Our screening on Friday 11 August will be followed by a discussion with film journalist Darren Richman.
Our screening on Wednesday 23 August will be introduced by John Wischmeyer (City Lit).
James Stewart and Grace Kelly star in Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller which explores the role of the voyeur. After breaking his leg during a shoot, photo-journalist L.B. 'Jeff' Jeffries (Stewart) is forced to spend a humid summer recuperating in his Greenwich Village apartment. The wheelchair-bound Jeff whiles away his time observing his neighbours through a telephoto lens, bestowing them with nicknames and growing familiar with their daily routines. However, his society girlfriend Lisa (Kelly) is exasperated and then alarmed when Jeff becomes obsessed with the notion that Lars Thorwald (Raymond Burr), who lives in the apartment opposite, has murdered his wife...
James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Thelma Ritter, Wendell Corey, Raymond Burr