Date(s) - 12/09/2019
Category(ies) Specialist Film
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love
Marianne & Leonard: Words of Love is renowned filmmaker Nick Broomfield’s most personal and romantic film of his storied career.
The documentary starts on the Greek island of Hydra in 1960, where Leonard Cohen, then a struggling and unknown fiction writer, and Marianne Ihlen, a single mother with a young son, became part of community of expat artists, writers and musicians.
Never-before-seen footage shot by Broomfield and legendary documentarian D.A. Pennebaker make for a unique portrait of an idyllic 1960’s bohemia.
It was a time that left a lasting imprint on both Marianne and Leonard, whose friendship would last another fifty years before their deaths in 2016.
Location: The Alhambra, 36 St John’s St, Keswick, CA12 5AG
Time: 5.00 pm
Duration: 97 minutes
More info and online booking: www.keswickalhambra.co.uk
The beautiful Keswick Alhambra Cinema, established 1913, is a little gem of independent cinema heritage: one of Britain’s oldest continuously operating cinemas. It retains its original theatre-style layout, with balcony and stalls seating around a single screen, and many original features. Open 364 days a year, screening the latest films, live-streamed theatre, ballet and music.
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