Friday, February 22, 2013
Free and open to the public.
Much of Jeremy Deller’s work examines the social meanings of popular music, especially British music of the 1980s and ’90s. Explore the intersection of cultural history and music in these three fascinating films.
24 Hour Party People
Dir. Michael Winterbottom
2002, United Kingdom, 35mm on video, color, stereo, English, 117 mins.
24 Hour Party People (2002) stars Steve Coogan as Tony Wilson—music mogul behind some of Manchester’s most successful bands, including the Happy Mondays, Joy Division, and New Order, and father of the music scene that would later be dubbed “Madchester.”
Upcoming What the F(ilm)? Screenings:
- Friday, March 8: Brassed Off! (Dir. Mark Herman, 1996)
- Friday, April 19: Cracked Actor (Dir. Alan Yentob, 1974)