L.S. Lowry River Scene (Industrial Landscape) 1935
L.S. Lowry
River Scene (Industrial Landscape) 1935

Join us for a screening of John Read’s 1957 documentary L.S. Lowry and Terence Davies’s critically acclaimed 1992 feature film The Long Day Closes.

L.S. Lowry 1957

John Read’s BBC documentary, first broadcast in 1957 is a study of the Lancashire artist, famous for his industrial scenes, set in Manchester and Salford areas. This film examines locations from which he has drawn inspiration and takes us into his home and studio where the artist is shown at work.

Directed by John Read, featuring L.S. Lowry, Robert Reid 15 min

The Long Day Closes 1992

Terence Davies evokes memories of working class life in mid-1950’s Liverpool through the central character of 13 year-old Bud, who seeks refuge in the pleasures of popular culture and family life.

Directed by Terence Davies, featuring Marjorie Yates, Leigh McCormack, Anthony Watson 85 min

This event is related to the exhibition Lowry and the Painting of Modern Life