Reel Stories

11 Mar 2016 — 3 Sep 2017 at Museum of Liverpool in Liverpool, United Kingdom

17 JUNE 2017
Reel Stories. Courtesy of Museum of Liverpool
Reel Stories. Courtesy of Museum of Liverpool

Reel Stories is a special exhibition of more than 40 original film posters and memorabilia celebrating Liverpool’s starring role in films from the past 60 years.

Liverpool is a filmmaker’s dream. It’s a city of storytellers and performers, writers and entertainers, musicians and poets.

From those first flickering pioneering days of cinema, filmmakers have been drawn to this restless and defiant city, enchanted by the millions of stories it holds, both real and imaginary. Stories of high times and hard luck, of love and hope, of dreams and heartbreak, of wrongdoing and retribution.

Reel Stories shines the spotlight on the city’s enduring relationship with the silver screen. We celebrate and explore the films that are undeniably Liverpudlian, those that feature Liverpool as a world film location and the city’s escapist love affair with cinema itself.