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THE FIRST FILM
David Wilkinson

O.V. English

What if the Lumière brothers didn’t invent cinema? Thirty-three years of research prove that Leeds was the home of the first motion picture. The influential David Wilkinson, a cinematic jack-of-all-trades, set out to show that neither the Lumière brothers nor Thomas Edison invented cinema. The First Film is based on the theory that a certain Louis Le Prince shot the first camera-recorded footage in 1888 on Leeds Bridge in England. This fascinating investigation into a character who...

UNITED KINGDOM, France, United States | 106 minutes | 2015

Program

Sunday October 9, 2016

Program #91
17:15
Cinémathèque - Salle Fernand Seguin

Tuesday October 11, 2016

Program #146
17:15
Cinémathèque - Salle Fernand Seguin
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