and restored film, originally shot in 3D and based on Frederick Knott's stage hit. The screening will be followed by a discussion, with special guests making the case for and against 3D.
Lighthouse, in partnership with Picturehouse cinemas, presented a series of film screenings and talks that explored how digital technology is opening up new opportunities for telling stories, building story-worlds and enhancing the narrative of cinema beyond the screen.
Recently released by the BFI, this was an exciting opportunity to see the remastered version of Hitchcock’s classic, originally shot in 3D and starring Ray Milland, Grace Kelly, and Robert Cummings. The screening was followed by a discussion with special guests, Danny Leigh (co-host of BBC One’s Film 2013 and writer for The Guardian) and film historian, curator and broadcaster Ian Christie, making the case for and against 3D – one of the digital technologies which is proving most transformational within the cinema industry.
Date: Tuesday 3 September
Venue: Duke of York’s Cinema, Preston Circus, Brighton, BN1 4NA
Tickets: £10 / £7.50 Concessions & members
Booking: Tickets were available from http://dialmformurder.eventbrite.com/ and from the Dukes Of York’s picturehouse.
Danny Leigh is a novelist and broadcaster. He has written on film for The Guardian since 1997, and now co-hosts BBC One’s long-running Film programme as well as writing and presenting documentaries for BBC Four. He is the author of two novels, The Greatest Gift and The Monsters of Gramercy Park, and is at work on a third.
Ian Christie is a pessimistic 3D enthusiast. He believes it’s the third revolution in cinema, but sadly much that we see in 3D is rubbish. Ian is Professor of Film and Media History at Birkbeck College, a visiting prof at the Palacky University, Czech Republic, and a Fellow of the British Academy. A regular broadcaster on film and contributor to Sight and Sound, he’s written about Powell and Pressburger, Scorsese, Gilliam, Russian cinema and very early film.
Dial M For Murder (Remastered 3D Edition) is part of Brighton Digital Festival 2013. It is run by members of Brighton’s arts and digital communities, administered by Wired Sussex in association with Lighthouse and supported by Arts Council England. and Brighton & Hove City Council.
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