Gothic Horror Cinema

Film Courses

Gothic Horror Cinema UC

Mayhem Film Festival's Chris Cooke presents a six week course on the gruesome world of Gothic Horror Cinema. From silents to talkies, from Hammer to Hong Kong - the Gothic has infiltrated and informed the development of the genre around the world. This course introduces you to the themes as well as the evolution of this crucial mix of the melodramatic and the macabre, taking detours to see its influence on other cinematic forms from Film Noir to J-Horror. Fully illustrated, this course gives you the chance to discuss as well as explore this rich, dark seam in cinema.

Tutor: Chris Cooke
Duration: 6 weeks
Thursday evenings commencing 7th November, 7-8.30PM
Price: £40 /£30 members and concessions

Part of the BFI Gothic season.
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