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Lady Macbeth

The Screen at Contemporary: Funny Girl

31 Oct 2018

The Screen at Contemporary presents its winter 2018 film season, Funny Girl. This season we explore outspoken, quietly rebellious, sometimes nasty and subversive female characters.

A young woman is married off to a stranger in 19th century Northern England. She begins to rebel against her confinement, engaging in pleasure, an affair and even murder. Oldroyd’s film sheds the usual conventions of period films to bring something both physiologically tense, gothic, bare, visceral and profound. Morally ambiguous characters and complex themes of nature, the body, soul and free will make this an exquisite and haunting experience.

In collaboration with Reel Equality Film Club and Joined by a post film discussion led by film writer Christina Newland and guests.


Lady Macbeth
Dir. William Oldroyd, 2016
90 minutes. Cert.15      

Wed 31 Oct, 6.30– 8.30pm


£5 per ticket or buy any 5 tickets from the Funny Girl film season for just £20 - available at reception or by calling 0115 948 9750.