REWIND: Wigan film festivals and Wiganers appearing at other festivals
Here’s a little trip into movieland from years past featuring pictures from our archives of local film festivals and Wigan people appearing at such events elsewhere.
By Charles Graham
Published 31st Oct 2023, 04:55 GMT
5. Skylandian Pictures director Martin Holland, left, from Wigan, and producer Mark Strange, from Leyland, who were to travel to the Cannes Film Festival to show their film Displaced. They are pictured at UGC Cinema, Robin Park
7. The aunch of Wigan International Film Festival at Trencherfield Mill with Wigan's Mayor and Mayoress Coun John and Margaret Hilton with acclaimed movie director Tony Palmer, centre, and writer Peter Tong.