I’ve booked to go to this lecture by Sir Christopher Frayling this weekend. I get to see OUATITW on the big screen. Has anyone else booked? If so I’ll see you there! ;D
National Museum of Photography, Film & Television Bradford, Yorkshire, UK
Sunday 18th September 2005
The 2005 LumiÃ¨re Lecture will be delivered by historian, critic and award-winning broadcaster Professor Sir Christopher Frayling on The Cinema of Sergio Leone.
The Lecture, on Sunday 18 September, will begin at 7pm followed by a screening of Once Upon a Time in the West (TBC) at approx 8pm. Tickets are priced at Â£5 and Â£3.30 concessions (Â£4 and Â£2.30 for Friends of Film).
Christopher Frayling is the author of the critically acclaimed Faber & Faber book Sergio Leone: Something to Do With Death , which the Literary Review called â€œone of the best film biographies ever writtenâ€?. His other books include Spaghetti Westerns , The Royal College of Art: 150 Years of Art and Design , Vampyres: Lord Byron to Count Dracula , The Art Pack (with Helen Frayling), Clint Eastwood and the BFI monograph on Things to Come .
He is Rector of the Royal College of Art in London, where he is also Professor of Cultural History. Christopher Frayling is well known for his writing and presenting of major television series such as The Art of Persuasion , The Face of Tutankhamun , Strange Landscape: The Illumination of the Middle Ages and Nightmare: The Birth of Horror , all of which were accompanied by best-selling books. Since 2004, he has been Chairman of Arts Council England.