Chair: Francesca Segal
Hadley Freeman hosted a Saturday night Valentine's Special at JW3 based on her latest book, Life Moves Pretty Fast, explaining why the 1980s was a truly dazzling decade in cinema history. In conversation with award-winning author Francesca Segal she also explored why, in her opinion, no period since has produced such an influential stream of movies.
Hadley Freeman is the author of The Meaning of Sunglasses and Be Awesome and has been a Guardian columnist and staff writersince 2000, where she writes the popular 'Ask Hadley' fashion column. She also contributes toVogue. She lives in New York and London.
Francesca Segal is a writer and journalist whose work has appeared in Granta, the Guardian, the FT and Vogue - UK and US - among many others. Her debut novel The Innocents won many awards, including the Costa First Novel Award and the National Jewish Book Award for Fiction.