Denial is a 2016 British-American biographical drama film directed by Mick Jackson and written by David Hare, based on Deborah Lipstadt's book ‘History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier’. It dramatises the Irving v Penguin Books Ltd case, in which Lipstadt – a Holocaust scholar – was sued for libel by Holocaust denier David Irving. It stars Rachel Weisz, Tom Wilkinson, Timothy Spall, Andrew Scott, Jack Lowden, Caren Pistorius and Alex Jennings.
The screening will be followed by a discussion and Q&A session. Film screening 6.15pm-8.15pm, interval 8.15pm-8.30pm, followed by discussion from 8.30pm-9.30pm.
Venue: Lakeside Theatre, University of Essex Colchester Campus.
Date: Monday 28 January 2019 from 6.15pm.
Part of Holocaust Memorial Week 2019